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M.Gilbertson
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This thread is basically for anyone in year 12 who's thinking of applying to university in 2019 - My answers are the ones below, include:
- Your GCSE grades:
5A'S, 3B'S & IC
- The A levels/IB Diploma/BTEC course you're currently studying:
Law, History & Sociology with an EPQ
- The predicted grades your school have given you:
DDD unfortunately - not too worried about them because I think I'll be able to meet them and get much higher than that
- Your own personal predictions regarding the AS grades you think you can achieve:
A*(EPQ), A (Law), B (History), B (Sociology)
- The course /s you're thinking about applying to study in 2019:
I've got a wide range of subjects that I want to study right now: Human Geography/Geography & Economics, Law/Law & Economics, Sustainable development degrees
- The universities that you are interested and would want to apply to:
Warwick, Leeds, LSE, Lancaster, Exeter, Kings College, St.Andrews & Oxbridge - but that's gonna take a lot of hard work
- The extra- curricular activities that you currently take part in:
Debating Society, Tutoring year 11's in GCSE English & Lunch time prefects
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GCSE:
4A* 4A 1B
A Levels:
Maths, Economics and Politics
Predicted:
BBB
Personal Pr editions:
Maths: B Economics:B Politics:A
Course:
Economics and Middle Eastern Studies, Law with reference to middle east
Uni:
SOAS preferably if not QMUL/Kings
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GCSE Results-
3A*, 8A, 2B

A Levels-
Government and Politics, Religious Studies and Psychology.

Hoping to acheive by Year 12 End (my school don't do AS)-
Gov/Pol- A, Religious Studies- A, Psychology- B

Predicted Grades-
Government and Politics- A, Religious Studies- A, Psychology-A

Courses I am interested in-
Sociology and Athropology or Social Anthropology

Univeristies I am looking at-
Durham, LSE, St Andrews, Bournemouth, Manchester, Kent and Essex(maybe)

Extra Curricular-
I am a Big Sister to some of the younger girls in my school, currently deputy head of my Sixth Form Amnesty Society, Member of school learnig council, volunteering at a local primary school and also partaking in a drama production (Theatre in Education Award).
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Hey everyone,

Ive just started a thread relating to any advice for Law students (either at Cambridge or not) that are thinking about replying. Would be happy to answer any questions that you may have. As a fresher at Camb this year I knew stuff like this was really helpful so feel free to ask anything!
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5191156
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GCSE: 2A*, 1A, 2B's, 3C's
A Levels: Government and Politics, English Literature and (Ctec) Business Studies
Predicted Grades: D*AA I finished with ABC at the end of year 12
Hoping to acheive by year 13
Gov&Pol- A*
English Lit- A
Business- D*
Courses I am interested in: Law or Law with American Law
Univeristies I am looking at: I actually have a top 5 already so in order it's University of Durham, University of East Anglia,University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham and University of Bristol
Extra Curricular-
Tutor Year 11 and SEN students
Online courses
Film Club
Passed the application process for Envision @ UCL and will be attending the event
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(Original post by M.Gilbertson)
This thread is basically for anyone in year 12 who's thinking of applying to university in 2019 - My answers are the ones below, include:
- Your GCSE grades:
5A'S, 3B'S & IC
- The A levels/IB Diploma/BTEC course you're currently studying:
Law, History & Sociology with an EPQ
- The predicted grades your school have given you:
DDD unfortunately - not too worried about them because I think I'll be able to meet them and get much higher than that
- Your own personal predictions regarding the AS grades you think you can achieve:
A*(EPQ), A (Law), B (History), B (Sociology)
- The course /s you're thinking about applying to study in 2019:
I've got a wide range of subjects that I want to study right now: Human Geography/Geography & Economics, Law/Law & Economics, Sustainable development degrees
- The universities that you are interested and would want to apply to:
Warwick, Leeds, LSE, Lancaster, Exeter, Kings College, St.Andrews & Oxbridge - but that's gonna take a lot of hard work
- The extra- curricular activities that you currently take part in:
Debating Society, Tutoring year 11's in GCSE English & Lunch time prefects
GCSE's

3A*'s, 5A's and 2B's

A-Level Subjects & Predicted's:

A*'s in EPQ and History
A's in Geography and Business

I feel like my predictions from my teachers are very accurate (just want to get the A in Business up to an A*).

Course

Law definitely, I kept changing my mind but it's probably going to end up being Law.

Universities

I love Birmingham (it will probably be my 1st choice), Oxford (would be my first choice, if I had a chance of getting in), Dundee, Aberdeen. Edinburgh, UCL (I've visited so many times, and I love it!), Southampton and Exeter.

Extra Curricular's:
  • History, Maths and Geography mentor to Year 11 students
  • Part of the Gifted & Talented Programme at my school + I mentor 4 Year 11 kids as part of this
  • Prefect at school
  • Volunteer for this programme aimed at Year 9
  • Board of Director's Member of our Charity Fundraising Group (raised £1200 so far)
  • Part of the Geography and Environmental Society
  • I currently am a tutor, and tutor 11+ students
  • I also am a regular columnist for the student run newspaper
  • Hoping to apply for Head Girl
  • I have a website which focuses on my experience of applying to universities and getting kids into summer schools and work experience (hoping to get lots of Year 11's on the UCL and Cambridge Year 11 Summer School's)

I've done a lot of uni and career events:
  • 1 week work experience at a barristers firm
  • Applied for Sutton Trust Politics and History Summer School
  • UCL Year 11 Summer School
  • Reading Scholars' Programme (Business Strand)
  • UCL Human Rights Gateway Conference
  • I've done an insight day at the Bank of America
  • I've applied to PwC for work experience
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- Your GCSE grades:
8A*s, 9, 8, A in Admaths
- The A levels you're currently studying:
Biology, Chemistry, Maths and an EPQ
- The predicted grades your school have given you:
They haven’t... My last report was AAB I think so I guess I’ll go off that? We don’t get our predicted grades until after the summer.
- Your own personal predictions regarding the AS grades you think you can achieve:
A* (EPQ) and then AAA
- The courses you're thinking about applying to study in 2019:
Vet med without a shadow of a doubt 😂
- The universities that you are interested and would want to apply to:
Edinburgh, Nottingham, RVC, Cambridge, Liverpool, Chester (for biovet)
The extra- curricular activities that you currently take part in:
Work experience (if that counts)
Senior choir
Running
Volunteering at an animal shelter
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