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    (Original post by daruishraz)
    Do you really need 7 A*s to apply to Durham?? I thought if you got crap at GCSES, and got A*s in your A-levels, etc, you could still apply?

    Is this not the case?? The most I can apply for is Manchester Uni then, because I only got 5Bs and 3Cs Even if I get A's in all my AS and A level modules??
    You might need to ring the admissions tutors at the unis. And also I looked at your A-Level subjects and to me, it looks like you won't be applying for medicine anyway. English lit, law, economics, maths?
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    I looked at your A-Level subjects and to me, it looks like you won't be applying for medicine anyway.
    Could be a foundation year...
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    You might need to ring the admissions tutors at the unis. And also I looked at your A-Level subjects and to me, it looks like you won't be applying for medicine anyway.
    i hear it's 5STARS at first, but if there are many applicants with 5stars or more than they will cut at 7 stars.
    I think this is just for the interview selection though
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    (Original post by Democracy)
    Could be a foundation year...
    True. :p:
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    You might need to ring the admissions tutors at the unis. And also I looked at your A-Level subjects and to me, it looks like you won't be applying for medicine anyway. English lit, law, economics, maths?
    I want to apply to UCL or LSE, for a course in business/economics, not quite sure yet.
    No, I'm not doing medicine, and correct - those are my AS-level choices.

    If I gain A's in A-levels then can I still apply for UCL or LSE or somewhere else good?

    I don't want to apply to Manchester Uni, btw...somewhere 'better' I dunno if my GCSES have ruined my opportunity... :o:
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    (Original post by daruishraz)
    I want to apply to UCL or LSE, for a course in business/economics, not quite sure yet.
    No, I'm not doing medicine, and correct - those are my AS-level choices.

    If I gain A's in A-levels then can I still apply for UCL or LSE or somewhere else good?

    I don't want to apply to Manchester Uni, btw...somewhere 'better' I dunno if my GCSES have ruined my opportunity... :o:
    I doubt you would get in for pure economics at LSE, they're looking for applicants with straight a*/a, it's the most competative course at LSE i hear
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    You need 7*??
    Packs bags and leaves..........
    No but seriously i dont even think i got 4A at GCSE. I cant remember - hum i wanna hunt out my old GCSE certificates now.
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    (Original post by fairy spangles)
    You need 7*??
    Packs bags and leaves..........
    No but seriously i dont even think i got 4A at GCSE. I cant remember - hum i wanna hunt out my old GCSE certificates now.
    maybe it's a new requirement . . .
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    If you do redo your GCSEs get to get an A*, not meaning to sound rude but, don't come crawling back and here and saying, "I've spent to mcuh time redoing me GCSE As to get A*'s. Now I got bad module grades, should I retake or remark?".

    To be honest, if you have outstanding A-Levels, surely Durham/Birmingham will overlook the 7A* requirement?

    Here's my tip, "concentrate on the future, instead on the past. Because that's gone, and because you are desperate to get those A*s, you should have tried harder in year 10/11."

    Just concentrate on your A-Levels, 4As and 4A*s is still good. To be honest, I'm just thankful that the first four wasn't B/Cs because I really would not know how you would have reacted.

    Also, because you are a bit negative towards your grades, how are you going to cope with the workload of A-Level, "oh this is too hard, I'm not going to get into Durham. *Throws history textbook out the window*. Maybe I should concentrate on redoing my A in physics".

    Honestly, do your best in A-Levels!
    Requirements are there for a reason, I thought...
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    Who negged me and left me with this comment? Honestly, I just want to know who. :ninja:

    Seriously you're not academic. Stop judging people and stop giving bad opinions on things you know nothing about!
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    (Original post by CrimsonButterfly)
    I doubt you would get in for pure economics at LSE, they're looking for applicants with straight a*/a, it's the most competative course at LSE i hear
    That put a smile on my face






    I'm upset now...lol! I guess in my next life, I will have to try better....

    But, honestly - I don't have a chance to get into a top, or near-top uni?? I might aswell go Man Metropolitan, and get D's in my A-levels, because there isn't anywhere else to go if I get A's in my A-levels?
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    Don't retake 4 GCSEs. Your AS Levels are going to be hard enough as it is, without overloading yourself with the 4 GCSEs as well. If you can get As in your AS Levels, then you still have a chance of Oxford. Durham don't specify a certain number of A*s at GCSE, it's only Birmingham which do.
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    Who negged me and left me with this comment? Honestly, I just want to know who. :ninja:
    lols it wasn't me
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    Lol no worries. Anyway I thought it was 5A*s for their med program...
    I thought 5 A* if applying post A-level with AAA? And then there's some other situation where you need 6 A*.

    Or then maybe I'm talking out of my butt again.
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    (Original post by daruishraz)

    I'm upset now...lol! I guess in my next life, I will have to try better....

    But, honestly - I don't have a chance to get into a top, or near-top uni?? I might aswell go Man Metropolitan, and get D's in my A-levels, because there isn't anywhere else to go if I get A's in my A-levels?
    Make a new thread, in the appropriate forum then people with experience of the subject can reply to your thread and give you good, valuable advice as opposed to asking on a Medicine forum.
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    Who negged me and left me with this comment? Honestly, I just want to know who. :ninja:
    Just when you were starting to get back up into the green again...

    Maybe you need to subscribe.
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    (Original post by CrimsonButterfly)
    lols it wasn't me
    obviously because the person that negged me made a negative difference to my rep so it has to be someone here who had two or more green gems :ninja:
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    (Original post by piece_by_piece)
    Make a new thread, in the appropriate forum then people with experience of the subject can reply to your thread and give you good, valuable advice as opposed to asking on a Medicine forum.
    Yeh, will do... later. I'm not quite in the mood tbh at the moment...
    :rolleyes:
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    I cant believe i had the urge to go find my GCSE results - i have found my record of achievement aswell - its a funky book. Do they still have them?
    All interesting stuff - haha
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    (Original post by Tyraell)
    Just when you were starting to get back up into the green again...

    Maybe you need to subscribe.
    can't.

    and yeah, i just just going in the green again when suddenly someone (if you want to know who, look below) totally destroyed my rep.

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