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    Hey everyone,

    My GCSE's did not go particularly well, I attained A*AAAAABBBC. I blame this partly due to my school, which had just came out of special measures. Of course, I can't use this as an excuse for when applying to universities, so I am stuck with it now :\
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    With your predicted grades, you could apply for Oxford or Cambridge, or anywhere else. All the subjects you've chosen are strong, so there is no reason you can't go to a top university.

    No point taking five A2's. Four maximum.
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    (Original post by bonana567)
    Hey everyone,

    My GCSE's did not go particularly well, I attained A*AAAAABBBC. I blame this partly due to my school, which had just came out of special measures. Of course, I can't use this as an excuse for when applying to universities, so I am stuck with it now :\

    Now in year 12, I moved schools and am taking Economics, Maths, Further Maths, and History. My core is Financial Studies. My predictions, if my performance was to remain constant, are A*A*AAA. However I do not know whether to keep all 4 A levels? Start a new AS? Should I drop my core subject? I am unsure. What I am sure of is that I want to take Maths, Further Maths and Economics into A2. I would like to study either Maths or Economics at uni. As first choices it would be Maths at Warwick or Economics at LSE, but I don't know if I am aiming too high? Also I am beginning to regret taking History, and am thinking to myself, should I have taken Physics instead? I was planning to take Physics however during the introduction lessons it became apparent to me that I had not been taught Physics well at all.

    I wish I changed schools sooner. I feel let down by my previous school and feel as if I have too much to catch up on and am at quite a disadvantage already. What are your views?
    Post to my blog, make it quicker and easier. "Will I get an offer? 2010/11"
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    I have pretty much the same GCSEs as you and the only difference in our A-level choices is you add economics ... and I got an offer for business maths and stats at LSE, so there's hope for you. Physics will make no difference; if you're interested in finance-related courses, it just shows you can use numbers, which maths, further maths and economics already do.
 
 
 
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