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    Are you being serious with us, that you actually believe you can tell an Oxbridge interviewer "these excuses" and think they'll magically skip over the fact that your GCSE grades are poor?

    So far, I haven't seen once decent excuse from you. They pretty much consist of "I had 1 teacher that wasn't so good, and some of the kids weren't perfect so lessons didn't always run 100% fantastically smoothly..."

    You go to a grammar school, so infact, you've probably had a better education than most.
    i never said that is what i would tell the interviewer- i just said that they are the reasons.......
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    i never said that is what i would tell the interviewer- i just said that they are the reasons.......
    So basically, there were no reasons, yes?
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    We had people putting their mouths over gas taps, then getting a lighter and blowing flames and the teacher didnt care! One person got a sandwich bag and filled it with gas then lit it, and in physics ppl played football in the lab with a tennis ball.......... yeh ok, you try and get A*'s in that environment!!!! and this was a grammar school!!!
    i went to a schol where the teachers werent familiar with the GCSE syllabus, couldnt speak english (and no, i cant speak their language) , and there were no labs. the teachers desk was set fire to on numerous ocassions, as was the carpet, walls, ceiling, the doors etc. I went there, didnt complain and got pretty decent grades after i put in a lot of work on my own. oh- we almost got bombed twice by "stray missiles". i dont know that u are complaining about.
 
 
 

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