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Evil Bunny Killer
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#21
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Year of Entry: 2009
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: 6A*, 3A
AS Grades: AAAaB
A2 Prediction/Results: AAAA/AAAB
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
LNAT (if applicable): 17
Work Experience/Volunteering: 8 days at solicitors, 1 day in magistrates' court
Universities applied to and decisions:
Nottingham- AAA - firm
Keele- AB- insurance
Leicester- AAA
Cambridge - rejected, post-interview
Bristol - rejected, wtf...
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rosieee91
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#22
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Year of Entry: 2009
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: A*AAAAAABBB
AS Grades: AABCC
A2 Prediction/Results: ABB
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
LNAT (if applicable): n/a
Work Experience/Volunteering: None
Universities applied to and decisions:
Leicester - offer AAA - firm - unsuccessful
UEA - offer AAA - insurance - going there now! (Law with American Law)
Portsmouth - offer BBC
Nottingham Trent - offer BBC
Oxford Brookes - offer BBB
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GeorginaOB91
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#23
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: A*A*AAAABBBBCC
AS Grades: AAAB
A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*AA
Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
LNAT (if applicable): N/A
Work Experience/Volunteering: Hill Dickinson (Manchester firm)
Universities applied to and decisions:

So far choices are..

U. of York
U. Newcastle
U. of Sheffield
U. of Liverpool
In need of a 5th! (ideally for insurance)
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jjarvis
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#24
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
SAT I: 2280 (800 Writing, 770 Reading, 710 Math)
SAT II: 740 (Math II-c) 760 (English Lit) 780 (US History)
AP Grades: English Lit (4) US History (5) US Government and Politics (5) Calculus BC (5)
Previous Degree (if applicable): MA(Hons) History and Politics (Edinburgh) (predicted 1st)
LNAT (if applicable): October 26
Work Experience/Volunteering: None--looking at meeting some solicitors in the coming weeks
Universities applied to and decisions:
[senior status in all cases]
  • Oxford (Exeter) (submitted October 14)
  • Cambridge (open, allocated to Hughes Hall) (as above)
  • Edinburgh (offer, October 30, conditional on a 2.i) (as above)
  • QMUL (submitted November 5)
  • ...and one other, probably Nottingham
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flyinthesky
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#25
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Year of Entry: 2009
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: AAAAAAAABB
AS Grades: AABB (did first year again but was extenuating circumstances)
A2 Prediction/Results: AAA
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
LNAT (if applicable):18
Work Experience/Volunteering: Sat in a crown court for a few hours.
Universities applied to and decisions: Cambridge- rejected after interview
KCL - firm - AAA
East Anglia - AAA
UCL - rejected
UWE - insurance - BBB
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Ryan_Mac
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#26
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Year of Entry: 2009 - starting in a few weeks, can't wait!
Deferred?: /
GCSEs: 6 As, A* and 2Bs
AS Grades: AAAB
A2 Prediction/Results: Results: AAAB
Work Experience/Volunteering: the usual...
Universities applied to and decisions: Queen's university, Belfast was the only one i applied to. didn't really fancy going overseas so was committed to going there
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hearthearrt
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#27
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: A*AAAABBBBC
AS Grades: AAABC (inc general studies...)
A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*A*A (again including gen. studies, predicted an A* haha, lucky me!)
LNAT (if applicable): hopefully will do well!
Work Experience/Volunteering: 1 week with solicitor & in county court, 2 days shadowing judge
Universities applied to and decisions:
I'm thinking York, Birmingham, Nottingham, Reading (as my insurance) and another... maybe Exeter?

Is this realistic?!
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Elz
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#28
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Year of Entry: 2009
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: didn't do them; I went to high school in Australia
AS Grades: as above
A2 Prediction/Results: as above
Previous Degree (if applicable): BSc. Hons. Sociology & Popular Culture and Media
LNAT (if applicable): n/a
Work Experience/Volunteering: in law? I worked for a government department over in Australia for a while.
Universities applied to and decisions: Derby; unconditional
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draikzer
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#29
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: A*AAAAABCE (Exp arts did in year 9... )
AS Grades: BBAB (One B for remark, so maybe...) AABB
A2 Prediction/Results: A*AA
Previous Degree (if applicable):
LNAT (if applicable): 18/30
Work Experience/Volunteering: Teach at a martial arts acadamy, done peer mentoring, work exp in a magistrates, vists to crown and magistrates and work exp in a wills and probate firm
Universities applied to and decisions:
KCL - Offer (firm)
QMUL - Offer (Insurance)
Lancaster - Offer
Leicester - Offer
Northumbria - Offer
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Gallabay
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#30
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: Yes. ('09 Applicant)
GCSE: A*A*AAAABBB
AS Grades: AABBCC
A2 Grades: AABb
LNAT: 19 (Poor showing there :/)
Universities:
York: AAA: Firm, Accepted
Liverpool: AAB, Insurance, Accepted
Leicester: AAA, Offer, declined.
Durham: Rejected
UCL: Rejected
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God's Gift
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#31
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Year of Entry: 2011
Deferred?: -
GCSEs: AAABBCCC
AS Grades: No exam yet..
A2 Prediction/Results: -
Previous Degree (if applicable): -
LNAT (if applicable):-
Work Experience/Volunteering: (planning to build this up)
Universities applied to and decisions: i want to apply to durham, kcl , oxford, queen mary , nottingham and manchester


My gcse grades are not good enough but if i prove my self at a level .. do i have any chance?
The subjects i do ryt now are - History, Government and politics, pshychology and sociology.
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#32
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: Applying whilst on a gap year
GCSEs: 5A* 3A 2B (mitigating circumstances)
AS Grades:
A2 Prediction/Results: AAA (obtained) +grade in language pending
Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
LNAT (if applicable): come back on jan 31st
Work Experience/Volunteering: week in solicitors firm, applying to CAB, volnteering in africa 2weeks teaching
Universities applied to and decisions:
Oxford (O/A allocated to Wadham)- rejected post interview
Durham (O/A allocated to Joesphine Butler) - uncondional offer
Southampton - unconditional!! so happy i loved this uni!
Exeter
Sussex - unconditional

Don't think I stand a hope in hell at most of these but I'll kick myself if I didn't at least apply. :o:
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#33
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: 4A*, 2A, 1B, 3C
AS Grades: AAAB
A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*A
Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
LNAT (if applicable): Waiting on results!
Work Experience/Volunteering: shadowed barrister, attended HoL judicial hearings, volunteered as interpreter at school
Universities applied to and decisions:
Oxford
UCL
Bristol
Nottingham
Exeter
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eatcakee
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#34
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: no
GCSEs: 6A*, 5A, 1B (wrongly marked in R.S but school won't get it remarked!!!)
AS Grades: AAAB (B was in Eng. Lit. which my teacher believed was marked wrong.. apparently not accepted that I didn't continually repeat the key words... so retaking in Jan)
A2 Prediction/Results: AAAA
Previous Degree (if applicable):
LNAT (if applicable): N/A - need to book mine.
Work Experience/Volunteering: none
Universities applied to and decisions:

I need to cut one off... and I'm so worried about getting no offers.. I know it's not just on grades. and also, I truly believe some of my exams were flukes so I doubt I'll be doing as well next year..

Warwick
UCL
KCL
Manchester
Durham
Exeter

- which one do you recommend I remove?
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amirdhillon
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#35
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: no
GCSEs: 6A*, 4A
AS Grades: AABC (Not amazing I know...luckily Uni's won't ask because they aren't confirmed as I'm resitting in Jan)
A2 Prediction/Results: AAA
Previous Degree (if applicable): n/a
LNAT (if applicable): Not done yet-booking it soon!
Work Experience/Volunteering: As above...
Universities applied to and decisions:

Still making up my mind but:

Manchester (x2, one is with Criminology so it's a backup)
UCL
Newcastle
Leeds OR somewhere else??? I'm not too sure...
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jkm91
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#36
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?:not planning to..
GCSEs:AAABBBCCCCC
AS Grades:ABCCC
A2 Prediction/Results:AAB(predicted)
Previous Degree (if applicable):Nope.
LNAT (if applicable):Nope.
Work Experience/Volunteering:Albins & Co. Solicitors, Courts visitations etc..
Universities applied to and decisions:
Reading - pending
Sheffield - pending
Liverpool - pending
Surrey - Pending
Hertfordshire - Pending
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jmat
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#37
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: no
GCSEs: AABBBBBBBC
AS Grades: N/A
A2 Prediction/Results: AAB in first 2 years third year predicted AA/B
Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
LNAT (if applicable): taken
Work Experience/Volunteering:
Universities applied to and decisions:
UCL - Rejected
LSE - Gathering Field
QMUL - unconditional
Southampton - unconditional (9th october)
Sussex - unconditional (10th november)

also have a letter with some mitigating circumstances for first year which i achieved CDUU
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Rainbow1992
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#38
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: no
GCSEs: AAAABBBCCC
AS Grades: ABB
A2 Prediction/Results: AAA
Previous Degree (if applicable): N/A
LNAT (if applicable): N/A
Work Experience/Volunteering: visited court rooms, spent few days at local Solicitors
Universities applied to and decisions:
Liverpool- AAB
Lancaster- AAA
Hull- ABB
Aberystwyth- 280 points
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: 5A, 7B, & C (3 Gcse's taken early)
AS Grades: AAAA
A2 Prediction/Results: A*A*A*A
Previous Degree (if applicable):
LNAT (if applicable): Sat, but no result yet.
Work Experience/Volunteering: Visits to local court hearings, and a few weeks evaluation of law in the workplace
Universities applied to and decisions:
Oxford
Nottingham
Birmingham - Conditional AAA
Oxford Brookes- Conditional BBB
Warwick

The subjects i currently do are history, geography law & poltics which think are pretty strong, however my GCSE'S are relatively naff as i had alot of personal issues at the time. What are people's honest opinions at my chances with the other Uni's? >.<
Thanks
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Year of Entry: 2010
Deferred?: No
GCSEs: 4A's the rest B's
AS Grades: ACCD
A2 Prediction/Results: ACD
Previous Degree (if applicable):
LNAT (if applicable): Sat, no result
Work Experience/Volunteering: visited the courts
Universities applied to and decisions:
Birmingham - AAA
Sheffield - AAA
Kent - AAB
Bournemouth -
Nottingham Trent - BBB
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