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    Hello everyone,

    I'm from Italy, this year I applied for 5 universities with ucas for computer science.

    1. UCL (x)
    2. Edingburgh (x)
    3. Glasgow (conditional offer)
    4. University of Manchester (conditional offer)
    5. metropolitan (man) (XX)

    I got rejected from UCL and Edinburgh, becuase they believed I couldn't get required marks (actually my school refused to provide the predicted grades, so I had to send the grades I obtained in the last term of the previous year), Glasgow and Uni of Manchester gave me a conditional offer (and unconditional from metropolitan but nahh).

    I did the exams for my "diploma di maturità" (A-level) a month ago and got 100/100 (maximum possibile I think it's equivalent to A*)


    My question is should I waste a year and try to apply the next year for a better uni?

    I've contacted Oxford, Imperial and Cambrigde, their requirment is minimum 98/100 so it should be fine for me, Oxford asked me for my math exams (I got 9/10) and in IETS overall of 7.5

    What if I start the 2016-17 session in of the two universities (Manchester or Glasgow) and apply for the 2017-18 session in Oxford, Cambridge or any other Top university starting from the year one again? Would it be possible?
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    If you don't want to go to Glasgow or Manchester then don't go, take a gap year and re-apply in September. It is a very bad idea to go to a university with the intention of dropping out. It is a waste of yours and your tutor's time, not to mention a huge waste of money. What's more, Cambridge and Oxford are not keen on accepting students who are enrolled at other universities.
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    thanks for your answer, what are my chance to be picked in oxford/cam? is hard to get in imperial? there are any tests?
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    (Original post by Abdulzeedo)
    thanks for your answer, what are my chance to be picked in oxford/cam? is hard to get in imperial? there are any tests?
    That's such a shame your school wouldn't provide you with predicted grades, they've really done you a disservice. If you get the time it might be worth contacting your school and stressing the importance of this to them so that future students don't get dropped in it, too.

    In any case, no-one can tell you your chances but with full marks on your exams, they can't fault you on that aspect of your application. I would think it's worth applying to a mix of top 10 unis here and seeing how you do.
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    What else is needed to get more chances to get in the oxford/cam?
 
 
 
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