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    GCSEs:international
    AS results:Maths A Further maths A Accounting C Physics C
    Predicted A2:AAA
    Offer Date:10th Jan
    Course Title:Business and Management
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: ABB
    College: DK yet
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    (Original post by TheButcherBoii)
    Did u hear anything from them?!
    nah not yet, they asked me to fill in some forms so that's a good sign, but not sure whether it means an offer... lol

    Is Durham your firm??
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    (Original post by Barrack Obama)
    Well done! When did you apply?
    Applied around the 5th of October I think? Sometime before the 15th anyway. I know other people who have applied for CH in Arts and none of them have heard back yet so I wouldn't worry
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    GCSEs: 8A* 2.5A 1B
    AS results: AA
    Predicted A2: A (Achieved), A*A*A
    Offer Date: 9/12/11 - letter, 16/01/12 - UCAS
    Course Title: Chemistry with a year in industry
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: A-(Achieved), A* A
    College: Josephine Butler confirmed (24/1/12)
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Firm
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    Offer Date: 11/1/2012
    Course Title: History (V100)
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: Conditional offer, upon obtaining a HSC (NSW, Australia) aggregate of 380 or more, including Modern History and History Extension at 380%
    College: I chose Castle, but still awaiting college offer
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Still waiting to hear back from another, but most likely firming

    Anyone else from Australia?
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    (Original post by katherinejt)
    Offer Date: 11/1/2012
    Course Title: History (V100)
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: Conditional offer, upon obtaining a HSC (NSW, Australia) aggregate of 380 or more, including Modern History and History Extension at 380%
    College: I chose Castle, but still awaiting college offer
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Still waiting to hear back from another, but most likely firming
    Anyone else from Australia?
    Congrats! International too I just got an offer for natural science conditional on 1 AP at grade 5 (I took 3 last year).
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    (Original post by mid112358)
    Congrats! International too I just got an offer for natural science conditional on 1 AP at grade 5 (I took 3 last year).
    Congratulations Mine is for deferred, so for 2013. I Still have to go through all of my final year :/ but it will all be worth it in the end
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    (Original post by TheCookieduck)
    nah not yet, they asked me to fill in some forms so that's a good sign, but not sure whether it means an offer... lol

    Is Durham your firm??
    Yea I would say so..I talked to one teacher who did history there and he loved it and also couple of friends is there already so yea...defo my firm! Im just waiting to hear from my college cuz i think il visit it in march.

    I hope ul hear from them !! If u do, is it ur firm too??
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    I was right - it sounds like it was GCSEs and extra-curriculars:

    In your case, your academic profile was not as strong as those of many other applicants and your personal statement did not demonstrate the criteria we look for to the same extent as those of the best applicants.
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    (Original post by LeSacMagique)
    I was right - it sounds like it was GCSEs and extra-curriculars:

    In your case, your academic profile was not as strong as those of many other applicants and your personal statement did not demonstrate the criteria we look for to the same extent as those of the best applicants.
    I'm not sure, that seems like a pretty generic response :/ they wouldn't want to mention your reference because you could go sick at whoever wrote yours. Don't let it get you down though
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    (Original post by hideousnight)
    I'm not sure, that seems like a pretty generic response :/ they wouldn't want to mention your reference because you could go sick at whoever wrote yours. Don't let it get you down though
    I have a slightly easier offer from my first choice so I'm not massively upset Just waiting on St Andrews now.
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    Finally can write on here!!

    IGCSEs/GCSEs: 5A* 4A
    Scottish Highers: AAAAA
    Predicted Sco. Advanced Highers: AAA ? Not sure, school doesn't tell us.
    Offer Date: Friday 13th January 2012 (not so unlucky!)
    Course Title: G103 Mathematics
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: Conditional AAA (AH's)
    College: St. Aidan's
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Firm (Most likely)
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    (Original post by TheButcherBoii)
    Yea I would say so..I talked to one teacher who did history there and he loved it and also couple of friends is there already so yea...defo my firm! Im just waiting to hear from my college cuz i think il visit it in march.

    I hope ul hear from them !! If u do, is it ur firm too??
    Thanks, fingers crossed :P

    :yeah: definitely my firm! Haven't visited yet, but my friend's sister goes and she loves it. People just generally have nice things to say about Durham, like how it's really welcoming and stuff. Which college did you apply too?
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    GCSEs: 10A*
    AS results: I take the IB and i'm predicted 44/45
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    Offer Date: September
    Course Title: Chemisry
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: Conditional 38 points
    College: Van Mildert! - Just got the letter today
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Not sure yet!
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    (Original post by lemonmeringue)
    GCSEs: 10A*
    AS results: I take the IB and i'm predicted 44/45
    Predicted A2:
    Offer Date: September
    Course Title: Chemisry
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: Conditional 38 points
    College: Van Mildert! - Just got the letter today
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Not sure yet!
    makes me feel a bit better about not hearing from my college (university). It looks like it takes them a loooong time.
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    GCSEs: N/A
    AS results: N/A
    Predicted A2: 92-94% average (Canadian-Alberta High School Diploma)
    Offer Date: Jan 11
    Course Title: English
    Conditional + conditional grades /Unconditional: Conditional: 80% average in 5 grade 12 subjects, including English
    College: Applied for University, but I haven't recieved anything yet. Hoping I get into castle!
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: Firm, most likely
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    (Original post by TheCookieduck)
    Thanks, fingers crossed :P

    :yeah: definitely my firm! Haven't visited yet, but my friend's sister goes and she loves it. People just generally have nice things to say about Durham, like how it's really welcoming and stuff. Which college did you apply too?
    I havent been there neither. In fact, I didnt go to see any of my choices haha..cba at that time
    Jo Butler, still havent heard from them...duno if i would survive on 3 meals a day haha so I had to apply for self-catered.

    wbu??
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    GCSEs: 7A* 3A
    AS results: AAAA*
    Predicted A2: A (achieved) A*A*A*
    Offer Date: 9/1/12
    Course Title: Combined Honours in Arts (QRV0)
    Conditional + conditional grades/ Unconditional: conditional A*AA
    College: Castle, received a letter confirming place 13/1/12
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: 99% sure I'll firm
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    (Original post by nbuck)
    GCSEs: 7A* 3A
    AS results: AAAA*
    Predicted A2: A (achieved) A*A*A*
    Offer Date: 9/1/12
    Course Title: Combined Honours in Arts (QRV0)
    Conditional + conditional grades/ Unconditional: conditional A*AA
    College: Castle, received a letter confirming place 13/1/12
    Firm/Insurance/Withdrawing offer?: 99% sure I'll firm
    You heard back from castle quickly!! I got my offer mid December and hvnt heard back
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    (Original post by maxcartwright)
    You heard back from castle quickly!! I got my offer mid December and hvnt heard back
    I wouldn't stress too much - I also got my offer mid-december (the 11th or something like that) and literally just heard from Castle today. Your letter could well be in the post

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