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    (Original post by furryface12)
    Only just remembered this when I just saw you here, dad said it was the Boston Globe if that helps around the 28th-30th July (or maybe the beginning of August. I can't find anything with a quick google search though, sorry!
    Ah right, I'll look it up, thank you and its completely fine
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    (Original post by Darth_Newdar)
    Well they're about as far apart chronologically as it is possible to get Should be fun creating the 'link' there is supposed to be between them!
    That sounds about as easy as trying to create the physics-music link for my personal statement, although I think I've got that sorted now, it's just the rest that's the problem
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Yeah same I'm getting my econ paper remarked haha, I am not satisfied with my 78 in Macro :O

    It really is - Russia is the only really fun topic and even then tis just essays xP.

    Ah fair enough - I messed up suvat haha it said a motorbiker started driving 10 secs after the car so I thought like an idiot for suvat I'd say t=T+10 and go an answer that was 50 seconds from the answer xD
    I am sure with practice you would be able to haha - after all your scores overall are more impressive than mine
    Do you think the remark will help? Do you first see a copy of the script and then decide?
    I like essays (at least Economics essays) but I guess you have to remember a lot of dates for History. :rolleyes:
    It's a really difficult choice. I would have more time to practise because I will have now only 4 subjects instead of 5 but I have to talk to my Maths teachers and ask them if it's realistic. (I like Maths, my score is good because I had some practice but I'm not a genius. )
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    (Original post by Idle)
    Is it bad that I am already downloading past exam papers for next June's exams?
    Yes, it makes me feel bad for doing pretty much nothing




    (Original post by Epic Flawless)
    Economics
    AS Subjects: Mathematics (A), Further Mathematics (A), Economics (A), Physics (A)
    A2 Subjects: Mathematics (Predicted A*), Further Mathematics (Predicted A*), Economics (Predicted A*), Physics (Predicted A*)
    University choices: University of Cambridge, LSE, UCL, University of Warwick and University of Nottingham

    So how much work do you guys have to do for school, when you return?
    Done!

    None!

    (Original post by mosobean)
    Hi everyone!

    AS Subjects: Human Biology, History, English Lit, Psychology
    A2 Subjects: History, English Lit + Psychology
    University choices: Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Queen Mary's UofL

    Hoping to do an English degree
    Done!
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    Yes, it makes me feel bad for doing pretty much nothing
    Are you just chilling out in Pakistan?
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    (Original post by Idle)
    Is it bad that I am already downloading past exam papers for next June's exams?
    Not really. It does mean that you really aren't living up to ur username o.O
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    (Original post by Fruity0050)
    Ahaha! Well, tbh, my dream is to study Dentistry - and literally, I'd go anywhere! I was even seriously considering Holland! :eek: But If I could go anywhere I wanted, probably Manchester or Glasgow at the mo! Great uni's
    Ahh I heard Scottish unis are much harder to get into though?
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    (Original post by purplemind)
    Do you think the remark will help? Do you first see a copy of the script and then decide?
    I like essays (at least Economics essays) but I guess you have to remember a lot of dates for History. :rolleyes:
    It's a really difficult choice. I would have more time to practise because I will have now only 4 subjects instead of 5 but I have to talk to my Maths teachers and ask them if it's realistic. (I like Maths, my score is good because I had some practice but I'm not a genius. )
    Possibly - and yes I've ordered my script already so I can make an educated decision
    Yeah the economics ones are really fun and actually have a clear pattern - with History it feels a bit more lucky dip with whatever examiner you get and women's suffrage essays are so boring :sleep: though I somehow got 90 haha.

    I can see your points - and 5 subjects haha, I don't think I'd ever be able to handle that . I can't listen to my maths teachers anymore they have betrayed me so much that I just make my own choices haha. There's an inner genius somewhere inside of you
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    (Original post by Blueray2)
    Ahh I heard Scottish unis are much harder to get into though?
    Is this in general or just for that? I was going to apply to two of them..,


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    ARGHHHH so struggling with this Personal Statement !! im 1000 characters over the count - and this is AFTER going on a massive trimming down spree . :mad:
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Possibly - and yes I've ordered my script already so I can make an educated decision
    Yeah the economics ones are really fun and actually have a clear pattern - with History it feels a bit more lucky dip with whatever examiner you get and women's suffrage essays are so boring :sleep: though I somehow got 90 haha.

    I can see your points - and 5 subjects haha, I don't think I'd ever be able to handle that . I can't listen to my maths teachers anymore they have betrayed me so much that I just make my own choices haha. There's an inner genius somewhere inside of you
    But it should always be marked the same, not more or less generously. What is your exam board?
    I go to a boarding school (it's in a village) and sometimes it is so boring that I just sit down and revise even if I don't have to. If I managed my time more efficiently, I could have done more than I actually did.
    Betrayed you? What do you mean?
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    Is this in general or just for that? I was going to apply to two of them..,


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    In general they have preference to Scottish students. Scotland is a good place for its indigenous people, for instance they get free prescriptions as well.
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    Hey everyone, I was stuck between what to study; Geography, Chemistry, or Natural Sciences. I became interested in Natural sciences and decided this is what I wanted to study. However, after a meeting with a teacher, they suggested that I looked into applying for other subjects.

    For AS level, I got AABB in Biology, Geography, Chemistry, and Maths respectively.
    In Biology, my overall UMS was 244/300: Unit 1 i got 88/90 (A), Unit 2 i got 118/150 (B), and in the ISA i got 38/60 (C).
    In Geography, my overall UMS was 180/200: Unit 1 I got 130/140 (A) , Unit 2 I got 50/60 (A)
    In Chemistry, my overall UMS was 233/300: Unit 1 I got 69/90 (B), Unit 2 i got 120/150(A), and in the ISA i got 38/60 (C)
    In Mathematics, my overall UMS was 237/300: in C1 I got 82/100 (A), in C2 i got 75/100 (B), and in M1 i got 80/100 (A)


    If I do apply for Natural sciences, I want to eventually specialise in Chemistry, but also study Geography/Earth sciences along the way. However, my grades may affect me.

    Some background info:
    I went to a secondary school that had one of the lowest pass rates in East London. However, I managed to get the 4th highest result in my entire (170 student) year group. I left year 11 with: 6 As, 3 Bs, 1 C, two distinctions, and a distinction*.
    Two other important things is that, I got the highest Geography GCSE result in my year (the highest GCSE result, and the only boy to get higher than a B). The second thing is that I actually studied foundation level for GCSE double award science. I got Bs in both Core Science and Additional science because I got an A*, and an A in both ISAs that I took. In the exams, I took 6 exams over the three years studying science; 4 were foundation level, whilst the other two were higher exams (both higher exams were taken in for core Biology, and Additional Biology). I obtained 69/69 in all 4 foundation level exams, and I received 62/100 in the core Biology exam, and 87/100 in the Additional Biology exam (this was the last science exam I took).
    In year 9 I was entered for higher, I ended up getting a C in the Biology exam, so for the chemistry, and Physic exams, I was only allowed to do foundation. However, after continued complaining, and proving to my teachers that I could do higher, my science teacher allowed me to take the higher exam in the 2nd Biology exam. I ended up getting 87/100.



    Now for the universities.. I was interested in Cambridge, and UCL as my ambitious University choices. Although, I think this might be unrealistic. What are my options? and does anyone have any suggestions for me?

    Many thanks everyonee!
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    Hey everyone, I was stuck between what to study; Geography, Chemistry, or Natural Sciences. I became interested in Natural sciences and decided this is what I wanted to study. However, after a meeting with a teacher, they suggested that I looked into applying for other subjects.

    For AS level, I got AABB in Biology, Geography, Chemistry, and Maths respectively.
    In Biology, my overall UMS was 244/300: Unit 1 i got 88/90 (A), Unit 2 i got 118/150 (B), and in the ISA i got 38/60 (C).
    In Geography, my overall UMS was 180/200: Unit 1 I got 130/140 (A) , Unit 2 I got 50/60 (A)
    In Chemistry, my overall UMS was 233/300: Unit 1 I got 69/90 (B), Unit 2 i got 120/150(A), and in the ISA i got 38/60 (C)
    In Mathematics, my overall UMS was 237/300: in C1 I got 82/100 (A), in C2 i got 75/100 (B), and in M1 i got 80/100 (A)


    If I do apply for Natural sciences, I want to eventually specialise in Chemistry, but also study Geography/Earth sciences along the way. However, my grades may affect me.

    Some background info:
    I went to a secondary school that had one of the lowest pass rates in East London. However, I managed to get the 4th highest result in my entire (170 student) year group. I left year 11 with: 6 As, 3 Bs, 1 C, two distinctions, and a distinction*.
    Two other important things is that, I got the highest Geography GCSE result in my year (the highest GCSE result, and the only boy to get higher than a B). The second thing is that I actually studied foundation level for GCSE double award science. I got Bs in both Core Science and Additional science because I got an A*, and an A in both ISAs that I took. In the exams, I took 6 exams over the three years studying science; 4 were foundation level, whilst the other two were higher exams (both higher exams were taken in for core Biology, and Additional Biology). I obtained 69/69 in all 4 foundation level exams, and I received 62/100 in the core Biology exam, and 87/100 in the Additional Biology exam (this was the last science exam I took).
    In year 9 I was entered for higher, I ended up getting a C in the Biology exam, so for the chemistry, and Physic exams, I was only allowed to do foundation. However, after continued complaining, and proving to my teachers that I could do higher, my science teacher allowed me to take the higher exam in the 2nd Biology exam. I ended up getting 87/100.



    Now for the universities.. I was interested in Cambridge, and UCL as my ambitious University choices. Although, I think this might be unrealistic. What are my options? and does anyone have any suggestions for me?

    Many thanks everyonee!
    What secondary school in East London? I think I might know it :beard:

    Without trying to sound harsh, I don't think you'd stand much of a change at Cambridge Nat Sci with Bs in maths and chemistry, unless you have a good reason for your low scores? Even then it's incredibly competitive and a lot of applicants will have 90%+ in all their subjects, but you can still try and apply if you want.
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    (Original post by purplemind)
    But it should always be marked the same, not more or less generously. What is your exam board?
    I go to a boarding school (it's in a village) and sometimes it is so boring that I just sit down and revise even if I don't have to. If I managed my time more efficiently, I could have done more than I actually did.
    Betrayed you? What do you mean?
    It should be but stupid subjectivity doesn't allow that - Edexcel, I got 64 in January and 90 in June I still have no idea whether that was an improvement in technique or just a nicer examiner.

    Ahah I see - I do a similar thing despite having London at my door - Maths is better than exploring London ofc

    Several occasions - first bumping me down from higher to foundation in yr10 (probably deserved though) but more importantly nearly preventing me from taking A-level maths because I was 0.1 off the point criteria. They also did not let me take Further Maths without an A*, they also didn't listen to me until March. and now they are forcing me to do D1 - also apparently trying to prevent me from doing additional further maths, I swear I get so much **** from them, yet I have the highest maths score in the entire year
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    (Original post by Blueray2)
    In general they have preference to Scottish students. Scotland is a good place for its indigenous people, for instance they get free prescriptions as well.
    True that, free prescriptions would be a very useful thing to have! I'll just apply to Edinburgh and Glasgow anyway I think- if I don't get in I don't get in, I'm probably going to reapply next year anyway


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    if I don't get timetabled for music, might do physics AS then do the A2 in my gap year.
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    (Original post by keromedic)
    if I don't get timetabled for music, might do physics AS then do the A2 in my gap year.
    What makes you wanna do a gap year, out of interest?
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    What makes you wanna do a gap year, out of interest?
    Because I'm applying for University next year and there's not really a reason for me to do a 3rd year of college.
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    Is this in general or just for that? I was going to apply to two of them..,


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    ****, I was going to apply to two of them as well
 
 
 
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