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    I know AS, A- Levels, PS, work experience etc is much, much more important than GCSE grades when applying to university, but GCSE's still play a role, no matter how small.

    Would the GCSE grades I got keep me in competition for a place studying Law or History at Oxbridge, or a top tier RG university? By the way I am NOT showing off, because most people on here do better than me!

    6,6,6,7,7,7,7,7,8,8

    So, in the A- C system, that would equate to:

    B,B,B,A,A,A,A,A,A*,A*

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    Your GCSEs are pretty decent, but it would have been better had there not been any Bs in them. But to be honest, the AS levels are the most important of them all. If you manage to score As in you AS levels it would show an improvement in your grades. Most universities like oxbridge want to see an improvement instead of a decline in grades.
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    (Original post by s.m30)
    I know AS, A- Levels, PS, work experience etc is much, much more important than GCSE grades when applying to university, but GCSE's still play a role, no matter how small.

    Would the GCSE grades I got keep me in competition for a place studying Law or History at Oxbridge, or a top tier RG university? By the way I am NOT showing off, because most people on here do better than me!

    6,6,6,7,7,7,7,7,8,8

    So, in the A- C system, that would equate to:

    B,B,B,A,A,A,A,A,A*,A*

    Thank you.
    If the uni has specific entry requirements then check that you meet them. If not then focus on your A levels as GCSEs will be mainly used contextually.
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    (Original post by alleycat393)
    If the uni has specific entry requirements then check that you meet them. If not then focus on your A levels as GCSEs will be mainly used contextually.
    Even contextually, would they be high enough to compete?
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    (Original post by mariamalik260801)
    Your GCSEs are pretty decent, but it would have been better had there not been any Bs in them. But to be honest, the AS levels are the most important of them all. If you manage to score As in you AS levels it would show an improvement in your grades. Most universities like oxbridge want to see an improvement instead of a decline in grades.
    Would they be enough to compete at Oxbridge/ top RG universities?
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    (Original post by s.m30)
    Even contextually, would they be high enough to compete?
    No idea as I have no idea about your context or others' when you do finally apply. Like I said before focus on your A levels. This discussion is not going to get you anywhere at this stage.
 
 
 
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