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    I've always wanted to go to UCL and it wasn't til year 10 French when I realised that I wanted to study languages there. I started GCSEs in year 9 (so i studied gcses for 3 years), and I despised french. Actually I cant remember a lesson I didnt fall asleep in. Only lesson I remember being awake in was when we watched movies lol, besides the point, it it my favourite subject now. I went from an E to an A*

    But because of my really crap coursework in year 9, despite me getting A*s in my exams, it dragged it to an A overall, which isnt bad but personally I wanted an A*.

    For my a levels I picked French (duh), English literature (got an A in gcse), Religious Studies/philosophy (B) and sociology which I'm planning to drop. Are my subjects good enough for UCL languages? I know sociology is classed as soft which is why I'm dropping that faster than the speed of light

    my gcses weren't like, crazy amazing, but you be the judges. History A*, English Lit A, English Lang A, Art and Design A, French A, Core Science B, Add science B, RS B, Maths C.
    So yeah, should I stop dreaming big? Say by some miracle i get AAA, which is what i need for my course, do my average GCSE grades (in terms of UCL standards) drag me down? Thanks

    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

    You can also find the Exam Thread list for A-levels here and GCSE here. :dumbells:

    Just quoting in Fox Corner so she can move the thread if needed
    (Original post by Fox Corner)
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