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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    You don't know this - just be careful about giving 'advice' that might be misleading.
    None of us know but its always nice to give constructive advice, but thank you anyway, Im sure your advice would be more constructive than mine
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    (Original post by lilychapmanxx)
    God...there's always someone who has to bring some pessimism. There is absolutely nothing wrong with providing some sound advice and giving people some hope! No point making people feel even more terrified about whether they're grades are good enough. Jeeeez it's not all doom and gloom
    Exactly, my point thanks xx
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    You don't know this - just be careful about giving 'advice' that might be misleading.
    To be fair, the poster said "should be" rather than "will be". I think if you get AAC and have a BBB offer, although you can technically be rejected, it would be pretty unlikely unless the subject the C was in was required by the uni, or in the subject to be studied.

    (Original post by Bunny2014)
    None of us know but its always nice to give constructive advice, but thank you anyway, Im sure your advice would be more constructive than mine
    With the caveats above, I think your original post was fine. A lot of misinformation does get posted in unis though, which makes some posters a bit wary.
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    Ummm... Sorry if I'm in the wrong thread, but please can someone tell me the difference between Clearing and Adjustment?
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    Ummm... Sorry if I'm in the wrong thread, but please can someone tell me the difference between Clearing and Adjustment?
    Very simply ...

    Clearing is for those who didnt get the grades for either their Firm or Insurance places and therefore have no Uni place. Clearing allows them to apply to Universities with empty places, http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...on-to-clearing

    Adjustment is for those who exceed (get higher than) the required grades on the Firm choice, and they can approach another Uni asking higher grades to see if they can go there instead. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...u-need-to-know

    Guide to Results Day - http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...el-results-day
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    Very simply ...

    Clearing is for those who didnt get the grades for either their Firm or Insurance places and therefore have no Uni place. Clearing allows them to apply to Universities with empty places, http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...on-to-clearing

    Adjustment is for those who exceed (get higher than) the required grades on the Firm choice, and they can approach another Uni asking higher grades to see if they can go there instead. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...u-need-to-know

    Guide to Results Day - http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...el-results-day
    Thank you so much!!
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    If I got ACC do you think i would be accepted on a course for ABB?
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    (Original post by Chussss)
    If I got ACC do you think i would be accepted on a course for ABB?
    Read the first two posts. Nobody can know.
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    (Original post by Chussss)
    If I got ACC do you think i would be accepted on a course for ABB?
    You will need to ask a graduate of this course.

    http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/ma-cultural-astronomy-astrology/
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    If you get higher than your requirements for your firm, can you try clearing for a different university? :/
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    (Original post by cherrytrueman95)
    If you get higher than your requirements for your firm, can you try clearing for a different university? :/
    It's called Adjustment in these circumstances. Yes, you can.
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    Does anyone know if the Uni stats website is good, as in, the information is accurate?
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    (Original post by Juuuuh)
    Does anyone know if the Uni stats website is good, as in, the information is accurate?
    Yes. It's official data. However there appears to be some aggregation for very small courses. Moreover it means what it says. Therefore if the proportion of course graduates in employment is 99% that may mean 50% waitressing and 49% burger flipping. If it says 99% of engineering graduates are in graduate employment that could mean 49% in HR and 50% TEFLing.


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    Does anyone know why it takes so long to get a level results when other qualifications get them earlier?
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    (Original post by boing360)
    Does anyone know why it takes so long to get a level results when other qualifications get them earlier?
    Probably because A Level exams finish the latest? IB results come out in ~2 weeks from now cause our exams finished on May 22.


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    (Original post by boing360)
    Does anyone know why it takes so long to get a level results when other qualifications get them earlier?
    (Original post by milkberries)
    Probably because A Level exams finish the latest? IB results come out in ~2 weeks from now cause our exams finished on May 22.


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    In addition to this, A Levels are also taken by more students than the IB and other Level 3 qualifications (especially as some qualifications like BTEC will have ongoing marking throughout the year).
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    In addition to this, A Levels are also taken by more students than the IB and other Level 3 qualifications (especially as some qualifications like BTEC will have ongoing marking throughout the year).
    Are you sure? Aren't A Levels students concentrated mainly in the UK, while more of IB students can be found worldwide? I know there aren't as many IB students in the UK alone, but surely there are more IB students than A Level students internationally?


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    (Original post by milkberries)
    Are you sure? Aren't A Levels students concentrated mainly in the UK, while more of IB students can be found worldwide? I know there aren't as many IB students in the UK alone, but surely there are more IB students than A Level students internationally?


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    I was talking specifically in terms of the UK, sorry I should have made that clear. While it's true there are more IB students worldwide, A-level students are more heavily concentrated in the UK, and all A-levels are marked in the UK, whereas most IB exams are marked in the country where they were sat, as far as I am aware.
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    Hi,
    I know i have the grades to meet my firm (ABB)
    but i don't want to go there anymore.
    Should i risk releasing myself into clearing now ahead of results day
    or should i wait to see if i qualify for adjustment,
    I DEFINITELY won't be happy at my firm and i KNOW i don't want to go there, at all.
    I'm a bit worried because universities such as Manchester have written on their page
    Sorry, we no longer have places available through clearing for 2015 entry.
    http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/un...ng-adjustment/

    Ahead of results day.
    I think it's worth the risk.
    Will my firm retake me in if i decide to apply through clearing,
    My reasoning is more complex than just not wanting to go there. I also might need to stay in London due to having to care for a family member, this is not definite this is a maybe. If i explain this to them and the situation changes will they let me reapply?
    Thank you.
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    (Original post by Intellectuallyty)
    Hi,
    I know i have the grades to meet my firm (ABB)
    but i don't want to go there anymore.
    Should i risk releasing myself into clearing now ahead of results day
    or should i wait to see if i qualify for adjustment,
    I DEFINITELY won't be happy at my firm and i KNOW i don't want to go there, at all.
    I'm a bit worried because universities such as Manchester have written on their page
    Sorry, we no longer have places available through clearing for 2015 entry.
    http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/un...ng-adjustment/

    Ahead of results day.
    I think it's worth the risk.
    Will my firm retake me in if i decide to apply through clearing,
    My reasoning is more complex than just not wanting to go there. I also might need to stay in London due to having to care for a family member, this is not definite this is a maybe. If i explain this to them and the situation changes will they let me reapply?
    Thank you.
    Why do you care whether a university that you definitely won't be happy at and know that you won't want to go to, would take you again?


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