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    HI,

    ive just been shown my reference, after it has been submitted and my referee made a mistake of saying i got 4 bs and 6 c's at gcse rather than 3bs and 7c's.

    my gcse results are correct on my ucas form.

    will my application be weakened by this?

    what will happen/ what shall i do? !!

    help
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    why on earth did your referee mention your gcse results :/

    but no, it shouldn't be a problem. if they do notice at all they probably won't be bothered because a) it's not as if the decision whether to give an offer or not lies in the balance and b) they'll probably just see it as the mistake it is. if they do chase it up (which i bet they won't), it can easily be cleared up. you're not at fault -it's not like you lied - so don't worry about it.
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    right ok!
    thanks!

    also i was wondering....last year i studied english and sociology but i dropped it and now im doing maths eco and psyc an applying to study eco at uni...i did not mention doing those 2 subjects becuase i didnt think it was relevant to the course im applying too, do i need to put them on my ucas?
    (Original post by MissFanatical)
    why on earth did your referee mention your gcse results :/

    but no, it shouldn't be a problem. if they do notice at all they probably won't be bothered because a) it's not as if the decision whether to give an offer or not lies in the balance and b) they'll probably just see it as the mistake it is. if they do chase it up (which i bet they won't), it can easily be cleared up. you're not at fault -it's not like you lied - so don't worry about it.
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    (Original post by dropbeats1000)
    right ok!
    thanks!

    also i was wondering....last year i studied english and sociology but i dropped it and now im doing maths eco and psyc an applying to study eco at uni...i did not mention doing those 2 subjects becuase i didnt think it was relevant to the course im applying too, do i need to put them on my ucas?
    if you got a grade (unless it was a U) it needs to go on your ucas you don't have to talk about them in your personal statement, just put the results with the rest of your grades
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    If unis do notice they may ask for copies of your GCSE certificates - but then there's always a chance they'd do that anyway. If you're worried then you might want to contact them and explain, or even better would be for your referee to contact them.
 
 
 
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