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A whole year early! Welcome to the thread This thread is for those applicants who will be applying for graduate entry medicine at Cambridge next year for 2021 entry.
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A whole year early! Welcome to the thread This thread is for those applicants who will be applying for graduate entry medicine at Cambridge next year for 2021 entry.
Well done for doing this so far ahead!

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Good luck!
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I want to apply for graduate entry medicine at Cambridge. I am currently studying biomedical sciences (St Georges). I am in my second year and on route for a first.
My A-Level grades are BBC, biology, maths and chemistry respectively.
Extracurriculars at university: Football team, Treasurer, Co-president and Volunteering officer of different societies.
Volunteering: Children and homeless people.
Work experience: Paediatrics (only 2 days)
I have had a job for the last two years whilst at university, so haven't got much volunteering/work experience. But I hope to gain some this summer.

I have always wanted to study at Cambridge but did not work hard enough at A-levels, and I feel this will be my downfall.
What else can I do to show that I am a great candidate for this course?
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'Entry requirements
The Graduate Course in Medicine (A101) is open to UK/EU applicants with:

a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in any discipline
passes at A Level (or equivalent) – see course requirements below, most successful applicants typically have at least AAA at A Level or equivalent'


'Applicants must have A Level Chemistry (normally passed at grade A or above within seven years of entry)'

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam....raduate-course

You need Cs in GCSE maths and english. https://www.undergraduate.study.cam...._form_2020.pdf
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Hi everyone, I'm looking to apply to Cambridge for GEM 2021.
I am currently a Mathematics student at Lancaster University with a predicted First.
My academic profile is 10A*s at GCSE and AAAA at A-Level in Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and German.
I am currently sorting out my work experience so I am not worried about that, but do you think my academics give me any chance of getting a place? I am aware my A-Levels are somewhat inadequate for Medicine. Thanks!
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Hi

Just wondering if anyone can tell me if cambridge requires the practical endorsements for a level? This is for entry to the grad med course.

Thanks
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Hi

Just wondering if anyone can tell me if cambridge requires the practical endorsements for a level? This is for entry to the grad med course.

Thanks
I would email them, also want to know I’m considering applying but I only have an a level in chemistry and an as level in biology (B) so I’m not sure if it’s worth applying if I haven’t got two science a levels
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(Original post by laila_a1)
I want to apply for graduate entry medicine at Cambridge. I am currently studying biomedical sciences (St Georges). I am in my second year and on route for a first.
My A-Level grades are BBC, biology, maths and chemistry respectively.
Extracurriculars at university: Football team, Treasurer, Co-president and Volunteering officer of different societies.
Volunteering: Children and homeless people.
Work experience: Paediatrics (only 2 days)
I have had a job for the last two years whilst at university, so haven't got much volunteering/work experience. But I hope to gain some this summer.

I have always wanted to study at Cambridge but did not work hard enough at A-levels, and I feel this will be my downfall.
What else can I do to show that I am a great candidate for this course?
Have you considered applying to Oxford GEM? They don’t have any A level requirements so long as you’ve shown solid academic ability since then.
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Hey guys! So we have barely a month left till we start applying! How are you doing? Feeling nervous? Share it all in this thread
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Also, which college are you guys interested in?
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Is it worth applying if I meet all the requirements but my A Levels were ABC (Chemistry was C). I’m predicted a 1st in my degree but I feel like that C is going to haunt me. Cambridge say ‘normally’ successful applicants have AAA so does that mean I wouldn’t be rejected outright?
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Is it worth applying if I meet all the requirements but my A Levels were ABC (Chemistry was C). I’m predicted a 1st in my degree but I feel like that C is going to haunt me. Cambridge say ‘normally’ successful applicants have AAA so does that mean I wouldn’t be rejected outright?
Here are some FOI statistics for Cambridge GEM within the last few years which might help you decide:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque..._passthrough=1
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque..._passthrough=1 (scroll to page 23 for A-levels)

Here is also an interactive graph generator from Cambridge University, select a year, course (Medicine Graduate Entry) which shows you applications vs offers ratios:
https://www.undergraduate.study.cam....ply/statistics
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Here are some FOI statistics for Cambridge GEM within the last few years which might help you decide:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque..._passthrough=1
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque..._passthrough=1 (scroll to page 23 for A-levels)

Here is also an interactive graph generator from Cambridge University, select a year, course (Medicine Graduate Entry) which shows you applications vs offers ratios:
https://www.undergraduate.study.cam....ply/statistics
This is very helpful. Thanks for sharing. xx
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