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    I'm considering Law at university.

    I've already got AS levels in Biology,, English Lit and RE. I know it's not the recommended Maths, History, Gov Pol etc. so I was wondering if these subjects would hinder me. I'm predicted A*A*A next year A in Biology.
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    They're great subjects. English lit is very recommended. A science shows you are well rounded and RE is a strong subject. As long as you get top grades in those subjects there's nothing stopping you from doing Law at a top uni. Good luck
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    (Original post by arfah)
    They're great subjects. English lit is very recommended. A science shows you are well rounded and RE is a strong subject. As long as you get top grades in those subjects there's nothing stopping you from doing Law at a top uni. Good luck
    Thanks!
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    Literally any good traditional subject. Doesn't matter. I did music, maths and biology and got offers from UCL and LSE so yeah, your subjects are fine
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    (Original post by Alleykat606)
    Literally any good traditional subject. Doesn't matter. I did music, maths and biology and got offers from UCL and LSE so yeah, your subjects are fine
    Did you need 7+ A* GCSE for LSE? I heard LSE has bias for people doing Maths. Is this true?

    Thanks
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    Those subjects sound great! I applied for Law and got places but am currently reapplying for Oxford. I studied Religious studies, English language, government and politics and history. I was predicted 3A*s and an A but didn't even get an interview. However, I've now achieved 3A*s and an A and an A* in my EPQ so am going to try a reapplication.

    I would consider doing an EPQ and focusing it on law if that's what you're planning to study. It just shows to places like Oxford, LSE, UCL etc, who emphasise independent and research based learning, that you can learn and achieve without being fed information. I did 'should the mens rea of a crime require more than mere intent?' as I like criminal law.
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    (Original post by Big Blue Machine)
    Did you need 7+ A* GCSE for LSE? I heard LSE has bias for people doing Maths. Is this true?

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    um well I got 8 A*s so GCSEs weren't something I was concerned about so I didn't check - I'm guessing that yes, they would like to see a decent number of A*s since LSE doesn't interview applicants, neither do they require the LNAT. But like most unis, GCSEs come second to your AS level results.

    Doubt the maths thing is true. I know people who've done purely arts/humanities subjects and they got in.
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    (Original post by Alleykat606)
    um well I got 8 A*s so GCSEs weren't something I was concerned about so I didn't check - I'm guessing that yes, they would like to see a decent number of A*s since LSE doesn't interview applicants, neither do they require the LNAT. But like most unis, GCSEs come second to your AS level results.

    Doubt the maths thing is true. I know people who've done purely arts/humanities subjects and they got in.
    Would you reccomend I apply with 6A*s, 2As, 1B and 1C( Drama). I got an A* in all my core subjects apart from Maths (A).

    At AS I got AAA( only 3 due to extenuating circumstances). But I still got 98% UMS and 97% UMS in English and P&E. Could this make up for my GCSEs?
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    (Original post by dandlessss)
    Those subjects sound great! I applied for Law and got places but am currently reapplying for Oxford. I studied Religious studies, English language, government and politics and history. I was predicted 3A*s and an A but didn't even get an interview. However, I've now achieved 3A*s and an A and an A* in my EPQ so am going to try a reapplication.

    I would consider doing an EPQ and focusing it on law if that's what you're planning to study. It just shows to places like Oxford, LSE, UCL etc, who emphasise independent and research based learning, that you can learn and achieve without being fed information. I did 'should the mens rea of a crime require more than mere intent?' as I like criminal law.
    Where did you get places?
    May I ask your GCSEs? Do you know your LNAT score last year?
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    (Original post by Big Blue Machine)
    Would you reccomend I apply with 6A*s, 2As, 1B and 1C( Drama). I got an A* in all my core subjects apart from Maths (A).

    At AS I got AAA( only 3 due to extenuating circumstances). But I still got 98% UMS and 97% UMS in English and P&E. Could this make up for my GCSEs?
    Yeah I think you could apply, the C stands out a bit but then again, it's only drama (no offence ) Your AS grades definitely make up for your GCSEs.
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    (Original post by Alleykat606)
    Yeah I think you could apply, the C stands out a bit but then again, it's only drama (no offence ) Your AS grades definitely make up for your GCSEs.
    I had social anxiety at the time, so it was so hard to perform! I'll put it in my reference. I hope so! Would it help to put my UMS scores in my reference too, just so they know?
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    (Original post by Big Blue Machine)
    I had social anxiety at the time, so it was so hard to perform! I'll put it in my reference. I hope so! Would it help to put my UMS scores in my reference too, just so they know?
    Yep that would help - I'm guessing that your teachers would put it in your reference anyway
 
 
 

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