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    I did very poorly in GCSE's compared to what I was expecting. This was due to a combination of both my own laziness/procrastination as well as circumstances which were beyond my control (gran was ill, had to travel every day for about two months to visit her in hospital so therefore had no time for revision).

    In the end my grades were:
    8 English Literature
    8 English Language
    6 Maths
    A Physics
    A Biology
    A Chemistry
    A French
    A Film
    A Religious Studies

    Would these GCSE's be sufficient for me to stand a good chance at applying for one of the top universities that I was considering (Cambridge, Imperial, UCL etc), should I ace my A levels?

    The 6 in Maths stands out, but you should be ok-ish
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    (Original post by hxfsxh)
    The 6 in Maths stands out, but you should be ok-ish
    Would a A or A* at A-level compensate for that?

    (Original post by Sheeba1234)
    Would a A or A* at A-level compensate for that?
    You'd want A*s I think
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