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    Hello.I got ABCC for my AS grades with my A being in Economics and a 79 in statistics 1.Is it possible for me to apply to UCL as I want to study Econ and Stats.Thanks for your assistance.Also can you help me recommend other very good alternatives if I cant apply to UCL.Thanks.
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    I would check out the UCL stalking page: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki..._stalking_page
    It shows you people who applied to UCL for 2014 entry, look at the econ students and see the grades of those who got offers to give you an idea Remember thought that the people who post their grades on the stalking pages generally are he more confident, with higher grades, so more likely to get offers
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    (Original post by Chet96)
    Hello.I got ABCC for my AS grades with my A being in Economics and a 79 in statistics 1.Is it possible for me to apply to UCL as I want to study Econ and Stats.Thanks for your assistance.Also can you help me recommend other very good alternatives if I cant apply to UCL.Thanks.
    Of course! Looking at their website, entry requirements are A*AA-AAA which I'm sure your teachers will predict given your AS results. Really you need to look at your C and B grades and think if you can realistically bump them up to an A this year.

    My AS grade for biology was a D but this year in A2 I was able to raise it to an A, through resists ect.

    As for the uni alternatives you'll need to do a bit of research. Check the league tables and make sure to go to a bunch of open days, everyone has their preferences!
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    (Original post by borisjohnson)
    Of course! Looking at their website, entry requirements are A*AA-AAA which I'm sure your teachers will predict given your AS results. Really you need to look at your C and B grades and think if you can realistically bump them up to an A this year.

    My AS grade for biology was a D but this year in A2 I was able to raise it to an A, through resists ect.

    As for the uni alternatives you'll need to do a bit of research. Check the league tables and make sure to go to a bunch of open days, everyone has their preferences!
    what did you do in terms of improvements to get your A? I'm in the same situation with a D in biology
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    To be completely honest, that course is really competitive anywhere and especially at UCL so it might be difficult getting an offer from there - they have many more applicants than places who exceed their entry requirements who all have really high AS results. Not to say that your AS results are bad, they're really good! It's worth a try if you really want to go there as one of your more ambitious choices but you'll have to work really hard next year to be predicated/ get really high A level results.

    I would suggest looking at some lower ranked universities for a more realistic choice but by all means apply to UCL too. Universities like Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, York, Exeter are all more realistic choices if you get predicated good A level results - all of these universities would make fantastic alternatives as they're all prestigious, solid universities and members of the Russell Group. Perhaps you could go for a choice with lower entry requirements too as your back up - universities such as Goldsmiths, Kent, Liverpool?
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    (Original post by akiwi83)
    what did you do in terms of improvements to get your A? I'm in the same situation with a D in biology
    Resat unit 1 and the AS isa.

    I fell into the trap of underestimating the amount of effort needed at a level. This year I put in a lot more effort and managed to get full UMS in biol4 and an A in biol 5, so that helped my grade a lot.

    A levels really are what they say; you get out what you put in, all the best for next year though!
 
 
 
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