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    Hey everyone, I have applied for psychology and received all 5 offers...I haven't taken psychology A level but I find it really interesting so I applied for it. The thing is, for as long as I can remember I have wanted to study vet med but I was put off because 1) I'm really not good with people! 2) the interview process and 3) the work experience requirements (I couldn't find much, no matter how hard I tried). When I applied for psychology I was sure I would enjoy it but now I'm not so sure. I could go through with psychology and pray that I will enjoy it and find a job I will like, or I could take a gap year and apply for vet med next year... but again I'm not sure I could go through the interview process or get the relevant work experience! I was just wondering if anyone has been in my position and could offer any advice? Thank you!
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    Hey everyone, I have applied for psychology and received all 5 offers...I haven't taken psychology A level but I find it really interesting so I applied for it. The thing is, for as long as I can remember I have wanted to study vet med but I was put off because 1) I'm really not good with people! 2) the interview process and 3) the work experience requirements (I couldn't find much, no matter how hard I tried). When I applied for psychology I was sure I would enjoy it but now I'm not so sure. I could go through with psychology and pray that I will enjoy it and find a job I will like, or I could take a gap year and apply for vet med next year... but again I'm not sure I could go through the interview process or get the relevant work experience! I was just wondering if anyone has been in my position and could offer any advice? Thank you!
    Get the absolute best A levels you can and focus on that.
    See what you feel after the exams and the results. They may not be high enough for Vet, but if they are then take a gap and have a think about what you want to do.

    interviews you can practice.
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    Did you get the GCSEs results that you need for Vet Med and are you doing suitable A levels? You do need to be good with people to be a practising veterinary surgeon for sure, and all but Bristol have interviewed this year, but you have time to work on these attributes while you get the required work experience during a gap year.


    (Original post by crowlleybeaans)
    Hey everyone, I have applied for psychology and received all 5 offers...I haven't taken psychology A level but I find it really interesting so I applied for it. The thing is, for as long as I can remember I have wanted to study vet med but I was put off because 1) I'm really not good with people! 2) the interview process and 3) the work experience requirements (I couldn't find much, no matter how hard I tried). When I applied for psychology I was sure I would enjoy it but now I'm not so sure. I could go through with psychology and pray that I will enjoy it and find a job I will like, or I could take a gap year and apply for vet med next year... but again I'm not sure I could go through the interview process or get the relevant work experience! I was just wondering if anyone has been in my position and could offer any advice? Thank you!
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    I do have the GCSEs and I’m predicted AAA for a level (chemistry, maths, biology) so that’s not an issue. But yeah I suppose I could... thank you for your help!!
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    Did you get the GCSEs results that you need for Vet Med and are you doing suitable A levels? You do need to be good with people to be a practising veterinary surgeon for sure, and all but Bristol have interviewed this year, but you have time to work on these attributes while you get the required work experience during a gap year.
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    Great, then I would recommend sorting out some veterinary work experience to do between your exams finishing and getting your results, and then you can be better informed as to if vet med is the career for you before you have to decide whether to go and do psychology or take a gap year and apply for vet med instead.


    (Original post by crowlleybeaans)
    I do have the GCSEs and I’m predicted AAA for a level (chemistry, maths, biology) so that’s not an issue. But yeah I suppose I could... thank you for your help!!
 
 
 
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