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    My school doesn't run it, but I know you can enter privately. I also know it gives you quite a few UCAS points, and something to talk about if you have an interview. I was wondering how much Uni's care about it, and whether having more UCAS points makes a difference to the top 20...
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    (Original post by whydoieventry)
    My school doesn't run it, but I know you can enter privately. I also know it gives you quite a few UCAS points, and something to talk about if you have an interview. I was wondering how much Uni's care about it, and whether having more UCAS points makes a difference to the top 20...
    It is really good, and gives you loads to write about in your personal statement and also uni interviews (if you write it about a relevant topic).

    In terms of UCAS points I think it's worth the same as an AS level, but you can achieve an A* grade in it (unlike AS levels).

    Sometimes it will be a part of your offer. But the top 20 might not actually consider it. It depends on the university and the course. Check the individual uni prospectives But even if it isn't a part of your offer it will give you loads to talk about in the application process.
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    (Original post by whydoieventry)
    My school doesn't run it, but I know you can enter privately. I also know it gives you quite a few UCAS points, and something to talk about if you have an interview. I was wondering how much Uni's care about it, and whether having more UCAS points makes a difference to the top 20...
    I did it and yes, it does give you valuable UCAS points, but there is a great deal of work involved and a good result is not a given. You really have to be prepared to devote a lot of time and effort to it.
 
 
 
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