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    Hey everyone here is the situation. I am a oversea student studying in uk and just applied to UCL Bristol Exeter kings and queen mary for exonomics and statistics (management fork kings). Got my offers pretty soon however got rejected by UCL. As I had already achieved my first language in A level (An A), I only need two a's to get in Bristol or Exeter. Although UCL is my first choice. It is the only uni that doesn't allow first language as one of the three subjects.
    So is there any point for me to continue to do physics as I already got rejected? (I really regret doing it....). And also where would you guys go between Bristol and Exeter. One last thing. What is Uncas extra? Thanks. Sorry about the layout. I'm using my phone
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    You're currently studying for 3 A Levels, but you already have an A in a Language A Level?
    I am pretty sure you can drop one - IF they definitely accept your language A Level. You would have to speak to each University though because if on your application you have put you're studying 3, and already have 1, they will be expecting you to come out with 4 A Levels.

    UCAS Extra is a system whereby if you only receive rejections from the Universities you've applied to - or you reject their offer - you can then apply for more Universities but one by one. You can usually do this after the deadline to respond to offers in May I believe. But you don't get as much choice, as you can only apply where they have spaces.

    I, personally, would go to either Kings or Queen Mary out of the ones you have applied to.
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    I would keep on the physics anyway if you think you can get a decent grade, even if you don't like it. If you really don't want to keep it on, you need to let the universities and UCAS know that you aren't doing it any more.

    I can't help you choose between Bristol/Exeter as I have never been to them.


    UCAS Extra is a service where people who have not got any offers (or have not accepted their offers) can apply to universities who still have offers left to give out. It won't apply to you because you have two offers and seem to want to accept them, but this is he link to the UCAS page about it:

    http://www.ucas.ac.uk/students/offers/extra
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    (Original post by Knalchemist)
    You're currently studying for 3 A Levels, but you already have an A in a Language A Level?
    I am pretty sure you can drop one - IF they definitely accept your language A Level. You would have to speak to each University though because if on your application you have put you're studying 3, and already have 1, they will be expecting you to come out with 4 A Levels.

    UCAS Extra is a system whereby if you only receive rejections from the Universities you've applied to - or you reject their offer - you can then apply for more Universities but one by one. You can usually do this after the deadline to respond to offers in May I believe. But you don't get as much choice, as you can only apply where they have spaces.

    I, personally, would go to either Kings or Queen Mary out of the ones you have applied to.
    Ya cause there was no need for me to prepare for it so I did As in year 10 and achieved an A in year 11. They defiantly accept only two a levels with my first language being the third one as I had already asked them. Therefore my Bristol offer only ask for A in economics and A in maths that's it. And Exeter says three A but doesn't specific them. Thank for the reply btw. May I ask u why u would go to London unis rather then Bristol and Exeter? Cheers
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    Hey my situation was somewhat different, but still regards the evil Physics. Basically, I did chem, bio, physics and maths - didn't do well, due to an operation, then retook the year with only chem, bio and physics ( ). It's important to point out that I hated physics SO MUCH I was actually clinically depressed. This year I started A2's and since only had 3 A-levels, couldn't afford to drop anything. What I ended up doing is taking up maths and trying to fast track it independently to get the full a-level in a year. That's how much I hate physics. If I was in your situation, I wouldn't even THINK about keeping physics, so long as you've double checked with all your Uni's to make sure they're definitely okay with you taking an A-level in your first language. Don't suffer needlessly, unless of course you like the subject.

    Good luck with everything you do!
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    (Original post by tp6cl4)
    Ya cause there was no need for me to prepare for it so I did As in year 10 and achieved an A in year 11. They defiantly accept only two a levels with my first language being the third one as I had already asked them. Therefore my Bristol offer only ask for A in economics and A in maths that's it. And Exeter says three A but doesn't specific them. Thank for the reply btw. May I ask u why u would go to London unis rather then Bristol and Exeter? Cheers
    The fact that Exeter want three As would make me uneasy. I would email them and ask if they mean three As in your current subjects or if they really do accept your A in your first language with two others from your current subjects. I would have expected them to do a similar thing as Bristol did, offering you a place with 2As in certain subjects.
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    (Original post by TheWorldEndsWithMe)
    The fact that Exeter want three As would make me uneasy. I would email them and ask if they mean three As in your current subjects or if they really do accept your A in your first language with two others from your current subjects. I would have expected them to do a similar thing as Bristol did, offering you a place with 2As in certain subjects.
    Yes, Exeter just replied and they say my Chinese grade is acceptable as long as I meet the condition. Now I'm going to talk to my teacher and hopefully get get rid of this annoying subject soon!! Cheers everyone!
 
 
 
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