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    Hey i was just wondering how universities see gcse btecs..

    i did a btec which apparently accounted to 4 gcse's. i acheived the distinction star and this is meant to be classed as 4A*. However i dont know exactly how universities see this and whether they count it towards gaining A*s/As.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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    Most don't care as long as you get to college... which you need 5 A*-C for most. Even then I don't think they care much about GCSE grades it's more about As grades and predicted grades
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    (Original post by MoneyOverEverythin)
    Hey i was just wondering how universities see gcse btecs..

    i did a btec which apparently accounted to 4 gcse's. i acheived the distinction star and this is meant to be classed as 4A*. However i dont know exactly how universities see this and whether they count it towards gaining A*s/As.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Btec's are equivalent to GCSE's but aren't really to be honest
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    Same sort of situation as OP here, got a BTec D* equivalent to two A*s.
    I've been told that the only way to check is to contact the uni directly and see if they accept it
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    so when it comes to applying to unis such as LSE, would it count towards having A*s or not?
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    (Original post by MoneyOverEverythin)
    so when it comes to applying to unis such as LSE, would it count towards having A*s or not?
    They would use it in their selection process yes, but this is not the only factor.
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    Wow I got D*s in a IT/PE and don't even count them as a C.
    BTECs do **** all.
 
 
 
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