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    ok basically last year I got AABB for Chemistry Biology Ict and Maths in order of UMS points.

    I carried on Chem, Bio and Maths

    The Chemistry A was 86% and is pretty much guaranteed to be an A unless things go unbelievably badly in which case I wont be in uni anyway so lets just count it as an A.

    Bio was exactly 80% and Maths was 75%

    Now Durham is AAA but I loved it so much. I really think i'm going to firm this unless the offer comes through higher than typical.

    Warwick is AAB and fantastic but you need to firm in order to have a good shot at the accomodation you want, its not guaranteed but if you insure then you pretty much lose any accomodation.

    Bath is ABB and was brilliant, good links to industry. Less prestigious for Chemistry which is actually important for me. City was lovely.

    I could get and A in maths because I'm retake basically every module and i am good at maths I just find it really boring. One module let me down last year.

    Biology is going to be hard to get an A in I really dont get the subject but its a bit of a memory contest and the actual applied stuff im usually good at, problem is my memory sucks.



    I always thought I would Firm Durham and Insure Warwick but the lack of accomodation guarantee at Warwick is a worry and the fact that potentially Biology and Maths could end up as Bs though I do doubt this will happen. I dont think I would enjoy Bath as well as Warwick and am willing to take a gap year if I need to but that doesnt mean I want to lol and if I dont get the grades then thats useless anyway cause im gonna be retaking during the gap year which would not be in my usual plans.

    So the two options I see are Firm Durham and Insure Bath or Firm Warwick and Insure Bath but I cant see myself dropping Durham and I doubt I would be entirely happy at Bath if I ended up with AAB for example.

    Any Advice? sorry on the massive post, I just wanted to avoid people asking questions for extra details.
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    Any insurance choice is going to give you lame accomodation.
    Go for durham/warwick. High grades will motivate you!
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    (Original post by plastercaster)
    Any insurance choice is going to give you lame accomodation.
    Go for durham/warwick. High grades will motivate you!
    Actually, some (like York) don't distinguish - you don't apply until you have an unconditional offer.

    But I concur, go for Durham/Warwick - firm should always be your favourite, insurance should be your next favourite with a slightly lower/easier offer.
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    If you are sure you wont get AAA then you should firm Warwick as I doubt any unis will accept people who miss their offers this year, especially ones like Durham :-/

    I have the same worries about making Warwick my insurance which is very frustrating
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    I dont have worries about getting AAA, I can do it. I'm just worried that two subjects are on the cusp so I could realistically be close to AAA and still get ABB though I do think thats unlikely.

    Also, the problem with Warwick insurance is that they dont guarantee accomodations. crappy accomodation is fine as long as im not sharing but they dont even promise that. I dont want 20 minute bus rides from leamington spa or wherever.
 
 
 
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