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  • Writer's pictureIzzy McNestry

How to choose a medical school - checklist

What to consider and what to ignore

Making a table with your choices and these criteria could be really helpful in making this important decision.

Entry criteria

Most medical schools are very transparent about what they use to determine which students are allocated places. Things to look for are A-Level grades, UCAT cut-off scores, any required subjects at GCSE or A-Level. Don’t waste one of your choices on a school that you haven’t achieved a high enough UCAT score for!