Official History Applicants Thread 2020

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04MR17
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Are you applying to study History at University this year?
Well this is the place for you!
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Post below with details about your...

Specific Course:

Universities you're applying to:

A level / IB / Higher grades:

GCSE grades:

Modern or Medieval History?:holmes:

Share as much detail as you're comfortable with. Image

You may also want to have a look at this HUGE LIST of other applicants threads for all the universities you're applying to as well as potential other courses if you're a joint honours student.:woo:

I'm currently a joint honours History student going into third year. Feel free to ask me anything in this thread about applying to and studying History at uni.
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When choosing a university, what parts of the history course should I be comparing (given that every uni has such a wide variety of modules to choose from)?
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Guess I should start it off

Name: Karo
Specific Course: history

Universities you're applying to: Kent, Leicester, Sussex, Chichester, Southampton

A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted ABB

GCSE grades: 8 777 66 B 555 (translates to 1 A*, 3 As,3 Bs and 3 Cs)
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(Original post by Linckarouk)
Guess I should start it off

Name: Karo
Specific Course: history

Universities you're applying to: Kent, Leicester, Sussex, Chichester, Southampton

A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted ABB

GCSE grades: 8 777 66 B 555 (translates to 1 A*, 3 As,3 Bs and 3 Cs)
Hey there!
So pleased to hear you're applying to study History at Kent I've just finished my undergraduate in History at Kent so if you have any questions at all, please feel free to ask!
Good luck with all of your university applications
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Name: Rhianna
Specific Course: history

Universities you're applying to: Kent, Southampton, Bristol, Royal Holloway, Reading

A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted BCC (yet getting AAB)

GCSE grades: 8 77 55 C 4
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Specific Course: History

Universities you're applying to: Exeter, Edinburgh, Cambridge, York and Durham

A level / IB / Higher grades: A*AA

GCSE grades: 9999999 88

Modern or Medieval History? Modern
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Specific Course: History
Universities I've applied to: Oxford, Durham, UCL, KCL and RHUL. (Have received offers from all excluding Oxford. Still waiting).
Predicted grades (IB): 40.
GCSE/IGCSE grades: 88A* A*A A*AAB.
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Specific Course:
BA History

Universities you're applying to:

- Oxford (waiting - fingers crossed)
- Durham (waiting)
- Exeter (offer)
- Nottingham (offer)
- Kent (offer)

A level / IB / Higher grades:
A* A A

GCSE grades:
9999 8888 77 (translates to 4 A**, 4A*, and 2 A)

Modern or Medieval History?
Definitely modern
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Specific Course: History

Universities you’re applying to:

- Cambridge
- Durham
- York (offer)
- Warwick (offer)
- Reading (offer)

Predicted Grades: A*A*A

Modern or Medieval? Probably early modern
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Specific Course: see below

Universities you're applying to:
Cambridge (History) [interview]
KCL (History and French) [offer]
UCL (History with Year Abroad) [offer]
Exeter (Ancient History and History with Year Abroad) [offer]
Edinburgh (History)

A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted A*AA

GCSE grades: 999999887A

Modern or Medieval History?: Modern
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Specific Course: History
Universities you're applying to:
UCL (waiting-fingers crossed🤞)
SOAS (conditional offer)
Queen Mary (had an interview and got an unconditional offer 💗)
Goldsmiths (interview changed to a conditional offer)
City London (conditional offer)

A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted ABB
GCSE grades: 5 A*, 5 A and 1 B

Medieval or Modern History? : Modern History
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(Original post by M4 Enigma)
Specific Course: History
Universities I've applied to: Oxford, Durham, UCL, KCL and RHUL. (Have received offers from all excluding Oxford. Still waiting).
Predicted grades (IB): 40.
GCSE/IGCSE grades: 88A* A*A A*AAB.
Hi have you heard from Oxford yet?
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(Original post by Riyeria)
Specific Course:
BA History

Universities you're applying to:

- Oxford (waiting - fingers crossed)
- Durham (waiting)
- Exeter (offer)
- Nottingham (offer)
- Kent (offer)

A level / IB / Higher grades:
A* A A

GCSE grades:
9999 8888 77 (translates to 4 A**, 4A*, and 2 A)

Modern or Medieval History?
Definitely modern
Have you heard from Oxford?
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Hi have you heard from Oxford yet?
Yes, I have an interview at Christ Church next week.
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Specific Course: History
Universities you're applying to: Sheffield, Lincoln, UEA, Kent and Cardiff (received offers from all 5, including an unconditional from Lincoln)
A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted BBB
GCSE grades: 4 7's 2 6's 3 5's and a B
Modern or Medieval History? Modern
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Specific course: history
Universities applied for:
Bath spa (offer)
Plymouth (offer)
Chichester (offer)
Bright(offer)
Neman(offer)

A level: BBB
GCSE: 66555554merit2
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(Original post by emilyjepson)
Specific Course: History
Universities you're applying to: Sheffield, Lincoln, UEA, Kent and Cardiff (received offers from all 5, including an unconditional from Lincoln)
A level / IB / Higher grades: Predicted BBB
GCSE grades: 4 7's 2 6's 3 5's and a B
Modern or Medieval History? Modern
Hi, I’ve applied to Lincoln too for History. Is it your first choice?
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Course: history

Unis applied for:
Warwick (ABB)
Exeter (BBB)
York (pending)
Reading (BCC)
Aberystwyth (BCC)
I have contextual offers so thats why they’re so low but maybe that gives some people looking at this thread who are eligible for a contextual offer the sort of offers that they could be looking at for that and how much they get lowered.

Predicted grades: AAA
In history, psychology and English language

GCSE grades: 888776655 C Dist*

Modern and social history
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Are you applying to study History at University this year?
Well this is the place for you!
:party:


Post below with details about your...

Specific Course:

Universities you're applying to:

A level / IB / Higher grades:

GCSE grades:

Modern or Medieval History?:holmes:

Share as much detail as you're comfortable with. Image

You may also want to have a look at this HUGE LIST of other applicants threads for all the universities you're applying to as well as potential other courses if you're a joint honours student.:woo:

I'm currently a joint honours History student going into third year. Feel free to ask me anything in this thread about applying to and studying History at uni.
Specific Course: Aha all 5 are slightly different (see below)

Unis:

Oxford: History and French
St Andrews: French and Mediaeval History with Year Abroad
Durham: Modern European Languages (French) and History with Year Abroad
Edinburgh: French and History
Lancaster: French Studies and History

A Levels: Predicted 4 A*s (French, History, Maths, Further Maths) but no way is that happening 😂😂😂

GCSEs: 9999999999

Modern or Medieval: MEDIEVAL ALL THE WAYYYY
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Name - Abi
Specific Course - history
Universities -
Kent (BBC)
Lancaster (AAB)
York St John (CDD)
Chester (BBC)
Huddersfield (BBB)

A Levels - (ABC)

GCSEs - 77777766C

Modern or Medieval - MODERN
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