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    The final hurdle is the biggest one.
    La última valla es la más grande.
    La haie finale est la plus grande.

    9 exams. That's all it takes.
    9 exams. These will decide my future.
    Cambridge? Durham? Clearing? Gap year?

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    Applying for Spanish and Arabic - tried to pick universities that had good module options, a good nightlife, good year abroad options and were also prestigious.

    I'm wanting to do this combination since I love the Spanish language so so so much, but I'm also interested in becoming fluent in a language with a different alphabet. This, combined with my fascination with the Middle East, history, culture, politics, and the corresponding literature means that I believe Spanish and Arabic is right for me.

    If I want this A* in Spanish (which I reallllllly do) I need to work incredibly hard constantly - languages are notorious for being challenging to get top grades in. I'm aiming for A*AA as they are my grade predictions and also allow me to sit comfortably on top of all my entry requirements without having to panic too much about acing every single one of my exams.






    GCSE Results - 2016:
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    A* - English Language
    A* - English Literature
    A* - French
    A* - Spanish
    A - History
    A - Core Science
    B - Additional Science
    B - Maths
    B - Drama
    B - Art






    AS Results - 2017:
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    B - Classical Civilisation

    79/100 - Athenian Democracy
    72/100 - Greek Tragedy






    A2 Predictions - 2018:
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    A* - Spanish
    A - French
    A - History

    My History and French teachers said I could get an A* in both subjects if I worked well throughout the year, but to be honest I'm happy with As in both of them as they're the two subjects I'm not carrying on.






    Universities applied to:
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    St. John's College, University of Cambridge

    University College, Durham University

    University of Edinburgh

    University of Leeds

    University of Manchester

    If I get an offer from Cambridge, Cambridge will be firm and Durham will be my insurance. If I get rejected from Cambridge, Durham will be firm and Manchester will be my insurance (as of October 2017). ((This is if I get acceptances from every other university apart from Cambridge))






    Future Ambitions:
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    I have... no idea. Perhaps the civil service? Maybe journalism? Possibly a PhD? My future after 2022 is just a giant cloud of uncertainty.







    University Tracker

    Key:

    Orange: Acknowledgement
    Green: Acceptance
    Red: Rejection

    University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (TT46) A*AA (Applied to St. John's College)

    Durham University: Modern Languages and Cultures (R002) AAA (Applied to University College)

    University of Edinburgh: Arabic and Spanish (TR64) AAB

    University of Leeds: Arabic and Spanish (RT46) AAB (Offer 13/10/17)

    University of Manchester: Arabic and a Modern European Language (RT81) ABB

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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    The final hurdle is the biggest one.
    La última valla es la más grande.
    La haie finale est la plus grande.

    9 exams. That's all it takes.
    9 exams. These will decide my future.
    Cambridge? Durham? Clearing? Gap year?

    My Profile:

    Background Information:
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    Applying for Spanish and Arabic - tried to pick universities that had good module options, a good nightlife, good year abroad options and were also prestigious.

    I'm wanting to do this combination since I love the Spanish language so so so much, but I'm also interested in becoming fluent in a language with a different alphabet. This, combined with my fascination with the Middle East, history, culture, politics, and the corresponding literature means that I believe Spanish and Arabic is right for me.

    If I want this A* in Spanish (which I reallllllly do) I need to work incredibly hard constantly - languages are notorious for being challenging to get top grades in. I'm aiming for A*AA as they are my grade predictions and also allow me to sit comfortably on top of all my entry requirements without having to panic too much about acing every single one of my exams.






    GCSE Results - 2016:
    Spoiler:
    Show






    A* - English Language
    A* - English Literature
    A* - French
    A* - Spanish
    A - History
    A - Core Science
    B - Additional Science
    B - Maths
    B - Drama
    B - Art






    AS Results - 2017:
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    Show






    B - Classical Civilisation

    79/100 - Athenian Democracy
    72/100 - Greek Tragedy






    A2 Predictions - 2018:
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    Show






    A* - Spanish
    A - French
    A - History

    My History and French teachers said I could get an A* in both subjects if I worked well throughout the year, but to be honest I'm happy with As in both of them as they're the two subjects I'm not carrying on.






    Universities applied to:
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    St. John's College, University of Cambridge

    University College, Durham University

    University of Edinburgh

    University of Leeds

    University of Manchester

    If I get an offer from Cambridge, Cambridge will be firm and Durham will be my insurance. If I get rejected from Cambridge, Durham will be firm and Manchester will be my insurance (as of October 2017). ((This is if I get acceptances from every other university apart from Cambridge))






    Future Ambitions:
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    I have... no idea. Perhaps the civil service? Maybe journalism? Possibly a PhD? My future after 2022 is just a giant cloud of uncertainty.







    University Tracker

    Key:

    Orange: Acknowledgement
    Green: Acceptance
    Red: Rejection

    University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (TT46) A*AA (Applied to St. John's College)

    Durham University: Modern Languages and Cultures (R002) AAA (Applied to University College)

    University of Edinburgh: Arabic and Spanish (TR64) AAB

    University of Leeds: Arabic and Spanish (RT46) AAB (Offer 13/10/17)

    University of Manchester: Arabic and a Modern European Language (RT81) AAB

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    N/A






    People who I think might find this interesting:


    Come with me on this slightly worrying adventure!
    In it cos I know u gonna win it :chaplin:
    On with the show Monsieur Rex :rave: u got this ! :party:
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    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    In it cos I know u gonna win it :chaplin:
    On with the show Monsieur Rex :rave: u got this ! :party:
    You're too kind I hope uni life is treating you well!!
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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    The final hurdle is the biggest one.
    La última valla es la más grande.
    La haie finale est la plus grande.

    9 exams. That's all it takes.
    9 exams. These will decide my future.
    Cambridge? Durham? Clearing? Gap year?

    My Profile:

    Background Information:
    Spoiler:
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    Applying for Spanish and Arabic - tried to pick universities that had good module options, a good nightlife, good year abroad options and were also prestigious.

    I'm wanting to do this combination since I love the Spanish language so so so much, but I'm also interested in becoming fluent in a language with a different alphabet. This, combined with my fascination with the Middle East, history, culture, politics, and the corresponding literature means that I believe Spanish and Arabic is right for me.

    If I want this A* in Spanish (which I reallllllly do) I need to work incredibly hard constantly - languages are notorious for being challenging to get top grades in. I'm aiming for A*AA as they are my grade predictions and also allow me to sit comfortably on top of all my entry requirements without having to panic too much about acing every single one of my exams.






    GCSE Results - 2016:
    Spoiler:
    Show






    A* - English Language
    A* - English Literature
    A* - French
    A* - Spanish
    A - History
    A - Core Science
    B - Additional Science
    B - Maths
    B - Drama
    B - Art






    AS Results - 2017:
    Spoiler:
    Show






    B - Classical Civilisation

    79/100 - Athenian Democracy
    72/100 - Greek Tragedy






    A2 Predictions - 2018:
    Spoiler:
    Show






    A* - Spanish
    A - French
    A - History

    My History and French teachers said I could get an A* in both subjects if I worked well throughout the year, but to be honest I'm happy with As in both of them as they're the two subjects I'm not carrying on.






    Universities applied to:
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    St. John's College, University of Cambridge

    University College, Durham University

    University of Edinburgh

    University of Leeds

    University of Manchester

    If I get an offer from Cambridge, Cambridge will be firm and Durham will be my insurance. If I get rejected from Cambridge, Durham will be firm and Manchester will be my insurance (as of October 2017). ((This is if I get acceptances from every other university apart from Cambridge))






    Future Ambitions:
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    I have... no idea. Perhaps the civil service? Maybe journalism? Possibly a PhD? My future after 2022 is just a giant cloud of uncertainty.







    University Tracker

    Key:

    Orange: Acknowledgement
    Green: Acceptance
    Red: Rejection

    University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (TT46) A*AA (Applied to St. John's College)

    Durham University: Modern Languages and Cultures (R002) AAA (Applied to University College)

    University of Edinburgh: Arabic and Spanish (TR64) AAB

    University of Leeds: Arabic and Spanish (RT46) AAB (Offer 13/10/17)

    University of Manchester: Arabic and a Modern European Language (RT81) AAB

    Entry Index:
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    N/A






    People who I think might find this interesting:


    Come with me on this slightly worrying adventure!
    Good luck, I know you got this!
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Good luck, I know you got this!
    Thank you kind human!!!
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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    Thank you kind human!!!
    Good luck with your offer wait.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Good luck with your offer wait.
    Thanks, I may need it Are you applying to uni this year?
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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    Thanks, I may need it Are you applying to uni this year?
    No I'm not. I'd imagine the wait would also be painful.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    No I'm not. I'd imagine the wait would also be painful.
    Ah right. Yeah, it is I'm checking it every hour basically which is a bad habit, but it's quite exciting in a way nonetheless
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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    The final hurdle is the biggest one.
    La última valla es la más grande.
    La haie finale est la plus grande.

    9 exams. That's all it takes.
    9 exams. These will decide my future.
    Cambridge? Durham? Clearing? Gap year?

    My Profile:

    Background Information:
    Spoiler:
    Show







    Applying for Spanish and Arabic - tried to pick universities that had good module options, a good nightlife, good year abroad options and were also prestigious.

    I'm wanting to do this combination since I love the Spanish language so so so much, but I'm also interested in becoming fluent in a language with a different alphabet. This, combined with my fascination with the Middle East, history, culture, politics, and the corresponding literature means that I believe Spanish and Arabic is right for me.

    If I want this A* in Spanish (which I reallllllly do) I need to work incredibly hard constantly - languages are notorious for being challenging to get top grades in. I'm aiming for A*AA as they are my grade predictions and also allow me to sit comfortably on top of all my entry requirements without having to panic too much about acing every single one of my exams.







    GCSE Results - 2016:
    Spoiler:
    Show







    A* - English Language
    A* - English Literature
    A* - French
    A* - Spanish
    A - History
    A - Core Science
    B - Additional Science
    B - Maths
    B - Drama
    B - Art







    AS Results - 2017:
    Spoiler:
    Show







    B - Classical Civilisation

    79/100 - Athenian Democracy
    72/100 - Greek Tragedy







    A2 Predictions - 2018:
    Spoiler:
    Show







    A* - Spanish
    A - French
    A - History

    My History and French teachers said I could get an A* in both subjects if I worked well throughout the year, but to be honest I'm happy with As in both of them as they're the two subjects I'm not carrying on.







    Universities applied to:
    Spoiler:
    Show







    St. John's College, University of Cambridge

    University College, Durham University

    University of Edinburgh

    University of Leeds

    University of Manchester

    If I get an offer from Cambridge, Cambridge will be firm and Durham will be my insurance. If I get rejected from Cambridge, Durham will be firm and Manchester will be my insurance (as of October 2017). ((This is if I get acceptances from every other university apart from Cambridge))







    Future Ambitions:
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    Show







    I have... no idea. Perhaps the civil service? Maybe journalism? Possibly a PhD? My future after 2022 is just a giant cloud of uncertainty.








    University Tracker

    Key:

    Orange: Acknowledgement
    Green: Acceptance
    Red: Rejection

    University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (TT46) A*AA (Applied to St. John's College)

    Durham University: Modern Languages and Cultures (R002) AAA (Applied to University College)

    University of Edinburgh: Arabic and Spanish (TR64) AAB

    University of Leeds: Arabic and Spanish (RT46) AAB (Offer 13/10/17)

    University of Manchester: Arabic and a Modern European Language (RT81) ABB

    Entry Index:
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    N/A







    People who I think might find this interesting:


    Come with me on this slightly worrying adventure!
    Nice GCSE and AS results.
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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    Ah right. Yeah, it is I'm checking it every hour basically which is a bad habit, but it's quite exciting in a way nonetheless
    Yeah I guess you'd feel both ways. It's even more nervous when your UCAS is updated.
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    (Original post by jakey_99)
    Nice GCSE and AS results.
    Thanks mate!!

    (Original post by Black Water)
    Yeah I guess you'd feel both ways. It's even more nervous when your UCAS is updated.
    Urgh yeah, you get an email from UCAS saying "there's been an update on your track" but it doesn't actually tell you what the update is which just makes it worse. Luckily I checked track before my emails when I got my offer from Leeds
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    (Original post by Rex Onocrotalus)
    Thanks mate!!



    Urgh yeah, you get an email from UCAS saying "there's been an update on your track" but it doesn't actually tell you what the update is which just makes it worse. Luckily I checked track before my emails when I got my offer from Leeds
    That's a good thing. That email will leave you frightened.
 
 
 
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