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    Hello,
    I am in Year 11 and I am currently doing 10 GCSE's , however, one of them being German, I feel like I'm way too far behind in this subject and there is little hope in me achieving an A/A* grade with revision, if I do carry forward with this subject I feel like it will bring down my other subjects due to the time taken to revise German, I confidently think if I drop German I can achieve 8 A*s 1 A,
    Is this enough for top universities like Imperial ??
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    If in doubt you can always check the unis webite and it should say there GCSE requierments
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    Yeah, I think so... I'm applying for med (so quite competitive so perhaps a good indicator) and the only unis I think where it isn't enough is like Edinburgh and oxford where the average person has like 11A*, but tbh if you only took 9 and got more A*s, it's a higher percentage of them...


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    Ooh, just a point, ucl need a modern language gcse


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    tbh 2 GCSEs in English Lang and Maths will get you a uni offer if you as long as your A-Levels meet the offer.
    However if you was to only do Lang and Maths, you would be a fool to not get A* in both. XD
    If you're looking to do a course abroad, especially something like Chemistry abroad, Germany is good destination and having German as a GCSE minimum will grant you access to going there in the unis' eyes.

    If you think German is gonna severely drop grades in the rest of your GCSEs drop it, but make sure you can and will get a healthy mix of A* to A to strength your application. (At least 5As and at least Bs in Lang and Maths)
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    (Original post by cruncher123)
    Hello,
    I am in Year 11 and I am currently doing 10 GCSE's , however, one of them being German, I feel like I'm way too far behind in this subject and there is little hope in me achieving an A/A* grade with revision, if I do carry forward with this subject I feel like it will bring down my other subjects due to the time taken to revise German, I confidently think if I drop German I can achieve 8 A*s 1 A,
    Is this enough for top universities like Imperial ??
    Yep. Very good grades - oxbridge standard.
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    Upon reading your post again, drop German 100% unless looking to do a year in Germany and if you think you can get a B in it without affecting the rest of your grades.
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    That's the problem, I do feel like getting a B/A will affect my other grades, do you think I just need to man up and power through and do more revision to compensate ?
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    (Original post by cruncher123)
    That's the problem, I do feel like getting a B/A will affect my other grades, do you think I just need to man up and power through and do more revision to compensate ?
    Prioritise it yourself, think how your grades will be affected and how much by.
 
 
 
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