Are my GCSE grades good?

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    I am only in year 11 I only did 5 GCSE's so far I will do 7 GCSE's this year.So far i received the following

    French:A
    History:A*
    RS:A
    Additional language:A*
    Art:C

    I would like to go to a reputable university are my grades ok so far?I am predicted A's in everything however in some subjects I can achieve an A* if I put in the extra effort.I have heard some people were rejected based on their GCSE grades so that is why I am asking.
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    Yes
    you're okay as long as you avoid Cs in your final examinations this year
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    These are great grades, well done. For Year 11 aim for grades between A* to B. (avoid C's, they're a pass but I'm sure you have the potential to get higher)

    Make sure you look at university requirements if you know what you wanna do. eg. some degrees might have specific requirements such as, "Maths grade B".

    You MUST have at least a C in English Language for university. But yeah, aim for A*-B for all your subjects and you should be fine!

    Message me if you want some help with studying and such.
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    You did 5 GCSEs before year 11. That is abnormal, implying that you're good at stuff. Chill out.

    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    I have heard some people were rejected based on their GCSE grades so that is why I am asking.
    More likely because they didn't get Cs in english and maths than the fact that they didn't get mostly As, the latter doesn't really apply to anywhere at all unless you're going for oxbridge afaik.
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    (Original post by Retired_Messiah)
    You did 5 GCSEs before year 11. That is abnormal, implying that you're good at stuff. Chill out.



    More likely because they didn't get Cs in english and maths than the fact that they didn't get mostly As, the latter doesn't really apply to anywhere at all unless you're going for oxbridge afaik.
    The thing is Oxbridge is my dream but to be honest i am not sure I stand a chance at all I don't think I am very smart to be honest.
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    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    The thing is Oxbridge is my dream but to be honest i am not sure I stand a chance at all I don't think I am very smart to be honest.
    GCSEs aren't gonna be the main thing they base it all on, so long as you have the required GCSE grades listed by them on UCAS and stuff you can likely make yourself look better by having good personal statement and references, doing volunterring etc I would assume
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    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    The thing is Oxbridge is my dream but to be honest i am not sure I stand a chance at all I don't think I am very smart to be honest.
    Stay positive! I did average throughout Year 7-9 and had B/C targets for GCSE, but I got 2 A*s and 8 A's. Work hard this year, when you're stuck see teachers at break/lunch/after school to get support. Try hard in lessons to ensure you get the most out of every lesson.

    Don't put yourself down no matter what grades you get during this year (eg. mocks) - use low grades as a learning point. And if you do well throughout the year, use that to keep you going.

    You're gonna do great! Think positively
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    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    I am only in year 11 I only did 5 GCSE's so far I will do 7 GCSE's this year.So far i received the following

    French:A
    History:A*
    RS:A
    Additional language:A*
    Art:C

    I would like to go to a reputable university are my grades ok so far?I am predicted A's in everything however in some subjects I can achieve an A* if I put in the extra effort.I have heard some people were rejected based on their GCSE grades so that is why I am asking.
    So far your doing good. This year completely avoid C or B's your capable to get A/A*'S and you want to get them.
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    I've applied to Oxford this cycle with 1A* 8A's and 2B's so so long as you A*/A all your GCSEs this year and get good AS, you should be fine
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    (Original post by AfcFob)
    I've applied to Oxford this cycle with 1A* 8A's and 2B's so so long as you A*/A all your GCSEs this year and get good AS, you should be fine
    Thank you everyone for your encouragement.
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    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    I am only in year 11 I only did 5 GCSE's so far I will do 7 GCSE's this year.So far i received the following

    French:A
    History:A*
    RS:A
    Additional language:A*
    Art:C

    I would like to go to a reputable university are my grades ok so far?I am predicted A's in everything however in some subjects I can achieve an A* if I put in the extra effort.I have heard some people were rejected based on their GCSE grades so that is why I am asking.
    Yes, your 2A*s and 2As put you in a good position overall.
 
 
 
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