Obviously, I understand that this is a commonly asked question. But I would like some advice specific to my specific course.
I would like to apply for the PPL course, that's Psychology, philosophy and linguistics at Oxford. It would be my dream, and I have even enrolled myself in the Oxbridge summer programme this year as well as entered a psychology essay competition.
The entry requirements state that 4A* are preferred at GCSE. I have 3 A*s, 2 As and 3Bs and 1 C (bad year xD).
I am on the road, however, to achieve 4 As as AS level and defiantly achieve at least 1 A* at A2. My personal statement would be unique, as over the summer I have 3 Psychology based work experiences booked.
I have heard of many miracle stories where people with low GCSE grades but high Alevels have gotten in and I understand completely that more than just your grades get taken into account, but considering that my GCSEs were not too amazing in comparison to others and that my personal statement would be amazing, how much of a chance do I stand?
I'm trying to motivate myself by saying that unis care more about my passion for the subject than too much emphasis on my grades, but I need a real opinion.
Thanks so much for your help
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