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To be honest people who get in think it easy, so have a think about that. Those who fail with 4A* A-level think it is hard. Who is right? All I know is Medicine is highly competitive for some but not for others. Some supported by their parents go to do Medicine in India, Caribbean, Europe and even America, because they can't get accepted in this country for one reason or another.
My students are desperate to get in, further down the road exhausted junior doctors are striking, wanting to go into the private sector or leave Medicine altogether and become an entrepreneur. Work on getting good grades and being an interesting person. In addition it is important for you can to visit the University you are interested in and get a feel for the city. Also read the prospectus and the websites. Medical Schools look for people who will past the degree and can cope under pressure. Check if your School or College is a member/knows of the partnership scheme.
Do you think of the criteria https://russellgroup.ac.uk/policy/case-studies/partners-programme-supports-disadvantaged-students/ Apprentice Scheme it started in 2023 to widen participation "The Medical Doctor Degree Apprenticeship is available to people with the required entry qualifications to become a medical doctor, including those currently working in other healthcare roles. Apprenticeships are jobs which are advertised by local employers on the basis of local workforce needs. After graduation Medical Doctor Degree Apprentices will be able to apply for a Foundation Programme to continue their path towards becoming a more experienced doctor in any field of medicine they wish.
The ability to employ trainee doctors in this way takes away some of the financial burden from the individual, creating a means for those who are unable to meet the cost of traditional medical training. This approach will also give healthcare provider organisations the space to employ those from currently underrepresented groups, helping them to create a workforce which mirrors more closely the population they serve, and fill posts in currently under doctored areas."