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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    So are you saying that both Oxford and Cambridge immediately reject every UK applicant without at least 7 A* grades at GCSE?

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    https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Lol if you had 7A*s, you won't even be shortlisted (1-5% chance)
    Look at the graphs on the admission statistics page.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Lol if you had 7A*s, you won't even be shortlisted (1-5% chance)
    Look at the graphs on the admission statistics page.
    Thanks for that link. It's really interesting. Is there something so detailed for Cambridge? I can't find anything.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Lol if you had 7A*s, you won't even be shortlisted (1-5% chance)
    Look at the graphs on the admission statistics page.
    That's only Oxford. I asked about both.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Lol if you had 7A*s, you won't even be shortlisted (1-5% chance)
    Look at the graphs on the admission statistics page.
    do you go to cambridge? or are you an applicant?
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    That's only Oxford. I asked about both.
    lol, you already know he/she isn't gonna produce anything worthwhile
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    lol, you already know he/she isn't gonna produce anything worthwhile
    Oh, I have complete confidence in him to produce concrete evidence to support his claims...
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    (Original post by andreasz)
    Is this the case even if the 4th A Level is not very related to Medicine?
    3 sciences and one non-science subject should be alright. Anything less than 3 sciences and you're at a disadvantage.
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    lol, you already know he/she isn't gonna produce anything worthwhile
    Looks like I'm going to be disappointed... 😁

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    do you go to cambridge? or are you an applicant?
    (Original post by Science99999)
    should of
    I'll hazard not.
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    (Original post by Profesh)
    I'll hazard not.
    Your pedantry is comical to me.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Lol if you had 7A*s, you won't even be shortlisted (1-5% chance)
    Look at the graphs on the admission statistics page.
    Cambridge:
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    Qute a few with below 8 A* at GCSE, and some with only 2 or 1 or even none.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    In the UK, there is approximately only 3000 places for medical schools. Therefore, considering the extreme competition, many universities have a filtering process.
    3,000? O rly?

    Nope.
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    Will you comment on the 3 vs 4 a levels debate?
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    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    Will you comment on the 3 vs 4 a levels debate?
    (Original post by andreasz)
    I am currently in Year 12 and doing Maths, Biology, Chemistry amd Economics for AS. I am thinking of dropping Economics next year because I already feel like I am neglecting it due to the studying time that the sciences require. Since it is not Physics, would dropping it place me at any significant disadvantge?
    Many prospective medics at my school have an attitute that unless you have 4A*s you stand no chance for Medicine especially at Cambridge but is that true?
    Most will have 4 but by no means all and it's absolutely not a requirement. Given that Economics is distracting you I agree it would be better to drop it.

    A*A*A* is always better than A*AAB

    If you fancy wading through this you can see Cambridge offer holders with "just" 3 A-levels:
    https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque..._passthrough=1

    Including at least one with Maths, Bio and Chem
 
 
 

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