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    I posted this in the A-level category because it has to do with my UCAS application next year.

    So yeh as you may have figured by the title i was homeless and living in a B&B during my GCSE exams and as such i did archive my target grades in maths C amongst other subjects but i know i could have archived higher than this. I want to apply for Computer Sciences at Nottingham and Swansea but they both require a B in GCSE maths. Will this hinder my chances of being accepted into the course ?
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    at least you managed to make it in to school still
    when i was homeless at 15 i stayed temp on my ex's sisters couch and we couldnt afford to get me in to school for my exams thus meaning i had no GCSE's or very very poor ones

    since then i have spent my years doing courses and gaining them back and im now in university
    theres always hope
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    (Original post by longking)
    I posted this in the A-level category because it has to do with my UCAS application next year.

    So yeh as you may have figured by the title i was homeless and living in a B&B during my GCSE exams and as such i did archive my target grades in maths C amongst other subjects but i know i could have archived higher than this. I want to apply for Computer Sciences at Nottingham and Swansea but they both require a B in GCSE maths. Will this hinder my chances of being accepted into the course ?
    yes it will effect your chances of getting onto the course.
    and by archive i think you mean achieve right?

    there should be governmental support available for you because of your age.

    the universities may offer the extenuating circumstances to you because of your homeless situation, best to get in touch with them.
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    Contact Nottingham and Swansea, then take their advice. they may say its ok or they may suggest you do some additional math course. It's alwats best to take the advice of the people who are making the decision about whether to accept you or not. maybe a letter of support from one of your tutors would confirm your siuation.
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    (Original post by longking)
    I posted this in the A-level category because it has to do with my UCAS application next year.

    So yeh as you may have figured by the title i was homeless and living in a B&B during my GCSE exams and as such i did archive my target grades in maths C amongst other subjects but i know i could have archived higher than this. I want to apply for Computer Sciences at Nottingham and Swansea but they both require a B in GCSE maths. Will this hinder my chances of being accepted into the course ?
    Hi Longking, thanks for getting in touch. I would recommend contacting the Computer Science department directly to get their advice. Their email address is [email protected]
    Please let me know if you have any other questions!
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    im in the same sitch ... advice?
 
 
 

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