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    I'm hoping to apply to UCL this year for economics and statistics but my predicted grades aren't very good. Firstly, I'm only doing three A levels and I have heard that UCL prefers those with four. Also, my predicted grades are A*AA (maths, further maths and economics) and it seems that since the economics and statistics course is so hard to get into that most of the successful applicants are predicted all A*s. So can I still get into UCL with these grades? Also, it may be possible for me to improve my economics precision to an A* but will this help me get an offer?
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    As far as I know, you can still get into UCL with three A-Levels.
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    The UCL website asks for minimum grades of A*AA with an A* in Mathematics or AAA with AA in Maths, Further Maths and another subject. You definitely have a shot.
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    (Original post by YoFadda)
    I'm hoping to apply to UCL this year for economics and statistics but my predicted grades aren't very good. Firstly, I'm only doing three A levels and I have heard that UCL prefers those with four. Also, my predicted grades are A*AA (maths, further maths and economics) and it seems that since the economics and statistics course is so hard to get into that most of the successful applicants are predicted all A*s. So can I still get into UCL with these grades? Also, it may be possible for me to improve my economics precision to an A* but will this help me get an offer?
    Btw, if you can get your teacher to improve your predictions, might as well give that a shot. But most importantly focus on the personal statement and do a lot of wider reading. That's what I'll be doing now to try and improve my personal statement.
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    I know somebody who has received an offer for that course with A*AA predictions, with those exact subject. Your GCSE grades will also be a deciding factor, along with your PS.
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    (Original post by YoFadda)
    I'm hoping to apply to UCL this year for economics and statistics but my predicted grades aren't very good. Firstly, I'm only doing three A levels and I have heard that UCL prefers those with four. Also, my predicted grades are A*AA (maths, further maths and economics) and it seems that since the economics and statistics course is so hard to get into that most of the successful applicants are predicted all A*s. So can I still get into UCL with these grades? Also, it may be possible for me to improve my economics precision to an A* but will this help me get an offer?
    I was in almost the same position as you. I took 3 A Levels (Maths, FM, Econ) and was predicted AAA* respectively. In year 12 I got an A in full A Level Maths and a B in AS Econ. GCSEs 8A* 2A, idk if they really matter though?

    I've got an offer for Statistics, Economics and Finance (AAA).

    So don't panic, you've got a great chance!
 
 
 
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