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    Hellooo! I really want to know what types of things I should be doing right now, in terms of reading list and any school activities since I am at the start of year 12. Please can someone advice me because I feel the time will go sooo quick to when it comes to apply to UNI! xxx
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    Hellooo! I really want to know what types of things I should be doing right now, in terms of reading list and any school activities since I am at the start of year 12. Please can someone advice me because I feel the time will go sooo quick to when it comes to apply to UNI! xxx
    It would help if you knew what you wanted to apply for at university. There’s no point running a science club if you want to apply for history.
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    It would help if you knew what you wanted to apply for at university. There’s no point running a science club if you want to apply for history.
    Oh right! sorry. I can't quite choose between law and something like physics. I have got a few work experiences law related but I don't know what else to do. Especially for physics. I really want to keep my options open but want to have the stuff so that if I do decide to do either, I can do it!
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    You could do some extra reading on the degree field you are interested in, or some relevant work experience. In terms of school activities, try to look out for any positions of responsibility - running clubs or head boy/girl
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    There's nothing obvious you can do for physics unless you have contacts with someone who works at a physics based centre. Jodrell bank is near me, and if you were in that area I would definitely advise you try there. If not, do some wider reading as you can mention this on your personal statement and If you apply to a university that does interviews they may ask you about it and you can talk about what you read.

    Law is very specific. A few days worth of experience as a solicitors is really good and is pretty much the basis of what you need to get in to study Law. Again, I suggest wider reading on the topic as mentioning a related journal you read always helps.

    For both of them, see if there's a summer school you can sign up for somewhere for after AS and before A2. Academic ones related to your intended courses are even better! Some of These cost money and some are free. These are really good to mention and form part of UCAS. Voluntary work anywhere is also good as you can talk about transferable skills.
 
 
 
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