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    Obviously it depends on my actual grades and each person but this is what my grades and stuff will be like; grade 8/9 in the following; Latin, French, biology, geography, physics, maths, English lit, geography, history & definitely 9 in English language! I will also have done the duke of Edinburgh gold (!) and do first aid for St. John’s ambulance. How likely does that make me to get accepted by uni (especially Cambridge and Oxford and UCL) ?
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    A levels are more important.
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    If you get those grades you have NO chance. 8's and 9's HAH rookie

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    Grades are fine
    It all will depend on your PS and interviews(depending on your course).
    Also dofe says nothing unless you explain what you've gained from it.

    What course is it for?
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    Literlly none of the stuff you have achieved will aid you, maybe give you 1% extra chance of getting in. Once accepted to an interview with the usual A*A*AA predicted, only the interviews and assessments will matter. Literally nothing else will matter.
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    (Original post by Vikingninja)
    A levels are more important.
    Yes they are aha sorry! What grades would be needed in A levels?
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    Yes they are aha sorry! What grades would be needed in A levels?
    Well it says on the Cambridge course pages.
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    (Original post by Ismaeel Ali)
    If you get those grades you have NO chance. 8's and 9's HAH rookie

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    Well what grades would you suggest because a grade 9 is basically an A** sooo ??
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    Well what grades would you suggest because a grade 9 is basically an A** sooo ??
    He's trolling.
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    (Original post by AzureCeleste)
    Grades are fine
    It all will depend on your PS and interviews(depending on your course).
    Also dofe says nothing unless you explain what you've gained from it.

    What course is it for?
    Why doesn’t dofe show anything? I was hoping to either do criminology and international law or do a degree in medicine and a language
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    Well what grades would you suggest because a grade 9 is basically an A** sooo ??
    I'm clearly trolling, use your brain, 8/9 is equivalent to an A*, getting all A*'s which your predicting for yourself wont hold you back anywhere.....
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    (Original post by CompSci in2k17)
    Literlly none of the stuff you have achieved will aid you, maybe give you 1% extra chance of getting in. Once accepted to an interview with the usual A*A*AA predicted, only the interviews and assessments will matter. Literally nothing else will matter.
    Really? Surely A levels have some impact
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    Yes they are aha sorry! What grades would be needed in A levels?
    Your GCSEs are excellent and will be good, but if you miss your A level grade (eg A*A*A) and instead get an A*AA, that will have quite a lot of impact. Interviews and other work experience matter a whole lot more too. But currently, you are on an awesome track.
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    (Original post by Ismaeel Ali)
    I'm clearly trolling, use your brain, 8/9 is equivalent to an A*, getting all A*'s which your predicting for yourself wont hold you back anywhere.....
    Sorry I’m just stressed about it because I want to be a barrister or brain surgeon and oxford and Cambridge have been my dream unis from being younger
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    Why doesn’t dofe show anything? I was hoping to either do criminology and international law or do a degree in medicine and a language
    What I mean by that is simply stating I did dofe doesn't say much. You've got to explain what you learnt from it and why it was beneficial sort of thing. i.e. what you learnt from the expeditions or whatever.
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    Sorry I’m just stressed about it because I want to be a barrister or brain surgeon and oxford and Cambridge have been my dream unis from being younger
    Pretty sure you dont NEED oxford or cambridge for either of those professions, but yes aim high you've got this, good luck with our gcse's and dont work yourself too hard
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    (Original post by Rarest)
    Your GCSEs are excellent and will be good, but if you miss your A level grade (eg A*A*A) and instead get an A*AA, that will have quite a lot of impact. Interviews and other work experience matter a whole lot more too. But currently, you are on an awesome track.
    So if I did get my target grades, that I also get in mocks, and then did a levels in say, history, French, biology and English lit/Lang (maybe for medicine) or law, French, history and English language (for law) and got A A*A* and either an A or another A* and had some work experience and volunteering and stuff like that and had a good PS and interview and application do you think I stand a good chance?
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    (Original post by Ismaeel Ali)
    Pretty sure you dont NEED oxford or cambridge for either of those professions, but yes aim high you've got this, good luck with our gcse's and dont work yourself too hard
    I don’t need them but they are highly respected! Than you very much! Ahah probably already working myself too hard tbh
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    (Original post by AzureCeleste)
    What I mean by that is simply stating I did dofe doesn't say much. You've got to explain what you learnt from it and why it was beneficial sort of thing. i.e. what you learnt from the expeditions or whatever.
    Ah okay thank you! I will make sure to do that!!
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    (Original post by Mollysh240)
    So if I did get my target grades, that I also get in mocks, and then did a levels in say, history, French, biology and English lit/Lang (maybe for medicine) or law, French, history and English language (for law) and got A A*A* and either an A or another A* and had some work experience and volunteering and stuff like that and had a good PS and interview and application do you think I stand a good chance?
    How do you expect people to tell you how you'll come across in interviews? Your attitude seems obsessive and humourless - not qualities either Oxford or Cambridge look for. Everyone who applies, just about, will have A*s and As at A-level.
 
 
 

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