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    I am in the midst of preparing for my gcses this year. Say i gain these grades:
    maths 8 or 9(both mean a*)
    english 7(A)
    sciences 3 A*
    history A*
    R.E A*
    german A or A*
    computing A
    ECDL A*
    Would they be good enough for GCSEs?
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    GCSEs won't matter a huge deal. If you get anything like those grades you'll be fine but will need to back it up at A-levels where it matters.
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    (Original post by ultimateradman)
    I am in the midst of preparing for my gcses this year. Say i gain these grades:
    maths 8 or 9(both mean a*)
    english 7(A)
    sciences 3 A*
    history A*
    R.E A*
    german A or A*
    computing A
    ECDL A*
    Would they be good enough for GCSEs?
    Everyone knows you need at least 47 A*s to get an interview.

    They are fine.
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    Thanks guys
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    (Original post by ultimateradman)
    I am in the midst of preparing for my gcses this year. Say i gain these grades:
    maths 8 or 9(both mean a*)
    english 7(A)
    sciences 3 A*
    history A*
    R.E A*
    german A or A*
    computing A
    ECDL A*
    Would they be good enough for GCSEs?
    They're absolutely fine!


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    They're absolutely fine!


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    say i get maybe 1 or 2 b's in the non core subjects?
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    (Original post by ultimateradman)
    say i get maybe 1 or 2 b's in the non core subjects?
    That should be alright. Just make sure you do your best, especially in maths, English and science!


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    So youre predicting 9 A* and 2 A?

    The grades are fine and won't hold you back. However, your lack of understanding about what is and isn't acceptable to unis is going to hold you back far more.
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    So youre predicting 9 A* and 2 A?

    The grades are fine and won't hold you back. However, your lack of understanding about what is and isn't acceptable to unis is going to hold you back far more.
    Bit harsh, the kids still doing gcses
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    dude listen

    ive been pooled and recently fished for reinterview at Cambridge. i failed two GCSEs and only got 3 A*s. you'll be fine!
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    dude listen

    ive been pooled and recently fished for reinterview at Cambridge. i failed two GCSEs and only got 3 A*s. you'll be fine!
    for medicine?!??!?!?!?? good luck!
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    (Original post by Smarties<3)
    for medicine?!??!?!?!?? good luck!
    oh no sorry history lol
 
 
 

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