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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    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?
    Don't see why not?

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Don't see why not?

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    I know they only require 3 but everyone on TSR seems to have 4+, so do you not think it would disadvantage me?
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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    I know they only require 3 but everyone on TSR seems to have 4+, so do you not think it would disadvantage me?
    They say that it doesn't matter to them whether you have 3 or 4+, they make offers for 3 grades. It'd be better to take 3 and meet that offer than take 4 and miss out.
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    (Original post by CatusStarbright)
    They say that it doesn't matter to them whether you have 3 or 4+, they make offers for 3 grades. It'd be better to take 3 and meet that offer than take 4 and miss out.
    Okay thank you, do you think this even for not having an AS level? Like just doing 3 subjects from day one at sixth form
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    just sent off my penultimate postgraduate application*
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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    I know they only require 3 but everyone on TSR seems to have 4+, so do you not think it would disadvantage me?
    It really doesn't disadvantage you

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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    Okay thank you, do you think this even for not having an AS level? Like just doing 3 subjects from day one at sixth form
    Due to changes to linear qualifications, this is becoming ever more common. I really wouldn't worry about it. Just focus on the good grades!
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    Lovely thread ImagineCats! I've stickied it for you

    Good luck with your applications everyone! You'll all have a fantastic time at uni :woo:
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    Hey I have waited a long time to participate in one of these threads.
    The grading system in France is different so with grades and stuff it is too long to explain.

    Name: Ijeoma
    Location: Paris
    Course: Popular Music
    Offers: Falmouth University, University of Kent, Southampton Solent University, Manchester Met uni, Bimm (haven't applied yet)
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    (Original post by Fox Corner)
    Lovely thread ImagineCats! I've stickied it for you

    Good luck with your applications everyone! You'll all have a fantastic time at uni :woo:
    Thank you!! Yay I feel important
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    Name: James Burton
    Location: Keswick
    Course: Computer Science
    Where? Cambridge, Imperial, UCL, Manchester and Lancaster
    AS grades+Subjects: New Specification A-Level Physics (No grade) / A-Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics both A.
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: A*A*A
    Offers? In the process of sending UCAS application
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    Registered with UCAS today, cannot wait to start applying! Hope to have everything sent off first week in October
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    (Original post by GeorgeB16)
    Registered with UCAS today, cannot wait to start applying! Hope to have everything sent off first week in October
    Planning to send mine off by the Oxbridge deadline so I get my offers as soon as possible and can make up my mind
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Planning to send mine off by the Oxbridge deadline so I get my offers as soon as possible and can make up my mind
    Just as an FYI, I did this but only heard back from UCL/Nottingham after 3 months and a month respectively. So it can be sporadic.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Just as an FYI, I did this but only heard back from UCL/Nottingham after 3 months and a month respectively. So it can be sporadic.

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    Oh damn that's slow. I'll make a fastest offer senders thread!
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    Made a fastest offer senders thread here

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4319440
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    Name: Ben
    Location: Cumbria
    Course: Education Studies/ Primary Education
    Where? Middlesex, Brighton, Greenwich, and, Oxford Brookes
    AS grades+Subjects: CoPE (Pass), Drama (D), General Studies (D), ICT (D), Media (D*)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: Drama (C), Cambridge Technicals in Business (D), Media (D*), General Studies (C)
    Offers? Haven't Applied
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    Name: Marie
    Location: Bucks
    Course: Law
    Where? Warwick, LSE, King's, Nottingham, and undecided on last
    AS grades+Subjects: AAABB in English Lit, History, Psychology, Biology, General Studies respectively (finished General in a year to A2, but since none of my unis count it, it seems useless now)
    A2 Predicted/Achieved: A*A*A*A. Offers?
    Not even reached my LNAT test date yet But hopefully Warwick as first choice!
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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    Okay thank you, do you think this even for not having an AS level? Like just doing 3 subjects from day one at sixth form
    I emailed them back at the start of year 12 when I was considering dropping to three AS's, they said they need a fourth AS - not just Oxbridge, but pretty much every Russell (eventually decided Oxford wasn't for me so emailed the rest)

    However there's loads of online courses etc where you can do an AS alongside you A2's so maybe something to look at? You could always take a subject you find really easy just to bring it to 4. Although I'm guessing if you're getting like A*A*A* they probably won't care
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    (Original post by Harvey'sLaw)
    I emailed them back at the start of year 12 when I was considering dropping to three AS's, they said they need a fourth AS - not just Oxbridge, but pretty much every Russell (eventually decided Oxford wasn't for me so emailed the rest)

    However there's loads of online courses etc where you can do an AS alongside you A2's so maybe something to look at? You could always take a subject you find really easy just to bring it to 4. Although I'm guessing if you're getting like A*A*A* they probably won't care
    I'm not sure if it has changed now but I've emailed at least 5 unis and they said 3 AS is okay, sometimes they like an EPQ instead though. Thank you anyway
 
 
 
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