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Gcse medicine

Hi, hoping to receive some advice !!

At GCSE I have achieved;

9 business
8 biology (one mark off a 9 so remarking)
8 chemistry
8 physics
8 geography
8 religious studies
7 eng lang (7 marks off 8 so not sure if worth remark)
7 eng lit
7 food
7 french
6 maths (one mark off 7 so remarking)

With these results, is it worth still considering applying to top scottish medical schools eg. Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dundee, Edingburgh, St Andrews (obvs a-levels are even more important!)

Am I at a disadvantage because I live in England not Scotland?

Thank you!!
Original post by queenessie
Hi, hoping to receive some advice !!

At GCSE I have achieved;

9 business
8 biology (one mark off a 9 so remarking)
8 chemistry
8 physics
8 geography
8 religious studies
7 eng lang (7 marks off 8 so not sure if worth remark)
7 eng lit
7 food
7 french
6 maths (one mark off 7 so remarking)

With these results, is it worth still considering applying to top scottish medical schools eg. Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dundee, Edingburgh, St Andrews (obvs a-levels are even more important!)

Am I at a disadvantage because I live in England not Scotland?

Thank you!!

Are my gcse good enough for x thread; https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwi_6fXWx_yAAxX9VUEAHaXuC24QFnoECBsQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thestudentroom.co.uk%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D6033950&usg=AOvVaw2CykJ9l-8FnPQLEDIESqzE&opi=89978449

Its your A Level grade, your work experience (virtual Brighton sussex medical school have free virtual work experience, springpod has virtual), your passion and dedication to medicine (Doing MOOC’s, research project in topic of biology). Reading books - ‘when Breathe becomes Air’. Volunteering at the NHS. But most importantly, your reflection on these experiences. Also the entrance exams - UCAT /BMAT
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Original post by BankaiGintoki
Are my gcse good enough for x thread; https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwi_6fXWx_yAAxX9VUEAHaXuC24QFnoECBsQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thestudentroom.co.uk%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D6033950&usg=AOvVaw2CykJ9l-8FnPQLEDIESqzE&opi=89978449

Its your A Level grade, your work experience (virtual Brighton sussex medical school have free virtual work experience, springpod has virtual), your passion and dedication to medicine (Doing MOOC’s, research project in topic of biology). Reading books - ‘when Breathe becomes Air’. Volunteering at the NHS. But most importantly, your reflection on these experiences. Also the entrance exams - UCAT /BMAT

Thank you so much for your reply, I'll keep all of that in mind!

For anyone in future, please see this link (based on 2021)
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=927126&d=1594334950

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