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    This year I received my A level results of A*AA and am looking at applying for Fine Art at Oxford. However, my AS levels are poor (BCCE) and my GCSEs below the typical Oxbridge applicant (A*AAAAAABBC). During the course of both of these exams I had extenuating circumstances.
    So my question is: How would you look upon an applicant with this manner of academic history, considering I have already obtained the grades needed for entry onto the course?
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    (Original post by ElanortheHobbit)
    This year I received my A level results of A*AA and am looking at applying for Fine Art at Oxford. However, my AS levels are poor (BCCE) and my GCSEs below the typical Oxbridge applicant (A*AAAAAABBC). During the course of both of these exams I had extenuating circumstances.
    So my question is: How would you look upon an applicant with this manner of academic history, considering I have already obtained the grades needed for entry onto the course?
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    Hey! Really don't worry about your AS levels if you achieved your A*AA - and especially if you have exetenuating circumstances. Be sure to refer to these circumstances (speak to your referee so it can go into your reference)

    With regards to GCSE's - there aren't any entry requirements for this! There is an average yes, but plenty of people (including myself - I also had Bs) get in without it
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    I am a foreign student who's been living in Britain for almost 4 years. I've got secondary school qualificationsfrom Holland and 4 GCSEs getinng 3bs and 1 A. I got ABC in As. i am in my 2nd years A levels. I really would like to go to Oxford but do I even have a chance? P.S. Mature Student next year.

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    (Original post by LMH OXFORD)
    Hey! Really don't worry about your AS levels if you achieved your A*AA - and especially if you have exetenuating circumstances. Be sure to refer to these circumstances (speak to your referee so it can go into your reference)

    With regards to GCSE's - there aren't any entry requirements for this! There is an average yes, but plenty of people (including myself - I also had Bs) get in without it
    Thank you! Fingers crossed I'll see you soon! (LMH are my college choice)
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    (Original post by ElanortheHobbit)
    Thank you! Fingers crossed I'll see you soon! (LMH are my college choice)
    yayy - do keep in touch
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    yayy - do keep in touch
    I certainly shall!
 
 
 
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