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    (Original post by Dr. Django)
    'W33DBOYZ' was enquiring as to whether he would be allowed to smoke the ganja his 'friend' had bought him inside Rowancroft when he gets to Exeter...


    He also wanted to know what you thought of exeters nightlife as you seem pretty 'chill' (in all seriousness what do you actually think of the nightlife tho?)
    hahaha well the nightlife in exeter isn't out of this world amazing.The one thing about it is that because the population is dominated by students, u very rarely see many locals out. There are a couple of decent clubs, but I think it just depends on the people u go out with, rather than where u go. If ur from a big city like me, in general its definitely a bit of a downgrade, but because of the people I go out with, Ive had some of the best nights out, of my life in exeter!
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    Just firmed!

    ...now to finally get an A in chemistry
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    (Original post by Dr. Django)
    Just firmed!

    ...now to finally get an A in chemistry
    Good Luck Django; make it happen!
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    (Original post by Dr. Django)
    Just firmed!

    ...now to finally get an A in chemistry
    Exciting- congrats!

    Just wondering though, as I've started getting really nervous that I'm not going to get the grades, which Unis you can apply to as a resit applicant? Obviously not an ideal situation haha but I want to be able to reassure myself that I still have options if I don't get my offer this year!
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    (Original post by Hetstar146)
    Exciting- congrats!

    Just wondering though, as I've started getting really nervous that I'm not going to get the grades, which Unis you can apply to as a resit applicant? Obviously not an ideal situation haha but I want to be able to reassure myself that I still have options if I don't get my offer this year!
    Without extenuation you can currently apply to BSMS, Exeter, Plymouth, UEA, Lancaster, Liverpool and Keele (but only once grades achieved for Keele).
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    (Original post by Dr Gin)
    Without extenuation you can currently apply to BSMS, Exeter, Plymouth, UEA, Lancaster, Liverpool and Keele (but only once grades achieved for Keele).
    Thank you!
    If I were to miss my Exeter offer this year and then reapply next year as a resitter, do you think it would count against me that i had had the offer specifically from Exter and missed it this year?
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    (Original post by Hetstar146)
    Thank you!
    If I were to miss my Exeter offer this year and then reapply next year as a resitter, do you think it would count against me that i had had the offer specifically from Exter and missed it this year?
    Check the small print for each uni but, no, I don't think so (if anything Exeter might be flattered that you are still determined) however bear in mind that to get an interview at Exeter you need 2 A* either predicted or achieved so it you miss your (presumably A*AA) grades you'll have a fairly heavy re-sit year to get the predicted 2A*s that you need.
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    (Original post by Dr Gin)
    Check the small print for each uni but, no, I don't think so (if anything Exeter might be flattered that you are still determined) however bear in mind that to get an interview at Exeter you need 2 A* either predicted or achieved so it you miss your (presumably A*AA) grades you'll have a fairly heavy re-sit year to get the predicted 2A*s that you need.
    Phew thanks, I will double check that but I really hope it doesn't come to that.
    I think what I'm most likely to get at the moment is A*A*B (chemistry!), but I will bear that in mind.
    Thank you for the advice though!
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    (Original post by Hetstar146)
    Phew thanks, I will double check that but I really hope it doesn't come to that.
    I think what I'm most likely to get at the moment is A*A*B (chemistry!), but I will bear that in mind.
    Thank you for the advice though!
    Chemistry is miserable so if you didn't get the A you would be in very good company
    I'm sure you'll be fine anyway but, if it came to it, all the re-sit friendly unis are fantastic and A*A*B means that you already have the grades for Keele (they accept A*AB) so you could consider them too for an unconditional...
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    (Original post by Hetstar146)
    Exciting- congrats!Just wondering though, as I've started getting really nervous that I'm not going to get the grades, which Unis you can apply to as a resit applicant? Obviously not an ideal situation haha but I want to be able to reassure myself that I still have options if I don't get my offer this year!
    Everything Dr. Gin had said is spot on, and I'd really like to reiterate the point that if you just miss the grades (ie AAB ish) then you have a fair few options as a resitter, and can definitely be successful, most of the places Dr. gin suggested will consider resitters equal to 'normal' applicants so you wont have any disadvantage
    just work your ass off to get the best you can, and hopefully you'll have nothing to worry about but please feel free to message me if things don't go to plan! Good luck
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    Firmed Exeter, with Plymouth as my insurance Just gotta get the grades, but otherwise can't wait to start in September
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    (Original post by cwi111)
    Firmed Exeter, with Plymouth as my insurance Just gotta get the grades, but otherwise can't wait to start in September
    Exactly what I did last year :P good luck!


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    (Original post by cwi111)
    Firmed Exeter, with Plymouth as my insurance Just gotta get the grades, but otherwise can't wait to start in September
    Hi just wondering why you chose Exeter over Plymouth. Got offers from both atm and still deciding (most likely Exeter atm). Well done on the offers btw!
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    (Original post by Haider302)
    Hi just wondering why you chose Exeter over Plymouth. Got offers from both atm and still deciding (most likely Exeter atm). Well done on the offers btw!
    I dunno haha they both seemed to have pretty much the same course. I just had a feeling :P and I'm glad I made the decision I did.


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    I dunno haha they both seemed to have pretty much the same course. I just had a feeling :P and I'm glad I made the decision I did.


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    Yeah they do. Lol. I'm sorta leaning towards Exeter because it seems like a more happening place and it's Russell group. Has to come down to things like those when dealing 2 identical courses.
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    Hi everyone
    Any december interviewees still waiting to hear? hope im not the only one
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    (Original post by Haider302)
    Yeah they do. Lol. I'm sorta leaning towards Exeter because it seems like a more happening place and it's Russell group. Has to come down to things like those when dealing 2 identical courses.
    My daughter's leaning in the other direction because Plymouth's course is taught on the main Uni campus (perhaps more opportunity to socialise and mix with all the other students in early years) and because they want an A not an A* so less chance of everything going pear-shaped in August...
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    (Original post by Haider302)
    Hi just wondering why you chose Exeter over Plymouth. Got offers from both atm and still deciding (most likely Exeter atm). Well done on the offers btw!
    Well done on you offers! My offer from Exeter was higher than Plymouth's (A*AA vs AA - I got an A in maths at the end of Y12) which I guess made it more sensible to firm Exeter over Plymouth. I also really liked St Luke's campus, and Rowancroft accommodation (a lot of the accommodation in Plymouth is quite old and basic). And I liked how all of the teaching sites (except placements) were based within walking distance St Luke's campus in Exeter, whereas in Plymouth you have to bus up to the John Bull Building for clinical skills. But in essence, their courses are almost identical and I wouldn't be disappointed if I ended up in either
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    (Original post by cwi111)
    Well done on you offers! My offer from Exeter was higher than Plymouth's (A*AA vs AA - I got an A in maths at the end of Y12) which I guess made it more sensible to firm Exeter over Plymouth. I also really liked St Luke's campus, and Rowancroft accommodation (a lot of the accommodation in Plymouth is quite old and basic). And I liked how all of the teaching sites (except placements) were based within walking distance St Luke's campus in Exeter, whereas in Plymouth you have to bus up to the John Bull Building for clinical skills. But in essence, their courses are almost identical and I wouldn't be disappointed if I ended up in either
    Sorry to be awkward but just in case anyone hasn't had a chance for a thorough nosey round both sets of accommodation I must put forward a different opinion

    The worst accommodation we saw at Plymouth was as dark/grotty as the worst at Rowancroft. The average at Plymouth was the same as the best at Rowancroft and the best at Plymouth was far superior to anything on offer at Rowancroft. Accommodation isn't everything but, for anyone considering basing their final decision on it, you may need to do some further research to see what you think yourself...
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    (Original post by Dr Gin)
    Sorry to be awkward but just in case anyone hasn't had a chance for a thorough nosey round both sets of accommodation I must put forward a different opinion

    The worst accommodation we saw at Plymouth was as dark/grotty as the worst at Rowancroft. The average at Plymouth was the same as the best at Rowancroft and the best at Plymouth was far superior to anything on offer at Rowancroft. Accommodation isn't everything but, for anyone considering basing their final decision on it, you may need to do some further research to see what you think yourself...
    I guess it's a matter of opinion Rowancroft Mews isn't anywhere near as nice as some of Plymouth's, but for the en suite rooms, I thought they were a lot more modern :/ But Plymouth offers a wide range so it depends on how much you want to pay I suppose
 
 
 
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