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    Hi guys. This is one more of those what chance do i have to get in questions. Thing is i take the IB instead of A levels and so have little idea of what kind of grades i need to be predicted or attain in order to get an offer. I know university websites describe what their average offer is in terms of IB points, but i bet the predicted grades of students who get those offers are much higher than what their offers require, making the numbers, in essence misleading.

    I am predicted the following grades for the IB:

    Maths HL: 7
    Econ HL: 7
    History HL: 6
    Physics SL: 7
    Spanish Ab: 7
    English SL: 6
    TOK/EE: 1

    Overall: 41/45 , 40/42

    I have applied for pure Economics (L100) in LSE, UCL, Warwick, St Andrews, Nottingham but thing is my GCSE'S weren't that good.

    Sorry for the ramble, but my main question is, if anyone with any knowledge who attends these universities or has any idea of what these Uni's require for Economics or if i stand a tiny chance of getting an offer from any of the above.
    THNX- If my text is hard to understand its cause its late and im up doing work. Anyone in the IB will understand
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    (Original post by Nautivela)
    Hi guys. This is one more of those what chance do i have to get in questions. Thing is i take the IB instead of A levels and so have little idea of what kind of grades i need to be predicted or attain in order to get an offer. I know university websites describe what their average offer is in terms of IB points, but i bet the predicted grades of students who get those offers are much higher than what their offers require, making the numbers, in essence misleading.

    I am predicted the following grades for the IB:

    Maths HL: 7
    Econ HL: 7
    History HL: 6
    Physics SL: 7
    Spanish Ab: 7
    English SL: 6
    TOK/EE: 1

    Overall: 41/45 , 40/42

    I have applied for pure Economics (L100) in LSE, UCL, Warwick, St Andrews, Nottingham but thing is my GCSE'S weren't that good.

    Sorry for the ramble, but my main question is, if anyone with any knowledge who attends these universities or has any idea of what these Uni's require for Economics or if i stand a tiny chance of getting an offer from any of the above.
    THNX- If my text is hard to understand its cause its late and im up doing work. Anyone in the IB will understand
    The minimum requirements set out by the university are really the best thing you can go on and are usually fairly reasonable in terms of what they expect. If you meet their minimum requirements then more likely a decision will be based on other factors like your performance at interview, tests or work submission and your personal statement.
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    41 is more than the minimum requirement (which is between 38 and 40 for top uni's), so you're good with that. Having a 7 for HL Maths really helps your application for Economics, bear in mind that it's quite probable this'll be part of your condition if you get an offer. The uni's you've applied to are quite competetive, so it's hard to predict, but if your personal statement and reference were of the level they expect, you should have a shot.
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    (Original post by Nautivela)
    Hi guys. This is one more of those what chance do i have to get in questions. Thing is i take the IB instead of A levels and so have little idea of what kind of grades i need to be predicted or attain in order to get an offer. I know university websites describe what their average offer is in terms of IB points, but i bet the predicted grades of students who get those offers are much higher than what their offers require, making the numbers, in essence misleading.

    I am predicted the following grades for the IB:

    Maths HL: 7
    Econ HL: 7
    History HL: 6
    Physics SL: 7
    Spanish Ab: 7
    English SL: 6
    TOK/EE: 1

    Overall: 41/45 , 40/42

    I have applied for pure Economics (L100) in LSE, UCL, Warwick, St Andrews, Nottingham but thing is my GCSE'S weren't that good.

    Sorry for the ramble, but my main question is, if anyone with any knowledge who attends these universities or has any idea of what these Uni's require for Economics or if i stand a tiny chance of getting an offer from any of the above.
    THNX- If my text is hard to understand its cause its late and im up doing work. Anyone in the IB will understand
    very good (40/42) but get yourself at least 2/3 predicted for TOK/EE. someone of your calibre can easily get that.

    and yes you stand a very good chance for them. only concern for LSE, how bad exactly were your GCSEs? Also are you from the UK?

    also im at LSE for EME (so rather similar to L101) and i had predicted

    HL: Maths 7 History 7 Economics 6, SL: Physics 7, French B 6, English A1 6, TOK/EE 2.

    also what year are you in?
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    Im in the 2nd year of IB. Thing is for TOK/EE i hadn't really handed much in at this points and so the teachers couldn't award me any bonus points at all, which is why i only got 1. GCSE'S were pretty terrible, only A* in Maths, about 6 A's, and 6 B's. Also, no im not from the UK, but within the EU, so i still get UK benefits.
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    (Original post by Nautivela)
    Hi guys. This is one more of those what chance do i have to get in questions. Thing is i take the IB instead of A levels and so have little idea of what kind of grades i need to be predicted or attain in order to get an offer. I know university websites describe what their average offer is in terms of IB points, but i bet the predicted grades of students who get those offers are much higher than what their offers require, making the numbers, in essence misleading.

    I am predicted the following grades for the IB:

    Maths HL: 7
    Econ HL: 7
    History HL: 6
    Physics SL: 7
    Spanish Ab: 7
    English SL: 6
    TOK/EE: 1

    Overall: 41/45 , 40/42

    I have applied for pure Economics (L100) in LSE, UCL, Warwick, St Andrews, Nottingham but thing is my GCSE'S weren't that good.

    Sorry for the ramble, but my main question is, if anyone with any knowledge who attends these universities or has any idea of what these Uni's require for Economics or if i stand a tiny chance of getting an offer from any of the above.
    THNX- If my text is hard to understand its cause its late and im up doing work. Anyone in the IB will understand
    With that you can get in pretty much anywhere. Dunno about subject specifics, but you'd obviously know if they didn't like your highers. Oxbridge would be even happy for that imo. Very few people actually get a 40+ IB score.
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    (Original post by Nautivela)
    Im in the 2nd year of IB. Thing is for TOK/EE i hadn't really handed much in at this points and so the teachers couldn't award me any bonus points at all, which is why i only got 1. GCSE'S were pretty terrible, only A* in Maths, about 6 A's, and 6 B's. Also, no im not from the UK, but within the EU, so i still get UK benefits.
    are you a native english? if not i think you might get a bonus.

    and if you are takign exams in May this year, havnt you sent off your application already? if not I assume you will take a gap year, in which case predictions dont matter.

    but still the GCSEs may be a bit poor for LSE maybe even UCl but out of the other 3 you are fine. you should get at least one offer from them.
 
 
 
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