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Ucas Form Completed And Sent, Now For The Waiting Game!

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Nick L

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Just finished my UCAS form (what a stupidly long-winded procedure...), less than a year now until I will be (hopefully) starting university, scary thought! Here are my choices:[b]University of Reading[/b][i]Meteorology and Climate and a year in Oklahoma[/i][b]University of East Anglia[/b][i]Meteorology and Oceanography - Offer: BBB[/i][b]University of Leeds[/b][i]Meteorology & Atmospheric Science - Offer: BBB[/i][b]University of Birmingham[/b][i]Mathematics - Offer: ABB[/i]Really hoping I can get onto the Reading course, spending a year in Oklahoma really would be awesome. Just the small matter of getting AAB in Maths, Further Maths and Physics though first! Hopefully, one day I will able to understand the posts of Glacier Point and the like...some day [img]http://forum.netweather.tv/public/style_emoticons/default/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Good luck bud! :good:

Making a bit more progress than me though, I've still got to apply for PhD and MSc courses...I'm just putting it off too much!

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[quote name='butler_son' date='07 November 2009 - 00:30 ']Good luck bud! [img]http://forum.netweather.tv/public/style_emoticons/default/good.gif[/img]

Making a bit more progress than me though, I've still got to apply for PhD and MSc courses...I'm just putting it off too much![/quote]

Thanks :D. I was originally slacking a bit, until I started to see some of my friends get offers, gave me a kick up the backside to get a move on!

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GOOD LUCK!!!! <3<3<3 I know its a long nervious wait been there done it! You will get in I'm sure!

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Thanks Sammie! Hopefully the long wait and another year of hard-ish work will pay off though [img]http://forum.netweather.tv/public/style_emoticons/default/biggrin.gif[/img]

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Oh absoloutly, the hardest part is getting in. First year is a breeze compared to that!

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Good luck!! I'm going through the UCAS process too at the moment. My options are:
Oxford - Geography
Bristol - Geography
Durham - Geography
Exeter - Geography

I have an AAB offer from Exeter so far, now I have a tense wait for the other three (and to find out if I have an Oxford interview).

I really hope it goes well for you. I would have loved to do a meteorological course but I stupidly didn't do Physics AS.

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[quote name='03jtrickey' date='08 November 2009 - 22:40 ']Good luck!! I'm going through the UCAS process too at the moment. My options are:
Oxford - Geography
Bristol - Geography
Durham - Geography
Exeter - Geography

I have an AAB offer from Exeter so far, now I have a tense wait for the other three (and to find out if I have an Oxford interview).

I really hope it goes well for you. I would have loved to do a meteorological course but I stupidly didn't do Physics AS.[/quote]

Argh that was pretty daft! Not an easy subject though, was just 3 marks of an A at AS in Physics but I only need a B so no worries there. Did terrible in AS Geography (got an E in one of the papers :| ) so that had to be dropped! Good luck with yours, especially with Oxford! When will you find out if you are going to get an interview or not?

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Thanks.. well done on your Physics. I am really annoyed I didn't do it. At the time of my AS choices I was going through a phase where I thought I wouldn't want to be a meteorologist, and my teachers were advising me to do what I enjoyed... bad advice (and I never liked Physics)!!

Still, if I do get into Oxford with Geography I will definitely take a place there. I'm hoping to hear back from Oxford soon re. interview. I've just had to send some work off, which they will analyse before making a decision. I'm actually also applying for a choral award at Christ Church college, and I've passed the first audition for that... Now just to get in on the academic side - the hard bit.

I got a rejection from Durham this afternoon :-( Slightly frustrating.

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Yeah, Meteorology is pretty much Physics.

Good luck with Oxford, a lot of work ahead of you though just to get the grades! I did consider Oxford, but I probably wouldn't have got 3 As. What A Levels have you taken anyway? Sorry about the Durham rejection.

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Good luck Nick, and others who are applying. I'm currently going through the UCAS application myself hoping to enter uni next year as a mature student, talk about a long winded process!

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Thanks Paul [img]http://forum.netweather.tv/public/style_emoticons/default/smile.gif[/img] I know yeah, I feel sorry for anybody who isn't good with computers! Which universities are you looking at?

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I'm still trying to narrow them down, but at the moment I have a shortlist of Loughborough, Leicester, Northampton, UEA, Plymouth, Aberystwyth and perhaps Reading. I am hoping to study Geography or Environmental Science. :)

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Good luck with yours then :)

My school said they will send it off tomorrow so hopefully will be getting something by the end of the month!

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Received my first offer today, BBB for the East Anglia course. Usually ABB but lowered due to the fact I have taken Further Maths - so the complicated stuff is finally paying off!

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CONGRATS on your offer =D I remember screaming with happy when I got mine through from Edinburgh =D Be proud getting an offer like that is good good good good signs!

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Thanks =D, barring a disaster with my A Level results I should be going to uni next year now! Was going to put East Anglia as my insurance place with Reading as first, so hopefully they will respond soon.

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Well done Nick. Further Maths is an excellent choice. I was one of 3 people in a sixth form of ~200 who took it. I always thought everyone else was missing out! (And still do!)

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I am one of 6 in a roughly same size 6th form. It is extremely challenging but hugely worthwhile. the Further Pure modules are solid - especially FP2. Thankfully we have excellent teachers and a dedicated maths department to help us through it.

East Anglia have invited me to attend a visit day now, was originally 9th Dec, but unfortunately couldn't make that date. Rang them though and got a new date of March 10th, while away but at least I have a date! No more offers just yet/

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Nice one Nick!

I have completed my form now and sent it off, so the waiting game for me too! Feels strange knowing I am going to be an immature mature student!

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[quote name='Paul B' date='22 November 2009 - 09:31 ']Nice one Nick!

I have completed my form now and sent it off, so the waiting game for me too! Feels strange knowing I am going to be an immature mature student![/quote]

Good luck! Still had only the one offer, no worries yet though! Do the immature and mature cancel each other out? [img]http://forum.netweather.tv/public/style_emoticons/default/unknw.gif[/img]

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[quote name='nick2702' date='22 November 2009 - 10:58 ']

Good luck! Still had only the one offer, no worries yet though! Do the immature and mature cancel each other out? [img]http://forum.netweather.tv/public/style_emoticons/default/unknw.gif[/img] [/quote]

One might over-eide the other!

Had my first reply today, an unconditional offer from the University of Central Lancashire so I definitely have a place at a university next year now regardless of the other replies. :good:

Have you had any more offers Nick?

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Congrats! Unfortunately not, but at least I have had no rejections I guess. Hopefully I will get another one this week - will be great if Reading respond soon.

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Cheers mate. I read in the UCAS booklet that if our application is in before January 15th 2010, then replies will be received by May 07th 2010. Could be a long wait! :cc_confused:

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Yeah I know, I thought the exact same thing when I first read that :lol:. I should bloody well hope we get replies by May 7th! I will be starting my exams just after that!

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