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    A*A*A* (A2 only)
    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
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    5.44%
    BBC
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    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
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    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
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    ACC
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    (Original post by tanyapotter)
    sorry if this has already been answered but are aqa boundaries released at midnight tonight or tomorrow morning

    not that im gonna check them... i hope....
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    There is no exact time - it could be from any time tomorrow so just keep your eyes peeled.
    Hi, a question - if you miss your offer by a grade, should you phone the university admissions team for your firm or the university's course admission to ask if you can still be accepted.

    Also, do you recommend calling univeristies with courses which match your grades on results day and asking for a place, or do they have to be listed on clearing for you to get a place?
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    (Original post by Sikhanddestroy)
    Hi, a question - if you miss your offer by a grade, should you phone the university admissions team for your firm or the university's course admission to ask if you can still be accepted.

    Also, do you recommend calling univeristies with courses which match your grades on results day and asking for a place, or do they have to be listed on clearing for you to get a place?
    You should only call if they are still shown as 'Conditional offer' on UCAS. If they have rejected you on Track then that decision is final and a phone call will not change it unless you have got a remark.

    All courses with places on results day will be in Clearing, so probably not worth calling universities unless they are listed there.
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    (Original post by Sikhanddestroy)
    Hi, a question - if you miss your offer by a grade, should you phone the university admissions team for your firm or the university's course admission to ask if you can still be accepted.

    Also, do you recommend calling univeristies with courses which match your grades on results day and asking for a place, or do they have to be listed on clearing for you to get a place?
    Get your results and check track - then follow the results day flowchart in my sig
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    Thought I'd try and get to sleep at 1:30 last night.

    Ended up having a small panic attack and had to just sit up and watch Youtube on my phone until 3am.

    These next two days are gonna be the death of me.
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    (Original post by S F)
    Just think, behind that frozen wall on track, your unis will have responded...
    Omg


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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Cambridge care about both step and A2 grades... I know one friend who got A*A*A*A* at A2 and missed her step offer and got rejected and one who completely aced step but only got A*AAB at A2 and also get rejected. With maths at Cambridge they give out more offers than places as they know some people wont meet offers, and hence if you miss you often end up rejected. Its kinda harsh... But maybe you should have revised more than the night before.


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    Guys what time can you start calling for clearing? Some people are saying at 12 and others are saying as soon as you get your results? I'm so confused


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    I'm not doing A-levels or AS, but may the Grade boundaries be forever in your favour.
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    (Original post by brown_eyes)
    Guys what time can you start calling for clearing? Some people are saying at 12 and others are saying as soon as you get your results? I'm so confused


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    As soon as you have your results and a clearing number.
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    Has anyone had any bad results day dreams haha> I dreamt last night that I had received really bad grades. When I woke, I was very happy it was only a dream haha. `Also- do you reckon edexcel boundaries will come at midnight or tomorrow morning ?
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    (Original post by brown_eyes)
    Guys what time can you start calling for clearing? Some people are saying at 12 and others are saying as soon as you get your results? I'm so confused


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    I think you can start calling straight away but you can't actually add a clearing choice until 3pm :/
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    (Original post by brown_eyes)
    Guys what time can you start calling for clearing? Some people are saying at 12 and others are saying as soon as you get your results? I'm so confused


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    If you have your results and your clearing number on Track then you can start calling straight away.

    Without one or the other then you're going to get told to go away by the people on the phone.

    You can only REFER yourself officially to a university/course in clearing at 3pm - but by that point you should have at least 3 offers under your belt (start with an easy dead cert on the phones then try for some riskier options, if you start to feel a bit annoyed then go back and get another easy offer from somewhere with lower entry requirements).

    DO NOT RUSH into a decision - once you refer yourself on Track it's a massive ball ache to reverse that. Make sure you ask about accommodation, clearing open days/visits, look at student union websites/facebook pages and find out about the details of the course (modules, how much flexibility there is, opportunities for placements/years abroad, how much of your assessment is exam based, course contact time etc etc).
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    (Original post by Bigpaddy27)
    Has anyone had any bad results day dreams haha> I dreamt last night that I had received really bad grades. When I woke, I was very happy it was only a dream haha. `Also- do you reckon edexcel boundaries will come at midnight or tomorrow morning ?

    Probably the same time as AQA boundaries so around 8am
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    (Original post by PQ)
    It's too late to make changes I'm afraid (and even if it wasn't you need to speak to your universities directly not UCAS - UCAS can do very little at this point).

    There's very little chance you'll end up with your insurance choice. Only about 8% of people do - because most firm choices will accept grades below the offer (often a lot lower).

    It is worth emailing your insurance today (email their admissions office) and explaining that if your firm reject you then you would not want to take up a place with them and would like to be placed in clearing ASAP. That means when you ring on Thrusday morning (IF you miss your firm grades and IF your firm reject you) then you can tell them they already have intructions in writing about your wishes.


    You can check it but it will be offline that early. UCAS wont make track live until their phonelines are open. Their phonlines open at 7:30am.
    Get more sleep!


    Call them up (and follow up with an email) and let them know that if you're unsuccessful with your first choice course you would like to be considered for alternatives (especially the one you prefer) before they reject you.

    TBH I doubt you'd be rejected with AAA for an A*AA English offer at Exeter unless they've had a bumper year which given their VC is all over the press saying how difficult this year will be for universities doesn't seem likely
    so i can check to see whether ive been accepted at my firm at 7:50?
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    (Original post by scrawlx101)
    so i can check to see whether ive been accepted at my firm at 7:50?
    You can check to see whether you firm and insurance have made a decision and notified UCAS at some point between 7:30am and 8am yes

    See the first post of this thread for more details about Track on results day.
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    Gonna check my results at 6am when they get emailed to me, if I get AAB I'm going to have a torturous 1 hour 30 minute wait to see if Newcastle let me in. Ugh!
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Erm, How is it showing off If i didnt even get a C in them.
    It isnt hard to get a D through learning it the day before. Showing off would be me learning the day before and getting an A*.
    I was doing Doing STEP since late april ish as Cambridge care infinately more about step then a levels so i was getting my priorities right. Luckily i did ok in step and it might just pull me through.
    Plus i was expecting an M5 95 but that didnt go as planned so my retarded plan went to shits and had to try and learn D2 otherwise I only would have needed 10.


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    "normally" students start preparing for STEP in January when they receive their offer. You could've got everything right had you started preparing for everything at the right time maybe? Anyway I hope you'll be successful but my personal opinion is that you were too reckless.
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    (Original post by JPFM)
    Does anyone have Welsh Baccalaureate as part of their offer?
    I do, counting on it to save me


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    (Original post by mliela)
    There's no need to be rude. She was only offering advice based on what she knows. She doesn't claim to be an admissions tutor and know everything.
    It's extremely irresponsible of you to have repeatedly left revision to the morning of or night before an exam. That's your problem and no one else's.
    But I hope you still do well and grade boundaries are in your favour. Good luck


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    Lol I thought I was the only one that thought physicsmaths was acting like a ********
 
 
 
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