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    Hi guys,

    so, I am about to finish off my AS exams this friday (D1 exam) and then I will be applying for universities, hoping to get an offer from one of them, atleast.

    I study Maths, Further Maths, Physics and IT.
    I am predicted to get AABB for these subjects, but honestly I am not sure what I will be getting for physics, worst case scenario a C.. hopefully not a D. (DO REMEMBER THESE ARE AS GRADES NOT A2).

    Anyway, I want to study Computer Science once I leave college and I want to apply to:

    Imperial and UCL but I still haven't made my mind up for the other ones as I'd like to stay close to where I love (North London) and to be honest there aren't many great universities here apart from Imperial, UCL maybe Kings College and Queen Mary.

    I don't know if Imperial will even look at my application and not sure if UCL will accept me either since both of those universities expect high grades..

    So should I just accept my grades and expect not to go to 'not so top tier' uni ..?

    Thank you
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    (Original post by CemG)
    Hi guys,

    so, I am about to finish off my AS exams this friday (D1 exam) and then I will be applying for universities, hoping to get an offer from one of them, atleast.

    I study Maths, Further Maths, Physics and IT.
    I am predicted to get AABB for these subjects, but honestly I am not sure what I will be getting for physics, worst case scenario a C.. hopefully not a D. (DO REMEMBER THESE ARE AS GRADES NOT A2).

    Anyway, I want to study Computer Science once I leave college and I want to apply to:

    Imperial and UCL but I still haven't made my mind up for the other ones as I'd like to stay close to where I love (North London) and to be honest there aren't many great universities here apart from Imperial, UCL maybe Kings College and Queen Mary.

    I don't know if Imperial will even look at my application and not sure if UCL will accept me either since both of those universities expect high grades..

    So should I just accept my grades and expect not to go to 'not so top tier' uni ..?

    Thank you
    It's definitely still worth applying to a top university, especially one like Imperial that interviews as they can afford to make more interview invites than offers! I applied to unis with 2 Bs at as level and got offers from 4 Russell group unis. It helps if your gcse grades are really good to support the application but I certainly wouldn't definitely rule yourself out by not applying!
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    CS is very popular and both Imperial and UCL have way too many applicants
    A grade C in anything would look quite bad..
    Anyway it's true you shouldn't rule yourself out by not applying
 
 
 
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