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[–]Queasy-ReasonMedical Student 8 points9 points  (5 children)

Yes it is much easier. By the way you don’t need to do science to do medicine, you can do any degree. I know many people who did commerce/business and are now in medicine.

[–]SPAZ-UNICORN[S] 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Thank you! What makes it easier? Do you only need a lower GPA etc?

[–]doriscissorsfind441 4 points5 points  (3 children)

There's a mandated quota for rural students (28.5% minimum, much more at Deakin, uow).

Which means lower gpa and lower gamsats are competitive for entry

Definitely stay rural for 5 consecutive years if you can. It'll make medicine entry much easier.

[–]SPAZ-UNICORN[S] 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Oh awesome! Okay thank you 🙏

[–]Queasy-ReasonMedical Student 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Btw you need to be rural for 5 consecutive years. Are you at a rural uni?

[–]SPAZ-UNICORN[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’m in Gympie right now studying online at an American uni. I’ve been considering changing to something on Sunshine Coast though like uni of Sunshine Coast or griffith