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    A*A*A* (A2 only)
    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
    360
    10.88%
    AAB
    468
    14.14%
    ABB
    407
    12.30%
    BBB
    180
    5.44%
    BBC
    204
    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
    58
    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
    5.89%
    ACC
    49
    1.48%
    Other
    233
    7.04%

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    (Original post by PedanticStudent)
    Don't worry for worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubble gum.

    Honestly, what will be will be. Worrying yourself sick will change nothing, all our fates will be sealed by now. Try to stop thinking of it by occupying your wandering mind with something. :yes:

    I was terrible before nearly all of my exams. Must've had about 3 or 4 hours of sleep the nights prior. Exercise and not revising anywhere near sleeping time are essential in my view.

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    Drugs

    Piriton is amazing for making you drowzy enough for a good night's sleep (well I find it is).

    My OH uses natrasleep or 5HTP.

    A bit of chemical assistance to get the sleep you need when your brain is working against you is fine.

    Or alternatively I find listening to the radio on a low volume is often enough to distract me but not engage me so I can drop off (radio 4 Gardeners Question Time is my favourite at the moment - it's not boring but it's not exciting enough to keep me awake so with a dark room and 45 minutes I'll usually be gone before it finishes).

    I've known some people who swear by listening to ASMR videos to get them to sleep - might be worth a try if it's getting to be an issue.
    Hi thank you both for such a thorough response, I appreciate it! I have tried the typical YouTube 'insomnia videos' but to no avail - many thanks for the piriton recommendation, I'll definitely tell my mam to get some ASAP. I'm usually fine with results but these results mean a lot more than anything I've received in the past. Despite knowing worrying isn't going to change my results, I just can't help reliving every exam on an evening - ugh. Not long to go I guess.

    Cheers!
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    Uggh this is so nerve-wracking, but no worse than waiting for BMAT results.
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    so... Unis got results yet?
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    (Original post by MrSplash)
    so... Unis got results yet?
    Nope. They'll get them the weekend before results.
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    Uggh this is so nerve-wracking, but no worse than waiting for BMAT results.
    Do not mention the name of that wretched test on this thread. :afraid:

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    (Original post by marioman)
    That will be the university updating their entry requirements for 2017 applicants.
    Good job I'm a year early 😂
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    Tfw your dad is talking to you about uni finances and you have to act like you're actually going to the uni in question
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    Do not mention the name of that wretched test on this thread. :afraid:

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    Yeah, I applied to 3 BMAT Unis, got 9.0, 4.5, 2A and still got 4 pre-interview rejections

    Better luck next time I suppose! (Although a couple from my school got into Imperial and Newcastle by ringing up on Reuslts Day with 2A*+). If pigs might fly, that might happen to me as well!
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Doesn't really help that Cambridge is bloody gorgeous does it?

    I follow a twitter account that posts pics of the different colleges etc and I see them every time I scroll down my feed

    It's like torture ;_;
    Can so relate to this!!! My heart is set on Cambridge but I feel convinced I've missed my offer 😭
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    (Original post by SinsNotTragedies)
    I'm (hopefully) starting law in September too - I'm guessing you are too from the gavel in your picture. May I ask which uni you firmed?
    UEA law?
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    (Original post by josephinemar25)
    Can so relate to this!!! My heart is set on Cambridge but I feel convinced I've missed my offer 😭
    Oh my goodness same😩😩 I was so shocked to get an offer, yet if I get the grades I got last year I'll be in clearing 😂 what college and what subject are you? If you don't mind me asking? X


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    This poll shows exactly how unrepresentative TSR is as a measure of the total population. Considering C is the average
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    (Original post by emsybearboho)
    Oh my goodness same😩😩 I was so shocked to get an offer, yet if I get the grades I got last year I'll be in clearing 😂 what college and what subject are you? If you don't mind me asking? X


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    Chemical engineering at Fitzwilliam, I was likewise surprised to receive an offer. How about you?? 😄 Probably a silly question but do you think there is a any chance they would be lenient 😬
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    (Original post by josephinemar25)
    Can so relate to this!!! My heart is set on Cambridge but I feel convinced I've missed my offer 😭
    Honestly, I'll go mad if I don't meet my offer, literally all the work I've done for the past 2-3 years was to get there :cry2:

    It's so beautiful though, so much of an upgrade from the miserable little town I live in.
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    (Original post by josephinemar25)
    Chemical engineering at Fitzwilliam, I was likewise surprised to receive an offer. How about you?? 😄 Probably a silly question but do you think there is a any chance they would be lenient 😬
    English at Murray Edwards - I'm not sure - there's always one or two people that are lucky each year but it's so difficult to predict 😬 the best of luck to you!


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    (Original post by josephinemar25)
    Chemical engineering at Fitzwilliam, I was likewise surprised to receive an offer. How about you?? 😄 Probably a silly question but do you think there is a any chance they would be lenient 😬
    I'm genuinely hoping that my interview scores are high and my background is bad enough for them to let me in with A*AA :cry2:
    But in reality, they over offer and expect people to miss them. It'll be so awful if I miss mine
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    (Original post by emsybearboho)
    English at Murray Edwards - I'm not sure - there's always one or two people that are lucky each year but it's so difficult to predict 😬 the best of luck to you!


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    Yes best of luck to you to. Will be glad when the waiting is all over and I know either way what the decision is 😅
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    Yeah, I applied to 3 BMAT Unis, got 9.0, 4.5, 2A and still got 4 pre-interview rejections

    Better luck next time I suppose! (Although a couple from my school got into Imperial and Newcastle by ringing up on Reuslts Day with 2A*+). If pigs might fly, that might happen to me as well!
    I'm sorry man I was actually in a very similar position to you in Year 13 - I too applied to 3 BMAT Uni's and got 4 pre-interview rejections (but I didn't get a 9 - congrats!). I reapplied and am happy at Imperial now though so I'm sure it'll end up working out for you.

    I tried my luck at calling up Med Schools on results day but to no avail. Are you going to reapply next year?*
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I'm genuinely hoping that my interview scores are high and my background is bad enough for them to let me in with A*AA :cry2:
    But in reality, they over offer and expect people to miss them. It'll be so awful if I miss mine
    It has certainly been a very long slog getting to this stage!! I know me too, but I'm sure it will work out even if we do end up missing our offers. The fact is your insurance is most definetly a very good uni, so in the worst possible scenario you will still be in a great position even if our hearts are set on Cambridge at the moment. 😂
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    (Original post by marcobruni98)
    This poll shows exactly how unrepresentative TSR is as a measure of the total population. Considering C is the average
    Yeah, to be honest when I first came here two years ago I felt slightly depressed as loads of people seemed to be getting into Oxbridge and only scoring A*s. Even though I've noticed that in my school if you've got an A or two — you're doing pretty well!

    I guess it's a study related forum so the vast majority people who aren't passionate about academics wouldn't wander into here.
 
 
 
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