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    hello, I been researching university for 2017 entry and I really want to get into Nottingham to take sociology my gcses were not great at all but I am hoping for AAB at alevel will my poor gcse (6c and 5d) affect my chances
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    hello, I been researching university for 2017 entry and I really want to get into Nottingham to take sociology my gcses were not great at all but I am hoping for AAB at alevel will my poor gcse (6c and 5d) affect my chances
    They certainly won't help. Did you get a C in English Language and Maths?

    If you apply, make sure your referee explains your dramatic improvement from GCSE to A-level.
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    try NTU?
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    I did get a C in both maths and English and on ucas it says that that is what is required should I be lowering my expectations for uni
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    (Original post by soph1el0u1se)
    I did get a C in both maths and English and on ucas it says that that is what is required should I be lowering my expectations for uni
    I think you would be very well advised to have some very safe choices in your application.
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    well brighton and westminister only require BBC so would I have more of a chance being accepted
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    (Original post by soph1el0u1se)
    well brighton and westminister only require BBC so would I have more of a chance being accepted
    You would be best advised to choose a range of universities. Possibly 2 at AAB 1 at ABB 1 at BBB one lower. It might be worth resitting English Language as some require a B. Check the requirements for GCSE English and Maths before applying to ensure you meet their entry standards. I suspect many will offer you places as you will meet the minimum entry standards for most and in todays climate most applicants are made offers outside a very small elite group.
 
 
 
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