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    Is it worth taking a year out and then applying with a2 grades of A*A*A, or trying this year with as grades of AAAD and predicted A*A*A? For a law course? Just curious.
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    What UMS are the As you've already got? I don't think predicted grades are really taken into account much.
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    If the average UMS of your top three subjects is above 90% or so, ideally above 95%, it's worth applying
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    Just because you were predicted A*A*A doesn't mean that you are going to get A*A*A.
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    (Original post by iano101)
    Is it worth taking a year out and then applying with a2 grades of A*A*A, or trying this year with as grades of AAAD and predicted A*A*A? For a law course? Just curious.

    Well for cambridge the typical offer for law is A*AA. So I dont think your A2 grades will be very helpful.

    On the other hand, you will most probably get an interview as they interview a majority of their candidates. But is it really worth the risk? What if u dont manage to get in? That would be a year gone to waste.


    I applied for Law there.
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    Apply now, if you don't get it, try again after results. Stupid to put all your eggs in one basket and not apply now.
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    (Original post by illusionz)
    Apply now, if you don't get it, try again after results. Stupid to put all your eggs in one basket and not apply now.
    Agree with this. If you get an offer it will usually only require A*AA whereas to be competitive for law you will need at least A*A*A post qualification. This year they won't be interested in predictions but in your best three UMS average. Most people feel they learn a lot from the process of applying and interviews which helps them the following year. It also helps you to test the market and see what other offers you get from other universities.
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    (Original post by Veni Vidi Fugi)
    If the average UMS of your top three subjects is above 90% or so, ideally above 95%, it's worth applying
    So would you say 85% in your top three is too low?
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    (Original post by iano101)
    So would you say 85% in your top three is too low?
    Afraid so; this isn't to say that it's impossible, but certainly pretty tricky. Oxford don't care so much about UMS scores though
 
 
 
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