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    I’ve been wanting to go into medicine for quite some time and was wondering if, A i should do it, and B, whether my predicted grades at gcse were good enough, grades are as follows English Lang and lit/B, History B, Spanish B, French A/A*, geography A , maths A*, chemistry A*, biology A* physics A/A* as well as doing FSMQ for maths
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    (Original post by Linneya)
    I’ve been wanting to go into medicine for quite some time and was wondering if, A i should do it
    Good question. Have you had any work experience? Shadowing doctors or just talking to them about their job, plus doing some volunteering in a caring setting, would help you with that decision.

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    and B, whether my predicted grades at gcse were good enough, grades are as follows English Lang and lit/B, History B, Spanish B, French A/A*, geography A , maths A*, chemistry A*, biology A* physics A/A* as well as doing FSMQ for maths
    They're good enough. Not for a few super GCSE heavy unis but for most of them.

    Good luck!
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    I’ve done work experience in a local hospital and a care home and I’ve generally enjoyed it
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    How about some volunteering? Some universities like to see commitment.
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    (Original post by Linneya)
    I’ve been wanting to go into medicine for quite some time and was wondering if, A i should do it, and B, whether my predicted grades at gcse were good enough, grades are as follows English Lang and lit/B, History B, Spanish B, French A/A*, geography A , maths A*, chemistry A*, biology A* physics A/A* as well as doing FSMQ for maths
    Work really hard on your English and those grades will be perfect. A lot of unis even have in their requirement a minimum of A in either lit or lang, and to be fair, being a doctor is all about communicating and a good grade in your English qualification shows you would be a good communicator. Hope this helps )
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    (Original post by goldenpoop)
    Work really hard on your English and those grades will be perfect. A lot of unis even have in their requirement a minimum of A in either lit or lang, and to be fair, being a doctor is all about communicating and a good grade in your English qualification shows you would be a good communicator. Hope this helps )
    https://www.themedicportal.com/appli...-for-medicine/

    Not entirely true - for the vast majority the minimum is B, after a quick glance at the above I think there are two (Bristol and Norwich) that require an A. Good communication skills are very important yes but they will be assessed in your interview and through your personal statement.

    Although yes obviously do by all means work hard on your English and try to get an A, the better your grades the better your chance of getting in!
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    (Original post by Linneya)
    I’ve done work experience in a local hospital and a care home and I’ve generally enjoyed it
    Ok that's great! Then the question really is whether you can see yourself doing that for the rest of your life or whether you'd enjoy something else more.
 
 
 
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