Apparently the interview system is just a ballot-style system or they send certain types of applicants to the different campuses. As in the interview has no bearing whatsoever on actual enrolment location. Don't worry - my S1 was 67 and I'm at Armidale too when newcastle was my first option.
Good luck! I'm pretty sure I can't get in anyway because of my GPA.
Ummm 67, 69, 63 I think? S1 definitely was 67 and total was 199, 98th %ile.
GPA: 4ish - sydney doesn't use GPA so I don't have confirmation but pretty sure it's too low to get an offer anyway thanks to first year (five bloody...
Yeah if I could redo it all I would have done it so incredibly different. Health issue has since been mostly resolved, and I was always the type of person who excelled in school (scholarship to a private school, etc) so the academics of medicine doesn't worry me too much. A lot of other factors...
So I called UoN the other day and asked if a 4.1 GPA would be sufficient for a completed degree JMP entry and I was told it should be fine (I have an average mark of 63 and hence why USyd doesn't use GPA - a lot of 64s that only count as 4 not 5, ack). I have a BSci from USyd...
Unfortunately there's nothing - not with undergrad or postgrad. I've looked into it due to certain circumstances and there is zip, zilch, zero special consideration. They're even more cut throat with that rule when it comes to PG.
I'd advise using it for uni marks as you've said. Although...
Total: 199, 98th %ile.
Considering I didn't answer nine S1 questions, I really don't know how this happened. I feel so ill still - thought I was going to be sick checking the results.