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    Hi I have received my offers for uni and am debating between 2 unis for my firm and insurance choice. One has said if I put them as my firm choice they may be lenient if I just miss the grades which are BBB while the other has said they will not accept me if I get below ABB. So because of this I was wondering if I could put the lenient BBB offer as my firm and the harder ABB offer as my insurance and drop to my insurance if I get the ABB grades as that is the uni I want to go to, but by doing it this was i could get into uni with BB and a high C if i have a disaster during my exams.
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    Eh? Of course not. If you get the grades for your firm you have to go there!
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    Unfortunately, hypocriticaljap's response holds.

    It gives me a bit of a headache as well in almost the same respect: I now pretty much have to put a not-really-that-good university down as my insurance because all the others' offers are higher than the offer I got from the uni I want to go to.

    Life 'eh :woo:
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    k thanks
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    Where do you want to go?
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    You should ignore the grades and choose in order that you want to go there. Your firm needs to be your favourite, and your insurance your second favourite.
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    (Original post by Juno)
    You should ignore the grades and choose in order that you want to go there. Your firm needs to be your favourite, and your insurance your second favourite.
    But little point having an Insurance with higher entry reqirements
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    It's never been confirmed by anyone in particular, but it seemed to be common knowledge in my school that you weren't allowed to have higher grades for your insurance compared to your firm.
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    (Original post by Grant2007)
    But little point having an Insurance with higher entry reqirements
    But they can be more lenient. The OP has already indicated one uni has said they can be, but it's probably not just for firm candidates they're just trying to get people to make them their firm.

    It is far better to be dropped straight into Clearing than to pick a uni you don't want to go to and be stuck there. Over the summer there will be a million threads from people who picked in grade order and changed their mind and now have limited options.

    (Original post by RightSaidJames)
    It's never been confirmed by anyone in particular, but it seemed to be common knowledge in my school that you weren't allowed to have higher grades for your insurance compared to your firm.
    It's only common knowledge amongst people that don't know how UCAS works.
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    Only pick unis you want to attend
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    Thanks for the responses I’ll go in order of preference ABB (Durham) then BBB (Norwich) and just have to work at getting the grades
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    If you've got an offer of ABB from Durham snatch their hands off!
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    (Original post by Juno)
    It's only common knowledge amongst people that don't know how UCAS works.
    Sadly, this often includes teachers.
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    (Original post by RightSaidJames)
    Sadly, this often includes teachers.
    True, I'm afraid
 
 
 
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