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If i do well in UCAT and my personal statement and references are very strong, will my 3 (in french) stop me from getting an interview ? I know I have the work ethic and stamina for cambridge med, that 3 is not reflective of my work ethic and intelligence.
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Original post by evemcatlro123
If i do well in UCAT and my personal statement and references are very strong, will my 3 (in french) stop me from getting an interview ? I know I have the work ethic and stamina for cambridge med, that 3 is not reflective of my work ethic and intelligence.

Apply but you're more likely to be successful after you've achieved your A-Levels!!! :smile:
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Original post by evemcatlro123
If i do well in UCAT and my personal statement and references are very strong, will my 3 (in french) stop me from getting an interview ? I know I have the work ethic and stamina for cambridge med, that 3 is not reflective of my work ethic and intelligence.

I saw a video of Cambridge students getting asked if they thought they'll get in and many of them said they had a few not so good gcse's but their good GCSEs were relevant to the degree they were doing so they thought they weren't going to get in, but they did. Also, one of them said he wasn't going to apply but he thought why not, and ofc he ended up getting in. Frankly, your gcses look amazing, just apply, you miss all the shots you don't take. if you get in then there you go and if you don't, then at least you'd know you wouldn't have been accepted.
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Original post by leviswife
I saw a video of Cambridge students getting asked if they thought they'll get in and many of them said they had a few not so good gcse's but their good GCSEs were relevant to the degree they were doing so they thought they weren't going to get in, but they did. Also, one of them said he wasn't going to apply but he thought why not, and ofc he ended up getting in. Frankly, your gcses look amazing, just apply, you miss all the shots you don't take. if you get in then there you go and if you don't, then at least you'd know you wouldn't have been accepted.

Ah this is so encouraging thank you! my 9s and 8s are in science and english and my 7 is in maths so i think they would be related to the degree ! Whenever you have time and if you can, don’t worry if not, i would really appreciate if you could link the video ? if you cant find it i understand ! thanks again
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Original post by thegeek888
Apply but you're more likely to be successful after you've achieved your A-Levels!!! :smile:

Thank you, do you think I might have a chance of an interview if I apply this year? all my teachers are telling me to apply to cambridge i’m just a bit worried, i am going to apply i just want to see if i have a chance 😭
Original post by evemcatlro123
Thank you, do you think I might have a chance of an interview if I apply this year? all my teachers are telling me to apply to cambridge i’m just a bit worried, i am going to apply i just want to see if i have a chance 😭
Yes, you have to get the predicted grades, UCAT and awesome interviews at one of Girton College, St. Catharine's College and Homerton College, as they are not as popular as other colleges, so choose one of them at Cambridge University. :smile:

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