21 Aug '14

News How important are GCSE grades when applying to university?

For some courses and institutions they're 'very important' but for others they might be meaninglessEach year, as results' day approaches, so too do reports that admissions tutors are using GCSE grades (or their equivalent) as a cut off point to cherry-pick the best applicants.Not all institutions currently do so, but plans to decouple AS-levels from A-levels meaning sixth formers may not sit AS exams at the end of year 12 could cause GCSEs to carry more weight in future years. Continue reading...

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