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Applying for Oxbridge

Asked by Vishal

What GCSEs and a levels are needed to get into oxbridge?

For most courses across Cambridge and Oxford they look for your A-levels to be around A-A* standard, of course depending on which course you go for. Whereas for GCSEs it seems that Oxford pays attention to them more than Cambridge does

Applying for University

Asked by Macy

What A-levels and degree do I need to take to be a vet

Hi Macy - thank you for your question. For A-levels, I would recommend doing chemistry and biology. At university, you would study veterinary medicine. Hope that helps!

Applying for Medicine

Asked by Vishal

What GCSEs to become a doctor

All medical schools will require GCSE Maths, English and Sciences (some will accept double science as a substitute). Lots of medical schools state a minimum of grade 5/6 is acceptable however you'll realistically need A/A* (grade 7 - 9) in these subjects to put in a competitive application. Remember that some medical schools will place greater emphasis on GCSE results when weighing up your appli... more

Applying for University

Asked by Usman

What is molecu

What is a molecule? I think that's what you meant.

Applying for Oxbridge

Asked by Rory

What advice would you have for someone looking to apply for post-graduate study several years after completing their undergrad?

Hi Rory, Make sure you still like course. Look at course content and statistics on the uni. Try and do a virtual tour or attend a lecture to get a feel for it. Maybe read a few a academic journals to get your head back in to the study. You can use the uni website, what uni, prospects to get insight into the course. Good luck and hope you choose the right course for you.

Applying for University

Asked by Anita

Got a D in an economics mock. This is going to be used to make my predicted grade. I got AA in my other subjects. I don’t know what to do, because i know my predicted is going to be low. Will I need to take a gap year?

Hey Anita, I hope this finds you well. Mock exams are a part of a holistic whole when teachers are formulating your predicted grades. If you feel that your mock grades are not reflective of what you are capable of, as are the cases in mocks more often than not, I would encourage you to have a conversation with your teachers. Be proactive in showing that you are seeking to improve and will be abl... more

Applying for University

Asked by Sarah

Is a GCSE in art required for studying architecture and engineering? What A levels would be needed?

Hi Sarah, with regard to architecture, GCSE art is not needed. At A level, it would be good to have Maths or Science. You may find that having Art A level is good in helping you developing technique especially as a portfolio is often used in interview/ application. For Engineering, GCSE art doesn't seem so critical. However be sure to pick subjects you are good at and enjoy. For A levels, Maths... more

Applying for Oxbridge

Asked by Anita

If i’m applying for Cambridge undergraduate law (a competitive degree) what can I do to make sure I stand out?

I think you can try and get on a summer school UNiQ Or go to a sample lecture

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