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    I have just received an email back from one of the universities that I was rejected from, they said that my GCSE predicted grade was not high enough for them to consider me (I'm retaking my GCSE maths as three out of the five I've applied for want a B and I only have a C).

    I am now wondering why it's too low - the only explanation I can think of is the college has done a 'blanket' prediction of a C for everyone in the class? I am definitely on track for a B, I'm secretly hoping for an A. I am fuming! Like I said, three out of the five universities I've applied for want a B and that's the only reason I chose to retake the GCSE (trust me, I wouldn't be putting myself through five hours of maths with loud drama students every Monday if I didn't have to!).

    I've emailed them back and explained this, I've emailed my tutor asking essentially WTF :lolwut:, I'd like to know what - if anything - can be done now? Can my predicted grade be changed? Or can I get my tutor to email the three unis and point out that it's wrong? This has seriously jeopardised my chances!
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    Someone else on here was given incorrect predicted grades for their A Levels, and rejected from a uni for not meeting the requirements. When the school clarified the mistake the university agreed to re-consider her. If you get your tutor to email the university and explain that the predicted grade was incorrect you'll then meet the requirements and hopefully they'll re-consider. Good luck
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    (Original post by xmarilynx)
    Someone else on here was given incorrect predicted grades for their A Levels, and rejected from a uni for not meeting the requirements. When the school clarified the mistake the university agreed to re-consider her. If you get your tutor to email the university and explain that the predicted grade was incorrect you'll then meet the requirements and hopefully they'll re-consider. Good luck
    Ah, fantastic! Thanks for the prompt reply. There is hope then? I don't know if Leeds/Nottingham/Warwick would want me anyway but I now know that they won't even have looked at the important parts of my application and feel incredibly cheated!
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Ah, fantastic! Thanks for the prompt reply. There is hope then? I don't know if Leeds/Nottingham/Warwick would want me anyway but I now know that they won't even have looked at the important parts of my application and feel incredibly cheated!
    No problem
    There is certainly hope. As I understand it, people who don't meet the basic requirements (eg B in Maths), particularly for popular courses and/or at competitive unis, get rejected more or less straight away without the ps/reference etc being read due to the volume of applicants. So once they see your predicted grade was an error, they'll get to see the amazingness that is the rest of your application and make you an offer (hopefully ). Either way, let's hope your tutor will put the mistake right and not do it again - if it hadn't been for that email you'd never have known!

    Edit: Oh and someone on the Bristol Applicants thread was rejected and then managed to persuade them to give him an offer (I think he was an international and they misunderstood his qualifications or something) so decisions can be reversed :yy:
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    Ah, fantastic! Thanks for the prompt reply. There is hope then? I don't know if Leeds/Nottingham/Warwick would want me anyway but I now know that they won't even have looked at the important parts of my application and feel incredibly cheated!
    I'm sorry, this is totally unrelated but DR. REID! I adore him, I thought I was the only one :love:
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    Just to update this.

    My tutor was wonderful and emailed out that I was given the wrong grade immediately after I posted this thread.

    Nottingham are still ignoring me (**** them, I didn't even want to go there...)

    Leeds have - today - sent me this:
    "I passed the email regarding your predicted Maths grade to our admissions tutor but unfortunately her decision is final and therefore is unable to reconsider your application."

    How the hell is that fair?!
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    thats not very good or fair! If Leeds is where you want to go you could always try going through clearing though? I am assuming you could.
    I too have have had the wrong predicted grades sent, BBC instead of BBB luckily i got offers from the two unis I wanted to go to and only go rejected from one that was a last minute choice to fill a space.
 
 
 

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