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How much of a chance do I stand of getting in to Durham for Chemistry?

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    I've applied to Oxford (Chemistry), Nottingham (Chemistry), Durham (Chemistry), UCL (Chemical Physics) and Bristol (Chemical Physics).

    I've already sent off my UCAS, and I've already received an offer at A*AA for Bristol!

    Anyway, I'm wondering about my chances of getting into Durham because I've heard from some that the course is almost as competitive as oxbridge...

    At GCSE I got 6A*'s 3A's and 3B's
    At AS I got, an A in A2 Maths, an A in AS Chemistry and a B in Physics (1 mark off an A, which is in reference)
    And at A2 I'm doing Chemistry, Physics and Further Maths, as well as retaking C4 to get an A* in A-level maths.

    I'm predicted A*A*A*A (the A is in Further Maths)

    My personal statement was mostly subject related, with only 15% of it extra curricular/transferable skills rubbish - I've heard Durham puts more emphasis on this, is this fine? This is my main worry, and I would really like to get an offer for Durham because I don't think I stand a chance of Oxford...

    Thanks guys
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