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    I want to apply to a university in the US, most preferably Stanford.

    I got BCCDDDE on GCSEs.
    However I got AAAAABB on AS levels and I am predicted A*A*AA on A level (Self studying Further maths too).

    I also did the SAT Reasoning test with a 1520 score on the new SAT and did Maths 2 and Physics.

    I believe I have an extremely active extracurricular background
    Will the GCSE grades hold me back from getting accepted by a university in US (most preferably Stanford)?
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    How the **** did you get that as - don't worry your grades will not hold you back, it's about your character.
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    (Original post by shneebnee)
    I want to apply to a university in the US, most preferably Stanford.

    I got BCCDDDE on GCSEs.
    However I got AAAAABB on AS levels and I am predicted A*A*AA on A level (Self studying Further maths too).

    I also did the SAT Reasoning test with a 1520 score on the new SAT and did Maths 2 and Physics.

    I believe I have an extremely active extracurricular background
    Will the GCSE grades hold me back from getting accepted by a university in US (most preferably Stanford)?
    How were you able to do so many a levels (in our school you have to get atleast 46 (preferably in 48 or over though) or over APS score in your best 8 GCSES to be able to study 4 Alevels and 5 Alevels are mostly for those students who achieved As and A*s for GCSE.
    Any ways I think you may be allowed I mean I don't know whether American unis have the same requirement as us about getting atleast a C in maths and and English Lang to be considered for a place
    Ur as levels are amazing- great inspiring example of someone who truly wanted to turn things around. I hate unis that judge people by their GCSE grades no matter how well they've done at a level.
    Well done you!
    What subjects r u doing and what did you get in them at GCSE and then a level if you don't mind me asking?
    I have chosen bio despite getting a c and I really wanna change things. Ur grades make me motivated to work hard as working hard can make a difference clearly!
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    (Original post by shneebnee)
    I want to apply to a university in the US, most preferably Stanford.

    I got BCCDDDE on GCSEs.
    However I got AAAAABB on AS levels and I am predicted A*A*AA on A level (Self studying Further maths too).

    I also did the SAT Reasoning test with a 1520 score on the new SAT and did Maths 2 and Physics.

    I believe I have an extremely active extracurricular background
    Will the GCSE grades hold me back from getting accepted by a university in US (most preferably Stanford)?
    How were you able to do so many a levels (in our school you have to get atleast 46 (preferably in 48 or over though) or over APS score in your best 8 GCSES to be able to study 4 Alevels and 5 Alevels are mostly for those students who achieved As and A*s for GCSE.
    Any ways I think you may be allowed I mean I don't know whether American unis have the same requirement as us about getting atleast a C in maths and and English Lang to be considered for a place
    Ur as levels are amazing- great inspiring example of someone who truly wanted to turn things around. I hate unis that judge people by their GCSE grades no matter how well they've done at a level.
    Well done you!
    What subjects r u doing and what did you get in them at GCSE and then a level if you don't mind me asking?
    I have chosen bio despite getting a c and I really wanna change things. Ur grades make me motivated to work hard as working hard can make a difference clearly!
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    how did you get 7 AS levels ? why would you go to America?
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    (Original post by Starlight2000)
    How were you able to do so many a levels (in our school you have to get atleast 46 (preferably in 48 or over though) or over APS score in your best 8 GCSES to be able to study 4 Alevels and 5 Alevels are mostly for those students who achieved As and A*s for GCSE.
    Any ways I think you may be allowed I mean I don't know whether American unis have the same requirement as us about getting atleast a C in maths and and English Lang to be considered for a place
    Ur as levels are amazing- great inspiring example of someone who truly wanted to turn things around. I hate unis that judge people by their GCSE grades no matter how well they've done at a level.
    Well done you!
    What subjects r u doing and what did you get in them at GCSE and then a level if you don't mind me asking?
    I have chosen bio despite getting a c and I really wanna change things. Ur grades make me motivated to work hard as working hard can make a difference clearly!
    I think the school allowed me to do 4 A level because it is a private school (I am just guessing) or maybe because it is a different exam board (CIE).

    At GCSE:

    Maths- B
    English- C
    Physics- C
    Biology- D
    Geography- D
    ICT- D
    Portuguese-E

    AS Level:

    Maths- A
    Physics- A
    Biology- A
    Geography- A
    Portuguese- A
    General Paper- B
    English Language- B

    Predicted A Level:

    Maths- A*
    Physics- A*
    Biology- A
    Further Maths- A

    I'm glad I made motivated; worked really hard to get these grades!
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    (Original post by shneebnee)
    I think the school allowed me to do 4 A level because it is a private school (I am just guessing) or maybe because it is a different exam board (CIE).

    At GCSE:

    Maths- B
    English- C
    Physics- C
    Biology- D
    Geography- D
    ICT- D
    Portuguese-E

    AS Level:

    Maths- A
    Physics- A
    Biology- A
    Geography- A
    Portuguese- A
    General Paper- B
    English Language- B

    Predicted A Level:

    Maths- A*
    Physics- A*
    Biology- A
    Further Maths- A

    I'm glad I made motivated; worked really hard to get these grades!
    Wow well done!
    Good luck...hope you get those grades!
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    (Original post by shneebnee)
    I think the school allowed me to do 4 A level because it is a private school (I am just guessing) or maybe because it is a different exam board (CIE).

    At GCSE:

    Maths- B
    English- C
    Physics- C
    Biology- D
    Geography- D
    ICT- D
    Portuguese-E

    AS Level:

    Maths- A
    Physics- A
    Biology- A
    Geography- A
    Portuguese- A
    General Paper- B
    English Language- B

    Predicted A Level:

    Maths- A*
    Physics- A*
    Biology- A
    Further Maths- A

    I'm glad I made motivated; worked really hard to get these grades!
    still you have 7 AS did you do 3 privately? I am sorry I can't answer your thread but wow well done!
 
 
 
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