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    With results day inbound soon, I really think I've screwed my AS grades. Below are the subjects I'm doing and my potential university choices. Am I thinking out of my league??

    Maths-A
    Further Maths-C/D-ill for one exam-also FP1 on OCR MEI
    Physics-B
    History-D

    Warwick
    Bath
    St Andrews
    Lancaster
    Nottingham/Manchester

    I'm definitely dropping History, leaving me with Maths,Physics and Further Maths. My physics is a new style A-level how will that affect me?
    Further Maths I intend to retake the AS and continue to A2. Warwick is the dream not to do Maths but MORSE where the offer is slightly lower. How much impact will personal statement make?
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    (Original post by Niz2206)
    With results day inbound soon, I really think I've screwed my AS grades. Below are the subjects I'm doing and my potential university choices. Am I thinking out of my league??

    Maths-A
    Further Maths-C/D-ill for one exam-also FP1 on OCR MEI
    Physics-B
    History-D

    Warwick
    Bath
    St Andrews
    Lancaster
    Nottingham/Manchester

    I'm definitely dropping History, leaving me with Maths,Physics and Further Maths. My physics is a new style A-level how will that affect me?
    Further Maths I intend to retake the AS and continue to A2. Warwick is the dream not to do Maths but MORSE where the offer is slightly lower. How much impact will personal statement make?
    For Maths the PS is not very important.

    Your ASs will guide your A-level predictions and, for Maths, directly impact your A2 results, but it's still quite possible you'll get offers though. They do tend to over-offer (not so much St Andrews though). Your challenge, realistically, will be achieving it.
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    Aim to get predicted a grade higher for A2 on the lower grades, and you should have a shot
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    (Original post by jneill)
    For Maths the PS is not very important.

    Your ASs will guide your A-level predictions and, for Maths, directly impact your A2 results, but it's still quite possible you'll get offers though. They do tend to over-offer (not so much St Andrews though). Your challenge, realistically, will be achieving it.
    Yeah I reckon if I get an A in maths this year I can hopefully go on and try get an A* who knows?? ahaha. Also this over offer could you explain?
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    (Original post by Ezme39)
    Aim to get predicted a grade higher for A2 on the lower grades, and you should have a shot
    Thanks for that, is now the time to work ahead to get higher predicted a2 grades. I feel like I've got quite a mountain climb considering I'm not the hardest worker ahaha.
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    (Original post by Niz2206)
    Yeah I reckon if I get an A in maths this year I can hopefully go on and try get an A* who knows?? ahaha. Also this over offer could you explain?
    Universities give offers to many more applicants than they have places. e.g. Bath offer to >90% of Maths applicants. Warwick is similar.
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    I think you'll be fine, I got 3 offers for ABB with BCD at AS
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    Quick question: Can teachers talk **** about you in a reference in ucas?
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    (Original post by chigs_nigs)
    Quick question: Can teachers talk **** about you in a reference in ucas?
    You would be better starting your own thread to ask this; but short answer is they can't say things that are untrue.
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    You should be okay. I'll be honest. My mate got into MORSE with AAAC at AS. Thats the kinda league you are entering. I got BBBC at AS and got an AAB offer from Warwick. And an AAA offer from Durham. Speak to your teachers. Make sure you can get predicted whatever you need. Good luck!
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    (Original post by nobodycarescarla)
    You should be okay. I'll be honest. My mate got into MORSE with AAAC at AS. Thats the kinda league you are entering. I got BBBC at AS and got an AAB offer from Warwick. And an AAA offer from Durham. Speak to your teachers. Make sure you can get predicted whatever you need. Good luck!
    Ah thanks relives the pressure!! What was your offer for??
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    (Original post by goam)
    I think you'll be fine, I got 3 offers for ABB with BCD at AS
    What for??
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    (Original post by Niz2206)
    What for??
    Biological sciences
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    (Original post by goam)
    Biological sciences
    Where?
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    (Original post by Niz2206)
    Where?
    Surrey, Leicester, and Reading
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    (Original post by goam)
    I think you'll be fine, I got 3 offers for ABB with BCD at AS
    From which unis? and what course
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    (Original post by dmy15)
    From which unis? and what course
    look above
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    (Original post by Niz2206)
    Ah thanks relives the pressure!! What was your offer for??
    Biological sciences with intergrated masters :P
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    (Original post by Niz2206)
    With results day inbound soon, I really think I've screwed my AS grades. Below are the subjects I'm doing and my potential university choices. Am I thinking out of my league??

    Maths-A
    Further Maths-C/D-ill for one exam-also FP1 on OCR MEI
    Physics-B
    History-D

    Warwick
    Bath
    St Andrews
    Lancaster
    Nottingham/Manchester

    I'm definitely dropping History, leaving me with Maths,Physics and Further Maths. My physics is a new style A-level how will that affect me?
    Further Maths I intend to retake the AS and continue to A2. Warwick is the dream not to do Maths but MORSE where the offer is slightly lower. How much impact will personal statement make?
    In the exact same situation. Warwick MORSE is the dream course but I messed up. I'm pretty much aiming to do a gap year since I doubt I'll get an offer to a course I would enjoy. Just got to be different this year and work hard from the first day I guess.
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    (Original post by AAls)
    In the exact same situation. Warwick MORSE is the dream course but I messed up. I'm pretty much aiming to do a gap year since I doubt I'll get an offer to a course I would enjoy. Just got to be different this year and work hard from the first day I guess.
    Did you get your AS's today then?
 
 
 
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