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9998887753 could i be shortlisted oxford med ?

provided i get a VERY strong UCAT have a got a chance at being shortlisted for oxford medical school ? I wanted to apply for cambridge but sadly i only do 2 STEM subjects
Original post by evemcatlro123
provided i get a VERY strong UCAT have a got a chance at being shortlisted for oxford medical school ? I wanted to apply for cambridge but sadly i only do 2 STEM subjects
So many Medicine applicants have 3 A stars predicted, so work on getting predicted the highest possible A-Level grades. :smile: You could also consider applying post A-Level with your certificated A-Level grades.
just gotta max out your other stats
think they consider an 8 and 9 to be the same.
really ucat is the most essential part of med school apps- its the game changer
everyone has minimum decent grades applying
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thanks for you reply- so if i were to get excellent UCAT and predicted grades do I have a chance at an interview ? :wink:
Yes why not
Original post by evemcatlro123
provided i get a VERY strong UCAT have a got a chance at being shortlisted for oxford medical school ? I wanted to apply for cambridge but sadly i only do 2 STEM subjects


Whats GCSEs u did e.g. Whats the 3 in
Original post by evemcatlro123
provided i get a VERY strong UCAT have a got a chance at being shortlisted for oxford medical school ? I wanted to apply for cambridge but sadly i only do 2 STEM subjects

Have you seen this? https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/medicine/pre-clinical/statistics

You have 6 8s/9s and a percentage of 8s/9s of 60%. Looking at the 2023 statistics, your chances of being shortlisted (and getting an offer) are very, very slim. Given that medicine is so competitive, you might want to seriously consider applying to other medical schools where you stand a better chance.
@GANFYD - any thoughts?
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Original post by Admit-One
@GANFYD - any thoughts?

Exactly what @mishieru07 said. Perhaps easier to see on the text version of the stats
https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/medicine/pre-clinical/statistics/text-version-of-na-9-8-and-pa-at-gcse-2020
1 person even interviewed with the same GCSE scores as OP, and that has been similar for years. This person is also likely to be heavily contextualised, but even if this is the case for OP there was a 1:61 change of an interview. Much safer options elsewhere
Original post by GANFYD
Exactly what @mishieru07 said. Perhaps easier to see on the text version of the stats
https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/medicine/pre-clinical/statistics/text-version-of-na-9-8-and-pa-at-gcse-2020
1 person even interviewed with the same GCSE scores as OP, and that has been similar for years. This person is also likely to be heavily contextualised, but even if this is the case for OP there was a 1:61 change of an interview. Much safer options elsewhere

Cheers. PRSOM!
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Original post by Admit-One
Cheers. PRSOM!


:hat2:
Original post by mishieru07
Have you seen this? https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/medicine/pre-clinical/statistics
You have 6 8s/9s and a percentage of 8s/9s of 60%. Looking at the 2023 statistics, your chances of being shortlisted (and getting an offer) are very, very slim. Given that medicine is so competitive, you might want to seriously consider applying to other medical schools where you stand a better chance.

yes i’ve spent hours looking at it ☹️ i thought maybe because i highly over performed in my school that might be taken into account but i doubt it. i just want to study medicine anywhere i guess oxford was just a pipe dream of mine
Original post by evemcatlro123
provided i get a VERY strong UCAT have a got a chance at being shortlisted for oxford medical school ? I wanted to apply for cambridge but sadly i only do 2 STEM subjects


maybe consider retaking the 5&3 grades if you are in year 12 for this summer?

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