Low ukcat score

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    hey i really want to do medicine but i got a terrible ukcat score even though i put so much effort and practice into it. I got an average of 523 and my predicted grades are terrible and well below average because my teachers are so terrible and absolutely useless! should i still apply to med school are is there no point?
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    I think it would be a good idea to take a gap year. Concentrate on getting amazing A level grades, then redo your UKCAT and apply again for 2018 entry. Use your year wisely but also travel and have fun You shall do medicine, don't worry
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    (Original post by sububzi)
    I think it would be a good idea to take a gap year. Concentrate on getting amazing A level grades, then redo your UKCAT and apply again for 2018 entry. Use your year wisely but also travel and have fun You shall do medicine, don't worry
    I don't do A-Levels in my country i do something like the international bacceularate so basically i do seven subjects . Do you think i should apply for foundation year medicine courses are just forget about medicine all together for this year
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    (Original post by jennymedschool)
    I don't do A-Levels in my country i do something like the international bacceularate so basically i do seven subjects . Do you think i should apply for foundation year medicine courses are just forget about medicine all together for this year
    Aah I see. Well, if you actually meet the requirements for the foundation courses and your predicted grades aren't 'terrible' then I think you should give it a go.
    Try to have no expectations because you don't want to fail your IB cos you didn't get any offers- simply applying can be a great learning curve for next year.
    However, you may get an offer as well..

    So I'd say just apply this year but have low expectations so you're not disappointed.
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    (Original post by sububzi)
    Aah I see. Well, if you actually meet the requirements for the foundation courses and your predicted grades aren't 'terrible' then I think you should give it a go.
    Try to have no expectations because you don't want to fail your IB cos you didn't get any offers- simply applying can be a great learning curve for next year.
    However, you may get an offer as well..

    So I'd say just apply this year but have low expectations so you're not disappointed.
    thanks so much for the advice!! i'll definitely take it on board
 
 
 
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