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Is my UMS good enough for Medicine at Trinity Cambridge?

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    So I only did 1 external AS level (maths) and got 282/300, which comes to about 94% average. Is this really good enough because ive heard people saying that most applicants to Trinity have 95+UMS. I also got a D in General Studies. My predicted grades are 5A*(with EPQ). Do I have a realistic chance?
    I appreciate any replies, I'm very worried.
    (I already sent off my UCAS)
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    (Original post by Fusarium)
    So I only did 1 external AS level (maths) and got 282/300, which comes to about 94% average. Is this really good enough because ive heard people saying that most applicants to Trinity have 95+UMS. I also got a D in General Studies. My predicted grades are 5A*(with EPQ). Do I have a realistic chance?
    I appreciate any replies, I'm very worried.
    (I already sent off my UCAS)
    If you've already sent off your UCAS don't worry - it's not going to change anything if people say "you've got no chance!" or "you're 100% gonna get in!" so you might as well just forget about it now and focus on your school work and/or extra-curricular stuff you use to relax.
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    (Original post by Beska)
    If you've already sent off your UCAS don't worry - it's not going to change anything if people say "you've got no chance!" or "you're 100% gonna get in!" so you might as well just forget about it now and focus on your school work and/or extra-curricular stuff you use to relax.
    Thank you for your reply.
    You make a good point but id just like to know what chance I have. Lets say it turns out that my stats so far aren't competitive, it would mean that I need a high BMAT, which means that I know I need to concentrate more on it.
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    (Original post by Fusarium)
    Thank you for your reply.
    You make a good point but id just like to know what chance I have. Lets say it turns out that my stats so far aren't competitive, it would mean that I need a high BMAT, which means that I know I need to concentrate more on it.
    How long is a piece of string? We don't really have any way of knowing. This is the first year of linear a-levels so a lot of people will be in the same position.You made the decision to apply, from what you've said its not a daft one, you'll just have to wait and see now.

    Take Beska's excellent advice and focus on the BMAT etc
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    (Original post by ForestCat)
    How long is a piece of string? We don't really have any way of knowing. This is the first year of linear a-levels so a lot of people will be in the same position.You made the decision to apply, from what you've said its not a daft one, you'll just have to wait and see now.

    Take Beska's excellent advice and focus on the BMAT etc
    Ok, thank you!
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    (Original post by Fusarium)
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    Seriously? What answer do you expect? No one has a crystal ball. It's not a unwise choice but no one can give you a guaranteed answer.

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    (Original post by Fusarium)
    Thank you for your reply.
    You make a good point but id just like to know what chance I have. Lets say it turns out that my stats so far aren't competitive, it would mean that I need a high BMAT, which means that I know I need to concentrate more on it.
    You should "concentrate more" on the BMAT anyway. I don't think anyone applying to medicine at Cambridge can think "oh, I don't need to try in this part of the application, I'm going to get in anyway". :p:
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    Seriously? What answer do you expect? No one has a crystal ball. It's not a unwise choice but no one can give you a guaranteed answer.

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    I've seen many people asking questions similar to mine, and they were receiving very useful feedback from different people with very different opinions. I was hoping the same with my question. I just want opinions.
 
 
 
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