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    I want to apply for Anthropology at -

    Durham (AAB)
    Bristol (AAB with Innovation, ABB without)
    Manchester (ABB)
    Sussex (AAB)
    Kent (ABB)

    I got A*AAABBBBBB at GCSE and AABE at AS Level. I am over the moon with three of my AS results, but my GCSE's while not bad weren't amazing either. I heard Durham are GCSE nazis that's all!

    Basically I'm only really asking if it's worth applying to Durham despite my 4th AS **** up (which I am dropping for the record!), and alright-but-not-stellar GCSE's, and if you have anything to say about the others I listed.
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    Yes it is worth applying to Durham. Your GCSE grades are fine. Their importance to universities/admission tutors is over exaggerated in my opinion.
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    (Original post by Kyle1198)
    I want to apply for Anthropology at -

    Durham (AAB)
    Bristol (AAB with Innovation, ABB without)
    Manchester (ABB)
    Sussex (AAB)
    Kent (ABB)

    I got A*AAABBBBBB at GCSE and AABE at AS Level. I am over the moon with three of my AS results, but my GCSE's while not bad weren't amazing either. I heard Durham are GCSE nazis that's all!

    Basically I'm only really asking if it's worth applying to Durham despite my 4th AS **** up (which I am dropping for the record!), and alright-but-not-stellar GCSE's, and if you have anything to say about the others I listed.
    As above. Durham is only one choice out of five and with your grades so far you will probably get an offer from at least three of the others, probably all four. Be honest, what do you have to lose?
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    (Original post by Kyle1198)
    I want to apply for Anthropology at -

    Durham (AAB)
    Bristol (AAB with Innovation, ABB without)
    Manchester (ABB)
    Sussex (AAB)
    Kent (ABB)

    I got A*AAABBBBBB at GCSE and AABE at AS Level. I am over the moon with three of my AS results, but my GCSE's while not bad weren't amazing either. I heard Durham are GCSE nazis that's all!

    Basically I'm only really asking if it's worth applying to Durham despite my 4th AS **** up (which I am dropping for the record!), and alright-but-not-stellar GCSE's, and if you have anything to say about the others I listed.
    I got better GCSE's but worse AS's and got an offer from Hatfield College, Durham for Computer science (AAA). So I am pretty sure you will as well if your PS is good!
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    Thank you for your responses. Will my 4th E (History) put me at a disadvantage, applying to those unis?
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    (Original post by Kyle1198)
    Thank you for your responses. Will my 4th E (History) put me at a disadvantage, applying to those unis?
    Why not ask them directly?

    Remember that this year Durham were trying to push History applicants sideways into Anthropology because it was under-subscribed.

    86% of applicants to the course get an offer: http://university.which.co.uk/durham...00-l601-386826

    If you're predicted AAB and don't talk about something completely unrelated in your PS then you should be fine.
 
 
 
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