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    (Original post by Soontobesuper)
    I'm not to sure, I'd probably say that they give them equal weighting perhaps
    Definitely not equal weighting.

    Predictions are often exaggerated by teachers - your AS results are your actual attainment, hence AS results > Predictions as you can be friendly with your teacher and get predicted A or A*s
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Definitely not equal weighting.

    Predictions are often exaggerated by teachers - your AS results are your actual attainment, hence AS results > Predictions as you can be friendly with your teacher and get predicted A or A*s
    I guess the unis will be suspicious if someone goes from a C to an A in their prediction thou, so yes.
    Tbh I wasn't too sure and was hoping someone would correct me!.
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    Predictions are important, but if an admissions tutor sees someone predicted say, A*AA off the back of ABCC at AS or something then they're going to know something's up. I think they use them both together; it isn't a case of one being more important than the other.
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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    Predictions are important, but if an admissions tutor sees someone predicted say, A*AA off the back of ABCC at AS or something then they're going to know something's up. I think they use them both together; it isn't a case of one being more important than the other.
    I kinda agree - they compliment each other, AS results v realistic predictions - obviously they can see absurdity if somebody got say ABC at AS and is predicted A*AB - A2 usually gets harder so a prediction like this makes no sense.

    When there is such a large difference like that in grades, then they will use the AS results more. I think the case where somebody has 4As and is predicted say A*A*A or something predictions do help an application. For lower grades you can't really move up or down without there being a slight doubt from an admissions tutor
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    hey guys, I'm in Year 11 and I really need some help!

    Basically, I was supposed to be attending a private school where I achieved a 50% scholarship, but due to financial reasons, it would be difficult (not impossible) to send me there. I received my GCSEs this week and achieved 14A*s and want to take Spanish, Maths, Chemistry and Biology for A-Level (I dont mind taking IB either) and was wondering whether good sixth forms such as St Olaves (1st choice), tiffins, etc, or private schools that can give me a good scholarship, e.g. city of london, epsom college, reigate grammar, etc would still consider me? I really don't wanna go back to my old school due to bullying so any help would be great!


    Also if anyone could give me good grammar schools in south east england/central london, it would really help!

    thanks

    xx
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    (Original post by radhikagulati)
    hey guys, I'm in Year 11 and I really need some help!

    Basically, I was supposed to be attending a private school where I achieved a 50% scholarship, but due to financial reasons, it would be difficult (not impossible) to send me there. I received my GCSEs this week and achieved 14A*s and want to take Spanish, Maths, Chemistry and Biology for A-Level (I dont mind taking IB either) and was wondering whether good sixth forms such as St Olaves (1st choice), tiffins, etc, or private schools that can give me a good scholarship, e.g. city of london, epsom college, reigate grammar, etc would still consider me? I really don't wanna go back to my old school due to bullying so any help would be great!


    Also if anyone could give me good grammar schools in south east england/central london, it would really help!

    thanks

    xx
    I don't know if these schools are near you as they are all North London but they have are all high on the leguae tables, and have good reps: Henrietta Barnet, St Micheals, Latymer, Cardinal Vaghan,Watford, Camden, Parmiters
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    Got completely slated, when I used the TSR PS help service. Some of it admittedly was Grammatical, but a lot of it was to do with specifics in the sense I should be mentioning why I want to study my chosen course (Biomed). However, I am v reluctant to out rightly name the course in my ps as I also want to apply for Bio chem in some Unis! Help Please!
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    just did a past paper for c1 which i'm resitting for the third time next june as i got a c this summer,i got 56/72 which was a B so i'm happy because i only read over my notes woo
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    (Original post by krishkmistry)
    just did a past paper for c1 which i'm resitting for the third time next june as i got a c this summer,i got 56/72 which was a B so i'm happy because i only read over my notes woo
    Why did you only read over your notes if you were resitting it?

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    (Original post by adi19956)
    Why did you only read over your notes if you were resitting it?

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    i mean i read over my notes before i did the paper today,i made notes before my resit this year!
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    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Physics (A), Geography (B), Chemistry (C)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry
    University Choices: Bath, Bristol, Sheffield, Brunel, Loughborough


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    AS Subjects: Biology (A), Chemistry (A), Physics (A), Maths (A), Further Maths (B), General Studies (B)
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics
    University Choices: Oxford, Durham, York, Warwick, Manchester


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    AS Subjects: Business Studies (A), English Literature (A), History (A), Latin (A)
    A2 Subjects: English Literature, History, Latin
    University Choices: Durham, Exeter, KCL, Oxford, UCL


    Computer Science

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    AS Subjects: Physics, Maths, Computing, Early Modern History
    A2 Subjects: Physics, Maths, Computing
    University Choices: Exeter

    m00c0w
    AS Subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Further Maths
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry/Computing
    University Choices: Warwick, Durham, Bristol, UCL, Southampton


    Chemical Engineering

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    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Art, Further Maths
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Art
    University Choices: Manchester, Birmingham

    Branman
    AS Subjects: Chemistry (A), Physics (A), Maths (A), Further Maths (A)
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Further Maths
    University Choices: Oxford, Imperial, Bath, Leeds and Nottingham

    Helmet Diver
    AS Subjects: Biology (A), Chemistry (A), Maths (A), Physics (A) (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths
    University Choices: Bath, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester


    Chemistry

    ethery
    AS Subjects: Chemistry (A), Maths (A), Physics (B), French (A)
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Maths, Physics
    University Choices: TBA

    CJG21
    AS Subjects: Chemistry (A), Maths (A), Further Maths (A), Physics (B)
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths, Physics
    University choices: TBA

    lizz-ie
    AS Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics
    University choices: Five out of Sheffield, Birmingham, Nottingham, Oxford, Leeds and York

    mynameisntbobk
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Psychology
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Psychology
    University choices: Durham

    BOOM!!!
    AS Subjects: Chemistry (A), Mathematics (A), Further Maths (A), Geography (A), Biology (B)
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Maths, Geography, Further Maths/Biology
    University choices: 5 of Warwick, Sheffield, York, Nottingham, Oxford, Leeds, Bath and Bristol


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    AS Subjects: Biology, Psychology, Sociology, English Lit + Lang
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Psychology and Sociology
    University choices: Exeter, Leeds, City, St George and Birmingham/London Southbanks


    Economics

    purplemind
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Maths, Further Maths, Polish
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Economics, Maths, Further Maths, Polish
    University choices: Cambridge, London School of Economics, Warwick, University College London, St Andrews

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    AS Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Economics (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Economics
    University choices: Cambridge, LSE, UCL, Bath, Warwick/Bristol

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    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

    Jkizer
    AS Subjects: Economics (A) Psychology (A), Maths (B), ICT (C), General Studies (C) (+EPQ: A)
    A2 Subjects: Economics (Predicted A*), Psychology (Predicted A), Maths (Predicted A/B)
    University choices: Surrey, Southampton, Royal Holloway, Reading, Sussex/Queens

    NedStark
    AS Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Phyiscs (+ EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Physics
    University choices: Cambridge, LSE, Warwick, UCL, Bristol/Bath


    English

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    AS Subjects: English Literature, History, Maths, Psychology
    A2 Subjects: English Literature, History, Maths
    University choices: TBA

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


    English Language with linguistics

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    AS Subjects: Sociology (A), Eng Lang/Lit (B), Politics (B), Psychology (C)
    A2 Subjects: Sociology, Eng Lang/Lit, Politics
    University choices: QMUL


    Evolutionary Anthropology

    Lucy96
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, History
    A2 Subjects: Biology, English Literature, History
    University choices: Liverpool


    Film and TV production

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    AS Subjects: English Literature, Spanish, French
    A2 Subjects: English Literature, Spanish, French
    University choices: UEA, York, Sussex, Newcastle


    French and Spanish

    dtin
    AS Subjects: Spanish (A), Latin (A), French (B), Biology (E)
    A2 Subjects: Spanish, French, Latin
    University choices: Cardiff, Southampton, Birmingham, Warwick, Sheffield


    Geography

    Paramore<3
    AS Subjects: Geography (A), English literature (A), psychology (A), Japanese (B) (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Geography, English literature, Japanese
    University choices: Cambridge, Exeter, Leeds

    megantrace
    AS Subjects: Geography (A), Government and Politics (A), Economics (C), Philosophy
    A2 Subjects: Geography (Predicted A), Government and Politics (Predicted A*) and Economics (Predicted A)
    University choices: University of Exeter, University of Lancaster, University of Manchester, Royal Holloway and University of East Anglia.


    Geophysics/Earth Sciences

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    AS Subjects: Physics (A), Maths (A), F. Maths (A), Geography (A), Chemistry (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Physics, Maths and Geography
    University choices: Imperial, Oxford, Southampton, Liverpool, UEA


    History

    justanotherindigo
    AS Subjects: History, English Literature, Religious Studies, Biology (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: History, English Literature, Religious Studies
    University choices: TBA

    smile
    AS Subjects: History (A), Geography (A), English Literature (A), French (A)
    A2 Subjects: History, Geography, English Literature, French
    University choices: Cambridge, Durham, UCL, York, Warwick


    International Relations

    mddub39
    AS Subjects: English Lit, History, Economics, French
    A2 Subjects: English Lit, History, French
    University choices: Portsmouth, Plymouth, Surrey, Loughborough


    Law

    Endless Blue
    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Chemistry (A), History (A), Government & Politics (A)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, History, Government & Politics
    University choices: (considering) Oxford/Cambridge, UCL, LSE, Durham, Bristol, Manchester, Warwick, Liverpool

    lisa96
    AS Subjects: Philosophy and Ethics (A), Economics (A), English Literature (B) (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Philosophy and Ethics, Economics, English Literature
    University choices: Cambridge, UCL, KCL, Warwick, Bristol, Durham, Exeter


    Maths

    Robbie242
    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Further Maths (A), History (A), Economics (A)
    A2 Subjects: Maths (Predicted A*), Further Maths (Predicted A/A*), Economics (Predicted A)
    University choices: Cambridge, Warwick, Bristol, Durham, Bath

    Felix Felicis
    AS Subjects: Maths, Further maths, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Additional Further Maths
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Further maths, Physics, Chemistry
    University choices: Cambridge/ Oxford (still deciding), Warwick, Imperial, Bristol, Edinburgh

    chigyy
    AS Subjects: Chemistry, Maths, Business, Accounting
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Maths, Business
    University choices: Sheffield, Queen Mary, Surrey

    toreilly102
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Music
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Mathematics and Music
    University choices: University of Glasgow, Queen's University and University of Ulster

    WillManson
    AS Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Additional Further Maths, Physics, Computing, ICT, French (+EQP: A*)
    A2 Subjects: Maths (A*), Further Maths (A*), ICT (A), Physics (Predicted A*), Computing (Predicted A*), French (Predicted A*), Additional Further Maths (Predicted A*)
    University choices: Cambridge, Princeton, Warwick

    joostan
    AS Subjects: Biology (A), Chemistry (A), Physics (A), Maths (A), Further Mathematics.
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths (A*), Further Maths
    University choices: Cambridge, Warwick, Imperial, UCL, Southampton/Birmingham


    Medicine

    usycool1
    AS Subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths
    University choices: TBA

    -bethan-
    AS Subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths
    University choices: TBA

    mynameisntbobk
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Psychology
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Psychology
    University choices: Barts and The London, Sheffield, Leicester, Liverpool

    g.k.galloway
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths (+ Maybe physics)
    University choices: TBA

    priyanka44
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Psychology
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths (+ Maybe psychology)
    University choices: TBA

    keromedic
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Music, Maths, Further Maths
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Music, Maths, Further Maths
    University choices: TBA
    Other possible courses: Maths with music or Biomedical science

    TheAsian
    AS Subjects: Biology (A), Chemistry (B), English (A), Maths (A), Further Maths (Predicted A)
    A2 Subjects: Biology (predicted A*), Chemistry (predicted A*), Maths (A), Further Maths (predicted A)
    University choices: Imperial, UCL, King's, St. Georges

    TheKingOfTSR
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further maths
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further maths
    University choices: TBA

    TomT95
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, German, Mathematics
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics
    University choices: TBA


    Natural Sciences

    TheBigGeek

    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Further Maths (A), Biology (A), Chemistry (A), History (A), French(A), General Studies (A)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry
    University choices: Cambridge, Imperial, UCL, Warwick/Bristol/Durham

    CharlieBoardman
    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Further Maths (A), Physics (A), Biology (A)
    A2 Subjects: Maths (Predicted A*), Further Maths (Predicted A*), Physics (Predicted A*)
    University choices: Cambridge


    Pharmacy

    krishkmistry

    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Business Studies
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths
    University choices: Reading, Bradford, UEA, LJMU, Aston University/Medway School of Pharmacy


    Physics

    Abbseh

    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics (+EPQ)
    A2 Subjects: Chemistry, Maths, Physics
    University choices: St Andrews, Southampton, Liverpool, Heriot-Watt, Leicester

    adi19956
    AS Subjects: Maths, Physics, Economics, Chemistry
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Physics, Economics
    University choices: Durham, Birmingham, Nottingham, Sheffield and Liverpool


    furryface12
    AS Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths
    A2 Subjects: Physics, Maths, Chemistry
    University choices: Exeter, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Royal Holloway
    Other potential courses: Physics and Music

    CharlieBoardman
    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Further Maths (A), Physics (A), Biology (A)
    A2 Subjects: Maths (Predicted A*), Further Maths (Predicted A*), Physics (Predicted A*)
    University choices: Manchester, Warwick, Durham, Leeds


    Physics with Astrophysics

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    AS Subjects: Physics (A), Maths (A), Biology (B), Chemistry (B)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry
    University choices: Bristol, Leeds and Liverpool


    Physics with Theoretical Physics

    Zakee
    AS Subjects: Maths (A), Further Maths (A), Physics (A), Chemistry (A), Philosophy (A)
    A2 Subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry
    University choices: Oxford, Imperial, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester


    Politics and History

    Cameron10
    AS Subjects: Politics (A), Media (A), History (B)
    A2 Subjects: Politics, Media, History
    University choices: Oxford Brookes, Westmnster, Brunel, Northampton, Reading


    Politics and International Relations

    alindp
    AS Subjects: Spanish Literature (A), English Literature (A), Geography (A), German (A), History (A)
    A2 Subjects: Spanish (A*), English Literature, German, Geography, History
    University choices: Cambridge, St Andrews, East Anglia


    Psychology

    WannaGetAnA
    AS Subjects: RS, Biology, Psychology, Maths
    A2 Subjects: RS, Biology, Psychology
    University choices: Manchester, Liverpool, Lancaster, Durham, Cambridge/Newcastle

    toreilly102
    AS Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Music
    A2 Subjects: Biology, Mathematics and Music
    University choices: University of Glasgow, Queen's University and University of Ulster




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    • What course you're going to apply for: Geography BSC
    • Your AS subjects - Geography (A), History (A), Politics (A), Critical Thinking (C), Chemistry (E)
    • Your A2 subjects - Geography, History, Politics and the EPQ
    • What universities you're thinking of applying to - Lancaster, Chester, UEA, Portsmouth, Royal Holloway
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    Any advice from former Year 13's on how to survive the next year? ;P
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    (Original post by Soontobesuper)
    I agree with who said too much on 1 Uni. But you could still go for Imperial, and kCL perhaps?
    yeah i looked at their courses the other day, i like a just CompSci course in Imperial and 2 in KCL-(CompSci and INformation managment)
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    Any advice from former Year 13's on how to survive the next year? ;P
    Work reasonably hard, don't stress too much and make time for yourself!
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    back to 12 warning points need to keep my cool
    Well that went well...

    (Original post by radhikagulati)
    hey guys, I'm in Year 11 and I really need some help!

    Basically, I was supposed to be attending a private school where I achieved a 50% scholarship, but due to financial reasons, it would be difficult (not impossible) to send me there. I received my GCSEs this week and achieved 14A*s and want to take Spanish, Maths, Chemistry and Biology for A-Level (I dont mind taking IB either) and was wondering whether good sixth forms such as St Olaves (1st choice), tiffins, etc, or private schools that can give me a good scholarship, e.g. city of london, epsom college, reigate grammar, etc would still consider me? I really don't wanna go back to my old school due to bullying so any help would be great!


    Also if anyone could give me good grammar schools in south east england/central london, it would really help!

    thanks

    xx
    Tiffin is free, its a grammar school and an excellent one at that.
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    (Original post by Afcwimbledon2)
    • What course you're going to apply for: Geography BSC
    • Your AS subjects - Geography (A), History (A), Politics (A), Critical Thinking (C), Chemistry (E)
    • Your A2 subjects - Geography, History, Politics and the EPQ
    • What universities you're thinking of applying to - Lancaster, Chester, UEA, Portsmouth, Royal Holloway
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    Right, I need a bit of advice here:

    For my ASs, I got BCCD in CompSci, Physics, History, and Maths (respectively). Of those, I am dropping History, and so go on to A2 with BCD in CompSci, Physics, and Maths. The problem is; I really want to go to the University of Exeter for CompSci, and they require ABB. I have found that it is possible to get my grades up to such if I retake some modules (Maths S1 - E and Physics G492 - D) I figure I can make it BBC, then move it to ABB with some work at A2 (the B is a high B).

    With this in mind, would it still be worth applying to Exeter? Or would they flatly refuse me because of my BCCD AS grades?
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    Where is everyone?

    Hello! :wavey:
 
 
 
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