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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    :nope: see here for what happened with me and Cambridge.

    Also thanks to a deeply flawed exam system, I wouldn't have got the grades anyway.:emo:
    Awh that sucks, but I don't blame you - you should 100% pick the course you want to do over the university. So did you get into Durham? That'll be my insurance/firm after Oxford if they give me an offer )
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    Awh that sucks, but I don't blame you - you should 100% pick the course you want to do over the university. So did you get into Durham? That'll be my insurance/firm after Oxford if they give me an offer )
    Sadly not (thanks AQA :shakecane: a candidate can obviously get 48 and 24 in two equally weighted exams)

    I'm at Keele and happy though.
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    (Original post by PoliticsandP)
    This is just like me, I got rejected from Cambridge last year. Weirdly, I was supposed to also being going KCL and got 4A* haha. I'm currently on a gap year and just sent my application off for Cambridge again. But the main reason was that I changed subject, I hated the subject I was previously doing and I think my lack of enthusiasm showed in the interview. I probably would have gone to King's if I stayed with the same subject. I don't really see Oxbridge as the be all and end all, I just thought I'd be stupid not to re-apply with my grades! I think King's is still top notch, but if Oxbridge is really important to you, go for it!

    I almost wish I had taken a gap year and then it would be easier to apply to Cambridge but I'm at Kings now and the deadline for application is the 15th of October. I feel like it's too short of a turn around
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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    Sadly not (thanks AQA :shakecane: a candidate can obviously get 48 and 24 in two equally weighted exams)

    I'm at Keele and happy though.
    That's a shame which exam was it that let you down? It's good that you're happy at Keele though!!
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    (Original post by Cxletteee)
    That's a shame which exam was it that let you down? It's good that you're happy at Keele though!!
    The first exam of the two. Both went absolutely fine I felt, yet AQA somehow think that those numbers are justifiable. Despite, well, logic.

    To save us de-railing this thread any more, feel free to VM or PM me with any more questions.
 
 
 
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