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    Yesterday I was feeling really good about my UCAS application - had sorted my ps, got a glowing school reference and almost narrowed my uni choices for engineering (Cambridge, Edinburgh, Bath, Sheffield and Southampton) - then I got my predicted grades.
    I knew my parents wouldn't be happy but the way they reacted you'd i have thought I had wrecked my chances of Cambridge completely.
    I have 5 A grade AS s(Physics, DT, Chemistry, Maths and FM) and my lowest score was FM (I got 91%). I have dropped Chem and am taking
    M3 as an additional maths module.
    My parents thought I should have been predicted A* in FM as I got over 90% UMS but my sister said as no one got A* in FM this year they wouldn't have predicited A*. (She is an Oxbridge freaher).They think I should ask to be predicted an A*.
    Will I still get a Cambridge interview - I have 11 A* GCSE and A in FSMQ
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    No, your grades are beyond crap. Hang your head in shame.
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    Lmao, just 3A*s and an A?!

    Try TVU, lmao, you idiot! Engineering?! No sir, try frickin' Golf Management.

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    Oh, yeah, :troll:
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    :rofl: what kind of parents are they if they put their son down?!
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    Your parents are really stupid.
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    http://www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/unde...fo/policy.html

    † Please note that the University recognises that making accurate A* predictions will be difficult for schools/colleges in the early years of this new A level grade. As such, we will not be placing any weight on whether or not an A* grade is predicted by referees.
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    Your predicted grades are good. That should not affect your chances for Cambridge in any form. By the way 30% of the candidates got A* in FM this year. I reckon you will have more chance of getting A* in FM then any other non Maths subjects. Good luck.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    http://www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/unde...fo/policy.html
    Sir, you, are a crazy mo'fo.

    And I commend you for it :top2:

    RE: Applications.
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    (Original post by Remarqable M)
    :rofl: what kind of parents are they if they put their son down?!
    Parents who understand that retards shouldn't be commended.
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    Shoot yourself now and hide from the shame.
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    Your grades are rubbish, give up now ! :yep:
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    Don't feed the troll
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    I would be so happy iwith does predictions

    just STFU
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    (Original post by Dumb Economist)
    Your predicted grades are good. That should not affect your chances for Cambridge in any form. By the way 30% of the candidates got A* in FM this year. I reckon you will have more chance of getting A* in FM then any other non Maths subjects. Good luck.
    Thanks for that - I know my parents are being unreasonable - but I did read on one thread that Downing was asking for A* in FM. I am thinking of them or Pembroke. My parents made my sister give up FM last year as she was only predicted an A (she did scrape the A in AS).
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    Rubbing it into the applicate with lower grades are we

    Just go ahead m8, apply..... even i;m applying
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    No worries, you will get interview.
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    (Original post by TheKlassicsKid)
    Don't feed the troll
    I'm not a troll. I know my predictions are really good but I'm being pressurised by my parents into asking the school to give me an A* prediction. I don't want to do that.
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    Your parents are dicks.

    But I suppose your lucky. My parents dont do or say anything with regards to my education. No positive input, or negative. No pushing, no advice no nothing.
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    (Original post by ipulledhermione)
    Your parents are dicks.

    But I suppose your lucky. My parents dont do or say anything with regards to my education. No positive input, or negative. No pushing, no advice no nothing.
    I wish mine were more like that - if they know I have a test they go on and on about my results and whether I am top or not. I think its a reaction to theirs not being interested and they feel they didn't reach their potential.
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    (Original post by Remarqable M)
    :rofl: what kind of parents are they if they put their son down?!
    Asian ones! :rofl:
 
 
 
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