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    Hello guys,

    I currently live in North Africa, and my school is just horrible.. I've got not briefing whatsoever on how I should go about applying to a university. I plan on going to university in the states, but I am currently in the middle of passing my AS-levels. I will still take A-levels in the following year, but I need to know what subjets I need to go to a university and specialize in game programming.

    That being said, I will also pass SAT I&II, and i'm pretty sure it has physics aswell.

    TL;DR - What are the A-level requirements for a university? Do I need physics if I take Mechanics 1 & 2? Will American universities care about my A level grade, or just my SAT scores?


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    Requirements will vary depending on what university you apply to - the best thing to do is probably to draw up a shortlist of them and then look at the department webpages/ online prospectuses. If you then have any additional questions, I'm sure an email to the admissions team would point you in the right direction.
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    (Original post by dark-blue)
    Requirements will vary depending on what university you apply to - the best thing to do is probably to draw up a shortlist of them and then look at the department webpages/ online prospectuses. If you then have any additional questions, I'm sure an email to the admissions team would point you in the right direction.
    They're really confusing, if you have no clue what any ofthe stuff they're talking about means.. Thanksfor the reply though.
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    (Original post by Jeru)
    They're really confusing, if you have no clue what any ofthe stuff they're talking about means.. Thanksfor the reply though.
    Sorry, looking back at your original post, I see I jumped the gun a little as I wrote my reply with UK universities in mind after the word "A Levels" jumped out at me. I agree you with about American university websites; after inspecting a few websites to see what all the fuss was about, a lot of them are definitely geared towards people with existing knowledge of them. (Obviously, the system is different given the whole Major/ Minor thing and differing admissions criteria.) But still, I imagine an email to the relevant admissions team would help - and be a lot cheaper than a phone call!
 
 
 
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