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    I got:

    A* - English Literature (8)
    A* - English Language (8)
    A - Religious Studies
    A - Geography
    A - Additional Science
    B - Core Science
    B - Sociology
    B - Maths (6)
    C - Psychology
    C - Spanish
    C - Further Additional Science

    I'm taking psychology, sociology and biology at A-Level with an EPQ.
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    (Original post by Traore)
    I got:

    A* - English Literature (8)
    A* - English Language (8)
    A - Religious Studies
    A - Geography
    A - Additional Science
    B - Core Science
    B - Sociology
    B - Maths (6)
    C - Psychology
    C - Spanish
    C - Further Additional Science

    I'm taking psychology, sociology and biology at A-Level with an EPQ.
    Yes. 24 universities belong to the RG, so you have an excellent chance.

    Your GCSE grades will not hinder you (apart from Oxford and possibly Cambridge? I know Oxford are fussier with GCSEs). Your A-Levels matter A LOT more.
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    (Original post by Blue_Cow)
    Yes. 24 universities belong to the RG, so you have an excellent chance.

    Your GCSE grades will not hinder you (apart from Oxford and possibly Cambridge? I know Oxford are fussier with GCSEs). Your A-Levels matter A LOT more.
    Thanks.. I can't get over the fact that I only got a C in psychology and a B in sociology.. I was predicted A*s, I got A*s in my mocks but I don't know what happened! I was confident after the exams.. it's sad because I want to do psychology at uni but a C doesn't look great..
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    (Original post by Traore)
    Thanks.. I can't get over the fact that I only got a C in psychology and a B in sociology.. I was predicted A*s, I got A*s in my mocks but I don't know what happened! I was confident after the exams.. it's sad because I want to do psychology at uni but a C doesn't look great..
    Don't worry about it Just focus on your A-Levels.
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    [QUOTE=Traore;76124122]Thanks.. I can't get over the fact that I only got a C in psychology and a B in sociology.. I was predicted A*s, I got A*s in my mocks but I don't know what happened! I was confident after the exams.. it's sad because I want to do psychology at uni but a C doesn't look great..[/

    Typically they look at your GCSE’s to check your maths/English grades - RG unis will expect a B, which you have, and some even a C - I presume that’s the most important part of your gcse grades so I wouldn’t worry as said your a levels are what really count!
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    (Original post by Traore)
    I got:

    A* - English Literature (8)
    A* - English Language (8)
    A - Religious Studies
    A - Geography
    A - Additional Science
    B - Core Science
    B - Sociology
    B - Maths (6)
    C - Psychology
    C - Spanish
    C - Further Additional Science

    I'm taking psychology, sociology and biology at A-Level with an EPQ.
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    (Original post by Traore)
    I got:

    A* - English Literature (8)
    A* - English Language (8)
    A - Religious Studies
    A - Geography
    A - Additional Science
    B - Core Science
    B - Sociology
    B - Maths (6)
    C - Psychology
    C - Spanish
    C - Further Additional Science

    I'm taking psychology, sociology and biology at A-Level with an EPQ.
    I know someone who got into Birmingham (a Russell group uni) to study History with only CCCCCCCCBBBB so you have a great chance. Even Russell group universities have little interest in GCSE's, except for Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and LSE. As long as you have good A Levels and PS you will be fine.
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    Thanks everyone! I'm feeling much better now
 
 
 
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