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    Course: Philosophy
    Universities: Cambridge, Durham, Nottingham (offer), Manchester (offer), Exeter
    GCSE grades: A*A*A*A*AAABB
    AS grades (predicted/achieved): AAAC
    A2 grades (predicted/achieved): A*A*A & A* EPQ
    Extra curricular: Public speaking, volunteering, student leadership team, Amnesty International, Philosophy society

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    (Original post by OzymandiasII)
    I am (open application though), are you preparing, I'm just reading more philosophy and going to look over the specification paper.
    Same here, nothing much more we can do really, haha. Good luck!
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    (Original post by soooo0)
    128 UCAS Points (basically one B from 2 A levels, I put it down in case I screwed up) and I got an offer from York today, conditional ABB
    Thats amazing! look at you getting offers everyday, Im still waiting after weeks xD
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    (Original post by MJ15)
    Thats amazing! look at you getting offers everyday, Im still waiting after weeks xD
    Aw don't worry your grades are amazing, they'll all come through soon.
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    Course: Accounting & Finance
    Universities: Nottingham, Bath, Reading, UEA and LSE
    GCSE grades: 7A*s 4As
    AS grades (predicted/achieved): AAAB (Maths, Psychology, Accounting and Economics)+ A in EPQ
    A2 grades (predicted/achieved): AAA (Maths, Accounting and Economics)

    Still waiting for references to be approved so my application hasn't even been fully sent and I'm torturing myself looking at everyone's offers :bawling:
    Update: now have 3/5 offers woo!
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    (Original post by hope0livia)
    Any other Philosophy applicants? Anybody else taking the Philosophy Admission test for Oxford?
    I have applied for Philosophy at Cambridge! How are you feeling about Oxbridge interviews? I went to a preparation day at Keble college the other week and the most important thing that I learnt was to precisely define the terms in the question before even attempting to answer (e.g justified) They also advised that you offer an answer, criticise your answer and then critique that criticism, as it were.
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    Anyone else applying for pharmacology/life sciences/biological sciences
    Lol it comes under different things for different unis
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    Course: History
    Universities: Exeter, Glasgow, Reading, Southampton, Sussex
    GCSE grades: 2A*s 7As and 2Bs
    AS grades: BBB
    A2 grades (predicted): ABB
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    (Original post by eruditeprincess)
    My application hasn't even gone in yet and probably won't go for a few more weeks but I'm terrified of being rejected from my chosen universities!! My sixth form team at school have asked about other places for me to apply if I get 5 rejections and it's made me scared that I won't get in anywhere. Idk if I'm being silly but I really want to get in to university!
    If you have a sensible spread of potential choices; some above, some at, and some below your predictions you will get offers. Most people receive at least 4 or 5 offers.

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    I've already posted in this thread. But now I have a question. I'm an international student who still has tests to take. I just took my ACT last week. I'll be taking SAT Subject Tests in December and the SAT in January (it might be the other way around, I have to check. I probably won't get scores until after I send in my picaroon. Probably will only have my ACT score. Should I just send it in now with grades pending or what until I get the ACT score and maybe the SAT score if I can find a test center in November (full at my school.) I have everything else filled in besides that. Also what do you think of applying to two different courses at a university? One of the schools I'm applying to is University of Nottingham and I'm interested in both the BA Politics and International Relations as well as MSci International Relations and Grobal Issues. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a MSci degree? It's a four year undergraduate degree where you gain a masters qualification.
    I know that's alot of questions. But I'd really appreciate some answers.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    If you have a sensible spread of potential choices; some above, some at, and some below your predictions you will get offers. Most people receive at least 4 or 5 offers.

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    Thank you! My issue is my school haven't given me my predicted grades and nobody has their predicted grades and so that's causing me anxiety. Plus drama is non-linear and so last year counts and because this year has, through my stupidity and discomfort, not got off to a good start, drama is the one most likely to blow my application and cause me problems moving forward, along with cause the rest of my group problems as I am obviously holding them back from getting good grades for drama and succeeding.
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    (Original post by eruditeprincess)
    Thank you! My issue is my school haven't given me my predicted grades and nobody has their predicted grades and so that's causing me anxiety. Plus drama is non-linear and so last year counts and because this year has, through my stupidity and discomfort, not got off to a good start, drama is the one most likely to blow my application and cause me problems moving forward, along with cause the rest of my group problems as I am obviously holding them back from getting good grades for drama and succeeding.
    I agree they should tell your predictions, otherwise how can you be expected to apply to appropriate universities.

    Have they given you a date?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    I agree they should tell your predictions, otherwise how can you be expected to apply to appropriate universities.

    Have they given you a date?
    Nope. They want us to apply by December 31st.
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    (Original post by eruditeprincess)
    Nope. They want us to apply by December 31st.
    Plenty of time then.

    I would say, though, if they have given you a deadline, then it's only fair for you to give them a deadline for your predictions. Have you asked?
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    (Original post by NoahMal)
    Yep I study BTEC ICT
    Thank God!! I haven't seen anyone studying BTECs in this thread until now


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    (Original post by jessicaac)
    Thank God!! I haven't seen anyone studying BTECs in this thread until now


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    I also do : Maths, further maths, physics, EPQ and AEA (dependant on offer)
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    Application sent on the 31/10/2016

    Course: History and Politics or some variant
    Universities: Durham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham and Aberdeen
    GCSE grades: A*A*AAAABCCC
    AS grades (achieved) AABD plus predicted A* in my EPQ
    A2 grades (predicted) A*AA

    Offers;

    Glasgow (conditional on achieving AAB)
    Birmingham (conditional on achieving AAB or ABB with an A in EPQ)
    Aberdeen (conditional on achieving BBB)
    Durham- Mildert (conditional on achieving A*AA)



    Good luck everyone
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    Name: Beth
    Course: Neuroscience
    GCSEs: 5A*, 5A, 2B, 1C
    I already have 3 A2s, A*AA in English, History and Biology
    This year I'm doing psychology and chemistry with A*A predictions
    Applying to
    Oxford
    Bristol (Conditional offer)
    Edinburgh
    UCL
    KCL
    So excited already!
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    (Original post by soooo0)
    Aw don't worry your grades are amazing, they'll all come through soon.
    Thanks :* I hope so
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    Course: Earth science/ Geology
    Universities: Oxford, leeds (offer A*AA), bristol (offer AAB), Exeter (offer AAB), and Birmingham (offer unconditional).
    GCSE grades: A*A*A*A*AAAABB
    AS grades (achieved): AAAA
    A2 grades (predicted/achieved): A*A*A

    Good luck everyone!!
 
 
 
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