Trying to pick my final choice, excuse the brain dump…
UCAT 2580, band 2. Predicted grades A*A*A*. GCSEs are 9s and an 8 for Eng lang. I have a strong PS / lots of work experience.
For Aston I score 31. (Just short of last year but potentially it will drop). I know they then rank on this score to select for interview. If many people are tied on their lowest ‘acceptable’ score (eg 31), does anyone know how they then select / tie break - would they use the UCAT score to come up with the required number of people to interview or just interview everyone with that score? (100 places but 40 are WP)
For Keele, my UCAT is 6th decile at the moment which would be 3rd quintile, giving a score of 4 UCAT-linked points and possibly 1 point for Keele region (we’re borderline - am investigating!) plus PS points. (who knows!) (154 places).
So Keele has more places than Aston but an unknown scoring system which takes the weight off the UCAT score.
My other choices are Sunderland, Queens and Leicester (v risky but a friend got in there last year with exactly the same scores as me). Not contextual and no extra points for KMMS, not a high enough score for Lincoln.
Any words of wisdom would be gratefully received (before I drive myself and my parents nuts going round in circles!). I just want to get in somewhere! Thanks so much for your time.