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    My options are:
    Edinburgh
    Bristol
    Surrey
    Liverpool

    GCSE grades:
    Double science - AB
    English Lang - A
    English Lit - A*
    Maths - A
    Geography - A*
    PE - A
    RS - A

    A level aim:
    Geography - A*
    Chemistry - A
    Biology - A
    EPQ (VetMed based) - A

    Achievements (outside of school):
    Regional hockey player
    County swimmer
    Successfully evented to BE90 & UA100

    Achievements (inside of school):
    Senior prefect
    Todmans duty
    House official
    EAL interviewer
    1st team for all sport
    Academic scholarship
    Young enterprise
    (Katling trust)

    Work experience:
    Lambing
    Equine hospital x2
    Small animals x 3
    Event yard management
    (Hoping to do work experience abroad if I get funding from Katling trust)

    I don't know wether to apply straight to vet school next year or do a bio veterinary science course, then graduate VetMed course? Please let me know what you think!
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    Its cheaper to do all in one course also I think you've got a good chance
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    (Original post by vet_dreamer)
    My options are:
    Edinburgh
    Bristol
    Surrey
    Liverpool

    GCSE grades:
    Double science - AB
    English Lang - A
    English Lit - A*
    Maths - A
    Geography - A*
    PE - A
    RS - A

    A level aim:
    Geography - A*
    Chemistry - A
    Biology - A
    EPQ (VetMed based) - A

    Achievements (outside of school):
    Regional hockey player
    County swimmer
    Successfully evented to BE90 & UA100

    Achievements (inside of school):
    Senior prefect
    Todmans duty
    House official
    EAL interviewer
    1st team for all sport
    Academic scholarship
    Young enterprise
    (Katling trust)

    Work experience:
    Lambing
    Equine hospital x2
    Small animals x 3
    Event yard management
    (Hoping to do work experience abroad if I get funding from Katling trust)

    I don't know wether to apply straight to vet school next year or do a bio veterinary science course, then graduate VetMed course? Please let me know what you think!
    Moving this to the Veterinary Medicine and sciences forum so they can help better
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    DO NOT apply to vet as a second degree as you will have to self fund the tuition fees, which atm is around 45k. If you acheive those grades, then you could definitely apply straight to vet school. A few points to consider though. Firstly, i would consider getting a broader range of work experience. You deffo have enough clinical experience (assuming that you did each placement for a week) but your husbandry experience isnt amazing. Look at kennels, catteries, abbatoirs, riding schools, broader farm work. Also work experience abroad normally only counts for 1 week max due to widening participation, just to bear in mind. I would check on the vet schools website about your GCSE grades, as i dont know if AB in science is good enough. I think most unis are okay with GCSE resits so that would be easy to resit with your a-level knowledge. Are those your only uni options? As Edinburgh dont accept any applicant with resits outside the two years so you might not be able to apply there, but best to check yourself. Hope that helps.
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    The biggest issue I can see would be your double science GCSE. It depends on specific vet schools but typically they want individual Physics, Chemistry and Biology GCSE grades of A so I would imagine them to expect AA in double science. However if you achieve those A level results/good predictions it is probable you would make it to interview!
    Work experience is an area that could be improved however. Small and Farm animal husbandry other than lambing would greatly improve your application! Getting some in a kennel/cattery type environment and a dairy or beef farm would be useful. Also as good as experience is abroad make sure the schools you are applying to will count it as some may say it is unfair on others and not include it. Similarly if you have just completed GCSE make sure the work experience you have done will still count when you come to apply - some are specific on the time prior to application that your experience was completed.
 
 
 
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