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    (Original post by bluesky42)
    That's interesting to hear. Much as I love IB, there is a little part of me which says that had I done A levels I might have gotten into the university/course I really wanted. And of course it would be easier to meet university offers at this stage.

    I have to agree that CAS is pretty annoying, although I like the general idea of it. It sucks you couldn't do both English and French A1, but I guess it's good to have an easy 7 - you could've even done it at higher! Anyways, I guess none of this matters now.

    What A levels are you doing now? Are you a UCASer too?
    Yes, I forgot to mention that. I find that A-Level offers are much easier to meet than IB ones. Also, A-Levels suffice to gain entrance into universities from various parts of the world. In certain places where they don't, one can always take an entrance exam. Like in India for instance. (but then again, everyone takes entrance exams for science courses there)

    I do Mathematics; Chem; Physics at A2. General Paper (Studies?) and French at AS with the CIE board.

    UCAS? I probably won't be, when I start applying to university by the end of this year. (yeah, should hopefully be able to get good grades next June and not November!!) I am not a EU citizen and international fees for non-EU citizens/residents are beyond what I can afford. Even then, I don't think it's worth spending 20k pounds/year for a Bachelor's degree. Germany costs 1000 eur/year and India even less.

    I will only apply to the UK if I manage to make it big (no pun intended) in what people seem to believe is the oldest profession or earn a scholarship.
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    Yes, I forgot to mention that. I find that A-Level offers are much easier to meet than IB ones. Also, A-Levels suffice to gain entrance into universities from various parts of the world. In certain places where they don't, one can always take an entrance exam. Like in India for instance. (but then again, everyone takes entrance exams for science courses there)

    I do Mathematics; Chem; Physics at A2. General Paper (Studies?) and French at AS with the CIE board.

    UCAS? I probably won't be, when I start applying to university by the end of this year. (yeah, should hopefully be able to get good grades next June and not November!!) I am not a EU citizen and international fees for non-EU citizens/residents are beyond what I can afford. Even then, I don't think it's worth spending 20k pounds/year for a Bachelor's degree. Germany costs 1000 eur/year and India even less.

    I will only apply to the UK if I manage to make it big (no pun intended) in what people seem to believe is the oldest profession or earn a scholarship.
    I'm so sorry, I just assumed you were from the UK!

    Oldest profession? First thing that comes to mind is philosophy... :confused:
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    (Original post by bluesky42)
    I'm so sorry, I just assumed you were from the UK!

    Oldest profession? First thing that comes to mind is philosophy... :confused:
    No need to be sorry about that.

    No, prostitution. If that fails, I could be paid for sarcasm. Whichever would work just fine.
 
 
 
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