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    My ideal course is Law at King's College (which requires A*AA) but so far I have disappointing AS results and I don't think they will even look at my application. I got:
    Greek: A
    English literature: A
    History: B
    Economics: C
    Maths: C
    For A2 I will be taking English Lit, History and Maths/Economics
    WHAT CAN I DO TO IMPRESS THEM SO THEY GIVE ME AN OFFER ANYWAY??
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    Apply with achieved A2s?
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    If you can get predicted AAA or even AAB they may give you an offer if you have a well rounded personal statement and by that I don't mean a naive student who Dosent know the realities of a law degree (thinks it's like suits etc, or goes the other way and things it Dosent involve a general awareness of things going on in the world), and providing you put some real character and honesty in to your statement. The cliched desire to read letters of a law student is definitely something I would avoid in your ps.....thing outside of the box abit and think long term, in stuff you might want to do after uni and a wider interest in law
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    (Original post by neal95)
    If you can get predicted AAA or even AAB
    What should I do if my school isn't willing to predict me those grades and in fact predicts me lower than that but I am able to get A*AA by the end of A2. Do I have still a chance?
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    (Original post by Tati1998)
    What should I do if my school isn't willing to predict me those grades and in fact predicts me lower than that but I am able to get A*AA by the end of A2. Do I have still a chance?
    Apply and if they aren't happy about it do it anyway lol. If not, pick a uni you know you can get into, smash your exams and go through adjustment. Failing that, achieve AAA+ grades, take a gap year, get some experience, then apply with those grades in hand. You will probably get an unconditional
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    Gap year, focus on your a levels this year
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    (Original post by Tati1998)
    My ideal course is Law at King's College (which requires A*AA) but so far I have disappointing AS results and I don't think they will even look at my application. I got:
    Greek: A
    English literature: A
    History: B
    Economics: C
    Maths: C
    For A2 I will be taking English Lit, History and Maths/Economics
    WHAT CAN I DO TO IMPRESS THEM SO THEY GIVE ME AN OFFER ANYWAY??
    http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergrad...nts/index.aspx
    "AS-level results are usually available when an application is made through UCAS. If you can, please provide your AS-level results, AS unit grades, and/or Unit Mark Scores (UMS). These results supplement a referee’s A-level predictions but do not replace them for selection purposes. "
    Why are you dropping Greek when it was one of your best grades?

    As for what you can do: ace your LNAT and get good predictions (so get studying now for next year, apply later on in the autumn/winter after you can demonstrate to your referee and subject teachers that you have upped your game.
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    Why are you dropping Greek when it was one of your best grades?
    Well I am half Greek (and the other half Ethiopian) and was born in Greece so I thought that unis don't find it as impressive if I get a high grade in it or will ignore the grade because it's my mother tongue.
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    (Original post by Tati1998)
    Well I am half Greek (and the other half Ethiopian) and was born in Greece so I thought that unis don't find it as impressive if I get a high grade in it or will ignore the grade because it's my mother tongue.
    According to http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergrad...nts/index.aspx the only subjects they disregard are General Studies and Critical Thinking.

    Why not contact them and ask about Greek A level.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Why not contact them and ask about Greek A level.
    Thanks, you're right I should do that.
 
 
 
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