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    So initially I was aiming to study economics and maths/stats at a top uni like LSE or UCL or Morse at Warwick but my C prediction in physics might have just removed my chances of getting into these top unis. What would you people recommend that I do? Should I aim to get top grades in my actual A-Levels and apply with achieved grades next year (wasting a year of my life) or should I just apply for less prestigious unis this year? Because I know that I can do a lot better than what I'm predicted (we didn't have AS exams at my school anymore so our predictions were determined form mock exams and past tests) and I'd feel annoyed if I got 3 A*s and ended up going to a not-so-good uni
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    So initially I was aiming to study economics and maths/stats at a top uni like LSE or UCL or Morse at Warwick but my C prediction in physics might have just removed my chances of getting into these top unis. What would you people recommend that I do? Should I aim to get top grades in my actual A-Levels and apply with achieved grades next year (wasting a year of my life) or should I just apply for less prestigious unis this year? Because I know that I can do a lot better than what I'm predicted (we didn't have AS exams at my school anymore so our predictions were determined form mock exams and past tests) and I'd feel annoyed if I got 3 A*s and ended up going to a not-so-good uni
    A C isn't going to have a negative effect on A*AA, unless the subject is relevant - ie you want to study physics!
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    Focus on getting high grades in your actual A-Levels and apply with achieve grades next year maybe.
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    (Original post by Ladbants)
    So initially I was aiming to study economics and maths/stats at a top uni like LSE or UCL or Morse at Warwick but my C prediction in physics might have just removed my chances of getting into these top unis. What would you people recommend that I do? Should I aim to get top grades in my actual A-Levels and apply with achieved grades next year (wasting a year of my life) or should I just apply for less prestigious unis this year? Because I know that I can do a lot better than what I'm predicted (we didn't have AS exams at my school anymore so our predictions were determined form mock exams and past tests) and I'd feel annoyed if I got 3 A*s and ended up going to a not-so-good uni
    Apply to LSE and UCL. No point in not trying, since you still meet the standard offer.


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    A*AA is still incredibly impressive. As long as you meet the requirements and the subject you want to study doesn't require a specific grade in Physics you'll be fine.
 
 
 
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