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    Got my GCSE results yesterday.
    Not too proud of them and i really could and should have done better.

    Maths = C
    Physics = C
    Chemistry = C
    Biology = C
    French = C
    Geography = C
    English Lit = B
    English Language = B
    History = B
    Religious Education = B
    ICT = A

    this year starting September i am going to Harrogate grammar 6th form to do the following A and AS levels.HistorySociologyEnglish LanguageEPQNow speaking hypothetically im going to say i finish my A and AS levels in 2 years and get A*A*A*, my next step is to go into university and study law and following an according career path.Can anyone recommend 4 top universities that do law that are not too dependant on GCSE and that my A and AS level results + a personal statement could overshadow my average GCSE performance.Out of 5 i have so far got Cambridge: I did some research and emailed them and got a response saying "
    With the exception of those for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (grade C or above in GCSE Double Award Science and Mathematics), there are no GCSE requirements for entry to Cambridge. Applicants have generally achieved high grades in subjects relevant to their chosen course, and most students who apply have at least four or five As or A*s at GCSE. However, there are always exceptions and one of the strengths of the Cambridge admissions system is its ability to assess all applicants individually. Our research shows that post-16 examination performance is a much better predictor of degree success at Cambridge. While GCSE results are looked at as a performance indicator, this is within the context of the school/college performance and strong performance in Years 12 and 13 can make up for a less stellar performance at GCSE. It would not be possible however, to say what your chances of gaining an offer would be, as applications are assessed at the point of application with the gathered field."
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