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    So I've seen a lot of these threads but everyone's situation is different - so here's mine:
    My results for AS were:
    Maths - B
    Physics - A
    Graphics - C
    History - B
    I did pretty well at GCSEs - all A*'s except 1, which was a B...
    My dream university is LSE, to study history/history and a joint course - I was originally thinking law but that is seriously oversubscribed with like 18 applications for a place so that's definitely not an option anymore
    Am i still out of my depth with trying for history??
    If not LSE, then how about Warwick/Bristol/UCL/KCL/Durham ?????
    I'm going to drop Graphics and retake/remark some of my maths modules to hopefully bring the grade up as I wasn't too far off.... but still
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    (Original post by Shaftesbury Ave)
    So I've seen a lot of these threads but everyone's situation is different - so here's mine:
    My results for AS were:
    Maths - B
    Physics - A
    Graphics - C
    History - B
    I did pretty well at GCSEs - all A*'s except 1, which was a B...
    My dream university is LSE, to study history/history and a joint course - I was originally thinking law but that is seriously oversubscribed with like 18 applications for a place so that's definitely not an option anymore
    Am i still out of my depth with trying for history??
    If not LSE, then how about Warwick/Bristol/UCL/KCL/Durham ?????
    I'm going to drop Graphics and retake/remark some of my maths modules to hopefully bring the grade up as I wasn't too far off.... but still
    With those AS grades you would be at a disadvantage compared with other applicants who have straight A grades at AS - even if your predictions meet the LSE requirements. The gap between your actual AS grades and predicted A level grades would be a major concern.

    The same is likely to be true for most of the unis you mention. What I would say though is that with history courses the style of the course and the options within it are very important, and vary a great deal. Don't let 'prestige' muddy your thinking - go for what interests you.
 
 
 
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