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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    I really do, he isn't even a snob, hes living in an imaginary universe where a incompetent idiot like himself is accepted to Cambridge.

    Yeah this have you noticed this ''can't'' attitude throughout the modern education system, including individuals like member who direct schools to stare at league tables and forget what the student wants themselves, and foundation culture pisses me off so badly (sorry for a bit of a tangent) Basically Individuals like Member and league tables have forced this elitist or settle-ist attitude on people (i.e. the school only cares if you get a C)

    Everybody is capable, is it all about hard-work and attitudes, and that's why I love alevel it isn't this cakewalk like GCSE, you have to get off your backside and put some effort in, I suspect member is a butthurt straight U Cambridge reject
    Don't get me started on the whole "foundation" GCSE thing

    What's wrong with achieving a C in higher? A C is a C and should be obtained through the same exam as everyone else is taking.
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    predicted GCSE grades: A*Distinction (IGCSE Maths), A*, A*, A*, A*, A*, A*, A*, A*, A*, A* A, B (AS French)
    A-levels you plan on taking: Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Computing
    University plans (if any) : Physics/ NatSci
    Which university: Cambridge, Imperial
    Work experience: Engineering Department 1 week, Cancer Research 1 week
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    Don't get me started on the whole "foundation" GCSE thing

    What's wrong with achieving a C in higher? A C is a C and should be obtained through the same exam as everyone else is taking.
    I know its absolute ****... basically my GCSEs were bad for this pure reason (and lack of work, but if on higher for everything would've exceeded a C)
    I was foundation for English Lit, Lang, Maths (twice), Science...
    It's restricted me so much at alevel...
    Failed maths twice on Foundation took higher and got a B? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmm

    Everybody should take the same standard exam for mathematics and English, none of this foundation crap. Achieving a C on higher is actually easier than achieving a C on foundation for literally all subjects, so why are schools so ****ing stupid? It baffles me
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    Predicted GCSE grades: 4A* 5A's 1B 1C (French )
    A-levels you plan on taking: Biology, Chemistry, English lit (Psychology AS)
    University plans : Biology with hopefully a masters in forensic science
    Which University: Way to ignorant and early to give an answer
    Work Experience : Criminal Court Of Justice
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    (Original post by alice_c_97)
    Hey all,
    Kinda new to this so sorry if this is wrong :confused:
    Just really wondering if anyone knows what uni course they're going to take & what a-levels etc.
    Please answer:

    predicted GCSE grades:
    A-levels you plan on taking:
    University plans (if any) :
    Which university:
    Work experience:


    My predicted grades are all A/A* and I plan on taking biology, chemistry and Spanish for definite next year, just unsure on my 4th :/ I hope to study either medicine/nursing/pharmacy at university hopefully in London, Bristol or Birmingham. I'm also taking part in extra-cirriculars to help myself 'stand out' from everyone:L

    I've been thinking about the future a lot and just wondered if I was the only one?!
    I think it'd be useful for you if you also take Maths at A-level, because I think it's quite important for the careers you want to go into.

    predicted GCSE grades: Can't remember the exact ones but they're all A/A*

    A-levels you plan on taking: Maths (hopefully Further Maths as well), Chemistry, Biology and French.

    University plans (if any) : Medicine, most probably.

    Which university: Hopefully, Cambridge.

    Work experience: None yet, but I'm definitely getting some in a couple of months ad it's most probably just gonna be at a clothes shop or a pharmacy or even a supermarket, I'm not really picky about it.

    Hope it helped
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    Well, I want to do medicine...though I'm scared I won't get enough A*s in my GCSEs. Currently, at the rate I'm going (not caring much...) I'm being predicted 5 A*s..hmm

    My A-Level Options are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English Literature.
    What degree I want to do: Medicine
    What uni: Any Russell Group uni would be nice haha.
    Work Experience: Nothing medicine related....but I once did a week of work experience at the House of Lords

    How many A*s (in my GCSEs) do I need to be able to do medicine at a good uni??
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    I certainly want to do Engineering but I'm not sure what field. The Unis I want to go to are unis that offer a "General Engineering" Course for the first year and allow you to choose the discipline later. In the worst case scenario, I'll do Electronic Engineering.
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    Age: 16
    Achieve IGCSE grades A*A
    predicted IGCSE grades: A*A*A*A*A*A*AA
    A-levels you plan on taking: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
    University plans (if any) : Medicine
    Which university: University of Cambridge, UCL, don't know....
    Work experience: volunteering in the elderly, organising and planning charity performance, doing to get some in the summer
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    Age: 16
    Achieved GCSE grades: 3 A*s, 4 As, 1B, 1 distinction(BTEC) (and an A in AS philosophy)
    predicted GCSE grades: AAAAAA*A*
    A-levels you plan on taking: Maths, Physics, English Lit., Psychology, French...maybe art?
    University plans (if any) : Philosophy, or joint honours philosophy/maths
    Which university: Cambridge or York or Leeds or something, hopefully Cam
    Work experience:
    At local MPs office, Helping in lessons in school

    and hey, you're not the only one thinking about this kinda stuff have you seen the super juicy current year 11 thread?
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    Age 16
    Predicted grades are A*AAAAAABB
    a levels im thinking of doing are biology chemistry history and english literature
    University course: dentistry
    Universities:leeds, liverpool
    Work experience:clothes shop
    Shoe shop
    HSBC bank
    Nursery
    (Hopefully going to get some medicine / dentistry related over summer)
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    (Original post by ismailjan3)
    Well, I want to do medicine...though I'm scared I won't get enough A*s in my GCSEs. Currently, at the rate I'm going (not caring much...) I'm being predicted 5 A*s..hmm

    My A-Level Options are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English Literature.
    What degree I want to do: Medicine
    What uni: Any Russell Group uni would be nice haha.
    Work Experience: Nothing medicine related....but I once did a week of work experience at the House of Lords

    How many A*s (in my GCSEs) do I need to be able to do medicine at a good uni??
    Different uni's say different things but for Birmingham you need at least 8 A*'s including Maths, sciences and English lang/lit. It's also likely to go up by the time we're applying!:O
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    (Original post by alice_c_97)
    Hey all,
    Kinda new to this so sorry if this is wrong :confused:
    Just really wondering if anyone knows what uni course they're going to take & what a-levels etc.
    Please answer:

    predicted GCSE grades:
    A-levels you plan on taking:
    University plans (if any) :
    Which university:
    Work experience:


    My predicted grades are all A/A* and I plan on taking biology, chemistry and Spanish for definite next year, just unsure on my 4th :/ I hope to study either medicine/nursing/pharmacy at university hopefully in London, Bristol or Birmingham. I'm also taking part in extra-cirriculars to help myself 'stand out' from everyone:L

    I've been thinking about the future a lot and just wondered if I was the only one?!
    i've been thinking about it a lot too, i'm starting to get really worried about exams now, my predicted grades are all As and Bs, getting all of them apart from A*s in both of the english exams instead of As and a C in maths, i'm hoping to study English Language, English literature, Biology, and History, hoping to go into journalism but if not something to do with law
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    (Original post by alice_c_97)
    Different uni's say different things but for Birmingham you need at least 8 A*'s including Maths, sciences and English lang/lit. It's also likely to go up by the time we're applying!:O
    Yeah that sucks I guess I'll have to do a loooot of work lol.
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    predicted GCSE grades: A*A*A*A*A*A*A*A*AA and Distinction (music btec LOL)
    A-levels you plan on taking: Chemistry Biology Maths Further Maths
    University plans (if any) : NatSci, or possibly Biochemistry and Genetics
    Which university: NatSci - Cambridge Biochemistry and Genetics - Sheffield
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    predicted GCSE grades: A*s and As
    A-levels you plan on taking: French, English Literature, Art and Biology
    University plans (if any) : Management/ Marketing / Modern Foreign Languages/ Law. I have no idea, basically :')
    Which university: Durham hopefully, or Bath. If not then Sheffield or Cardiff.
    Work experience: None :') Might be doing a Law placement in summer
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    Predicted GCSE grades: 9A*s and 2 A's
    A-levels you plan on taking: Biology, Chemistry, Maths and History.
    University plans (if any): Natural Sciences/Biology/Biochemistry.
    Which university: Cambridge hopefully (if I get good AS module scores) if not then Bristol or Imperial.
    Work experience: Week at Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital (Biomedical Sciences department) and week at Atkins (engineering company)
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    (Original post by alice_c_97)
    Hey all,
    Kinda new to this so sorry if this is wrong :confused:
    Just really wondering if anyone knows what uni course they're going to take & what a-levels etc.
    Please answer:

    predicted GCSE grades:
    A-levels you plan on taking:
    University plans (if any) :
    Which university:
    Work experience:


    My predicted grades are all A/A* and I plan on taking biology, chemistry and Spanish for definite next year, just unsure on my 4th :/ I hope to study either medicine/nursing/pharmacy at university hopefully in London, Bristol or Birmingham. I'm also taking part in extra-cirriculars to help myself 'stand out' from everyone:L

    I've been thinking about the future a lot and just wondered if I was the only one?!
    predicted GCSE grades: A*A*A*A*A*A*A*A*A*A*A*
    A levels planned to take: Maths, Further Maths, History, Latin, Philosophy and Ethics
    University Plans: History
    Which University: Oxford (hopefully) but Warwick is okay I guess
    Work Experience: ATM I only have a week working in a golf club (every possible job in it though). Will definitely get one related to History over this summer or the next if I can find one


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    predicted GCSE grades: 7A*s,4As, and a C (Short Course French)
    A-levels you plan on taking: English Lit., Mathematics, Geography, Religious Studies, ICT, and Welsh Bacc.
    University plans (if any) :Read Law
    Which university:Oxford (I hope)
    Work experience: Little law themed at the moment, so I'm organising some in a local solicitors for a week in the summer
    Might do some more next year, as well as DofE, law based competitions and volunteer work
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    Predicted Standard Grade grades: ​6 1s and 2 2s ( 7 A/A* and 2 A/B rough estimation compared to GCSEs)
    Highers you plan on taking: English, Math, Engineering Science, Physics and French
    University plans (if any): Computer Science, Economics or Electrical Engineering
    Which university: Ideally, Stanford or the M&T program at UPenn, UK choice EEM at Oxford *drools*
    Work experience: A week at British Petroleum, a week at Chevron and a week at Maersk Oil. A little web development here and there.
    Volunteering: Help out at a Homeless Shelter(dishing food) and a charity shop. Also lead a massive fundraiser for an organisation.
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    Prelim results: 4 1s, 3 2s, 1 3
    Highers you plan on taking: Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English
    University plans (if any): Biological Sciences/Biomedical Sciences/Biochemistry
    Which university: Biological Sciences at University of Edinburgh
    Work experience: 1 week work experience at a Commercial Microbiology lab.

 
 
 
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