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    (Original post by Remarqable M)
    :rofl: what kind of parents are they if they put their son down?!
    Your picture wants me to commit suicide by jumping of that idylic ledge.
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    slap them
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    This thread has made me laugh so much. :rofl:
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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
    id assume being a cambridge applicant youd think of a better way of flaunting your grades

    scandalous
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    lmao. I hope you're trolling
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    He hasn't replied for about 2 pages+ridiculous post=troll.
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    Is your family kind of like this ?
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    (Original post by thecdon)
    Why did you drop chemistry you Jew.
    he's clearly Asian or else this scenario wouldn't exist

    Anyway op, my school wouldn't let me put that I was doing fm on my ucas, only the AS. And that scored me a rejection (from Durham), the fact you were 'only'predictef an A won't.
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    Yeah I'm noticing this too - when I did my A-levels loas of people were predicted A*s if they got over 90% at AS, but this year (i.e. the people in year 13 now) fewer people are being predicted A*s as they are basing predictions on the school's performance last year
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    Those grades are awful, don't apply for Cambridge! They will take one look at your application and bin it. Well, they'll do more than shred it. They'll piss on it and burn it.

    True story.
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    Poor trolling attempt.
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    You're actually listening to your parents? Who does that nowadays?
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    (Original post by Abbadon27)
    Is your family kind of like this ?
    I lol'd so hard! Especially the ending!


    It's quite obvious OP is Asian, it's okay OP, you'll get a place in Cambridge! Don't be upset
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    looooooooool, fm actually had the highest percentage of A*s this year (i think it's about 1/3)
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    You ought to give University of the Creative arts a ring.

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    (Original post by Claire_Spoon)
    Oh.
    I went to TVU...:getmecoat:
    Madam, I sincerely apologise.

    I'm sure it's actually a great university, but I'm sure you'll concede in a purely prestigious sense, not as good as Cambridge.

    But yeah, I feel like a **** now.

    Sorry
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    Cambridge does not take trolls anyway.
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    Your parents are A* idiots.

    Nah, it's pretty easy to see where they're coming from. Parents do get worked up about little details like this. That's just what they do. Let them get on with it.
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    "only" predicted an A?
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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.

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    Made.my.day.
 
 
 
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