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    I'm undertaking AS levels in literature, history, politics and physics. The pinnacle of my ambition is to go to a top university, with the aim of a career in law or journalism. I realise these are highly competitive fields, so I need some advise on maximising my chances.

    I got 4A*, 6A's and a B at GCSE. So not great by any means but okay. I'm in doubt I could have done better. With some effort I should be able to attain As-Bs at A level.

    Essentially what I'm asking is what can I do extra-curricular/work experience wise to boost my application? The only things I do outside school are solitary pursuits such as weigh training and the occasional jog, would this harm my chances?
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    Killer personal statement, exceptional CV (especially for law) and aim for 3 As for A levels but getting a grade below an A wont be too bad as long as the rest is amazing


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    (Original post by NUFC1998)
    I'm undertaking AS levels in literature, history, politics and physics. The pinnacle of my ambition is to go to a top university, with the aim of a career in law or journalism. I realise these are highly competitive fields, so I need some advise on maximising my chances.

    I got 4A*, 6A's and a B at GCSE. So not great by any means but okay. I'm in doubt I could have done better. With some effort I should be able to attain As-Bs at A level.

    Essentially what I'm asking is what can I do extra-curricular/work experience wise to boost my application? The only things I do outside school are solitary pursuits such as weigh training and the occasional jog, would this harm my chances?
    A lot of people seem to overestimate how "hard" it is to get into a Russell Group university. If you have decent AS grades you should be fine. Really focus on those
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    (Original post by Jeena_hunt5476)
    Killer personal statement, exceptional CV (especially for law) and aim for 3 As for A levels but getting a grade below an A wont be too bad as long as the rest is amazing


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    Sounds good advice apart from the fact I have nothing to put on my cv/personal statement. What sort of things can I do to change this?
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    (Original post by NUFC1998)
    Sounds good advice apart from the fact I have nothing to put on my cv/personal statement. What sort of things can I do to change this?
    Find work experience to do with law that would look really good on your CV! Im not really an expert on law so I cant help you with the work experience ahaha but just search up on the internet and I am sure you'll find one


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