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    (Original post by doodle7)
    You've probably noticed I'm quite optimistic so I say go for it! If you work hard then there is nothing stopping you from getting the grades in my opinion, and make sure your personal statement proves how hardworking you are, and how much you want it.

    Maybe talk to your tutor/ advisor and see what they think? (If they're half decent they should support and encourage you, and help you with your personal statement to give you the best possible chance).
    Maybe talk to your teachers too - ask them if they honestly think you can do it, and if it is a realistic aim for you
    Yes you are! thanks for the advice, i'm going to wait for my predictions to come through, and then talk to teachers about it!
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    Maths, German, Biology, (chemistry AS) in that order
    Ok, I think Birmingham/Lancaster,Cardiff and Heriott-Watt are the most realistic choices, but I think you are capable of Kent too if you try hard enough =) it's just that with alot of subjects, you prediction is often the same as you got at AS. And A*s are rarely predicted, so no knowing about Manchester.

    But best of luck, I always think it's good to 'aim high' , it gives you a goal to work to. It looks a bit more impressive to out do your predicted grade, than be predicted an A* and not achieve it. (I got a B in Music AS when I was predicted a D!)
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    Ok, I think Birmingham/Lancaster,Cardiff and Heriott-Watt are the most realistic choices, but I think you are capable of Kent too if you try hard enough =) it's just that with alot of subjects, you prediction is often the same as you got at AS. And A*s are rarely predicted, so no knowing about Manchester.

    But best of luck, I always think it's good to 'aim high' , it gives you a goal to work to. It looks a bit more impressive to out do your predicted grade, than be predicted an A* and not achieve it. (I got a B in Music AS when I was predicted a D!)
    Yeah i get what you mean! I'll be doing a few resits, and then working really hard for the A2 exams as well. But of course unis won't know all this, and they'll see my AS grades and think
    Yeah A*'s are rare :lol: but even if I don't get one, it's just a personal aim to get an A* in maths, even if i didn't apply to Manchester
    Thanks!
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    Yeah i get what you mean! I'll be doing a few resits, and then working really hard for the A2 exams as well. But of course unis won't know all this, and they'll see my AS grades and think
    Yeah A*'s are rare :lol: but even if I don't get one, it's just a personal aim to get an A* in maths, even if i didn't apply to Manchester
    Thanks!
    No problem =)
    You can let them know you're doing resits though. You have to add the subject again on ucas, put it as Jan 2011 and write the name of the module you're retaking in the 'Module Title' box and put Pending.
 
 
 
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