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    Philosophy at

    Durham
    UCL
    Edinburgh
    Kings

    aaaannnndddd

    Greenwich (who I have an offer from for 240 UCAS points, they raised it from 180 for me)

    I'm predicted 3 A*s buuuuut I retook lower 6th....

    Do people think I'll get anymore offers?
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    looks a bit risky, but im sure it will be fine, I dont know what each of the universities are like, and they are very competetive, but I wish you luck
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    (Original post by PanAtSea)
    Philosophy at
    Greenwich (who I have an offer from for 240 UCAS points, they raised it from 180 for me)
    Do universities often make offers higher than what is advertised? I've never heard of universities doing that before...
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    (Original post by ellakrystina)
    Do universities often make offers higher than what is advertised? I've never heard of universities doing that before...
    Yes, and lower, for a few reasons:

    - Course was more/less popular than initially anticipated.
    - The university was very keen on your application and want you at their university (or vice versa but they don't want to reject you straight out).
    - If you have been predicted high grades the university may align their requirements more with yours (Hull did this to me).


    OP, seems fine. I took an extra year in 6th form and I got offers from York, Durham, Lancaster, RHUL, Kent, etc etc so don't worry.
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    (Original post by kat2pult)
    Yes, and lower, for a few reasons:

    - Course was more/less popular than initially anticipated.
    - The university was very keen on your application and want you at their university (or vice versa but they don't want to reject you straight out).
    - If you have been predicted high grades the university may align their requirements more with yours (Hull did this to me).

    That's really quite interesting, thank you for that!
    My course at Manchester has the required grades of DDD-DDM (roughly AAA-AAB) for BTEC ND. I've received a conditional of DDD from Manchester, and (only the other day actually) I emailed asking what actually determines whether a BTEC applicant is given a conditional of the two grade boundaries. Today, they replied saying that they do not usually accept media subjects, but since I had a strong application (personal statement and GCSEs in particular) they chose to offer me a conditional with the higher grade :')
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    Ah fair, thanks for taking a look guys

    Do you think I'll get anymore offers before January?
 
 
 
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