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    I'm in year 12. I received 5a*'s, 6A grades at gcse and come from a working class underperforming background

    I study English Literature, Psychology, Biology at A Level. To which I believe I can get 2A*s and an A.

    What can I do to boost my application and anything that is suitable for getting the best possible chance?
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    You're on track to get the grades you need - so that's the most important thing!

    Other things you should do is any reading around the subject you're interested in applying to - it doesn't need to be particularly academic, but say if there's a magazine or other things you can read to just broaden your knowledge that's a great start. You don't *need* extracurriculars/sports/etc or work experience. The things you read you should genuinely find interesting, and be happy to talk about them if you put it in your personal statement and get asked about them at interview.
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    You're on track to get the grades you need - so that's the most important thing!

    Other things you should do is any reading around the subject you're interested in applying to - it doesn't need to be particularly academic, but say if there's a magazine or other things you can read to just broaden your knowledge that's a great start. You don't *need* extracurriculars/sports/etc or work experience. The things you read you should genuinely find interesting, and be happy to talk about them if you put it in your personal statement and get asked about them at interview.
    Anything you recommend reading
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    Anything you recommend reading
    You don't have to read all of them....

    https://www.pbs.tripos.cam.ac.uk/pro.../faq#section-8

    More importantly, read things that interest *you*.

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    I recommend you get a membership with the BPS That way you can keep up with new issues and you can access the monthly newsletter
 
 
 
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