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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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    Contacting Durham is a pain in the ****. Took 2 months and 3 emails to get a reply...
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Right time for some distractions - it's the annual parallel universe clearing options challenge....

    *fanfare*
    *cheerleaders* :party:
    *whooping*

    Step 1: go to http://search.ucas.com/

    Step 2: search for a common degree subject (english, business, psychology)

    Step 3: from the results pick a university that you didn't consider when first applying

    Step 4: clear your last search and search again for ALL clearing courses available at that new university

    Step 5: find a course they offer that is COMPLETELY different to what you applied for that sounds like it would be really interesting to study

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    So on my first run I found http://www.worcester.ac.uk/ and I'm torn between Archaeology and Heritage Studies and Business Psychology. They both look really interesting and I could see either leading to a very different career to the one I'm in but doing something incredibly interesting.

    Second run I shortlisted https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/ and either Animal Behaviour and Welfare or Product Design - a bit more science based than the Worcester choices but who doesn't want to better understand the mysteries of animals or make amazing cool things on 3D printers?
    No, thanks.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Right time for some distractions - it's the annual parallel universe clearing options challenge....

    *fanfare*
    *cheerleaders* :party:
    *whooping*

    Step 1: go to http://search.ucas.com/

    Step 2: search for a common degree subject (english, business, psychology)

    Step 3: from the results pick a university that you didn't consider when first applying

    Step 4: clear your last search and search again for ALL clearing courses available at that new university

    Step 5: find a course they offer that is COMPLETELY different to what you applied for that sounds like it would be really interesting to study

    Step 6: SHARE


    So on my first run I found http://www.worcester.ac.uk/ and I'm torn between Archaeology and Heritage Studies and Business Psychology. They both look really interesting and I could see either leading to a very different career to the one I'm in but doing something incredibly interesting.

    Second run I shortlisted https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/ and either Animal Behaviour and Welfare or Product Design - a bit more science based than the Worcester choices but who doesn't want to better understand the mysteries of animals or make amazing cool things on 3D printers?

    I really wanted to do animal behaviour but they want an A level in a core science subject
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    (Original post by JMACM98)
    Yes I know, and I do but I'm just saying that the day is going to be stressful enough as it is I think having a day to calm down a bit would help
    Yeah I understand that, it's just that the system being like that would be a nightmare. Currently we have just under 2 weeks on clearing so taking a day away for a few unprepared people isn't worth it.
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    I'm going to be far too nervous to open my results.
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    Has anyone else done these AS exams?
    OCR MEI: C1,C2,S1,D1,M1,FP1
    OCR A Chemistry Breadth/Depth
    OCR A Physics Breadth/Depth
    AQA Economics Micro/Macro

    If so how did you find them/any predictions of grade boundaries?
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    Anyone else that did CHEM 4 AQA waiting in fear to see what they got in Chemistry? :c
    Yep, *****ing my chemistry grade, need an A in chemistry overall. In AS I got 263 ums, then + 35minimum for this year's empa, +105 for chem5 (beautiful paper more or less) meaning I need like 70-80 ums in chem 4, it's so unpredictable tho, I feel I could have got an A, B,C or a D in it lol, wbu?
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    Are the grade boundaries released at midnight tonight?
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    (Original post by Aph)
    Yeah I understand that, it's just that the system being like that would be a nightmare. Currently we have just under 2 weeks on clearing so taking a day away for a few unprepared people isn't worth it.
    True. Tbh you need to find a clearing place ASAP after results especially for the most popular courses (psychology, law and business) seem to go like mad!
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    Forensic Investigation sounds very interesting. Something I would definitely consider in a different life.
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    is it recommended to call your insurance to ask tomorrow evening if they have accepted or not? i already have my results (and missed offer of my insurance by 1 grade) will they tell me??
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Are the grade boundaries released at midnight tonight?
    Depends which exam board- AQA is 8am..
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Are the grade boundaries released at midnight tonight?
    I heard somewhere aqa release tomorrow morning 8am ish, and every other board will release BEFORE 6pm tomorrow
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    University of Greenwich - criminology and criminal psychology @PQ, it looks so interesting, I've always been intrigued by criminal behaviour and the minds of criminals.
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    (Original post by NHM)
    I really wanted to do animal behaviour but they want an A level in a core science subject
    There's always postgrad/professional training. The person who came to assess whether we were suitable cat owners from the RSPCA homing centre had done a PGDip in companion animal behaviour (ie pet behaviour not wild/zoo/farm animals) paid for by the
    (Original post by patricio_miguel)
    No, thanks.
    grumpy :p:
    it's just a bit of a laugh - imagining a parallel universe you doing something completely different.
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Are the grade boundaries released at midnight tonight?
    I think so for edexcel only though
    I hope my boundary predictions which are posted somewhere are too high compared to the real thing...
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    (Original post by SH0405)
    Temptation will win. It's just a matter of time.
    I will resist it! :rofl: I must!
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    (Original post by QueenBee98)
    I will resist it! :rofl: I must!
    Oh trust me you wont resist
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    When will WJEC release grade boundaries? They're not replying to tweets/fb/emails 🙄
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    (Original post by Aph)
    Forensic Investigation sounds very interesting. Something I would definitely consider in a different life.
    CSI:TSR :ninjagirl:

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    University of Greenwich - criminology and criminal psychology @PQ, it looks so interesting, I've always been intrigued by criminal behaviour and the minds of criminals.
    Criminal TSR Minds

    I'm getting a crime procedural feel from you lot

    How about some Sheffield University ROBOT WARS degree
 
 
 
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