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    I got 4A* and 7A's, with the A* in biology, chemistry, physics and general studies having missed out on the A* in Maths by a few marks
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    Yes. Not all of them, but many.
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    (Original post by K2468)
    I got 4A* and 7A's, with the A* in biology, chemistry, physics and general studies having missed out on the A* in Maths by a few marks
    Yes thats good enough for most medical schools. It will rule out the GCSE heavy ones such as Birmingham, QUB, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Oxford but you should be fine at most other places.
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Yes thats good enough for most medical schools. It will rule out the GCSE heavy ones such as Birmingham, QUB, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Oxford but you should be fine at most other places.

    Thanks, looks like it's time for me to gain as much experience as possible and focus on A doing well in A Levels now
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    (Original post by K2468)
    Thanks, looks like it's time for me to gain as much experience as possible and focus on A doing well in A Levels now
    Exactly the GCSEs are only one part of the application, your A levels and UKCAT will significantly affect where you can apply
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Yes thats good enough for most medical schools. It will rule out the GCSE heavy ones such as Birmingham, QUB, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Oxford but you should be fine at most other places.
    Hi I got 5 A*s in Maths,Chem,Citizenship,PE,Produc t design and 4 A's in English Lang,Bio,Physics and 2B's in English Lit and French. Is this good enough to go to medical school? Thanks for your help!
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    (Original post by starstudent7)
    Hi I got 5 A*s in Maths,Chem,Citizenship,PE,Produc t design and 4 A's in English Lang,Bio,Physics and 2B's in English Lit and French. Is this good enough to go to medical school? Thanks for your help!
    I got very similar, and I've just finished my first year at med school Don't apply anywhere that's too GCSE heavy, and make sure you get a good UKCAT score
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    (Original post by Ezme39)
    I got very similar, and I've just finished my first year at med school Don't apply anywhere that's too GCSE heavy, and make sure you get a good UKCAT score
    Omg really, I feel so much better now By GCSE heavy which ones do u mean? Also what did you get in your alevels if you don't mind? Is the UKCAT hard? Thanks for your help and support
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    (Original post by starstudent7)
    Omg really, I feel so much better now By GCSE heavy which ones do u mean? Also what did you get in your alevels if you don't mind? Is the UKCAT hard? Thanks for your help and support
    For example, it's not worth applying to Cardiff with less than 7A*s, or to Oxford. There are a few more, but I'm not up-to-date with all the requirements this year, so it's worth asking someone who is
    At A-level, I was predicted A*AA, but ultimately achieved AAB, and was luckily still allowed to accept my place at the Hull York medical school. It's really rare for this to happen!
    The UKCAT isn't easy, but as long as you put in plenty of practice you will be fine. I did 1 or 2 hours an evening, for about a month before the test, and got a 695 average score (which if you aren't familiar with it yet, is pretty strong)
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    (Original post by Ezme39)
    For example, it's not worth applying to Cardiff with less than 7A*s, or to Oxford. There are a few more, but I'm not up-to-date with all the requirements this year, so it's worth asking someone who is
    At A-level, I was predicted A*AA, but ultimately achieved AAB, and was luckily still allowed to accept my place at the Hull York medical school. It's really rare for this to happen!
    The UKCAT isn't easy, but as long as you put in plenty of practice you will be fine. I did 1 or 2 hours an evening, for about a month before the test, and got a 695 average score (which if you aren't familiar with it yet, is pretty strong)
    Oh ok thank you, I will do You were really lucky to get into medicine but well done Thank you for your support and I wish you the best for ur future medical career
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    (Original post by starstudent7)
    Omg really, I feel so much better now By GCSE heavy which ones do u mean? Also what did you get in your alevels if you don't mind? Is the UKCAT hard? Thanks for your help and support
    (Original post by Ezme39)
    For example, it's not worth applying to Cardiff with less than 7A*s, or to Oxford. There are a few more, but I'm not up-to-date with all the requirements this year, so it's worth asking someone who is
    At A-level, I was predicted A*AA, but ultimately achieved AAB, and was luckily still allowed to accept my place at the Hull York medical school. It's really rare for this to happen!
    The UKCAT isn't easy, but as long as you put in plenty of practice you will be fine. I did 1 or 2 hours an evening, for about a month before the test, and got a 695 average score (which if you aren't familiar with it yet, is pretty strong)
    GCSE heavy med schools include:
    - Cardiff (ideally need 7A*+ or amazing work experience)
    - Birmingham (need a decent amount of A* in core subjects)
    - QUB
    - KCL
    - St. Andrews
    - Oxford
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    GCSE heavy med schools include:
    - Cardiff (ideally need 7A*+ or amazing work experience)
    - Birmingham (need a decent amount of A* in core subjects)
    - QUB
    - KCL
    - St. Andrews
    - Oxford
    Thank youHi, if you don't mind what did u get in ur GCSEs and alevels so it can give me some motivation?
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    (Original post by starstudent7)
    Thank youHi, if you don't mind what did u get in ur GCSEs and alevels so it can give me some motivation?
    I got:
    GCSE: 9A* 1.5A (french and RS), 2 distinction* (P.E.) and 1 distinction (ICT).
    AS: A biology (97% UMS), A chemistry (83% UMS), A geography (95% UMS) and B maths (74-77% UMS- cannot remember off the top of my head), dropped maths.
    A2: A*AA bio, chem and geography respectively.
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    I got:
    GCSE: 9A* 1.5A (french and RS), 2 distinction* (P.E.) and 1 distinction (ICT).
    AS: A biology (97% UMS), A chemistry (83% UMS), A geography (95% UMS) and B maths (74-77% UMS- cannot remember off the top of my head), dropped maths.
    A2: A*AA bio, chem and geography respectively.
    Wow that is so good. I hope I can do as well as you in my alevels. It's the first day of 6th form for me tomorrow so I am nervous
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    (Original post by starstudent7)
    Wow that is so good. I hope I can do as well as you in my alevels. It's the first day of 6th form for me tomorrow so I am nervous
    Well best of luck to you! my advice if try hard, ask for help if you need it (there really is no shame) and keep practicing.

    If you ever need any help feel free to ask x
 
 
 
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