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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: Nope
    GCSEs: 9 A*s 9 As 1B
    AS Grades: AAAB
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*A*A*
    LNAT: 17/42
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Solicitors firm, Houses of Parliament, Young Enterprise, work at Estate Agency practice
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Cambridge: Unsuccessful post interview
    Nottingham: Pending
    Warwick: Offer AAAc
    Lancaster: Offer AAA
    UEA: Offer AAB
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: Nope
    GCSEs: 4 A*s 5 As 4 Bs
    AS Grades: AABB
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*AAA
    Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
    LNAT (if applicable): n/a
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Magistrate's courts, Solicitors firm
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Lancaster - Offer AAA
    Cardiff - Offer AAA/AABB
    UEA - Offer AAB
    UEA (with American Law) - Offer AAA
    Kent - Offer AAB
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: A*A*A*A*AAABBB
    AS Grades: AAAB
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*AA
    Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
    LNAT (if applicable): Sat a few weeks ago
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Week at solicitors, week shadowing a court clerk, Cambridge law conference
    Universities applied to and decisions
    Nottingham - Pending
    Manchester - Offer AAA
    Birmingham - Offer AAA
    Lancaster - Pending
    Sheffield (LLB law and criminology) - Offer AAB
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred: Yep!
    GCSEs: 11A*, A
    AS: AAAA (bio/chem/maths/philosophy)
    A2 Results A*A*A (bio/chem/maths)
    Work Experience - courts, court reporter for newspaper, running my own charity, legal team in head office of large retail group.
    Universities/Decisions:
    LSE - Unconditional
    Exeter (Streatham Campus) - Unconditional
    Sheffield - Unconditional
    Exeter (Cornwall Campus) - Unconditional
    Warwick - STILL Pending!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: Nope
    IB Predicted: 43/45 with 2/3 for EE and ToK
    LNAT (if applicable): 21
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Local law firm, Hunton & Williams
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    UCL: Conditional: overall 38 points with 666 or 765 at Higher Level [edit]
    Bristol: Conditional: overall 35 points with 666 or 765 at Higher Level
    KCL: Pending
    Warwick: Pending
    Leicester: Conditional: overall 32 points with 66 at HL
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: None
    AS Grades: AAAAB
    A2 Prediction/Results:A*A*A*A*
    Previous Degree (if applicable): Kyiv National University(Ukraine) 2008-now
    LNAT (if applicable): 19
    Work Experience/Volunteering:
    Ministry of Justice if Ukraine(2 weeks)
    International law firm, Kazakhstan(2 weeks)
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Oxford - Pre-interview rejection
    LSE - rejected
    UCL - rejected
    Nottingham - AAB(Firm)
    Southampton - AAA
    Note: International student, first time came to England in Sep 09.
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: Nope
    GCSEs: 7 A*s 3 A's 1 B
    AS Grades: AAAB
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*AA
    Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
    LNAT (if applicable): 29
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Solicitors firm + Barristers chambers
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Leicester - Offer AAA
    Cardiff - Offer AAA/AABB
    Manchester - Offer AAA
    Exeter - Offer AAA
    Nottingham - Offer AAB
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    Year of Entry: 2010
    Deferred?: Nope
    GCSEs: 2 A*, 8 A's, 1 B
    AS Grades: Re-sat in January
    A2 Prediction/Results: Unknown until March results :eek:
    Previous Degree (if applicable):
    LNAT (if applicable): 17
    Work Experience/Volunteering: 1 week at the Bar Council and Landmark Chambers, 3 days at 3 Verulam Buildings Chambers, the Deutsche Bank, Shadowed a judge
    School council, Publicity group, Prefecting and Eco Committee inside school
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Buckingham- Interview
    BPP- Interview
    Westminster- ABB
    LSE- Rejected
    UCL - Waiting for response
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 6 As, 5 Bs.
    AS Grades: AACC
    A2 Prediction/Results: ABBa
    Previous Degree (if applicable): Linguistics (UCL)
    LNAT (if applicable): 28
    Work Experience/Volunteering: N/A
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Oxford (senior status LLB) - Rejection post-interview
    Bristol (MA Law) - Offer conditional on 2.1
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    Perhaps 'work experience/volunteering' should be re-termed 'extracurriculars' to include societies and the like
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    Year of Entry: 2011
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 6A's, 4B's 1C
    AS Grades: AABB then AAAB after one resit in January.
    A2 Prediction/Results: AAA
    Previous Degree (if applicable): No
    LNAT (if applicable): 17
    Work Experience/Volunteering: 1 week criminal solicitors, 2 days shadowing a senior partner of a national agricultural solicitors.
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Newcastle - AAA
    Liverpool - AAA
    Warwick - Rejection
    UEA - AAB
    UCL - Rejection - not for LNAT reasons however
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    Year of Entry: 2010
    Deferred?: Nope
    GCSEs: A*A*A*A*A*A*A*A*AAA
    IB Scores: 41/45 with 3/3 for EE and ToK
    LNAT (if applicable): 23/30
    Work Experience/Volunteering: Shadowed a barrister, attended court with a solicitor and worked on a property dispute
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Oxford (Brasenose): Rejected post-interview
    LSE: Conditional: overall 38 points with 766 at Higher Level
    KCL: Conditional: overall 38 points with 6 in English HL and 5 in Maths SL
    Warwick: Conditional: overall 36 points with 5 in English HL and 4 in Maths SL
    Sussex: Conditional: overall 36 points
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    Year of Entry: 2012
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 3A*s, 1 A, 2 Bs, 1C or D
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*AABB
    Previous Degree (if applicable):
    LNAT (if applicable): 24
    Work Experience: None
    Extra-Curriculars: Won several Art competitions, swimming competitions, CATs, a lot of volunteering.
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Manchester: unconditional [firmed]
    Nottingham: unconditional
    East Anglia: unconditional
    Kent: unconditional
    Bristol: unconditional
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    Year of Entry: 2014
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 9A* 2A
    A2 Prediction: A*A*Ab + A* in EPQ
    Previous Degree (if applicable): No
    LNAT (if applicable): 25
    Work Experience: work experience in law firm in London + at a school in Shanghai, China
    Extra-Curriculars: modern foreign languages scholarship, EPQ, extra reading
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Oxford: rejected post-interview
    Durham: Offer A*AA
    UCL: Offer A*AAe (firm)
    Bristol: Offer AAA/A*AB (insurance)
    Warwick: Pending
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    Year of Entry: 2014

    Deferred?: No

    GCSEs: 2 A's 4 B's 2 C's 1 E

    BTEC Prediction: MM (but I say PP for certain reasons! )

    Previous Degree (if applicable): No

    LNAT (if applicable): N/A

    Work Experience: *was* a trainee special constable with a uk police force. Student Union stuff.

    Extra-Curriculars: As above. Student Union work. Labour party activist. Rifle shooting newbie!

    Universities applied to and decisions:
    Birmingham City: Offer MM
    Southampton Solent: Offer PP
    Birkbeck: Pending
    Kent: Rejected before interview
    Keele: Pending



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    Year of Entry: 2014
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 8 1's in Scottish Standard Grades (equivalent of GCSE A*)
    AS Grades: AAAAB (Scottish Highers)
    A2 Prediction/Results: AAAA
    Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
    LNAT (if applicable): 22
    Work Experience: Week at a local law firm
    Extra-Curriculars: Oxford UNIQ Summer School Law week - took part in a Moot, sat in on lectures, talked to current law students and used the library. US Sutton Trust Programme- sat in on lectures, went to Yale University for a week, learned about demands of university life, saw a US constitutional law lecture at Yale. Malawi Programme - chosen for malawi expedition with school. Viewed court proceedings. Read a lot of cases and extra books.
    Universities applied to and decisions: Oxford - Rejection. Aberdeen and Glasgow - Unconditional Offers. UCL - Conditional Offer. Edinburgh - still waiting.
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    Year of Entry: 2014
    Deferred?: No
    GCSEs: 5 As, 3 Bs and 1 C
    AS Grades: acd and then, aac
    A2 Prediction/Results: A*AB (predicted) / A*BB (actual)
    Work Experience: 2 weeks in Attorney General's Chambers and will do some more soon in several law firms
    Extra-Curriculars: Pioneering Youth Reach Out Club (basically, volunteering to do stuff)
    Universities applied to and decisions:
    - LSE (rejected)
    - Cardiff (ABB/ decline offer)
    - SOAS (A*AA/ decline offer)
    - Warwick (withdrawn application)
    - Southampton (withdrawn application)
    - Kent (unconditional/ firm choice)


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