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    (Original post by Toya)
    Does anyone know if leaving your browser open on midnight of the 15th and then refreshing it at about 6am to see if you've been accepted still works? I know someone that did it about 2 years ago, wondering if UCAS have undergone some massive overhaul to stop people doing it.


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    Doesn't track automatically log you out if you've been inactive for too long?
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    (Original post by AmyLH)
    Quick question: When people say to ring the uni if they haven't rejected you and you slightly missed the offer, what number do you call?
    I have been wondering the same time. When I tweeted my firm choice they simply told me to call them on their main contact time so I guess you can try calling them up on that number first.

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    (Original post by emah123)
    Anyone else worried they'll miss an AAA offer?
    Yea. I might actually get a B in economics because I never took it seriously and only ever crammed. But I still think unit 4 went really well (global economics), despite the essay questions being a bit ugly. Then again, I might be completely deluded and wrote a whole load of inapplicable nonsense. For example, I got a darn C on unit 3 - probably deserved it, but yea, pretty nervous for econ.
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    (Original post by emah123)
    Anyone else worried they'll miss an AAA offer?
    I am so worried about missing my AAA offer like seriously worried!,

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    Is there a chance ill have problems logging in at 8am on thursday because everyone will be? or does it not make a difference? Just wondering if i should log on before hand and keep refreshing so the system doesnt jam or be slow or anythink right on 8 ?

    Also does anyone know if its just a simple button UCAS press so that every single applicant get their track updated at the same time
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    (Original post by emah123)
    Anyone else worried they'll miss an AAA offer?
    Very nervous I'll get a B for English Lit
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    If you're worried about track updating, you can get an auto refresh extension for Chrome, you can even get it to make an audible alarm when the page changes. I used it once and it meant that I could leave my laptop on overnight, not worry about having to refresh the browser myself and go to bed. An alarm then goes off when the page changes, so you don't have to set an alarm yourself for 0600 then worry about it updating.

    Just a small tip.

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    Does anyone think aqa biol 5 grade boudaries will be really low? It was a very weird paper that would've catches a lot of people out
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    Tbh - I'd prefer to open my letter than use track; I won't be prepared for the potential blow in the early morning as soon as I wake up.
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    (Original post by iamthestig)
    Very nervous I'll get a B for English Lit
    if you dont want your B from English lit am more than happy to have it
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    (Original post by kate_louise21)
    Is there a chance ill have problems logging in at 8am on thursday because everyone will be? or does it not make a difference? Just wondering if i should log on before hand and keep refreshing so the system doesnt jam or be slow or anythink right on 8 ?

    Also does anyone know if its just a simple button UCAS press so that every single applicant get their track updated at the same time
    UCAS say that their new website will be able to deal with many people logging on at the same time and not crash.

    Some unis may not have made their decision, say if some people narrowly miss their requirement so some applicants' offers may remain conditional..so I'm guessing the answer is no.
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    Anyone do AQA Chem5 here?
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    (Original post by PythianLegume)
    I don't think track is closed during the morning, so how is this bypassing anything?
    I think it's to check your results before everyone starts logging in and crashing Track.


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    (Original post by emah123)
    Anyone else worried they'll miss an AAA offer?
    Extremely. Think I've got a B in Economics. Paper 3 was an absolute disaster.
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    (Original post by kate_louise21)
    Also does anyone know if its just a simple button UCAS press so that every single applicant get their track updated at the same time
    Sort of - they reconnect it with the live system that universities have been updating all week.

    But then they disconnect it again until around lunchtime to keep the system quick with all the logins.

    So if your track is going to refresh then it'll be there when you can log in on thursday (they take track down overnight usually so you can't stay logged in to it) and then it wont change again until around lunchtime (so there's no point hitting refresh constantly all morning - go and get your results and then phone your unis if your track hasn't updated).
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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    I swear it loggs you out after 15 minutes?
    That's what I thought! Christ, I don't know anything anymore tbh.


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    (Original post by bullyy)
    how the **** you tare your peckk!!?????
    I'm not 100% sure but mainly due to not sufficiently warming up and also a wider grip than what I was used to. It was only a minor tear so it didn't require surgery just a **** load of painkillers and therapy.


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    (Original post by kate_louise21)
    if you dont want your B from English lit am more than happy to have it
    Just talked to Ofqual's senior adviser, turns out it's not possible for candidates to exchange grades. Sorry
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    Does anyone know when the Universities get our results? Our fates will be determined then...

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    I'm donating blood for the very first time on Monday.... This will give me something different to be terrified about for a change :laugh:
 
 
 
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