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    Hi ive finally got to make a decision.
    I got my A2 grades ABBC (Biology, chemistry, maths, history) and have a place in pharmacy, however i would like to study medicine so i have two options
    1) decline my place in pharmacy today, take a gap year and apply
    2) graduate as a pharmacist and then apply (of 3 med schools ive emailed only one says they would consider me if i started the pharmacy degree)
    THE RISKS
    if i decline my place in pharmacy its highly likely that i wouldnt get into medicine and then end up not on a pharmacy course either because they dont like being 2nd best to medicine (understandable)

    or i could spend 4 years studying pharmacy wondering "what if?" or end up without a first or even if i got a first i hear its still extremely competitive to get in.

    what do u think i should do?
    and could you also tell me what "first sitting" means because i resat a unit in chem last year.

    please answer 2day because i have to inform my university whether im taking my place up today.
    ive got about 1 hour left and i just cannot decide on what to do. please offer ne last minute advice.
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    go for med. there are always pharmacy places thru clearing.........as advised by my careers officer who i saw this morn! i'm in a sticky situation too!

    good luck!
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    are u also applying to med post a level, if so what grades do u have if u dont mind me asking. also have u got ur references yet?
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    nope dentistry

    yeh my references are good hehe i'm a persuasive person, joking i get on really well with my teachers my chem teach even offered to come to my house and tutor me if i wanted it

    i got BBB so having to resit
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    do u have to have references from all the teachers (i had 8 teachers and i dont think 2 of them will give me good references)
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    (Original post by wejk)
    do u have to have references from all the teachers (i had 8 teachers and i dont think 2 of them will give me good references)
    One teacher writes the actual reference, with information given from all your teachers.
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    oh right. well im off down school 2moz to see if they will write me 1.
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    (Original post by wejk)
    oh right. well im off down school 2moz to see if they will write me 1.
    Go to your best teacher
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    yes i will. thanks every1 for the advice
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    ive been and my tutor said he'l do a reference, he said he already has all the information he needs from last year without going to ask individual teachers -is this right?

    now i need to get my personal statement done, a few questions can i write about what i plan to do in gap year + ne ideas what i should say about y i took a gap year (remember i was down to do pharmacy).
    thanks
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    (Original post by wejk)
    ive been and my tutor said he'l do a reference, he said he already has all the information he needs from last year without going to ask individual teachers -is this right?

    now i need to get my personal statement done, a few questions can i write about what i plan to do in gap year + ne ideas what i should say about y i took a gap year (remember i was down to do pharmacy).
    thanks
    You could become a healthcare assistant or similar, in your local hospital. Since you're 18+ you should apply right now
 
 
 
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