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hi i wanna do a physio course and need 3 b's . at as i got really really crap and got 2 d's and a c through messin about too much. but im doin 3 resits in jan and im planning on working really hard this year. however ive been predicted d's because of last year so i will not get accepted by uni's even if i get ok grades. is the answer to this a gap year or choose another career?
any1 else in similar situation
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(Original post by emmz)
hi i wanna do a physio course and need 3 b's . at as i got really really crap and got 2 d's and a c through messin about too much. but im doin 3 resits in jan and im planning on working really hard this year. however ive been predicted d's because of last year so i will not get accepted by uni's even if i get ok grades. is the answer to this a gap year or choose another career?
any1 else in similar situation
Have you considered a similar but less competitive subject - like occupational therapy, nursing or chiropody/podiatry? Even anotomy/physiology is often less competitive to get onto.

Work experience and enthusiasm are always considered more important than grades in highly vocational NHS courses even for the competetive ones like physiotherapy
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Have you considered a similar but less competitive subject - like occupational therapy, nursing or chiropody/podiatry? Even anotomy/physiology is often less competitive to get onto.

Work experience and enthusiasm are always considered more important than grades in highly vocational NHS courses even for the competetive ones like physiotherapy

Yeah I agree, what Pencil Queen said is a really good idea. Also if you have a healthcare related degree some unis will let you do a shorter degree course for physio i think...

Another thing...have you applied for physio, because if your predicted grades prevent you from getting any offers - which I hope they don't and you still get good grades in the end then you could try clearning??
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Yeah I agree, what Pencil Queen said is a really good idea. Also if you have a healthcare related degree some unis will let you do a shorter degree course for physio i think...

Another thing...have you applied for physio, because if your predicted grades prevent you from getting any offers - which I hope they don't and you still get good grades in the end then you could try clearning??
yeah ive not actually applied for physio yet though but the ucas forms have to be in shortly and im still undecided of whether to apply for sports which requires 3 c's or take a gap year and get experience while doing resits if needed
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Another thing...have you applied for physio, because if your predicted grades prevent you from getting any offers - which I hope they don't and you still get good grades in the end then you could try clearning??[/QUOTE]

Yes, i agree....during the clearing process some unis may accept slightly lower grades...
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Another thing...have you applied for physio, because if your predicted grades prevent you from getting any offers - which I hope they don't and you still get good grades in the end then you could try clearning??
Yes, i agree....during the clearing process some unis may accept slightly lower grades...[/QUOTE]

no ive not applied yet coz theres just no point with estimated d's i was thinkin of takin a gap year to get experience while hoping that they'll accept c's lol
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hi i wanna do a physio course and need 3 b's . at as i got really really crap and got 2 d's and a c through messin about too much. but im doin 3 resits in jan and im planning on working really hard this year. however ive been predicted d's because of last year so i will not get accepted by uni's even if i get ok grades. is the answer to this a gap year or choose another career?
any1 else in similar situation
So if my minimum expected grade is E at as does this affect my chances?
I'm confussed
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So if my minimum expected grade is E at as does this affect my chances?
I'm confussed
wot do u mean ure expected e
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