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    The top student in the UK for A levels is from Kent!

    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/news/def...ticle_id=16334
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    (Original post by yawn1)
    The top student in the UK for A levels is from Kent!

    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/news/def...ticle_id=16334
    wow.
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    I wonder if they'll update the HESA return then....at the moment the field size for total atriff points is 3 - ie the maximum entry is 999. :cool:
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    More interesting:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/3380517.stm

    They were in the Daily Mail today, with far more flattering photos, and they got the grades. Isn't that nice for them?
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    I wonder if they'll update the HESA return then....at the moment the field size for total atriff points is 3 - ie the maximum entry is 999. :cool:
    LOL, that's all Greek to me! :confused:
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    I wonder if they'll update the HESA return then....at the moment the field size for total atriff points is 3 - ie the maximum entry is 999. :cool:
    Does it make any difference that he attended an independent school?
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    Thats wicked...well done to him!!

    Ok i wasnt too far off though :rolleyes: , 3A's and a b...hmm about 5 more A's to go!
    lol!
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    (Original post by blissy)
    LOL, that's all Greek to me! :confused:
    So far as HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) are concerned you can't have 1000 tariff points or more....and HESA is where the times and the guardian get their league table data from. It's possible that a student with 1001 tariff points would show up on the league tables as 001 tariff point :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    So far as HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) are concerned you can't have 1000 tariff points or more....and HESA is where the times and the guardian get their league table data from. It's possible that a student with 1001 tariff points would show up on the league tables as 001 tariff point :rolleyes:
    So over-achieving isn't always a smart idea?
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    I know this guy, he used to post on askNRICH a lot, he's a very good mathmo.
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    (Original post by LifeWired)
    So over-achieving isn't always a smart idea?
    more - people who work at universities can be thick as pigpoo when it comes to common sense
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    more - people who work at universities can be thick as pigpoo when it comes to common sense
    Ahh, I will look out for this...

    I have a bad habit of doing the minimal amount of work for what I want to do, scraping into uni on AAC is my latest accomplishment which I'm chuffed with. Next I'll join a real ale society, somehow manage to come out with a 2:1 and get a semi-decent job with vague hopes of a decent career...life plan there , there must be some common sense in that!
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    (Original post by Zapsta)
    More interesting:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/3380517.stm

    They were in the Daily Mail today, with far more flattering photos, and they got the grades. Isn't that nice for them?
    no offence to the top achiever, but the girls are better looking. and there are 3 of them
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    (Original post by 4Ed)
    no offence to the top achiever, but the girls are better looking. and there are 3 of them
    Especially the one on the right . I now have new motivation to get into Cambridge.
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    Check this guy out: http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=3370818
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    Somwhow I don't think this guy has much of a social life (as in none at all). :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by beauford)
    I know this guy, he used to post on askNRICH a lot, he's a very good mathmo.
    yes I remember him a lot and he's excellent at maths.
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    (Original post by slinec)
    Check this guy out: http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=3370818
    lol, this chap is my good friend, he went to the same school as me. The amazing thing is that he doesn't really put in a huge amount of effort! He didn't really say exams should be harder, The Scotsman is basically twisting his words to make a good headline.
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    (Original post by Alexander)
    lol, this chap is my good friend, he went to the same school as me. The amazing thing is that he doesn't really put in a huge amount of effort! He didn't really say exams should be harder, The Scotsman is basically twisting his words to make a good headline.
    Glad to here that - I was about to flame him (not that hes here to defend against the flaming :rolleyes: ).
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    (Original post by Zapsta)
    More interesting:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/3380517.stm

    They were in the Daily Mail today, with far more flattering photos, and they got the grades. Isn't that nice for them?
    aw! that's so cute!.....well i found it cute anyway! :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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