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    (Original post by niv1234)
    Hi,

    I wanted to apply for biological sciences with German for science but I don't know if I should any more because I just got predicted grades back.I'm predicted A*AAB (A*-Latin, As- Biology and German, B-chemistry) and I've already got an A* in an A level I took early. My GCSE results were decent - I got 9A*s and 2As. I only need 3As but one of the As has to be in chemistry and that is the one subject I was predicted a B in so I don't know if I should bother applying. I do think that I can get an A in the real exam but I don't know if I will even get an offer with the B.
    An A in chemistry would be fairly necessary to have an offer from Imperial, to be honest. You can still apply to have a shot and not regret it
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    (Original post by Crème brûlée)
    Do predicted grades higher than the entry requirements give you any sort of advantage? I want to apply for medicine (a*aa required) and I was told that my predictions of 4a*s wouldn't :/
    If your predicted A*s are in relevant subjects, you can definitely apply for Medicine at Imperial College.
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    (Original post by Hiroi)
    Applying to imperial physics BSc this year as an international student

    IB Predicted Grades:
    Mathematics HL - 7
    Physics HL - 7
    Economics HL - 7
    English B HL - 7
    Chemistry SL - 7
    Chinese A - 7
    Core - 2
    Overall - 44

    The scores look good but it seems like I have those irrelevant subjects at HL...and btw does imperial give confirmation email after receiving UCAS application?
    Don't worry as long as you are predicted 7 in HL Maths and Physics, 44 overall you have a good chance of getting an offer.

    And for the confirmation email it sometimes take time, I remember mine took 1 week. Have you received an from UCAS confirming they have successfully sent your application to your choices?
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    (Original post by igotnomoney)
    Hi guys I finished my year 13 this year and this is what I got and I want to apply for chemistry in imperial.
    GCSE: AAAAAABBBBBB
    AS LEVEL: AABB ( MATHS, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS AND BUSINESS STUDIES respectively)
    A LEVEL: A*A*A*( MATHS, CHEMISTRY AND BUSINESS STUDIES).
    DO I STAND A CHANCE TO GET AN OFFER OR WILL I BE DECLINED BECAUSE OF MY GCSE AND AS LEVEL. 😕
    You meet the entry requirements but I am frankly surprised that an AS-levels B in chemistry will lead to an A-level A*. You may receive an offer similar to your predictions but are you sure you can score them?
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    (Original post by daisandy)
    applying for geophysics,
    gcses: 12 a*s
    as levels: aaaaa maths, furmaths, physcis, chemistry, music
    a2 levels: a*-maths a-furmaths a-chem a-physics (achieved)
    are my a2 grades high enough, considering the offer is a*aa
    You have a very good chance but meeting the requirements does not necessarily mean getting an offer as the personal statement and other parts of the application will be also taken into account.
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    (Original post by PMC01234)
    Don't worry as long as you are predicted 7 in HL Maths and Physics, 44 overall you have a good chance of getting an offer.

    And for the confirmation email it sometimes take time, I remember mine took 1 week. Have you received an from UCAS confirming they have successfully sent your application to your choices?
    Oh thank you! And yes, I have received the UCAS confirmation email
    And btw, is it true that at imperial, there is a highly unequal gender ratio? something like a 7:3...?
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    (Original post by Hiroi)
    Oh thank you! And yes, I have received the UCAS confirmation email
    And btw, is it true that at imperial, there is a highly unequal gender ratio? something like a 7:3...?
    Depends to which course, biology and medicine it's 50:50 but hard core engineering courses it goes 65:35.
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    (Original post by PMC01234)
    You meet the entry requirements but I am frankly surprised that an AS-levels B in chemistry will lead to an A-level A*. You may receive an offer similar to your predictions but are you sure you can score them?
    You read it wrong, I already got 3 A*, I'm in my gap year 😀
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    (Original post by igotnomoney)
    You read it wrong, I already got 3 A*, I'm in my gap year 😀
    oh very well! My mistake . If you have achieved these grades then you can apply, you are in the top candidates! Though, physics in place of business would have been an assured place.
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    Hi!
    Intended subject: Electronic/Information Eng. + Biomedical Eng.
    iGCSE: 8A*s 4As
    IB Grade: predicted 43 + 7 in FM (7 in HL Maths, Phys, Bio, FM, Standard Eng Lit 6 in Chinese and History)
    Extra-curricular: Tutors Year 11s for Maths, ASDAN Maths, Kangaroo, UKMT (all the typical stuff basically)

    Do I stand a chance??
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    I'm on a gap year with A*AAA in Maths, Physics, Biology and Ecnomics which meets the mechanical engineering minimum requirements, but how likely am I to get an offer?
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    Applying for biomedical engineering
    IGCSEs: 5 A*s, 4 As, 1 B (B is for PE which I only did to avoid doing Geography)
    AS Results:
    Maths: A
    Further maths: A
    Physics: A
    Chemistry: A
    Spanish: A
    French: A
    A2 predicted grades:
    Maths: A*
    Further maths: A*
    Physics: A*
    Chemistry: A*
    French: A
    Spanish: A

    Has anyone received an acknowledgement email from Imperial?
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    Hi,
    I am applying for Chemical Engineering (MEng)
    Predicted Grades :
    Chem A*
    Maths A*
    Physics A*
    Biology A
    EPQ A*

    SPM : 7A+ 1A 1A-

    Extracurricular :
    1) Won in Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientist (APCYS 15')
    2) Participated in an Engineering Workshop by University of Malaya
    3) Visited a power plant in northern east of Malaysia during summer break
    4) Royal Military College of Malaysia graduate, received the Valedictorian award.
    5) Epsom College in Malaysia full scholar (A-Levels)
    6) Currently enrolled in an online course on Nuclear Energy (FutureLearn)
    7) Fund raised RM 1500 through a Green Campaign under Young Voices for Conservation
    8) School Prefect

    What are the chances of me getting into Imperial? It is truly my dream and passion hahaha.
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    Applying for Joint Maths and Computing

    AS results: AAAA (maths, further maths, physics, computing)
    A2 predictions: A*A*A*a*a (maths, further maths, physics, epq, additional further maths AS) - since the school doesn't offer computing A2, which is explained in my reference

    So overall I'll only have three full A levels as they are the only three offered in my school. Would doing three and not four A levels be considered a disadvantage?
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    (Original post by sunsetyellow)
    Applying for Joint Maths and Computing

    AS results: AAAA (maths, further maths, physics, computing)
    A2 predictions: A*A*A*a*a (maths, further maths, physics, epq, additional further maths AS) - since the school doesn't offer computing A2, which is explained in my reference

    So overall I'll only have three full A levels as they are the only three offered in my school. Would doing three and not four A levels be considered a disadvantage?
    not at all. you're given no advantage having 4 a levels rather than 3.
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    Hello everyone! I am applying to Chemistry at Imperial and received an interview offer last night!
    So my timeline is:
    9/29 submitted my UCAS
    10/3 got an acknowledgement email
    10/6 got an email that my application is being considered in my academic department
    10/10 got an interview offer (I am doing Skype one as I reside in Asia Pacific region. My interview date is 16th of October; actually, they haven't given me much choice upon the date)

    I got:
    IGCSE: 7A* 3A 1B
    IB prediction: 43 with AA in ToK and EE (Chemistry), and 777 in HL (Econ Chem Maths)

    I was very surprised because they said they start interviewing people from November but I got an interview offer last night.
    I also have an offer from Bristol (34 665) which arrived on 3rd of October.
    I am also applying to Bath, Cambridge, and Nottingham.
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    Applying for Chemical Engineering (MEng)

    Predicted Grades :

    Further Additional Maths A*
    Chem A*
    Physics A*

    Achieved Grades:

    EPQ A* (100%)
    Maths A* (UMS average 100%)
    Further Maths A* (UMS average 99%)

    How do my chances stack up?
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    (Original post by Najung)
    Hello everyone! I am applying to Chemistry at Imperial and received an interview offer last night!
    So my timeline is:
    9/29 submitted my UCAS
    10/3 got an acknowledgement email
    10/6 got an email that my application is being considered in my academic department
    10/10 got an interview offer (I am doing Skype one as I reside in Asia Pacific region. My interview date is 16th of October; actually, they haven't given me much choice upon the date)

    I got:
    IGCSE: 7A* 3A 1B
    IB prediction: 43 with AA in ToK and EE (Chemistry), and 777 in HL (Econ Chem Maths)

    I was very surprised because they said they start interviewing people from November but I got an interview offer last night.
    I also have an offer from Bristol (34 665) which arrived on 3rd of October.
    I am also applying to Bath, Cambridge, and Nottingham.
    congratulations!!!
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    applied for maths
    gcse: 12 a*s
    AS: 2 A's (maths n fm)
    A2 predic: A* A* A* A (maths fm econ and phys)
    wondering if i can afford to get an A in fm if i get two other A*s in maths n econ and an A in phys?
    or does imperial generally tend to be strict with the 2 A*s in maths n fm for a maths degree
    thank you
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    (Original post by donnaseemchandra)
    Applying for Chemical Engineering (MEng)

    Predicted Grades :

    Further Additional Maths A*
    Chem A*
    Physics A*

    Achieved Grades:

    EPQ A* (100%)
    Maths A* (UMS average 100%)
    Further Maths A* (UMS average 99%)

    How do my chances stack up?
    I'll bet $20 that you're a troll
 
 
 
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