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    I really want to do medicine at university and I know most universities want at least 3 A's. I'm currently in year 12 and in my GCSE's I achieved 977AAAAAB. I'm on the high achievers program in my college and have been accepted into a medicine society kinda thing where we will be prepared for interviews, the UKCAT/BMAT etc... the only thing I am concerned about is achieving the grades I need. I know I am capable of it and have the motivation and drive to do it but I have quite low self confidence and had this exact issue when I took my GCSE's too. In the first mocks we have done this year I got AAB but am already doubting myself....how hard is it to achieve 3A's at A Level? Does anyone have any study tips? I am taking Physics Biology and Chemistry. Also, is it possible for me to apply for both medicine and chemistry? As in have 3 of my options for university as a medicine degree and the other 2 for chemistry, just in case I don't achieve the grades I need? Thanks for the help

    Hi I'm currently in year 13, studying Chemistry, biology and English literature and language. Achieving 3As at A level is difficult but not impossible and with your mock grades it seems your are on the right track! Also if you do not achieve the 3As you can apply to gateway of medicine at certain universities however this course is more competitive. Check your local university, I know if you're from Birmingham you can apply to the A to B scheme which lowers the grade requirements. Another word of advice, get all of your work experience done now! And apply to summer schools for a fighting chance.
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