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    Access to Medicine.... Help?

    6 year courses aren't only aimed at "underprivileged " backgrounds, they are also aimed at those with non-cience qualifications / people who didn't quite make all the grades but show true potential. So you could apply if you fit these criteria, regardless of the type of school you attended...
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    Irrational fears of clinical examination and self-doubt

    Have you started at the beginning and tried to obtain a little work experience / shadowing to see what its actually like without really being expected to do much. Obviously this isnt an overall representation of medicine, but its not a bad place to start. Your fears may actually be worse than...
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    Newbie - Student Nurse to Student Doctor?

    The other thing Ill say is, apply as soon as you can. As you can see from my sig I applied twice (once for deferred entry) and you can learn a lot from the "practice" application cycle, especially if you get any interviews. Also, if you did get an offer earlier than you had planned you can...
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    Newbie - Student Nurse to Student Doctor?

    Hi, So .. I was just like you a couple of years ago. I am now a qualified nurse / med student, so it is possible. I qualified Jan 2012 with a 1st and started med school Sept 2012. I initially was only looking at GEM courses, however I decided against this option as they are so...
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    Self funding / professional development loans

    Hi, So ive been turned down for a tuition fee loan (I expected this though) and so am having to self fund. II was wondering a few things: How do I go about informing the uni they wont be paid via student finance? and do I have to prove theat I have the financial ability to complete the...
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    Keele 6 year? Anyone?

    wow this makes me feel like theres still hope! i'd just about given up ! :|
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    Dundee Interviews?

    Sorry to jump on your post .. but ya know your interview invite, did you recieve it via post / UCAS or MyDundee? Thanks x
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    Applicant 2012 - Deferred...

    I have no idea about this, however I would be very interested to know as I have applied for deferred entry this yeat. No reponses from any unis as yet though. x
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    Rejections?

    Has anyone / know of anyone who has had a rejection? It seems they must have decided their cut off - so when do they give out rejections? Now or when all interviews are offered etc? x
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    Interviews / Rejections ?

    Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone has had any interview offers / rejections yet - for any of the courses? Waiting is killing me! x
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    Rejections?

    Has anyone / know of anyone who has had a rejection? It seems they must have decided their cut off - so when do they give out rejections? Now or when all interviews are offered etc? x
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    Keele 6 year? Anyone?

    Hi, Just wondered if anyone on here has applied to the 6 year course? x
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    What materials? and to tempt fate or not?

    I was just wondering what everone is using to prepare for intervews? Any good books / web sites / etc? Also, whats the opinion, do you start revising now - hoping that you'll get an interview and so be better prepared? or do you not tempt fate? x
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    Ok so I've hit *send* ... Now what?

    Just out of curiosity, and just to get everyone a little more nervous lol, what do you do? Do you start preparing for interviews now - hoping that you'll get one? Or do you wait and not tempt fate? x
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    Ukcat

    Might seem a daft question - but do Durham and Newcaste use the same cut off for the UKCAT? Thanks, Nic
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    A100 / a104

    Does anyone know if you can apply for both of these courses? ie use up 2 of my 4 choices? Thanks, Nic
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    A104 - are graduates eligible?

    Well most unis dont class nursing as a "science" degree even though its BSc - so for once I hope this one dont either! Thanks x
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    Sheffield a104/medicine with a foundation year 2010

    Hia Thanks for that - well I phoned up the admissions dept today and they said last years cut off was 685 - the same for the 5 year course. This might sound daft, but I dont think the lady on the phonoe was listening to me properly as she sounded distracted. So what she said cant have...
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    Sheffield a104/medicine with a foundation year 2010

    Ukcat Can anyone tell me what the UKCAT cut off was for this course this year? Or what scores you got? Is this course cut off as high as the 5 year? Thanks x
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    A104 - are graduates eligible?

    Hi, can anyone help me on the eligibility for the 6 yr course at Keele? Are graduates able to apply? I am a BSc in adult nursing predicted a first. My A levels are Bilogy - D, Religious Studies - C, Psychology - C and Gen Studies - B. I have 15 B / C GCSE's. Am I eligible to apply...
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