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    I got 2A*s, (8 Maths), 5As,2Bs and 1 C
    I know they’re not terrible, but I’m looking to apply to top unis for economics like UCL, LSE, Kcl, Warwick and Cambridge

    And I’m doing maths further maths and economics, w EPQ (predicted 4A*) with lots of related extra and super curricular , but I feel demotivated as I feel that even if I do well in my a levels I’ll just get rejected cos if my flipping GCSEs even w good a levels

    Someone help me I’m worried
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    (Original post by timif2)
    I got 2A*s, (8 Maths), 5As,2Bs and 1 C
    I know they’re not terrible, but I’m looking to apply to top unis for economics like UCL, LSE, Kcl, Warwick and Cambridge

    And I’m doing maths further maths and economics, w EPQ (predicted 4A*) with lots of related extra and super curricular , but I feel demotivated as I feel that even if I do well in my a levels I’ll just get rejected cos if my flipping GCSEs even w good a levels

    Someone help me I’m worried
    You have 7 gcses that are a and above I wouldn't see a problem with you applying to those universities, what I will say is that even with a prediction of 4 a*s the lowest requirements of those choices is A*AA which doesn't give you much of a back up if something goes wrong but depends what you're comfortable with.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    You have 7 gcses that are a and above I wouldn't see a problem with you applying to those universities, what I will say is that even with a prediction of 4 a*s the lowest requirements of those choices is A*AA which doesn't give you much of a back up if something goes wrong but depends what you're comfortable with.
    Thank you. It’s literally just that I feel that I’d work for nothing because of my GCSEs and I know I can put in a good PS and have a good app with interview and assessment tests

    But the grades would set me back on a competitive basis :/. Thank you very much for your help
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    (Original post by timif2)
    Thank you. It’s literally just that I feel that I’d work for nothing because of my GCSEs and I know I can put in a good PS and have a good app with interview and assessment tests

    But the grades would set me back on a competitive basis :/. Thank you very much for your help
    They shouldn't set you back that much, many people will have less than 10 gcses.
 
 
 
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