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Would it be ok to apply for a uni that's above your grades?

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    I'm a very hardworking student and i'm hoping to achieve 320-280 UCAS (ABB-BBC)

    I noticed on the news that the government are allowing unlimited places to AAB students next year and i was wondering if i applied for a uni that's a grade above would i stand a chance? (I am doing Business management)

    There has been many factors like the drop in applicants due to the increase in fees and this new regulation the government has made so i'm not too sure! :confused: I also think i have a good advantage with a good personal statement

    Universities i was hoping to apply to is:
    the University of Nottingham
    UEA
    Kent
    SOAS


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    There have been loads of threads on this in the last few days. Use the search function, or just read the first page of the forum.
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    (Original post by Setsuna-F-Seiei)
    I'm a very hardworking student and i'm hoping to achieve 320-280 UCAS (ABB-BBC)

    I noticed on the news that the government are allowing unlimited places to AAB students next year and i was wondering if i applied for a uni that's a grade above would i stand a chance? (I am doing Business management)

    There has been many factors like the drop in applicants due to the increase in fees and this new regulation the government has made so i'm not too sure! :confused: I also think i have a good advantage with a good personal statement

    Universities i was hoping to apply to is:
    the University of Nottingham
    UEA
    Kent
    SOAS


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    Where did you read this?
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    (Original post by Setsuna-F-Seiei)
    I'm a very hardworking student and i'm hoping to achieve 320-280 UCAS (ABB-BBC)
    Not very congruent first sentence, to my mind.

    I am so getting negged for this.
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    (Original post by logiadoevus)
    Not very congruent first sentence, to my mind.

    I am so getting negged for this.
    Well, getting DDEE in my AS and getting at least BBC does take so much work.
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    (Original post by JollyGreenAtheist)
    Where did you read this?
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13927710

    "From 2012, universities will be able to offer unlimited places for students achieving AAB grades at A-level or better - regardless of the total student quotas they have been allocated."
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    (Original post by logiadoevus)
    I am so getting negged for this.
    The sadists on this forum are giving a lttle extra twist to your masochism by refusing to please you.
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    (Original post by Setsuna-F-Seiei)
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13927710

    "From 2012, universities will be able to offer unlimited places for students achieving AAB grades at A-level or better - regardless of the total student quotas they have been allocated."
    That's the theory. the practicality of it is that they will still be constrained by the simple issue of shortage of space and teaching staff.

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