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Ucas Intro

  1. 1. The Good The Bad & The Ugly The Personal Statement http://ucas.com/students/applying/howtoapply/personalstatement/
  2. 2. BIG things to think about Finance can I afford it (yes you can) Tariff Point & my predicted grades Personal Statements - Do i have the evidence & what can I do about it? Where do I look/find out? Getting a reference from your teachers
  3. 3. Grades = Tariff Points = BBB = ABB = BBC
  4. 4. Tariff Points Courses ask for points and sometime specific grades Your predictions are based on your AS results & Module 1 performance Your predictions are from your teachers Your UCAS application must list 4 choices that are realistic - we cannot send otherwise, it compromises our future applications
  5. 5. A Level (full 2 years) Tariff Points AS (the course you dropped) is worth half E = 40 D = 60 C = 80 B = 100 A = 120
  6. 6. Btec Level 3 Tariff Points Diploma is worth 2 A Levels (ie Music, Perf Arts, Subsidiary Diploma is worth 1 (ie Engineering, ICT Btec) Pass = 40 Merit = 80 Distinction = 120 Distinction* = 140 eg: M/M = 80 + 80 = 160 tariff points
  7. 7. Informed Choices http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynH9SmxEl Russell group - top 24 leading unis 1000’s applicants for 60 places You CAN get in - if you do the right things 4 weeks over the summer preparing your evidence
  8. 8. The Russell Group Unis • University of Birmingham • University of Bristol • University of Cambridge • Cardiff University • Durham University • University of Edinburgh • University of Exeter • University of Glasgow • Imperial College London • King's College London • University of Leeds • University of Liverpool • London School of Economics & Political Science • University of Manchester • Newcastle University • University of Nottingham • University of Oxford • Queen Mary, University of London • Queen's University Belfast • University of Sheffield
  9. 9. Be realistic - your grades Grades = Tariff points Russell Group are competitive ABB = 320 points Do you know you Module Report & your predicted grade? This is your minimum grade expectation of your potential What has to change?
  10. 10. UCAS TV - how to get started https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=yUdzxXz2th4
  11. 11. You are the admissions tutor Your challenge Read through the personal statements Evidence What pile would you put these in
  12. 12. 4 piles Definite (Small - 1st offers) Probable (Larger) Possible (Huge - fall back) Rejected (Massive)
  13. 13. Which Pile?
  14. 14. Which Pile?
  15. 15. Which Pile?
  16. 16. What can you do about this by November? List your evidence - what have you got? What do you need to be doing? Challenge to you - what 3 or 4 things have you done towards getting stronger evidence The NCS Charlton - recognised by UCAS
  17. 17. UCAS Timeline June 19th UCAS.com apply opens July 18th Statement & onto ‘UCAS Apply’ Oct 15th Final UCAS Deadline Medics, Vets Oxford Cambridge Oct 15th Our Final UCAS Deadline
  18. 18. Start your application this Module
  19. 19. How to write it http://leighpost16progression.blogspot.c o.uk/2013/06/personal-statements- guide.html
  20. 20. Where do I look? http://university.which.co.uk/ leighpost16progression.blogspot.co.uk search.UCAS.com bestcourse4me.com
  21. 21. You > Subject Teacher(s) > Tutor Must have reference for all - even courses you are not continuing to Yr13 Your attendance will be mentioned from stats This is YOUR responsibility to give Teachers the complete reference form
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