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    I'm in sixth form, and the only offer i've had so far is from Bristol for pure econ. What are the chances i have of being accepted into an ivy league college for a masters, and with what qualification (i.e. a first, 2:1, etc)
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    I'm in sixth form, and the only offer i've had so far is from Bristol for pure econ. What are the chances i have of being accepted into an ivy league college for a masters, and with what qualification (i.e. a first, 2:1, etc)
    You ideally need to have a first class BSc to have a good chance. Extracurriculars are also more regarded at American universities than here.
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    You ideally need to have a first class BSc to have a good chance. Extracurriculars are also more regarded at American universities than here.
    Do u think it would be advisable to reapply and take a gap year if i exceed my current a level requirements?
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    (Original post by rushatchandra)
    Do u think it would be advisable to reapply and take a gap year if i exceed my current a level requirements?
    Probably not; they cost a lot and it's no guarantee that you'll get in. They have no minimum requirements; Harvard let a girl in with ABB, but she had great ECs. If you haven't done exceptional things out of school, I probably don't recommend.
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    Probably not; they cost a lot and it's no guarantee that you'll get in. They have no minimum requirements; Harvard let a girl in with ABB, but she had great ECs. If you haven't done exceptional things out of school, I probably don't recommend.
    what about reapplying for oxbridge? (with three a-levels though; maths, further maths and econ)
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    (Original post by rushatchandra)
    what about reapplying for oxbridge? (with three a-levels though; maths, further maths and econ)
    If you meet the requirements, sure
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    If you meet the requirements, sure
    if i've got 4A*, 7A's with an A in the FSMQ, what are my chances saying
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    if i've got 4A*, 7A's with an A in the FSMQ, what are my chances saying
    I think you'd have a better shot at Cambridge. Oxford would be difficult, unless you were to get a high TSA score, which is a challenge in itself
 
 
 

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