Economic Application Profiles (Future and Past) Watch

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(Original post by neomilan)
same... compared to all the 8A* to 15A* people in here, im rubbish! LSE and UCL will use my personal statement as toilet roll
Why? Just get your economics teacher to have an 'influence' on it lol.
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Gonna risk whipping from all those clever people out there in tsr

Year of Entry:2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 1A* 6As 3Bs
AS Grades:BBBE(E not cashed)
A2 Prediction/Results:A*AA (hehehe)
Previous Degree (if applicable): none whatsoever
Work Experience/Volunteering: umm.... volunteering at charity shop, does working at samsung as a temp count??
Universities applied to and decisions:LSE (risking whipping big time), Bath, Exeter, Southampton, Royal Holloway

Am from bloody s*** state skool and proud to b part of such a s*** skool
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The competition in this thread is insane. lol.
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(Original post by neomilan)
same... compared to all the 8A* to 15A* people in here, im rubbish! LSE and UCL will use my personal statement as toilet roll
there is one solution to this - kill yourself.



seriously, just improve the parts of your application you can improve. the rest is in the past.
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(Original post by jkang-92)
Gonna risk whipping from all those clever people out there in tsr

Year of Entry:2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 1A* 6As 3Bs
AS Grades:BBBE(E not cashed)
A2 Prediction/Results:A*AA (hehehe)
Previous Degree (if applicable): none whatsoever
Work Experience/Volunteering: umm.... volunteering at charity shop, does working at samsung as a temp count??
Universities applied to and decisions:LSE (risking whipping big time), Bath, Exeter, Southampton, Royal Holloway

Am from bloody s*** state skool and proud to b part of such a s*** skool

You have BBB cashed and you are predicted A*AA? :zomg:
I am not saying you couldn't achieve that, but what kind of school do you go to lmao?
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Year of Entry:2010
Deferred?: nope
GCE O'Level : AAAAAAAB
AS Grades: School offers direct A2 in a year.
A2 Achieved: A(Eco) A(Accounts) [Syllabus C2000, no A*] [Technically A* in both (90+ A2)]
A2 Predicted: Maths (A*) Business Studies (A*) History (A)
Previous Degree (if applicable): nada
Work Experience/Volunteering: 2 years community service programme in school. And some more. No work exp tho.
Universities applied to and decisions:LSE, Bath, Warwick, Unclear about the rest 2.
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(Original post by Jinru)
You have BBB cashed and you are predicted A*AA? :zomg:
I am not saying you couldn't achieve that, but what kind of school do you go to lmao?

nonono... u got it wrong... i didn't cash all the grades in yet...
am retaking 5modules... coz got low As and Bs...
dropped psychology coz i got E and decided not to cash in the grade
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 9A*
AS Grades: AAAA + further maths AS this year
A2 Prediction/Results: A*AA
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
Work Experience/Volunteering: I am a leader at a Beaver Scouts pack, err nothing else really.
Universities applied to and decisions: Bath, Birmingham, Cambridge, Nottingham, Warwick.
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 3A* 6As 1B .... special consideration asked for due to illness!
AS Grades: AAAAAA (Maths, FM, History, Physics, Geography, Economics)
A2 Prediction: A*A (Economics, Further maths)
A2 Results: AAA (Maths, Physics, Geography)
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
Work Experience/Volunteering: Interned at KPMG in China this summer. Currently working for a politician (and in a shop)!
Universities applied to and decisions: Cambridge, LSE, UCL, Durham, York
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(Original post by jkang-92)
Gonna risk whipping from all those clever people out there in tsr

Year of Entry:2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 1A* 6As 3Bs
AS Grades:BBBE(E not cashed)
A2 Prediction/Results:A*AA (hehehe)
Previous Degree (if applicable): none whatsoever
Work Experience/Volunteering: umm.... volunteering at charity shop, does working at samsung as a temp count??
Universities applied to and decisions:LSE (risking whipping big time), Bath, Exeter, Southampton, Royal Holloway

Am from bloody s*** state skool and proud to b part of such a s*** skool
How on earth did you get those predictions?!!!!! Surely you agree it's slightly unfair to those who's AS grades show they deserve them . . . .
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(Original post by Economist1234)
Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 3A* 6As 1B .... special consideration asked for due to illness!
AS Grades: AAAAAA (Maths, FM, History, Physics, Geography, Economics)
A2 Prediction: A*A (Economics, Further maths)
A2 Results: AAA (Maths, Physics, Geography)
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
Work Experience/Volunteering: Interned at KPMG in China this summer. Currently working for a politician (and in a shop)!
Universities applied to and decisions: Cambridge, LSE, UCL, Durham, York
which college did u apply to for durham?
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: nope
GCSEs: 11A*'s
AS Grades: AAAAAA
A2 Prediction: A*A*A*AAA( in order Maths, History, Economics, FM (although ill pobably get the A*)Citical Thinking and Geneal studies Last two self taught. im also doing a 15 point OU module in Ethics, a subject crucial to the evaluation of economic aims and policy)

Work Experience i spent a week at Yokshire Forwad a government QUANGO
Universities applied to and decisions: Cambridge(Trinity) LSE UCL Wawick Durham (Tevelyan)
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(Original post by vivianyuen)
which college did u apply to for durham?
Hatfield, I suppose you applied to Durham as well - which did you go for?
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(Original post by Economist1234)
How on earth did you get those predictions?!!!!! Surely you agree it's slightly unfair to those who's AS grades show they deserve them . . . .
I agree wid u but... just missed As in all my subjects and some of it wasn't my fault (my Maths teacher wasn't in for 6months so u know...):woo: :woo: :woo: :woo:
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(Original post by jkang-92)
I agree wid u but... just missed As in all my subjects and some of it wasn't my fault (my Maths teacher wasn't in for 6months so u know...):woo: :woo: :woo: :woo:
Sorry, I was a bit harsh. I guess if you only just missed As you were unlucky!

Good luck
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Hatfield, I suppose you applied to Durham as well - which did you go for?
the same lol
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(Original post by vivianyuen)
the same lol
Maybe see you there! Good luck
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Maybe see you there! Good luck
keep in touch, we might end up in the same place.

btw, has anyone received emails from ucl or lse or any other unis? my application was sent off on 6/10/09 and i received an email from lse saying they have received my application.
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: Currently on gap year
GCSEs: 4A* 7A
AS Grades: AAAA (Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology)
AS predicted: A (Economics)
A2 Results: AAAA (Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology)
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
Work Experience/Volunteering: 6 months volunteering in hospital, 6 months full time work for medical charity
Universities applied to and decisions: Bristol, Nottingham, Warwick, Sheffield, Exeter

Warwick and Bristol have acknowledged me and said I'll probs hear my decision before January 15th which is kool.
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(Original post by vivianyuen)
keep in touch, we might end up in the same place.

btw, has anyone received emails from ucl or lse or any other unis? my application was sent off on 6/10/09 and i received an email from lse saying they have received my application.
Only LSE, Cambridge and York so far. Durham have been quiet
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