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    I've just got my GCSE results, 4 A's, 3 B's, and a C, and while they are fantastic to me, they probably seem average on here lol. I want to get straight A's in my AS and A2's, and I was just wondering if anyone got results like mine for GCSE then went on to get fantastic results at AS/A2?
    SARZY! You've made me feel so good now! I got the same results as you (plus I got a U in Food Tehnology... pfff!) at GCSE level and I was ondering if I really had what it takes to go for straight As. It's going to take alot of effort... OH MY GOD! EFFORT! NO!
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    (Original post by Vazzyb)
    did anyone with 7A*s and 4As ever get into oxbridge ?
    Is that a joke?

    Allow me to re-phrase: are you a joke?
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    Ryan,

    Sorry? Did you even take the trouble to read the rest of the post?
    You are out to antagonise. :rolleyes:

    I've gathered that you were pretty dsappointed about your GCSEs (the 7 points dropped out of 80 etc.), when you got them. That is probably what drove you to creating such a vicious post from such a minor matter. :confused: I am also quite irritated that I could not achieve my target, but I suppose, thats life.

    Thanks,

    Varun
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    i went from
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    AAA plus 2,1 in STEP

    lol from rubbish to brilliant!
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    Amazing... where you going then?
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    imperial to do physics, but reapplying to oxford, i didnt even get an interview lol, now i have a few 100% in M3 and other modules and that plus some nice step grades to back me up, ill go to imperial and reapply while im there
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    nice one mate , although oxford may not ask for your UMS, unlike Cambridge.
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    I did no work for my GCSEs, hated my teachers, school and most of my classmates. Did a tiny amount of revision. Got 3 Bs and 7 Cs which I was gutted with.

    This year I was at a college I like, with teachers I like, and classmates I like. Did a tiny amount of revision(day before) and got AAC for AS.

    Wish I'd worked before my GCSEs, I was predicted a bunch of As, gonna look *******s on my uni application.
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    i got 6 B's and 4 C's at GCSE and then abbc at alevel, not aaaa so dunno if it counts but still well above average and much better than my GCSE's
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    (Original post by Vazzyb)
    did anyone with 7A*s and 4As ever get into oxbridge ?
    Yes.
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    i've heard of people getting into oxbridge with just C's at GCSE although with the competition so high i wouldnt recomend trying lol
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    (Original post by Vazzyb)
    Ryan,

    Sorry? Did you even take the trouble to read the rest of the post?
    You are out to antagonise. :rolleyes:

    I've gathered that you were pretty dsappointed about your GCSEs (the 7 points dropped out of 80 etc.), when you got them. That is probably what drove you to creating such a vicious post from such a minor matter. :confused: I am also quite irritated that I could not achieve my target, but I suppose, thats life.

    Thanks,

    Varun
    You have me mistaken. I am, if nothing else, one for upholding the prerogative of those who would bemoan GCSE attainment that is nevertheless, in all objectivity, quite exceptional: mine, being the example which occurs immediately to mind. I apologise for having been curt and perhaps more than a little facetious; however, your query: "did anyone with 7A*s and 4As ever get into oxbridge ?" seemed so grossly and implausibly naïve [your own age and current educational progression notwithstanding] as to tread the final border into obnoxiousness; the addition of a 'sad' smiley serving only to compound that apparent insincerity. In fact, it seems altogether conceivable that you would be flaunting your (objectively rather good) results under a false pretext; even if this is not the case: others do, and have done in the past.

    Be wary in future that you yourself do not "antagonise: such flagrantly provocative behaviour is historically the preserve of a malevolent 'forum pest' or 'troll'; and yours may well find itself accordingly (mis)construed.
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    I have to admit it did seem a pretty silly thing to ask; I mean, people have been admitted into Oxbridge with no A*s... Nevertheless I think Vazzyb asked that question under the influence of dissapointment and perhaps in a moment of impulsivity.

    P.S. I'm not having a go at you, Vazzyb, I'm trying to sympathise.
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    (Original post by Profesh)
    however, your query: "did anyone with 7A*s and 4As ever get into oxbridge ?" seemed so grossly and implausibly naïve [your own age and current educational progression notwithstanding] as to tread the final border into obnoxiousness;
    Yes, I gathered that. (maybe not to that extent, but along the same lines) But at the moment of making post I was, just a bit, distraught, having realised that I came 10th in my sixth form. And subsequently, I had made a post telling everyone to ignore what I was saying and pass it off as just a minor period of misjudgement on my behalf.

    (Original post by Profesh)
    Be wary in future that you yourself do not "antagonise: such flagrantly provocative behaviour is historically the preserve of a malevolent 'forum pest' or 'troll'; and yours may well find itself accordingly (mis)construed.
    Ah, well there my friend, you have me mistaken. "flagrantly provocative behaviour" - , that post, however stupid the question was, it wasn't that. I don't think I need to worry about becoming into a 'troll' or 'forum pest'

    O and yes, implausibly naive to flaunt my grades, does sound like it, doesn't it? lol. No, but trust me, I am the last person to be flaunting my grades.

    You could think of it as making a sarcastic comment of distaste at the extremely high academic standards required to gain entry into Oxbridge. :yy:
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    (Original post by Pixelated)
    I have to admit it did seem a pretty silly thing to ask; I mean, people have been admitted into Oxbridge with no A*s... Nevertheless I think Vazzyb asked that question under the influence of dissapointment and perhaps in a moment of impulsivity.

    P.S. I'm not having a go at you, Vazzyb, I'm trying to sympathise.
    Yea, I know :p: :yy:
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    (Original post by Vazzyb)
    You could think of it as making a sarcastic comment of distaste at the extremely high academic standards required to gain entry into Oxbridge. :yy:
    Then you have the benefit of the doubt.
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    (Original post by Sarzy)
    I've just got my GCSE results, 4 A's, 3 B's, and a C, and while they are fantastic to me, they probably seem average on here lol. I want to get straight A's in my AS and A2's, and I was just wondering if anyone got results like mine for GCSE then went on to get fantastic results at AS/A2?
    I'd say my GCSEs were very average 4 A's 7 B's...I gto 2 A's at AS which I thought was pretty good, A B which was close to an A and a C which was close to a B
    Guess they're average as well really but i see them as an improvement especially as I didn't find the workload and the exams that much harder
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    6 A's, 3 B's and a C.

    AACC, each one being high marks in the grade bracket it is, really near AABB actually.

    I think I've stepped up, so you might. But I had to work a lot harder.
 
 
 
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