How can i become a dentist even if i dont get 3 As at Alevel

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hi, i am 17 going into my second year of college. i am studying chemistry,biology and economics i am wanting to become a dentist but know i will not achieve 3 As at a level was wondering if anybody knows how else i can become a dentist . thankyou
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hi, i am 17 going into my second year of college. i am studying chemistry,biology and economics i am wanting to become a dentist but know i will not achieve 3 As at a level was wondering if anybody knows how else i can become a dentist . thankyou


Do a bio med related degree and o for graduate entry when you finish your first degree.

An example being

https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/un...-requirements/

You could also go and train abroad.
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hi, i am 17 going into my second year of college. i am studying chemistry,biology and economics i am wanting to become a dentist but know i will not achieve 3 As at a level was wondering if anybody knows how else i can become a dentist . thankyou
How are you sure already you're not going achieve 3 A grades before even taking the exam?

If you do fail to get them, a possible option is to study in Eastern Europe where the requirements are much lower.
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There are schemes at Leeds Sheffield and Newcastle at least have lower entry if you meet certain criteria e.g.. First first in family to go to uni, come from an area of low achievement, low income household ect.
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There are schemes at Leeds Sheffield and Newcastle at least have lower entry if you meet certain criteria e.g.. First first in family to go to uni, come from an area of low achievement, low income household ect.
Hi, do you by any chance have links to the sites of these schemes? I tried searching but I can't find them
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To be honest, it's not the end of the road- it may just take considerably longer and be more expensive. It is a fallacy to think that less than immaculate A level grades stop you going into medicine/dentistry.

Two of the graduate dentistry courses, currently, don't even look at A levels; they just want a 2:1 in a relevant degree. Most undergrad courses will consider you with a 2:1 too irrespective of A levels, although obviously that's a year longer than a graduate course and you have to self fund which is a big issue.

So if you don't get the grades this time it isn't the end of the world- go do another degree and apply with that in hand. It'll make you a more experienced and better clinician anyway.
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Go Bulgaria.
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Go Bulgaria.
Apparently they give more help.
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