Which Russell group universities are most forgiving of poor GCSE performance Watch

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im going to apply for law and for this reason attending a highly ranked university which is likely to be Russell group is very beneficial for me in securing the job i want.

So ive got 5 A-C GCSEs and on the premise i apply with predicted grades of A*AA/AAA which universities would be the most likely to excuse my poor gcse performance provided i also perform well in the LNAT (if required) and offer me a place for law
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The ones that don’t emphasise GCSEs. Bristol has a 20% gcse consideration in Bristol and oxford does have that gcse equivalent. London unis like UCL and KCL will probably look at it but I don’t think they look at it that much but it could be a gamble - not too sure tho. Cambridge isn’t a LNAT uni and doesn’t look at GCSEs too much but you still have to do the Cambridge Law Test. Durham and Nottingham are LNAT unis but they don’t look at GCSEs that much. The non-lnat unis don’t look at GCSEs that much expect if it’s for specialised degree (e.g. Law with international study at Uni of Manchester requires 5 7-9 grades and the rest 9-4 gcse grades if I remember correctly)
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Look up the offer rates on university.which.co.uk of various universities, that could give you an idea. I remember Liverpool being very generous.
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(Original post by Student101A)
im going to apply for law and for this reason attending a highly ranked university which is likely to be Russell group is very beneficial for me in securing the job i want.

So ive got 5 A-C GCSEs and on the premise i apply with predicted grades of A*AA/AAA which universities would be the most likely to excuse my poor gcse performance provided i also perform well in the LNAT (if required) and offer me a place for law
I feel you're approaching this the wrong way round and you need to firstly identify the unis that interest you the most and then check their A level and GCSE requirements. And you really need to have more idea of what your A level predictions will be in reality, since that is what most unis will be more interested in
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