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    I really want to study economics at a top 10 uni.

    I got 5 A*'s 4 A's and 2 B's at GCSE, and from what I've been reading this is going to be a total nightmare for me. Is it really going to hold me back that much from studying economics in the future?
    I'm working really hard at A-levels and feel I will be able to get 90%+ in 3 of my 4 AS'. Are my chances really gone?
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    No, they are not gone at all. Nottingham, Bristol, Durham are realistic if you achieve those grades and if predicted an A* in Maths or a couple of others higher universities could be possible. LSE is the only one I think will be really tough/next to impossible, just because of how they look at GCSE's.

    Personal statement, AS's and A2 predictions are 3 other big factors, ace them and take it from there
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    (Original post by tateco)
    I really want to study economics at a top 10 uni.

    I got 5 A*'s 4 A's and 2 B's at GCSE, and from what I've been reading this is going to be a total nightmare for me. Is it really going to hold me back that much from studying economics in the future?
    I'm working really hard at A-levels and feel I will be able to get 90%+ in 3 of my 4 AS'. Are my chances really gone?
    Not at all.
    Only real issue would be LSE, even then it could be worth a shot.
    Rumours: Warwick want 9A*'s
    Duham want 5A*'s
    Nottingham want 7-8 A*'s.
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    well, I only had 1 A in GCSEs and rest are Bs.....
    Even tho I got a really good offer from both bristol and nottingham...

    Both wants AB for Alevels
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    Rath whats your predicted and how on earth did nottingham only offer an AB?
 
 
 
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