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    hi, i was jst wondering if i didn't put my as grades on the ucas application and i was applying for a medicine would universities discriminate me because of that?
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    The may say that don't but they will. They want to se what your A2 predictions are based on.
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    (Original post by Star_ice)
    hi, i was jst wondering if i didn't put my as grades on the ucas application and i was applying for a medicine would universities discriminate me because of that?
    if you didn't they may think you've got an alterior motive for not doing so. Although i know some schools/colleges have a policy of not giving out AS grades so you wouldn't be alone.
    I'd show them if possible, gives them a good indication of your commitment as predicted A2's can sometimes be inaccurate.
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    also is there ne1 who got offers from univeristies without putting as- level grades on your ucas from?
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    (Original post by rmyl)
    Although i know some schools/colleges have a policy of not giving out AS grades so you wouldn't be alone.
    those policies of not cashing in/sitting AS exams till U6th etc. are normally mentioned in the ref though, so as not to disadvantage their students by making it look like they personally have something to hide..
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    why dont you want to put them down? it depends on your predicted grades really
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    I was thinking of doing the same thing, coz I don't think my AS grades are gonna be very good. I think I could have scraped Bs in chemistry and biology, and possibly an A in history, but a U in maths!! But I figured I'm more likely to get an interview if I put them on my UCAS form, and write a really good personal statement, and explain at my interview why my grades aren't brilliant.
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    At AS I got..
    Bio - A
    Phys - B
    GS - B
    Chem - C
    German - C

    It was a good referee's statement that got me my interview. Once you get to interview all the interviewers know is your name and they get a copy of your PS - it is literally completely down to you then. If your grades are less then desirable don't make excuses unless you get forced into talking about it!
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    The may say that don't but they will. They want to se what your A2 predictions are based on.
    I did not put down my AS grades as they were not cerified (school policy) and got offers. If your school decidies not to cerify AS levels and this is mentioned in your references you are not going to be disadvantaged.
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    But I figured I'm more likely to get an interview if I put them on my UCAS form, and write a really good personal statement, and explain at my interview why my grades aren't brilliant.
    If you get that interviu in first place. Unless there are some existing circumstances that are going to be mentioned in your refrences ABBU grades are not going to look too good aspecialy compering with all those applicants with 5 A's. Make sure your PS is realy exeptional and you have plenty of work exprience to make up for grades otherwise you may well not even reach interviu stage.
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    so is putting lets say 4 Bs on the 4rm better than putting nothing?
 
 
 
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