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Dofe medicine application 2024

I was wondering if doing dofe would be of any use to me as I am planning to go into medicine but have low GCSEs. Would gold dofe help boost my application?
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Medicine A-Level subjects queries
Work Experience and Voluntary Work

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Official Undergraduate Medicine 2023 Entry
Graduate Entry Medicine 2023 Entry
Medicine 2023 entry for resit / retake / gap year applicants
A100 Medicine for International Students 2023 Entry
Medicine Interview discussion 2023 Entry
2023 entry A100 / A101 Medicine fastest and slowest offer senders
Index of Individual Medical School Applicants' threads 2023 Entry

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Graduate Entry Medicine 2024 Entry
GAMSAT 2024 / 2025 entry discussions megathread
UCAT 2024 Entry Discussions Megathread

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Graduate Entry Medicine 2025 Entry
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GCSE Requirements for Medicine
Everything you need to know about the BMAT
Work Experience as a Graduate or Mature student
Medicine Personal Statement Advice
Medicine Personal Statement Advice (Graduate Entry)
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MMI Medicine Interview Tips
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Original post by A.23
I was wondering if doing dofe would be of any use to me as I am planning to go into medicine but have low GCSEs. Would gold dofe help boost my application?

not really in itself, but dofe can help u build useful skills, such as the volunteering section (care home, special school, hospital, hospice), teamwork in the expedition, and for the skills u can do something that has a vague link to med like a research project possibly, but u could do these things without paying for gold dofe
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Original post by A.23
I was wondering if doing dofe would be of any use to me as I am planning to go into medicine but have low GCSEs. Would gold dofe help boost my application?

also on the low gcses point, many med schools rank purely on ucat as long as u have minimum requirements, which usually include 6s in eng lang and maths.
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Original post by reubenn05
not really in itself, but dofe can help u build useful skills, such as the volunteering section (care home, special school, hospital, hospice), teamwork in the expedition, and for the skills u can do something that has a vague link to med like a research project possibly, but u could do these things without paying for gold dofe

Tbh I’ve already paid the first part of the fee but I’m thinking of withdrawing cause it costs so much altogether

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