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    So after getting my AS results this year, I have been contemplating a lot about my university choices. I have done a lot better than expected (I was predicted CCC in my exam based subjects).

    I obtained AAA in English Language, Sociology and Religious Studies.
    My 4th subject is Health & Social Care, it's a Cambridge technical and coursework based - I am predicted Distinction*/A* in this.

    However, for my GCSE's I didn't do very well, I obtained 1 A, 7 B's and 2 C's (Maths - C and English Language - B).

    I've completed work experience programmes at Barclays, KPMG, Rolls Royce and University of West of England.

    I have worked at Yogscast, Boomsatsuma, Marks & Spencer, Boots and I currently work at a Chinese takeaway.

    I also volunteered at Bristol Museum, the Children's Hospice South West, the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity and Beat Bullying.

    At school I volunteer to help - Art and Socialising Club: Aimed at year 7's who struggle to make friends and Breakfast Club: Aimed at students in year 7-11 who come from a disadvantaged background. I also helped out on an activity day for year 7s and also have helped teach Mandarin to students of all ages.

    I'm bilingual so I can read, write, listen and speak Chinese (Traditional) and I know some Mandarin. This year I have completed Chinese IGCSE and I am currently waiting for my results.

    Anyway, back to the point, I want to apply to Bristol, Leeds, Surrey, Kent and Keele (Kent and Keele being my backup) to study business. The requirements for Bristol, Leeds and Surrey is AAA. Kent asks for BBB whereas Keele asks for ABC/BBB.

    I was wondering if I would have any chance of getting in to Bristol, Leeds or Surrey? My weak GCSE's really limit me as I can only apply to universities which do not specifically ask for a B in GCSE Maths. I don't know if I'm aiming too high and if I should apply to universities with lower grades (Was looking at Essex, Sussex and Swansea).

    What do you guys think?
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    (Original post by LazyFi)
    So after getting my AS results this year, I have been contemplating a lot about my university choices. I have done a lot better than expected (I was predicted CCC in my exam based subjects).

    I obtained AAA in English Language, Sociology and Religious Studies.
    My 4th subject is Health & Social Care, it's a Cambridge technical and coursework based - I am predicted Distinction*/A* in this.

    However, for my GCSE's I didn't do very well, I obtained 1 A, 7 B's and 2 C's (Maths - C and English Language - B).

    I've completed work experience programmes at Barclays, KPMG, Rolls Royce and University of West of England.

    I have worked at Yogscast, Boomsatsuma, Marks & Spencer, Boots and I currently work at a Chinese takeaway.

    I also volunteered at Bristol Museum, the Children's Hospice South West, the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity and Beat Bullying.

    At school I volunteer to help - Art and Socialising Club: Aimed at year 7's who struggle to make friends and Breakfast Club: Aimed at students in year 7-11 who come from a disadvantaged background. I also helped out on an activity day for year 7s and also have helped teach Mandarin to students of all ages.

    I'm bilingual so I can read, write, listen and speak Chinese (Traditional) and I know some Mandarin. This year I have completed Chinese IGCSE and I am currently waiting for my results.

    Anyway, back to the point, I want to apply to Bristol, Leeds, Surrey, Kent and Keele (Kent and Keele being my backup) to study business. The requirements for Bristol, Leeds and Surrey is AAA. Kent asks for BBB whereas Keele asks for ABC/BBB.

    I was wondering if I would have any chance of getting in to Bristol, Leeds or Surrey? My weak GCSE's really limit me as I can only apply to universities which do not specifically ask for a B in GCSE Maths. I don't know if I'm aiming too high and if I should apply to universities with lower grades (Was looking at Essex, Sussex and Swansea).

    What do you guys think?
    Why not retake your maths GCSE and try a get a B?

    You're not aiming too high wanting to apply to those top unis because you clearly have the potential shown through your excellent AS results.
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    (Original post by LazyFi)
    So after getting my AS results this year, I have been contemplating a lot about my university choices. I have done a lot better than expected (I was predicted CCC in my exam based subjects).

    I obtained AAA in English Language, Sociology and Religious Studies.
    My 4th subject is Health & Social Care, it's a Cambridge technical and coursework based - I am predicted Distinction*/A* in this.

    However, for my GCSE's I didn't do very well, I obtained 1 A, 7 B's and 2 C's (Maths - C and English Language - B).

    I've completed work experience programmes at Barclays, KPMG, Rolls Royce and University of West of England.

    I have worked at Yogscast, Boomsatsuma, Marks & Spencer, Boots and I currently work at a Chinese takeaway.

    I also volunteered at Bristol Museum, the Children's Hospice South West, the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity and Beat Bullying.

    At school I volunteer to help - Art and Socialising Club: Aimed at year 7's who struggle to make friends and Breakfast Club: Aimed at students in year 7-11 who come from a disadvantaged background. I also helped out on an activity day for year 7s and also have helped teach Mandarin to students of all ages.

    I'm bilingual so I can read, write, listen and speak Chinese (Traditional) and I know some Mandarin. This year I have completed Chinese IGCSE and I am currently waiting for my results.

    Anyway, back to the point, I want to apply to Bristol, Leeds, Surrey, Kent and Keele (Kent and Keele being my backup) to study business. The requirements for Bristol, Leeds and Surrey is AAA. Kent asks for BBB whereas Keele asks for ABC/BBB.

    I was wondering if I would have any chance of getting in to Bristol, Leeds or Surrey? My weak GCSE's really limit me as I can only apply to universities which do not specifically ask for a B in GCSE Maths. I don't know if I'm aiming too high and if I should apply to universities with lower grades (Was looking at Essex, Sussex and Swansea).

    What do you guys think?
    Absolutely fine, you have a decent spread and are not aiming too high.
 
 
 
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