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Critique/how to make my uni application stronger (Year 12 PS draft) watch

    • Thread Starter

    4A*, 3A, 4B (B includes maths+triple sciences, but I got an A in Psych at GCSE)

    A levels:
    History, Psychology, English (will doing only 3 negatively affect my application?)

    -Took part in a Psych experiment conducted by a uni (Volunteer)
    -Reads regular books on Philosophy and 'pure' Psychology (eg not things Like 'Psychology today', rather books from psychologists such as Zimbardo)
    -Competitive horse riding/Yard duties (Job)
    - Aiming to get work experience with a clinical psychologist (2 weeks)

    How strong is my application looking for Oxbridge/Russell G unis? I'm in year 12 at the moment but I am concious I am applying by October 2016 so I am getting my personal statement drafted now.
    Any constructive critique is welcome
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    Community Assistant
    Taking part in an experiment - not much tbh but could talk in PS
    Job means little/nothing
    The B in GCSE maths is the minimum requirement for most RG unis, some may ask for A now
    Doing only one science at A-level may slightly disadvantage you depending on which uni

    And you are way too early to start your PS! Focus on studies and wider reading for now that you can use in your PS in 8 months or so time!
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