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    Basically in my AS's I was predicted all B's which made me gear my uni application and work experience towards pharmacy. When I got my grades I had all A's. Now I'm doubting that I should be doing pharmacy at all and should be aiming higher as my firm offer in ABB.
    I reckon I'll end up in adjustment and was thinking of going for a completely different subject with higher grades. My initial career idea was dentistry but will they be wanting UKCAT etc. and will they prefer to accept people who are on the waiting list (initially rejected)?
    Could I get on a ABB/AAA course through adjustment? And any ideas of the kind of courses that enter adjustment???

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    It depends on how subscribed the course is, I think many of the courses with AAA/AAB requirements will have been filled, but I don't know much about adjustment at all!
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    Basically in my AS's I was predicted all B's which made me gear my uni application and work experience towards pharmacy. When I got my grades I had all A's. Now I'm doubting that I should be doing pharmacy at all and should be aiming higher as my firm offer in ABB.
    I reckon I'll end up in adjustment and was thinking of going for a completely different subject with higher grades. My initial career idea was dentistry but will they be wanting UKCAT etc. and will they prefer to accept people who are on the waiting list (initially rejected)?
    Could I get on a ABB/AAA course through adjustment? And any ideas of the kind of courses that enter adjustment???

    Thanks
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    I very much doubt that anyone will get a place for Medicine or Dentistry through Adjustment. If you are no longer interested in Pharmacy and want to go for dentistry, you'll need to withdraw and reapply.

    No-one knows which courses with ABB/AAA requirements will be taking people through Adjustment, as there is no experience to draw on.
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    (Original post by 02telw)
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    Basically in my AS's I was predicted all B's which made me gear my uni application and work experience towards pharmacy. When I got my grades I had all A's. Now I'm doubting that I should be doing pharmacy at all and should be aiming higher as my firm offer in ABB.
    I reckon I'll end up in adjustment and was thinking of going for a completely different subject with higher grades. My initial career idea was dentistry but will they be wanting UKCAT etc. and will they prefer to accept people who are on the waiting list (initially rejected)?
    Could I get on a ABB/AAA course through adjustment? And any ideas of the kind of courses that enter adjustment???

    Thanks
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    If Dentistry interviews (and I very suspect they do) then it is unlikely they will accept you in the 5 day Adjustment period. Best thing is to ring up some of the Dentistry places and find out what the situation is. e.g. are they likely to have spaces and would you be able to apply. But I agree with you that there are a number of reasons to doubt your chances:
    i) lack of UKCAT
    ii) lack of work experience
    iii) not having applied for Dentistry originally so they don't have information on you and specifically you are not an official near-miss list.
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    But I agree with you that there are a number of reasons to doubt your chances:
    i) lack of UKCAT
    ii) lack of work experience
    iii) not having applied for Dentistry originally so they don't have information on you and specifically you are not an official near-miss list.
    And iv) never having demonstrated an interest in dentistry, as far as the university is concerned.

    I would also just add that degree courses are not fashion clothes, to be bought according to how much you can afford in terms of entry tariff. Pharmacy's entry requirements are, presumably, partly a reflection of its popularity and the universities' need and ability to take account of factors other than academics. If you were going to be happy studying pharmacy after, I would hope, considerable research and thought why do you suddenly think that you would prefer something entirely different? Rapid changes of mind often lead to rushed decisions that cause problems later on.
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    And iv) never having demonstrated an interest in dentistry, as far as the university is concerned.

    I would also just add that degree courses are not fashion clothes, to be bought according to how much you can afford in terms of entry tariff. Pharmacy's entry requirements are, presumably, partly a reflection of its popularity and the universities' need and ability to take account of factors other than academics. If you were going to be happy studying pharmacy after, I would hope, considerable research and thought why do you suddenly think that you would prefer something entirely different? Rapid changes of mind often lead to rushed decisions that cause problems later on.
    Although to be fair 02telw does say that their original career choice was Dentistry.
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    where would you be doing pharmacy? pharmacy is a very respectable degree even for straight A students..
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    You'll probably end up having to take a year out.
 
 
 

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