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    Hi everyone,I am in my year 2 of A levels and I am doing maths,biology,chemistry and spanish,I got DDD and an A in Spanish, I wanted to do medicine but got really bad grades,I am thinking about gap year but I don't know whether to drop maths or Spanish,I have heard that universities don't require maths for medicine, and I also got an A in Spanish,is it okay if I drop maths??
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    Drop maths, no point keeping something on which you got a D in rather than something you got an A in. All you need to essentially keep is your chemistry and biology
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    Keep Chemistry and Biology, drop Maths. Then smash the chosen subjects and get A*/As.
    But just avoid universities that might put more emphasis/recommend on the 3rd subject being Physics/Maths.
    Good luck !
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    U think universities will accept me for medicine looking at a D at As if I drop it? Or should i just resit it?
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    https://www.themedicportal.com/medic...ls-2017-entry/

    Because of the new reforms, most unis won't be looking at AS grades anyway so you should be fine.

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    U think universities will accept me for medicine looking at a D at As if I drop it? Or should i just resit it?
    Just avoid medical schools that have entry requirements like AAAb or AAAc. Although I don't think they look at AS-levels from 2017, so you should be fine in that regard.
    A lot of medical schools (if not, all) require you to have finished A-levels within 2 years. So plan properly, and work towards getting AAA minimum, try to get at least one A*. Then, make sure you do really well in UKCAT/BMAT.
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    Keep Chemistry and Biology, drop Maths. Then smash the chosen subjects and get A*/As.
    But just avoid universities that might put more emphasis/recommend on the 3rd subject being Physics/Maths.
    Good luck !
    Thanks, but do u think there's a chance If I don't take a gap year and my teachers predict me the grades I need??
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    (Original post by Juststudent)
    Thanks, but do u think there's a chance If I don't take a gap year and my teachers predict me the grades I need??
    That really depends on your school and teacher (in my case, I knew my teachers for so long, I told them what predicted grades I wanted ). Ask them for their opinion. Personally I wouldn't do a gap year. Why waste a year ? Medicine is long as it is, so try and get into a med school ASAP.

    This is my opinion, although gap years can be a great thing if used properly. I had to take a gap year, and it was great

    Here's the thing, as long as you get AAA within 2 years and you have the motivation to become a doctor, there is nothing that can ever stop you from getting into a med school.
 
 
 
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