thanks for da posts - they're really nice and when I read them, I get so much inspiration! But i still have these doubts in my mind - my grades are not good enough. Law is competitive in its own right - let alone at Cambridge. Also, enthusiam - I've only really had a passion for it during the summer when I went to the summer school. Theres loads of people that have done A level law and have learnt it themselves without a teacher etc. My 'love' for the subject has only lasted 2-3 months or so and although I'm trying to read as many books and journals, it's not going to be any good compared to other people who have had a passion since they were born and attained straight A's. Also, I'm scared of talking to this teacher again..lol...it sounds ridiculous but everytime I see her, I try to walk the other way. The conversation I had with her (when she told me I couldn't apply) keeps on being replayed in my head. I tried to get her to change my mind and i mentioned loads of reasons for her to get me to apply but she still wouldn't budge. I just don't think she will let me..as in physically let me do it as a student at her school. The teacher is also responsible for all early entry students and my friend who wanted to go into medicine was told to do nursing now because her grades weren't good enough. So, it isn't just me - its loads of other people too. I was watching X factor last night and you know people who think they are honestly the best in the world, yet in reality, we know they aren't. I feel as if I'm like that in the context of cambridge application - maybe I'm deluding myself to think that I actually have a chance of applying when all the other people (like the teacher and admissions tutors) will think I'm rubbish. In my heart, I really want to apply because that's the only place where I really want to study but maybe I'm mixing dreams and reality together. sorry - all my posts are essays.