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    Hi guys. I'm looking to apply for medicine in 2018. Currently, I have just started 6th form.

    In my GCSE's I achieved 6 A*'s, 3 A's and 1 B [[EXCLUDING CHEMISTRY GCSE WHICH HAS GONE FOR REMARKING DUE TO CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT AND IS AT LEAST AN A BUT MOST PROBABLY AN A*]], plus an A in FSMQ.

    Also, I have got a grade 5 Merit in guitar, have played badminton for my old school and have participated in Rubik's Cube competitions.

    Currently, I have only shadowed a paedatrician in India for a day to learn about diseases that are only found in India and not in UK. Also, I am soon going to start volunteering at a care home for a year, and will also tutor young students in my school for around six months. From September to November I am enrolled in B'ham's mini medical school to give an insight into the career.

    My question is, let's say I achieve AAAA in my AS levels (Biology, Chem, Physics, Maths) and AAA*A* in my A2 levels, with an average UKCAT score, how much more and what kind of other work experience should I pursue, if i'm looking at B'ham, Liverpool, Manchester and Brighton & Sussex.?

    Thank you.
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    Hi guys. I'm looking to apply for medicine in 2018. Currently, I have just started 6th form.

    In my GCSE's I achieved 6 A*'s, 3 A's and 1 B [[EXCLUDING CHEMISTRY GCSE WHICH HAS GONE FOR REMARKING DUE TO CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT AND IS AT LEAST AN A BUT MOST PROBABLY AN A*]], plus an A in FSMQ.

    Also, I have got a grade 5 Merit in guitar, have played badminton for my old school and have participated in Rubik's Cube competitions.

    Currently, I have only shadowed a paedatrician in India for a day to learn about diseases that are only found in India and not in UK. Also, I am soon going to start volunteering at a care home for a year, and will also tutor young students in my school for around six months.

    My question is, let's say I achieve AAAA in my AS levels (Biology, Chem, Physics, Maths) and AAA*A* in my A2 levels, with an average UKCAT score, how much more and what kind of other work experience should I pursue, if i'm looking at B'ham, Liverpool, Manchester and Brighton & Sussex.?

    Thank you.
    I think that it's unwise to have narrowed your options down so much like that at this stage, given that you've not yet done your AS levels or done the UKCAT.

    In terms of work experience, there is no 'minimum' amount that you need. It is much more important to say what you got out of your PS rather than to list everything you did. Try to get so,e experience shadowing a doctor in the UK if you can, that will interest them more. Otherwise, it looks like you've done or are doing some worthwhile stuff.
 
 
 
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