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    For most my life i thought I would be a low achiever working crappy jobs until retirement, but some time passed, self confidence sky rocketed and the long term plans with it. I have had my mind set on entering university and after a rather lengthy deliberations I've decided on a perhaps the most challenging of them all, the med school. I've never paid much heed to education since i don't think i ever genuinely cared about it, which bites me in the ass now, however studying wise i think i can manage. My plan, rather vague for now mind you, envisions:

    2018- GCSE maths, english, biology, start preparing for next years GCSEs
    2019- GCSE physics, chemistry, history, geography, start looking for voluntary work in healthcare, start preparing for A levels
    2020- A level biology, chemistry and history, work on personal statement, in-depth preparation for UKCAT, interview


    I'm 23 years old private candidate with self study and a standard 40h/week job, EU student but it will become domestic pretty soon.
    So coming back to the topic question, is this viable route or am i missing some major piece of knowledge? Should i change up something before i'm fully 110% committed? I welcome any suggestions.
    Thanks in advance
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    For most my life i thought I would be a low achiever working crappy jobs until retirement, but some time passed, self confidence sky rocketed and the long term plans with it. I have had my mind set on entering university and after a rather lengthy deliberations I've decided on a perhaps the most challenging of them all, the med school. I've never paid much heed to education since i don't think i ever genuinely cared about it, which bites me in the ass now, however studying wise i think i can manage. My plan, rather vague for now mind you, envisions:

    2018- GCSE maths, english, biology, start preparing for next years GCSEs
    2019- GCSE physics, chemistry, history, geography, start looking for voluntary work in healthcare, start preparing for A levels
    2020- A level biology, chemistry and history, work on personal statement, in-depth preparation for UKCAT, interview


    I'm 23 years old private candidate with self study and a standard 40h/week job, EU student but it will become domestic pretty soon.
    So coming back to the topic question, is this viable route or am i missing some major piece of knowledge? Should i change up something before i'm fully 110% committed? I welcome any suggestions.
    Thanks in advance

    Seems fine. You just have to commit.
    The tricky one is making sure you get the A level grades at first sit an you have enough money to pay for your courses.

    If you are resident in the UK for 5 years before the degree starts then you can apply for a maintenance loan as well.

    Dont forget interview practice.


    Although I think it will be ok we still dont know what is happening with Brexit at this point.
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    Seems fine. You just have to commit.
    The tricky one is making sure you get the A level grades at first sit an you have enough money to pay for your courses.

    If you are resident in the UK for 5 years before the degree starts then you can apply for a maintenance loan as well.

    Dont forget interview practice.


    Although I think it will be ok we still dont know what is happening with Brexit at this point.
    As far as i know, if you're not permanent resident or have citizenship by the brexit date you will receive a settled status until you can apply for either. Cheers for the answer
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    As far as i know, if you're not permanent resident or have citizenship by the brexit date you will receive a settled status until you can apply for either. Cheers for the answer
    I think it will be ok, but the point is at the moment there is no deal yet and until both sides stop behaving like children then nothing is certain. I would put money on it being fine, but there is a lot of bad blood being generated between the parties at the moment.
 
 
 

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