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I want to study biochemistry at Oxford but I think my gcse grades are not good enough I got: Physics-A, French-A, Chemistry-B, Biology-B, Maths-B, Spanish- B, computer Science-C, English Lit- 5, English language- 4, for my a levels I am predicted: Maths- A*, Chemistry- A, Biology-A. I researched and heard that oxford are considering your gcse results very seriously. So do I have a chance of getting in.
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your gcse grades do seem a bit on the low side for oxford. if i’m not mistaken most applicants have grades in the A*-A range. does Cambridge have the same course? they don’t put as much emphasis on gcse grades.
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But is there still a chance of me getting in?
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And I don’t meet the criteria to study any of the sciences courses at Cambridge as they all have entry requirements of A*A*A
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But is there still a chance of me getting in?
i mean, you could try as GCSEs are only one aspect of the application, but there will be many applicants with higher grades than yours. are you from a lower performing school? it says on the website that oxford will take into consideration contextual information.
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And I don’t meet the criteria to study any of the sciences courses at Cambridge as they all have entry requirements of A*A*A
you could always work really hard this year, get A*A*A and apply then (taking a gap year).
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No am an international student at a private school, but the grades attained by students are very good, in year 13 the highest chemistry grade attained in the January exams was a D and for biology also a D
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you could always work really hard this year, get A*A*A and apply then (taking a gap year).
And I don’t like Cambridge as much as Oxford
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And I don’t like Cambridge as much as Oxford
your grades suit cambridge more than oxford. apply to oxford if you want but dont set all your hopes on it.
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