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    I've got someone in my school who got accepted into Cambridge with 6 A* grades, 2 A and 3 C grades at GCSE and 3 A* grades at A-Level for Computer Science.

    I've heard that you can get into Cambridge with crap GCSE grades unless you make up with brilliant A-Level grades. Is this true? I don't want to be rejected I want to do CS at Cambridge too. I'm planning to retake my Core Science GCSE (I got a B :mad: ), they're ok with it right?
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    (Original post by ShiawaseNekox3)
    I've got someone in my school who got accepted into Cambridge with 6 A* grades, 2 A and 3 C grades at GCSE and 3 A* grades at A-Level for Computer Science.

    I've heard that you can get into Cambridge with crap GCSE grades unless you make up with brilliant A-Level grades. Is this true? I don't want to be rejected I want to do CS at Cambridge too. I'm planning to retake my Core Science GCSE (I got a B :mad: ), they're ok with it right?
    They make offers with many factors. They consider your whole application and interview. Those who probably didn't have too good GCSE grades made up for them in other parts of the process.
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    They make offers with many factors. They consider your whole application and interview. Those who probably didn't have too good GCSE grades made up for them in other parts of the process.
    Can I make up poor GCSE grades with brilliant A-Level grades, great personal statement and interview then?
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    (Original post by ShiawaseNekox3)
    Can I make up poor GCSE grades with brilliant A-Level grades, great personal statement and interview then?
    You probably can yes. Your GCSE's however cannot be too bad.
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    You probably can yes. Your GCSE's however cannot be too bad.
    Is retaking Core Science (because I got a B grade) bad? I have a valid reason why I did that?
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    Is retaking Core Science (because I got a B grade) bad? I have a valid reason why I did that?
    That should be ok then.
 
 
 
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