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    hi, I've just started year 12 studying History, English Literature history of Art and then want to do Art as an AS and drop it at the end of year 12. I am hoping to go on to study at a russell group university (my ideal and first choice being Bristol) studying either English literature or History. I would then like to go onto do a postgrad in either one of the two and perhaps become a university lecturer. this is my absolute dream and I am passionate about doing this. However am I being unrealistic, I achieved 4A*'s ( two of which were for english lit and history), 3 A's and 5 B's. Am I entertaining an improbable idea or is there a chance i could really do this?
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    Most unis, including the RG ones care more about your A-levels than your GCSEs. Your GCSEs are good though, so they should not hinder you at all. The only RG uni I know that really cares about your GCSEs is Oxford, so they may not let you in but Bristol most likely would. Just get AAB and above and you'll have a good chance
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    (Original post by EllainKahlo)
    Most unis, including the RG ones care more about your A-levels than your GCSEs. Your GCSEs are good though, so they should not hinder you at all. The only RG uni I know that really cares about your GCSEs is Oxford, so they may not let you in but Bristol most likely would. Just get AAB and above and you'll have a good chance
    thank you so so much that has made me feel much more confident
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    (Original post by RosieFitter)
    thank you so so much that has made me feel much more confident
    You're welcome, I wished someone told me that when I'd just finished my GCSEs because I didn't know what I was doing. You got better GCSEs then I did and mine made no difference to my application, all unis ask for the minimum C in maths and english as well as three other C or above grades.
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    (Original post by EllainKahlo)
    You're welcome, I wished someone told me that when I'd just finished my GCSEs because I didn't know what I was doing. You got better GCSEs then I did and mine made no difference to my application, all unis ask for the minimum C in maths and english as well as three other C or above grades.
    oh okay, yeah its really hard to get good advice, hence why I signed up to the student room which has turned out to be really good!
 
 
 

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