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    (Original post by ray_charlene)
    A friend of mine applied for Psychology in Nottingham



    However the conditional offer she received earlier required a B and C in A-level. (She has already achieved an A in her first language subject)

    :confused::confused::confused::confused:

    (I thought Psychology was a competitive subject)

    one of her friends got the same offer BC from Nottingham psychology as well
    At the end of the day there is pretty much nothing you can do about it unfortunately because the offer they give is completely up to the admissions tutor...you could get offered an 'EE' (passing 2 subjects) from Cambridge Christ's college when everyone else would get an A*AA / A*A*A or sometimes even A*A*A* offer from the place.
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    i know someone who got an offer from oxford at EE for law.
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    (Original post by ray_charlene)
    I personally dont find it funny.
    tbh AAB is not the harshest requirement but it cant be easily achieved.
    AAB->ABC there must be a reason for this
    funny in the sense that she was shocked at the fact that a uni made an offer lower than the neccessary grades...
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    (Original post by Hypocrism)
    So they don't always give out the standard offer..?
    Entirely correct. What they mean by 'standard' is that they will give out offers similar to their stated grades. E.g. an AAB offer could go down to ABB, ABC, BBB or something along those lines especially for international applicants. Personal statements & references are also as important as grades in the eyes of the admission tutors.

    Plus £££ from the student too.
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    (Original post by toofaforu)
    i know someone who got an offer from oxford at EE for law.
    Liar
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    (Original post by xXxiKillxXx)
    Liar
    i'm not going to argue with you, but he went to St George's. i'm sure you're more than capable of doing research if you really care.
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    (Original post by toofaforu)
    i'm not going to argue with you, but he went to St George's. i'm sure you're more than capable of doing research if you really care.
    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=oxford+law+st+george%27s+EE
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    I believe it. I thought they'd had far fewer applicants through UCAS so far this year, so maybe they're desperate
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    International students get more generous entry requirements, that is a fact. Money matters.....
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    They want to make sure that she'll at least take Notts as an insurance that this offer is not wasted. Or, they are convinced ABC is what she can realistically achieve but want her to go anyway.
 
 
 

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