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    Hi guys,

    So today I woke up to 4A's at AS, something I did not anticipate. Although the result themselves are amazing, my UMS show that I just scratched it. I take History, Politics, English Lit and RE. RE and Politics count towards next year in the new system, and my UMS in total is 160 and 161 for each (with 160 being an A.) Although you don't have to put your individual modules down, I've been told you have to put your overall UMS for the course right? (And since the course takes 41 people, this will disadvantage me a lot)

    My GCSE's were alrightish for Oxford (3A* 5As 2bs) and my extra curriculurs include speaking at the house of commons, being head girl, and a sutton trust summer school in St Andrews.

    Is it worth it for such a popular course that takes so few people?
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    Hi guys,

    So today I woke up to 4A's at AS, something I did not anticipate. Although the result themselves are amazing, my UMS show that I just scratched it. I take History, Politics, English Lit and RE. RE and Politics count towards next year in the new system, and my UMS in total is 160 and 161 for each (with 160 being an A.) Although you don't have to put your individual modules down, I've been told you have to put your overall UMS for the course right? (And since the course takes 41 people, this will disadvantage me a lot)

    My GCSE's were alrightish for Oxford (3A* 5As 2bs) and my extra curriculurs include speaking at the house of commons, being head girl, and a sutton trust summer school in St Andrews.

    Is it worth it for such a popular course that takes so few people?
    Congrats! I'm not sure about everything else since I don't know anything much about HisPol, but Oxford can't see any of your UMS, only letter grades.
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    Congrats! I'm not sure about everything else since I don't know anything much about HisPol, but Oxford can't see any of your UMS, only letter grades.

    Oh really?! I tried looking on the internet but got a bit confused, and people have said they could see the UMS next to the achieved grade? If not though that's a huge incentive! Thanks!
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    Oh really?! I tried looking on the internet but got a bit confused, and people have said they could see the UMS next to the achieved grade? If not though that's a huge incentive! Thanks!
    Not unless they've suddenly decided to change it this year (unlikely!), no universities can see your UMS unless they contact you asking for them (e.g. Cambridge).
 
 
 
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