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    (Original post by billet-doux)
    Thank you :suith:
    I've decided to firm King's
    ooh I went to look round kings, it is lovely :yep: I'm sure you'll have a brilliant time there!
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    ooh I went to look round kings, it is lovely :yep: I'm sure you'll have a brilliant time there!
    Hopefully! I'm sure you'll love Oxford as well, it's so beautiful! :yes:
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    (Original post by crazy_smurf)
    sorry to hear about the rejections Why the hell did Imperial reject you :eek: you meet their BMAT cut off and have amazing grades!! Did they give you any feedback?
    "Unfortunately, your score in section 2 was below the standard of the candidates who were selected for interview."
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    (Original post by ramzy91)
    Year of entry: 2010
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 10A*s 1A
    AS Grades: AAAB (Chem Bio Maths History)
    A2 Prediction/Results: A* A* A* (i.e Predicted)
    Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
    UKCAT (if applicable): Average 672.5
    VR: 620
    QR: 710
    AR: 700
    DA: 660
    BMAT (if applicable): N/A
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Volunteering in old people's home, British Red Cross Emergency response volunteer; 2 weeks at the royal Brompton hospital (cardiology); Special Educational Needs Volunteer; 1 Week medex; 4 weeks doing Research Project at the National Institute of Medical Research (Nuffield Science Bursury)
    Extra Curricular: Head boy. Chairman charity group, school council, behaviour panel. Music (piano); Acting...maths mentor, social problems mentor..
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    King's College London AAA
    Barts and the London AAA
    St. George's AAA
    University of Leicester AAB
    Have you decided which one to firm?
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    (Original post by felt_monkey)
    Have you decided which one to firm?
    Hey,

    Yhh I'm firming Kings and using Leicester for insurance as they give AAB..

    Wow you got into soton! Competition was stiff this year i heard! Well done!
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?:N/A
    GCSEs:No idea (went to school in South Africa)
    Standard Grades Int2s (Scottish applicants):
    AS Grades:
    A2 Prediction/ResultsA matriculation (2A, 2B, 2C)
    Higher grades (Scottish applicants):
    Previous Degree (if applicable):BSC (Hons) Biochemistry (2.1), PhD Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, PGCHE
    UKCAT (if applicable):690 (VR: 740, QR: 620, AR: 710, DA: 690)
    BMAT (if applicable):N/A
    Work Experience/Volunteering: 4 years bi-weekly volunteering residential home (resident care plans and support etc),
    3 months volunteering respiratory ward in local hospital,
    1 week GP shadowing,
    2 years clinical experience job-related in cardiac cath labs (technical support during ICD implantation) also technical support in out-patient clinics, surgical and anaesthetic observations.
    2 years work experience in vet surgery (during school).
    University lecturing and tutoring (1st year - MSc level biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics),
    A-level biology tuition,
    Teaching horse riding
    Extra Curricular: National level horse riding and karate, piano grade 7, running, reading
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Oxford (GEP)
    Imperial (GEP)
    Barts (GEP)
    Final undecided - Kings/Southampton/Cambridge??!! :-)
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    Might as well go for this:

    Year of Entry: 2011

    Deferred?: NO

    GCSEs: 2008: 2 A's 2009: 11 A*s

    AS Grades: AAAAa (biology, chemistry, maths, spanish and general studies)

    A2 Predictions: Biology: A*, Chemistry: A*, Maths: A*, Spanish: Pending, General Studies: A*

    UKCAT (if applicable): VR: 700 AR: 620 QR: 780 DA: 760 (715 avg)

    BMAT (if applicable): 3rd November

    Work Experience/Volunteering/EC's etc:
    - 5 day's at Southampton General Hospital (ranging from elderly care through to ED)
    - I've been volunteering for 1 year on a weekly basis at the hospital
    - Play cricket (won U15 player of the season and now play for men's); i also help coach the U9's team and am taking my official coaching course this February
    - Lead pupils (y11) to win a language competition (german category)
    - Won 3 "cups" upon leaving secondary school
    - Got some medical literature on my PS too :p:

    Universities applied to & Decisions

    - Oxford (St Peter's): Rejected w/o interview (BMAT)
    - Imperial College London: Rejected w/o interview (BMAT)
    - King's College London: Offer AAAc
    - Southampton: Rejected

    The BMAT sunk 2 of my applications - expected to do much better than i actually did. But NVM...very very happy to be going to GKT and can't wait!
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    (Original post by Singh993)
    Might as well go for this:
    Hi there, I've moved your post from the profiles thread to the discussion thread as the other thread is only for people to post in once they have received decisions from all of the places they applied (so only people who applied for 2010 entry or deferred 2011 entry).
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    (Original post by Hygeia)
    Hi there, I've moved your post from the profiles thread to the discussion thread as the other thread is only for people to post in once they have received decisions from all of the places they applied (so only people who applied for 2010 entry or deferred 2011 entry).
    nps, cheers
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    (Original post by Fusilero)
    Year of Entry:
    2010

    Deferred?:No

    GCSEs:A*A*A*A*A*AABC

    AS Grades:abbb (not shown)

    A2 Prediction:A*AA

    UKCAT: 680 Average - 660 VR, 680 Quant, 710 ABs, 670 DA

    Work Experience/Volunteering: 2 years as a ward volunteer, 1 week in a GP surgery, 3 weeks in a care home, 4 days shadowing a public health officer in ireland

    Extra Curricular:Sixth Form Mentor, Sixth Form Committee, Emergency First Aid from St. Johns Ambulance, Saturday job at Morrisons, Playing the Guitar

    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Peninsula - Rejection without interview -
    University of East Anglia - Rejection without interview
    Brighton and Sussex - Rejection without interview
    Keele University - Rejection without interview
    University of Sheffield - Biomedical Science - Offer (ABB) - declined
    Alternative courses:
    University of Exeter - Biological and Medical Chemistry - Offer (AAB) - declined
    University of East Anglia - Natural Sciences - Offer (AAA) - declined
    University of East Anglia - Biomedicine - Offer (ABB) - declined

    UCAS EXTRA:
    London School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy - Offer(ABB) - declined
    How didn't you get any interviews/offers?
    Your application looked really good. You've got me worried now lol.
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    (Original post by Smiles_m)
    How didn't you get any interviews/offers?
    Your application looked really good. You've got me worried now lol.
    Never quite sure how to feel about that. Either good because I have a good app or bad because I have a good app -and- no interviews. :p:

    (Did not notice I was in the discussion, just scrolled up and saw Hygeia posting saying no discussion in the thread :o: )
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    (Original post by Penguinsaysquack)
    Year of Entry: 2010
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 9A 1B (longcourse) 2A 1C (short course)
    AS Grades: A A A A A C (Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths, General Studies, Critical Thinking)
    A2 Prediction/Results: A* A* A A (Biology, Maths, Chemistry, Further Maths)
    UKCAT: 720
    BMAT: N/A
    Work Experience/Volunteering: 1 Year St John Ambulance, nothing else (hence the rejections)
    Extra Curricular: Grade 7 Viola, Piano, Gym
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Manchester: Rejected after interview
    Sheffield: Rejected without interview
    Bristol: Rejected without interview
    Southampton: Rejected

    Biomedical Sciences at Southampton: Offer BBB, Declined

    Gap year.. Hopeful 2011 Medicine Entrant!
    - Did they actually say the rejections were for no work experience, rather than your 4th AS being FM? x
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    Medicine Re-Applicant 2011
    PM me for any questions or help

    Im a successful reapplicant!!! It just goes to show if you really want it you can get it!! Just dont ever give up!
    Below is a link to my 2010 application profile which I massively improved on.

    Link to 2010 Medicine Application Profile

    Year of Entry: 2011

    Deferred: No

    GCSE's: A*A*A*a*AAABBDD (ICT, History, Additional Science, RE, Science, English Lit, English Lang, French, Maths, Applied Business Studies Double Award)

    UKCAT: 670 Average
    VR - 610
    QR - 680
    DA - 690
    AR - 700

    AS-Levels Achieved:
    A - 96% (Psychology)
    A - 94% (Biology)
    A - 88% (Chemistry)
    A - 100% (Sociology)
    B - 75% (General Studies)

    A-Levels Achieved:
    A* - 93% (Psychology)
    A* - 90% (Biology)
    A - 85 % (Chemistry)
    A* - AQA Baccalaureate
    A* - Extended Project

    Work Experience/ Volunteering:
    1 week GP,
    2 weeks Care Home,
    1 week helping at Vitalise charity for disable adults,
    Summer in north africa teaching english and helping at orphanages with 'Original Volunteers',
    Week observership programme at hospital; radiology, labs, ENT surgeon, clinical audits,
    1 week shadowing vascular surgeon,
    2 years volunteering on geriatric ward at hospital,
    1 year volunteering on childrens ward, pathology and orthodontic surgeon,
    1 year volunteering at psychiatric hospital,
    1 year volunteering at hospice,
    3 months St Johns Ambulance (gained first aid certificate),
    Part time job in coffee shop.

    Extra Curricular:
    Swimming and running at county level competitions,
    School House official,
    On student council at college,
    Won best student award for 25th aniversary of college,
    Piano grade 5 - 8
    Pre-med course at Imperial College London,
    Aikido - dark blue belt.

    Universities Applied to:
    Medicine

    Manchester - Interviewed 13/12/10 - OFFER [Conditional on health check] - 21/03/11 - FIRM
    Peninsula - Interviewed 29/11/10 - OFFER [Conditional on health check] - 24/01/11 - INSURANCE
    St Andrews - Interviewed 16/02/11 - Rejected (High interview score but low academic score due to GCSEs, but overall application just below recieving an offer, they then later on said I might be put on a waitling list to recieve an offer in May-June/ September :dontknow: ) - 16/03/11
    BSMS - Interviewed 27/11/10 - Rejected (One of the interviewers gave me a really high score the other 2 didnt, just below the offer boarderline) - 23/12/10
    Biochemistry
    UCL - OFFER [UC] - Declined
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    (Original post by ryan118244)
    Year of Entry: 2011
    Hi, I've moved this post from the profiles thread. Please repost it in there once you have received final decisions (offer/rejection) from everywhere that you applied
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    (Original post by Bubbles2010)
    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 11 A*s, A in Additional Maths
    AS Grades: AAAAAA (Maths, Chem, Bio, Phys, History, General Studies)
    A2 Grades: A*A*A*A*A* (Maths, Chem, Bio, Phys, History)
    Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
    UKCAT: N/A
    BMAT: 3.8, 5.7, 3A.
    Work Experience/Volunteering:
    1 week in Infirmary in India,
    6 months in Hospital, (volunteering as: porter and then Health Care assistant)
    1 week in GP surgery,
    1 year (ish) in elderly care home,
    1 week shadowing in hospital (London),
    1 month (ish) volunteering in Orphanage (S.E. Asia)
    4 months volunteering at Disabled Riding Centre
    1 month teaching assistant in India
    (Medlink...)

    Extra Curricular:
    School prefect
    Tutoring Maths and English (at school)
    Swimming/horse riding/hockey (play for county)
    Grade 8 Piano and Saxophone

    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Cambridge (Gonville & Caius) - Interviewed, Pooled - Re-Interviewed at Sidney Sussex and Murray Edwards - OFFER A*AA - Murray Edwards
    Birmingham - Interviewed, OFFER AAA
    Imperial - Rejected w/o interview (Bmat s1 too low)
    UCL - Rejected w/o interview (Bmat too low)

    Firm: Cambridge
    Insurance: Birmingham

    Good luck to future applicants!! if u want to ask anything about personal statements/Bmat/interviews, feel free to PM me
    Congratulations on the offer!! i had a question, you have a lot of work experiance, did you write about all the work experience in you personal statement? i dont see how you could write about so much without making it sound like a list??
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    Year of Entry: 2010 (applied for entry this year)
    Deferred?:No
    GCSEs:2A* 1A 6 B 1C
    AS Grades: A A A B
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*AA
    UKCAT (if applicable):617.5
    VR: 550
    QR:630
    AR:560
    DA: 730

    Work Experience/Volunteering:
    1 year St johns
    11 weeks old people's home
    1 year constituted organisation ( founding member) to raise money to get things for young people to do in community e.g. skatepark ect.
    After school club for children with differing conditions - 1 year
    1 year - teaching rock climbing to kids.

    Extra Curricular:
    Climbing
    Music (mostly bass + trumpet)
    Bridge (Local master)
    Rugby (captain of school team used to captain local team etc.)
    other stuff . . .



    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Sotton : Rejected
    BSMS: Rejected
    Leeds: Rejected
    Peninsula : Rejected
    My GCSE's i think mostly let me down. Oh and my UKCAT.
    My fault for the UKCAT i didn't do any practices, i only did OK on the sections i finished the time on.
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    (Original post by joemullally)
    Year of Entry: 2010 (applied for entry this year)
    Deferred?:No
    GCSEs:2A* 1A 6 B 1C
    AS Grades: A A A B
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*AA
    UKCAT (if applicable):617.5
    VR: 550
    QR:630
    AR:560
    DA: 730

    Work Experience/Volunteering:
    1 year St johns
    11 weeks old people's home
    1 year constituted organisation ( founding member) to raise money to get things for young people to do in community e.g. skatepark ect.
    After school club for children with differing conditions - 1 year
    1 year - teaching rock climbing to kids.

    Extra Curricular:
    Climbing
    Music (mostly bass + trumpet)
    Bridge (Local master)
    Rugby (captain of school team used to captain local team etc.)
    other stuff . . .



    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Sotton : Rejected
    BSMS: Rejected
    Leeds: Rejected
    Peninsula : Rejected
    My GCSE's i think mostly let me down. Oh and my UKCAT.
    My fault for the UKCAT i didn't do any practices, i only did OK on the sections i finished the time on.
    Dont give up, I think it's like 70% of people who apply to medicine get rejected, and a lot of people who get in are reapplicants!
    My GCSEs aren't great and I've done much better this year. Improve your UKCAT, do lots more work experience and make your PS better, also be careful with your choices and I'm sure you will get in next year!
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    (Original post by Shreyank)
    Congratulations on the offer!! i had a question, you have a lot of work experiance, did you write about all the work experience in you personal statement? i dont see how you could write about so much without making it sound like a list??
    hi, i clumped some of my work experience abroad together in 1 paragraph then my work exp. in hospitals in another
    and i also got my teacher to mention all my voluntary/charity stuff in the reference

    oh, and i didnt actually mention Medlink
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    (Original post by ryan118244)
    Dont give up, I think it's like 70% of people who apply to medicine get rejected, and a lot of people who get in are reapplicants!
    My GCSEs aren't great and I've done much better this year. Improve your UKCAT, do lots more work experience and make your PS better, also be careful with your choices and I'm sure you will get in next year!
    Thank you.
    I hope i'll be fine
    Peninsula told me that if i get my grades they'll give me an interview as long as i have a valid UKCAT .
    I hope i'll be fine.
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    (Original post by Roller)
    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: Yes
    GCSEs: 11A* 2B
    AS Grades: AAAAAA (Biology, chemistry, physics, maths, further maths and history)
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*A*A*A* (dropped history)
    UKCAT (if applicable): 787.5
    BMAT (if applicable): No.
    Work Experience/Volunteering:
    * 6 months shadowing varies different wards (Plastics/Gast/Peads/A&E)
    * 1 year paid at local GP
    * 5yrs + working at hospice
    * 2 weeks work experince in Nigeria and 1 week in Ghana
    * 5yrs + assiting teacher at secondary school

    Extra Curricular:
    * Level 8 in piano, preformed live on several events
    * Head boy
    * Part of Local Youth Borough Council
    * Captain of college football team
    * Attended regular cricket sessions for over 3 years

    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Peninsula - Offer
    Kings (5yr) - Offer
    UCL - Offer
    Kings EMDP (6yr foundation) - Withdrawn
    Your gender as according to TSR is female :eyeball:
 
 
 
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