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    Haha! What a retard!
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    you know cambridge gives 90% of applicants an interview regardless right?

    if you're one of the 10%, then god help us all.

    also your parents sounds hideously asian.
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    ahahaha made my day. Imagine how your parents would react to my predicted results lol. I would expect ak47 bullets yikes!
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    The funny thing is his grammar is appalling and yet he is claiming to have been predicted 4 A*s :lol:
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    (Original post by Mann18)
    Lmao, just 3A*s and an A?!

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

    Oh.
    I went to TVU...:getmecoat:
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    It's your own fault for not working hard enough..
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    You'll never get in with THAT.
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    In this thread, jealous people who are sad they're not as clever as the op.
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    A friend missed out on Cambridge for Classics - Needed A*A*A A, instead got A*A A A, 2 more marks and he'd have gone through. :P:
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    lol you dare come on TSR with such low grades? I rate you
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    (Original post by Got the tshirt)
    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
    It does seem a bit unfair because you got over 90%.

    Still, if you're worried about not getting a Cambridge interview, Cambridge gets to see your AS percentages anyway, so they'll know you got over 90%.
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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.
    Yeah but most of those went to Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick or Imperial and many would have had very similar grades to the OP.

    Therefore while more people got the A* in FM in terms of the proportion, the calibre of students was significantly higher and the scaling has sought to compensate for this. If the scaling is accurate then the OP stands no more chance of getting an A* in FM than he would in say most other subjects.
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    you're gonna end up working in mcdonalds!
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    How are people so stupid? You're all getting trolled.
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    A*A*A*A is probably above average for engineering.
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    What is FM?
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    (Original post by Stenreh)
    What is FM?
    Football Manager
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    I SMELL TROLLZ :troll:
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    LOL!

    Of course you'll get an interview. Stop posting just to boost your ego. Who gives a ****. Cambridge's standard offer is A*AA. That's all I need to say. You've achieved pretty much exactly the same as me and i'm certain i'll get an interview.

    Also, some Cambridge colleges want the A* to be in further maths. I'm just going to work my ass off in M2 and S2 as they're easy and make sure I get 95 UMS+ then I can have a bit of breathing space for M3 or FP2.
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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.
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