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    I got to my first lesson today and then they decided they wanted to change my timetable -.- great start to college on the bright side i have such a perfect timetable now :')
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    (Original post by 2en1)
    We had assembly today and they were lecturing us about really silly things like punctuality, attendance and uniform. And the usual cheesy stuff like famous quotes etc.The kind of stuff u get in Y7 assemblies. No ones said anything about ucas yet, don't know what to do. Its like hello I've got my future on the line here!


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    Oh gosh... hope your school talk about ucas soon! You can try asking yourself about it if they're taking their time. Maybe talk to your parents/guardians if you're concerned :/
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    (Original post by 2en1)
    We had assembly today and they were lecturing us about really silly things like punctuality, attendance and uniform. And the usual cheesy stuff like famous quotes etc.The kind of stuff u get in Y7 assemblies. No ones said anything about ucas yet, don't know what to do. Its like hello I've got my future on the line here!
    Our whole school assemblies are the same with extra focus on the "expectations" of the new headmistress.

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    Référence should be written by end of week I think
    On aura écrit ta référence - n'est-ce pas?

    That language-detecting keyboard is a bit off.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    PS being checked by teachers...

    Référence should be written by end of week I think

    So should be sent by then
    Samesies here appointment with our 'Post-16 Enrichment Tutor' next Wednesday for her to show me my reference and discuss things to put in it, and I've pretty much sorted my PS, it's just being passed around the P16ET, Head of Sixth Form and Form Tutor to cut down some characters...

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    University - 5 Choices help?

    Q) If I'm predicted "BBB" is it worth applying to universities with "ABB" as I've seen on Results day on several student case scenarios that there are spaces left for the course?

    Q) 5 Universities applying to: 2 ABB, 2 BBB, 1 BBC <---- Would this be a good plan?

    Q) When reading onto some of the University courses I noticed it mentioned 'Direct entry level 1', 'Direct entry level 2' & 'Direct entry level 3'
    ^ what would that mean & apply to? Has anyone here seen this before?

    Q) Would a foundation year/gap year w/retakes be far better off than going to a university far worse off in the League tables & your preferences?
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    (Original post by O133)
    Our whole school assemblies are the same with extra focus on the "expectations" of the new headmistress.



    On aura écrit ta référence - n'est-ce pas?

    That language-detecting keyboard is a bit off.
    Je comprends pas.

    It's the best keyboard so far imo in terms of actually guessing what I wanna say with the multiple languages

    (Original post by TLHroolz)
    Samesies here appointment with our 'Post-16 Enrichment Tutor' next Wednesday for her to show me my reference and discuss things to put in it, and I've pretty much sorted my PS, it's just being passed around the P16ET, Head of Sixth Form and Form Tutor to cut down some characters...

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    University - 5 Choices help?

    Q) If I'm predicted "BBB" is it worth applying to universities with "ABB" as I've seen on Results day on several student case scenarios that there are spaces left for the course?

    Q) 5 Universities applying to: 2 ABB, 2 BBB, 1 BBC <---- Would this be a good plan?

    Q) When reading onto some of the University courses I noticed it mentioned 'Direct entry level 1', 'Direct entry level 2' & 'Direct entry level 3'
    ^ what would that mean & apply to? Has anyone here seen this before?

    Q) Would a foundation year/gap year w/retakes be far better off than going to a university far worse off in the League tables & your preferences?
    1. Yes, definitely.

    2. Looks good to me! Last year I applied for 2 AAA-ABB, 2 ABB and one BBB with predicted grades of ABB and got offers from all of them if that helps at all

    3. Scottish unis generally have first and second year entry as some people do advanced highers and some don't I think. For English applicants that basically means that if you get better grades (eg my friend got an A*AA offer from Edinburgh) you can go second year entry or slightly lower grades (I got an AAA offer from Edinburgh) you go first year. Not seen any with three levels though, maybe 1 would be a foundation year? That's usually year 0 that I've seen though.

    4. Depends on your preference. I'm doing the gap year/retakes one, that's more down to personal reasons though than because of the grades I got, I just happen to be making the most of it with a couple of resits while I'm here! I wouldn't have bothered otherwise, I'd much rather go to uni this time...


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    I agree, our head of sixth just says we've done this loads of times it will be ok, there is no rush. But this is my time and for me. I decided to crack on. applying for geog probably physical at a russel group uni (AABB at AS). what I'm finding really hard is getting some relevant work experience for my personal statement. I'm reassured that it doesn't necessarily have to be relevant to geog but needs to show maturity and ability to work. another option that I saw on a website (helpwithpersonalstatement.co.uk ) was to enter loads of geog based competitions and go to lectures hosted by unis. this seems easy enough and living in Leicester there are quite a few unis nearby.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Je comprends pas.

    It's the best keyboard so far imo in terms of actually guessing what I wanna say with the multiple languages
    They will have written your reference - but it came out as référence.
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    Finally got maths sorted and have an A* predicted for Physics, now maybe I stand a slightly better chance at an offer from Imperial
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    (Original post by O133)
    They will have written your reference - but it came out as référence.
    I understood the French, it only just clicked what you meant

    (Original post by Tibbz2)
    Finally got maths sorted and have an A* predicted for Physics, now maybe I stand a slightly better chance at an offer from Imperial
    Awesome! I think I'm predicted 3 A*s (4 with French) but apparently I have to actually ask teachers...

    Also late but I managed a bronze in international chem Olympiad and silver in a Cambridge chem challenge apparently lol woooo and I was told it was just participation
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Awesome! I think I'm predicted 3 A*s (4 with French) but apparently I have to actually ask teachers...

    Also late but I managed a bronze in international chem Olympiad and silver in a Cambridge chem challenge apparently lol woooo and I was told it was just participation
    Nice, congrats! Our maths department refuse to predict anyone an A* in further maths haha I don't think I'm going to get an A* in it though, capable maybe if I'm not ill this year, but with M3 and all the FP's I probably don't stand much chance
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    (Original post by Tibbz2)
    Nice, congrats! Our maths department refuse to predict anyone an A* in further maths haha I don't think I'm going to get an A* in it though, capable maybe if I'm not ill this year, but with M3 and all the FP's I probably don't stand much chance
    M2,S2,FP2?
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    M2,S2,FP2?
    Nah I think the final ones were: FP1-3, S1, D1, M3

    Then I'm also resitting M2 yeah
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    I feel life everything is settling back into the swing of things now, my singing lessons are being arranged, my first clarinet lesson back is tomorrow, and I've done two drafts of my personal statement already!
    And I have Pizza for dinner^-^
    Let's see how long this lasts...
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    (Original post by Tibbz2)
    Nah I think the final ones were: FP1-3, S1, D1, M3

    Then I'm also resitting M2 yeah
    Ooooh will have to work hard then
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    Switching what course you want to do at university is the worst.. Don't have anything to write now for my personal statement
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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    Switching what course you want to do at university is the worst.. Don't have anything to write now for my personal statement
    :argh::cry:
    Omg what did you change from? How come you changed?

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    (Original post by marinajelly)
    Omg what did you change from? How come you changed?

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    Changed from electrical to mechanical engineering.. Went to open days kinda late, after the summer holidays, and realised that Electrical is not something I want to do.
    I've messed up so bad If only I could turn back the hands of time I'd do it all so differently :moon:
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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    Switching what course you want to do at university is the worst.. Don't have anything to write now for my personal statement
    :argh::cry:
    If it's any help, I only worked out what I wanted to do over christmas last year, managed to combine physics and music into one personal statement, applied on 9th January and came out with all five offers, so it can be done!


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