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    Name: Amy
    Location: North East
    Course: History
    Where: Oxford, St Andrews, Durham, Loughborough and the mysterious fifth choice that I have not yet decided upon (edit: Leeds!)
    GCSE grades: 10A* 2A
    AS grades:
    English Literature A (91/100 raw marks)
    Government and Politics A (184 UMS)
    Mathematics A (248 UMS, literally scraped an A I know but I'm dropping it, and anyway I'm shocked I even managed an A considering how badly C1 and C2 went, cheers OCR)
    History (C - pending remark - yes this is a disaster and I honestly have no idea where it's all gone wrong but it's a linear course anyway)
    and then an A in General Studies lmao
    A2 Predicted: A*A*A (EngLit, GovPol, History) and an A* in General Studies
    Offers: Haven't applied yet but fingers crossed someone out there likes me!

    Good luck with your applications everyone
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    Name: Bruce
    Location: North west
    Course: Law
    Where? ULaw, Lancaster, Kent, Manchester, Cambridge
    AS grades+Subjects:

    Law - A
    Business - A
    Economics - A
    Maths - C

    A2 Predicted/Achieved:

    I haven't received offers yet, but i think I'll have A*AA
    Offers? Haven't applied yet.
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Name: MrsShellyC
    Location: London
    Course: English
    Where? Nottingham, Glasgow,KCL, Swansea,Bournemouth (subject to change due to overprotective and nagging Asian parents)
    AS grades+Subjects: English(B), History (C but sent for remark), Business (C atm but sent for a remark so could change to a B)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: Fingers crossed I get AAB or higher. Atm I seem to be predicted ABB.
    Offers? Haven't applied yet but hopefully want to get it sent by next month
    (Original post by IKEAPanda37)
    Name: Callum
    Location: Somewhere in the UK
    Course: Translation / Translation and Interpreting in French and Spanish
    Where: Cardiff (definite) / UEA, Birmingham (maybe) / Leicester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Swansea (not visited yet)
    AS grades: BCDD in Travel and Tourism, French, Geography and Economics. Dropped Economics, may retake Geography and French
    A2 Predicted: Unsure yet
    Offers: Haven't applied, haven't visited all unis yet, probably won't receive any offers anyway
    Yay fellow Swans!
    Absolutely adore that place. I wanna go back to get a feel for the town centre, but the student village and singleton looks so perfect!!! So excited for offers day if I get one eeeeeep
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    Name: yes
    Location: London
    Course: Business management
    Where? loughborough, royal holloway, leeds, nottingham, queen mary
    AS grades+Subjects: business, psychology, economics (ccc)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved:haven't given them to us yet :/
    Offers? obviously not
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    (Original post by BigMan Ting)
    Wagwarn
    What ends you from g?

    Name: Daniel
    Location: North Kent
    Course: Computer Science w/ a year in industry
    Where: Kent, Essex, Brunel, Leicester and Brighton
    AS grades: Distinction, BCU had to drop Economics, got a C in History and B in General Studies and D in BTEC Business
    A2 Predicted: Unsure yet, probably Distinction Distinction B
    Offers: I think I won't get any offers at all tbh.
    Ahahah aiiiight from Bromley wbu
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    Name: Millie-Rose^-^
    Location: West Yorkshire
    Course: Law with French Law (and French language)
    Where? Kent, Birmingham, Nottingham, Bristol and Oxford
    AS grades+Subjects: A Law, A French, B Theatre Studies (And History which is linear so no grade:c ), C Classical Civilization (Taught myself, so super pleased!)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: Predicted A* Law, A* French, A Theatre, A History
    Offers? Not applied yet!!!!
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    (Original post by ImagineCats)
    Yay fellow Swans!
    Absolutely adore that place. I wanna go back to get a feel for the town centre, but the student village and singleton looks so perfect!!! So excited for offers day if I get one eeeeeep
    Haha You're making me really excited to visit now, I look forward to it
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    (Original post by IKEAPanda37)
    Haha You're making me really excited to visit now, I look forward to it
    You so should! After your lectures/tours,remember to cross the main road and go into the trees/bushes and discover the GORGEOUS beach! Keep walking along the seafront to get to the city centre!
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Name: MrsShellyC
    Location: London
    Course: English
    Where? Nottingham, Glasgow,KCL, Swansea,Bournemouth (subject to change due to overprotective and nagging Asian parents)
    AS grades+Subjects: English(B), History (C but sent for remark), Business (C atm but sent for a remark so could change to a B)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: Fingers crossed I get AAB or higher. Atm I seem to be predicted ABB.
    Offers? Haven't applied yet but hopefully want to get it sent by next month
    If you have any Qs once I get there lemme know.

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    Name: Trapz99
    Location: London (South)
    Course: Economics/ Economics and Maths
    Where?: UCL, KCL, QMUL, maybe LSE, maybe Bristol
    AS grades+Subjects: AAAC in Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: A*AAC
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Name: MrsShellyC
    Location: London
    Course: English
    Where? Nottingham, Glasgow,KCL, Swansea,Bournemouth (subject to change due to overprotective and nagging Asian parents)
    AS grades+Subjects: English(B), History (C but sent for remark), Business (C atm but sent for a remark so could change to a B)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: Fingers crossed I get AAB or higher. Atm I seem to be predicted ABB.
    Offers? Haven't applied yet but hopefully want to get it sent by next month
    lol my parents are Asian and they're like "If you can't get into Cambridge just go to the local university and stay at home"
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    (Original post by ImagineCats)
    Ahahah aiiiight from Bromley wbu
    Used to live in Lewisham a couple of years back but now I live near the Medway in Kent.

    why'd u pick swansea tho - thats a trek from Bromley lol
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    lol my parents are Asian and they're like "If you can't get into Cambridge just go to the local university and stay at home"
    Damn D: if my parents were like that I'd be off to Oxford
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    Name: Jay
    Location: London
    Course: Computer Science
    Where: Cambridge, Imperial, UCL, Bristol, Warwick
    AS grades: AAAAB (Maths, Further Maths, Chem, Physics, French)
    A2 Predicted: A*A*A*A (Dropping french lool)
    Offers: Haven't applied yet
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    Name: Harriet
    Location: Nottingham (ish)
    Course: LLB Law
    Where? Bristol, Newcastle, Manchester, York and Liverpool
    AS grades+Subjects: Geography A, Economics A, Spanish B, Biology C (+ general studies B)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: AAA although my geog and econ teachers were happy to predict me an A* so i might ask them to raise it (i said an A was fine as I didn't want to be disappointed if i didnt make the A* but i now realise this was a bit foolish)
    Offers? not applied yet!
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Damn D: if my parents were like that I'd be off to Oxford
    Tbh they've changed their minds recently and now they don't mind if I go out of London for uni
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    (Original post by BigMan Ting)
    Used to live in Lewisham a couple of years back but now I live near the Medway in Kent.

    why'd u pick swansea tho - thats a trek from Bromley lol
    Ha nice escape lool yeah thats probably one of the main reasons- far away from this weird place. Nice location but everyone knows each other and I wanna experience a new place ygm? Plus swans is next to the beach and I <3 beaches so I gotta go there
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    If you have any Qs once I get there lemme know.

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    Will do bebs!

    (Original post by Trapz99)
    lol my parents are Asian and they're like "If you can't get into Cambridge just go to the local university and stay at home"
    Yeah basically the same for me. But they don't want me to go anywhere apart from KCL.
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    (Original post by ImagineCats)
    Yay fellow Swans!
    Absolutely adore that place. I wanna go back to get a feel for the town centre, but the student village and singleton looks so perfect!!! So excited for offers day if I get one eeeeeep
    Haven't been but I've heard its awesome. I'd probably put it as an insurance or something!
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    Does anyone know if I would still have a good chance at Oxford doing just 3 subjects in both my first and second year at sixth form?
 
 
 
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