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    (Original post by liliandrews)
    I didn't work very hard for my GCSEs and I ended up getting 7 A*S and 5 As. I'm hoping to apply for law at University but I don't know if Oxford would be willing to accept me onto such a competitive course with these GCSE results. I'm currently in my first year of A levels and I'm studying Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and History and I have been working a lot harder this year and I'm yet to receive a result less than 90%.

    Could you please give your honest opinion regarding if I should apply or not as I don't particularly want to waste an offer and I feel that I would be demotivated with a rejection from any University, which is likely when applying to Oxford
    I think your GCSEs are absolutely fine for Oxford. They look pretty normal for an applicant.
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    Clearly you can and should apply? You have 7A*s and 5As and you mention that you are consistently achieving 90% on each piece of work you do? Are you just fishing for compliments?
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    (Original post by Bigpaddy27)
    Clearly you can and should apply? You have 7A*s and 5As and you mention that you are consistently achieving 90% on each piece of work you do? Are you just fishing for compliments?
    I know people who have been rejected on the basis of not having enough A*s at GCSEs due to the standard of people applying to the University. I'm just sceptical about rejection as I haven't heard of someone get into Oxford with 7 A* at GCSE - disclaimer I am not trying to fish for compliments! I just want to make sure that I'm not wasting my time applying

    Also, my school has a small Oxbridge acceptant rate with roughly one person being accepted in each year
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    (Original post by Plagioclase)
    I think your GCSEs are absolutely fine for Oxford. They look pretty normal for an applicant.
    thank you for the reply
 
 
 
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