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    I'm a 2018 entry applicant currently in Year 12. I will be applying to UKCAT universities. My achieved GCSE grades are:
    4A* , 3 distinction* ,2A, 2B.
    Predicted A level grades: A*A*A (maths, chemistry and biology).

    I am kind of worried about the btecs as i think they will not consider or accept them condsidering that I have already achieve 8 A* to C. :eek:
    Will university count the BTEC as 7A* or am I just at a disadvantage being that my school offered many BTECs. Do i have a strong shot at medicine or is there something else that ill need to do to be a strong candidate. And, what universities would any of you recommended that I apply to?

    I really need some help and advice.
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    (Original post by TracyEmu)
    I'm a 2018 entry applicant currently in Year 12. I will be applying to UKCAT universities. My achieved GCSE grades are:
    4A* , 3 distinction* ,2A, 2B.
    Predicted A level grades: A*A*A (maths, chemistry and biology).

    I am kind of worried about the btecs as i think they will not consider or accept them condsidering that I have already achieve 8 A* to C. :eek:
    Will university count the BTEC as 7A* or am I just at a disadvantage being that my school offered many BTECs. Do i have a strong shot at medicine or is there something else that ill need to do to be a strong candidate. And, what universities would any of you recommended that I apply to?

    I really need some help and advice.
    I don't believe that medical schools accept/take into account BTECs, especially as you already have enough GCSEs. Take a look at the entry requirements for each university and how they use your GCSE score (there's a lot to look though, otherwise I'd do it for you).

    http://www.medschools.ac.uk/SiteColl...al-schools.pdf

    Your grades are definitely enough for medicine. However, there is a lot more to it, as I'm sure you know! To make your application competitive, you also need to do well in the UKCAT/BMAT and write a strong personal statement based off volunteering or work experience that you've done. Some unis don't look at the personal statement so consider applying to them as a back up!
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    (Original post by ax12)
    I don't believe that medical schools accept/take into account BTECs, especially as you already have enough GCSEs. Take a look at the entry requirements for each university and how they use your GCSE score (there's a lot to look though, otherwise I'd do it for you).

    http://www.medschools.ac.uk/SiteColl...al-schools.pdf

    Your grades are definitely enough for medicine. However, there is a lot more to it, as I'm sure you know! To make your application competitive, you also need to do well in the UKCAT/BMAT and write a strong personal statement based off volunteering or work experience that you've done. Some unis don't look at the personal statement so consider applying to them as a back up!
    Thank you very much!! I found it quite useful

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