Official AS & A2 Results Day 2016

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    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
    360
    10.88%
    AAB
    468
    14.14%
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    12.30%
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    180
    5.44%
    BBC
    204
    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
    58
    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
    5.89%
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    (Original post by FemaleBo55)
    My school informed me that on 17th August 12AM Im able to check on track whether I got in or not so the next day (18th August) I can either go at 8AM for clearing etc or 9AM onwards just to collect my results
    Your school are wrong

    Track will be completely off line at midnight.
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    (Original post by FemaleBo55)
    My school informed me that on 17th August 12AM Im able to check on track whether I got in or not so the next day (18th August) I can either go at 8AM for clearing etc or 9AM onwards just to collect my results
    That's nonsense too. You can't access track until the 18th at 7:30AM the earliest.
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    Out of curiosity, why doesn't track update at midnight? Why do we have to wait until the morning? :unimpressed:
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    (Original post by UnknownAnon)
    Out of curiosity, why doesn't track update at midnight? Why do we have to wait until the morning? :unimpressed:
    Because the one year UCAS made it live at midnight on purpose (and the following year when it happened again for 5 minutes by accident) the only people working in UCAS offices were the IT bods. And the phones went WILD.

    The IT bods flick the switch to turn Track on. They won't do that if they have to answer the phones to dozens of sobbing sleep deprived applicants.

    (Also the exam board agreement says UCAS and universities can't reveal anything before 6am).
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    (Original post by sophiehaddad)
    Anyone firmed or (insured!) Bristol? Haven't seen too many as of yet!
    I have Bristol as my insurance (my firm is Imperial), for maths & computer science.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Your school are wrong

    Track will be completely off line at midnight.
    Not according to my school. If it was wrong why would they say tell me??
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Because the one year UCAS made it live at midnight on purpose (and the following year when it happened again for 5 minutes by accident) the only people working in UCAS offices were the IT bods. And the phones went WILD.

    The IT bods flick the switch to turn Track on. They won't do that if they have to answer the phones to dozens of sobbing sleep deprived applicants.

    (Also the exam board agreement says UCAS and universities can't reveal anything before 6am).
    That actually gave me a really funny mental image. Thanks!
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    (Original post by Aph)
    ahhh. I'm not concerned about the day but when we know.
    I would set yours earlier then track might update earlier than 8am
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    (Original post by PQ)
    See the first post on this thread.

    Track will update at 8am ish and then won't update again until midday ish to minimise pressure on the systems.
    Why don't they upgrade their systems?
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    On Track it says that it will open up on Wednesday. What time will it do so (midnight Tue/Wed, midnight Wed/Thu or some random time)?
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    (Original post by target21859)
    I would set yours earlier then track might update earlier than 8am
    Yeah, I accidentally added an hour.
    I can't help but feel the last few hours before track opens will feel like weeks
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    Lol I still remember when it was t(he turning of this month) 1st August.
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    (Original post by FemaleBo55)
    Not according to my school. If it was wrong why would they say tell me??
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    Because schools aren't infallible? They clearly have been misinformed.

    (Original post by Craig1998)
    On Track it says that it will open up on Wednesday. What time will it do so (midnight Tue/Wed, midnight Wed/Thu or some random time)?
    Track will update at around 07:30 on Thursday 18th August, no earlier than that.
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    (Original post by Dynamic_Vicz)
    Lol I still remember when it was t(he turning of this month) 1st August.
    This month has gone so fast. This YEAR has gone so fast.

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    (Original post by thevamps99xo)
    This month has gone so fast. This YEAR has gone so fast.

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    And now these next two days are going to go as slow as a glacier.

    Time's a *****.
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    (Original post by LazyEye)
    Im also going for Warwick chemistry as my firm. My offer is AAB but last year the entry requirements were ABB so do u think they will let in people with ABB?
    I think it's possible since they're also in clearing right now for Chemistry, most probably due to their course being oversubscribed last year by tonnes so they upped the grades required to enter. Fingers crossed mate
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    (Original post by ToastiestZombie)
    And now these next two days are going to go as slow as a glacier.

    Time's a *****.
    Yep !

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    Clearing has updated for my Uni; my course is there. Hopefully that's a good thing... :/
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    (Original post by FemaleBo55)
    Not according to my school. If it was wrong why would they say tell me??
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    still not true. Unless there is a three minute period before Track freezes from midnight and UN-locks from its current locking which you might be able to exploit
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    honestly can hardly sleep already, really on the border with my required results i think! can't help but beat myself up over stuff i messed up on
 
 
 
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