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    (Original post by isabelaskey)
    So I've just finished my first term of A levels( Y12), however I think I may have spent too much time on TSR and put myself down.
    I want to apply to study medicine at Uni however during the GCSE period (Y9-current day) I had pretty serious extenuating circumstances (recurring sepsis), meaning most of my GCSEs were sat in a hospital bed and one exam taken in full blown septic shock. I only took 6 subjects at GCSE and these were my grades:
    GCSE Mathematics- A
    GCSE Chemistry- A
    GCSE Physics- A
    GCSE Biology- A
    GCSE English Language- B
    GCSE English Literature- B
    Although before I became ill my predicted grades were all A*.
    I'm taking Biology, Chemistry and Maths at A Level. If I achieve well in my A levels do I stand a chance of getting into Medical School? I feel a little down graded by other people's grades who are also looking at getting into similar Medical Schools. Would a Uni even read my personal statement with these GCSEs?
    Extenuating circumstances should help about your GCSE's but some universities might want a certain amount of GCSE's or more. You can find out which universities would accept your GCSE's but focus more on A-Levels since they matter more.
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