17-07-2012, 04:55 PM #1
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i have recently just received a police caution for which i have to do community service. the caution was for a driving related offence. Will this affect my chances of getting into medicine? what procedures will i have to follow regarding applying to medical school? (p.s i am 17 and just completed my AS levels).
18-07-2012, 02:46 AM #2
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The quick answer is yes it will have an effect on your chances as the application asks for you to declare any criminal offences which I think includes cautions. Whether it will bar you from entering medical school, I don't know; that is something you have to take up with the schools themselves.College of West Anglia A2M: 2013/14
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19-07-2012, 01:13 PM #3
15-08-2012, 01:30 PM #4
A student I knew in Medical school had a driving conviction. but the CRB check does not include driving offences.
I assume that this is true, but having thought about it some may ask outrightif you have ever had a caution. But I dont think so.
The best thing to do is be honest, either way.
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