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    I'm hoping to get a medical school place via clearing this year. Should I have already applied for student finance or do I wait untill I have actually secured a place?
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    please dont make us laugh, medicine very very very rearly goes into clearing as most school have waiting lists. This also should be in the medicine section
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    Getting a place on a Medicine course through Clearing is either impossible or so unlikely that it's not worth trying; if I were you I'd do some NHS voluntary work (or similar) for a year and reapply for 2010 entry.
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    I don't think medicine is hardly ever on clearing,maybe try applying for 2010 instead?
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    Yes thanks guys, that will be may be my option if I don't get a place, however it doesn't hurt me to have some optimism.
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    (Original post by KennyS1)
    Yes thanks guys, that will be may be my option if I don't get a place, however it doesn't hurt me to have some optimism.
    Realism is needed, and if contact student finance now.
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    (Original post by KennyS1)
    I'm hoping to get a medical school place via clearing this year. Should I have already applied for student finance or do I wait untill I have actually secured a place?
    Unless you don't mind when you get your money, you should have applied by now. However, the chances of securing a place through Clearing as a new applicant (assuming that is what you are) are approximately zero. Such places that there are in Clearing for Medicine (and there are some) will tend to go to applicants who got really good results but were unsuccessful in their original applications. Even then my understanding is that generally the unis approach you, not the other way round. There's nothing to stop you from trying but I wouldn't count on getting anywhere.
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    I am predicted three A's but was unsuccessful in my applications. Southampton Uni said I should contact them pn results day in case they have any places available.
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    (Original post by KennyS1)
    I am predicted three A's but was unsuccessful in my applications. Southampton Uni said I should contact them pn results day in case they have any places available.
    OK, so you're not a 'new' applicant and you have a firm lead to follow . I'm not sure about completing the form when you don't have an offer; I would suggest you check the guidance notes that come with the form to see what they advise.
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    I've only known of one person to have gotten into medicine via clearing, It's possible but it nearly never happens. Might aswell check anyway on results day lol
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    OK, so you're not a 'new' applicant and you have a firm lead to follow . I'm not sure about completing the form when you don't have an offer; I would suggest you check the guidance notes that come with the form to see what they advise.
    You complete it with what you think is most likely, and submit a CO1 (change of circumstances) form if necessary
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    (Original post by Minerva)
    OK, so you're not a 'new' applicant and you have a firm lead to follow . I'm not sure about completing the form when you don't have an offer; I would suggest you check the guidance notes that come with the form to see what they advise.
    Thanks!
 
 
 
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