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    So i have my heart set on medicine at cambridge. Here are my as results:
    maths 300/300
    further maths 294/300
    chemistry 298/300
    biology 299/300
    physics 288/300

    I got 6a*5a in my gcses and am wondering whether that will drag me down in my application to cambridge. Help would be appreciated, thanks

    are you joking?

    firstly, Cambridge is not the only (or sometimes the best) option

    secondly, congratulations on those results

    thirdly, focus more on enjoying life while you're young

    lastly, what the hell on earth more do you think results wise you could have done? you pretty much 100%ed everything (UMS wise)
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    thanks for the advice

    You've passed the first easy step of getting into UNI, now youre going to have to get good grades at A-level.
    I also agree with the above, cambridge is not always the best option. my friend got 12 A* and 1 A at GCSE ( A at R.E half course, which no one cared about ), and 5 A's at A-level + the 2 he did outside of school, i think it was greek and something else. and was turned down for computer science at cambridge, which i think is a joke, i mean hes one of the smartest people i know, and hes got some of the best results ive seen. He set on going oxbridge even though he got into some of the top 10 unis in england, so hes now taking a gap year, to get his 4 A2 results, so he can apply to oxford.. just to spite cambridge.

    To answer your question, those are great results, but some peopel do nowhere near as good at A-level, so make sure you put a lot of effort into it. And even if you do, like the above, you might not even get in, so maybe look into some other great uni, oxbridge isnt the best for every subject out there.
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