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    Hi, Im an international student applying for medicine for 2018 entry and I'm starting to get worried that I wont get accepted. Here are my stats:

    O levels (equivalent to GCSE): 4As (Chem, Bio, Physics and Maths) and 5Bs
    AS grades: A in maths
    A level prediction: A*AA (Maths, Bio, Chem)
    UKCAT: 2480, band 2

    Unis applying:
    Queen Mary
    Bristol
    Newcastle
    Dundee
    Southampton - Biomedical science

    I know my O level and UKCAT score is not that great but Bristol gives more weighting to the personal statement so I'm hoping that can compensate for the low o level and UKCAT. I'm not sure if these grades will just give me rejections from all the universities im applying to so please help
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    Definitely avoid Newcastle, perhaps even avoid Queen Mary. Newcastle's cutoff is usually 690+ so you will likely not meet the ukcat cutoff. Queen Mary does a 50:50 weighting of tariff and ukcat and I don't think your tariff is high enough to compensate for the ukcat (a lot of people have A levels). Instead, perhaps consider Keele with a good personal statement. Not sure where else though as most schools use GCSEs as a guideline.
 
 
 
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