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    So I'd have to pay for tuition up-front, instead of getting a loan from Student Finance England (or the bank)?
    Yup, you'll need to be 18 to apply for your finance, so you'd have to finance it yourself.

    Btw, if you're thinking about applying for law, why not spend a few years doing the law A level? That'll give you an idea of what it's like.
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    if you managed maths at a level + fm you'll fly through the gcse. english i dont think will be too challenging for you either:rolleyes: :p:
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    if english is your only issue then you can take a TOEFL (test of english as a foreign language) or IELTS (international english language testing system) test.
    i haven't done GCSEs either, although I have equivalents as I studied in another country.
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    (Original post by psychocustard)
    Look, nobody's really pointed out that going to university under 18 isn't just difficult because of the socialising aspect, but also because you're not actually old enough to obtain your loans, or to sign your accommodation contracts, and most unis won't actually let you live in their accommodation under 18.

    Spend the next couple of years taking some more qualifications and see what you want to do later on.
    I did! I pointed it out. Humpf.
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    (Original post by snoogy)
    I did! I pointed it out. Humpf.
    Sorry :console:
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    (Original post by psychocustard)
    Sorry :console:
    i did as well :p:
    i also think that at 15 are you really ready to cope with moving to another country (america) away from your family and friends? can you support yourself financially without a loan as american fees are higher than they are here?
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    (Original post by psychocustard)
    Sorry
    Your little smiley hug made me smile. I'm having a bad day

    OP: check prospectuses. Some places will have you but they need lots of written permission from your parents and you need to be self funded and not living in uni accommodation so you'd end up having to compromise on your uni choices. Is going to uni a few years early really worth settling for second best? You're clearly quite smart, get a few GCSEs and extra curriculars behind you and you'll fly into the uni's you really want.
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    i did as well :p:
    i also think that at 15 are you really ready to cope with moving to another country (america) away from your family and friends? can you support yourself financially without a loan as american fees are higher than they are here?
    Sorry, you'll just have to have a cookie :cookie:
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    (Original post by psychocustard)
    Sorry, you'll just have to have a cookie :cookie:
    :woo: i didn't need anything, but i'll take the cookie anyway :p:
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    (Original post by snoogy)
    Your little smiley hug made me smile. I'm having a bad day

    OP: check prospectuses. Some places will have you but they need lots of written permission from your parents and you need to be self funded and not living in uni accomodation so you'd end up having to compromise on your uni choices. Is going to uni a few years early really worth settling for second best? You're clearly quite smart, get a few GCSEs and extra curriculars behind you and you'll fly into the uni's you really want.
    You can also have a cookie :cookie:

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    (Original post by psychocustard)
    You can also have a cookie :cookie:

    And some bubbles :bubbles: Bubbles make EVERYTHING better. Chin up
    I do indeed make everything better. :top:
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    (Original post by Bubbles*de*Milo)
    I do indeed make everything better. :top:
    I love you, Bubbles. In a totally non lesbo way. But whilst they voted you a most hated member, I think you're awesome :blushing: :bubbles:
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    Why would he give the second one an interview? Were there other factors eg work experience or was it just because he was homeschooled?
    No it's because his PS was better than the first by miles.
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    (Original post by A Stranger in Moscow)
    No it's because his PS was better than the first by miles.
    What was his PS like? :p:
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    (Original post by python38)
    Hi,

    I'm a homeschooled student applying to university this autumn; I have 3 As at A-level (Maths, Further Maths and Physics) but I never took my GCSEs - I just went straight onto my A-levels. However, I recently found out that a lot of universities, like Imperial, require a GCSE in English Language or something.

    Is it too late to take any GCSEs before 15th October (the Cambridge deadline)? And has anyone ever recieved an offer conditional on GCSE results?

    Thanks.
    Sorry I'm really late with this but, although GCSEs in English and maths are asked for on the website I emailed them when GCSEs in a foreign language was still a requirement and told them I didn't have one as I was home schooled and they said in such situations they often made exceptions. I wouldn't worry too much about the age thing-if you're intelligent and mature enough that wouldn't stop them accepting you-scottish applicants are 17 when they go usually and they accepted that 15 year old this year who took all his A levels in Maths, Further Maths and statistics which were less varied than yours...
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