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    A* as I got an A but was 1 mark of the A* level at AS and is very possible to get A* still so teachers gave me that one.

    One B was predicted because I am re-sitting a C.

    GCSE'S were mostly C's apart from 2 B's and an A pretty shocking

    So which combination do you think? ( for Politics and Philosophy - equal)

    Comb 1
    AAB - Birmingham
    ABB - Royal Holloway
    BBB - Reading
    BBB - Belfast
    BBC - Oxford Brookes

    Comb 2
    AAB - Birmingham
    ABB - Royal Holloway
    ABB - Liverpool
    BBB - Belfast
    BBB - Reading

    Comb 3
    AAB - Birmingham
    ABB - Royal Holloway
    ABB - Liverpool
    BBB - Reading/Belfast
    BBC - Oxford Brookes

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    Personally, I would go with Combination 2.

    Good luck
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    what ****ing course

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    Oh yes sorry Politics and Philosophy!
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    (Original post by Right Foot Forward)
    A* as I got an A but was 1 mark of the A* level at AS
    You can't even get A*s at AS. :facepalm2:
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    (Original post by lovely_me)
    You can't even get A*s at AS. :facepalm2:
    ok then i misunderstood, but im still predicted A* nevertheless
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    Do you like all the unis and their courses equally? Do they all give equal weight to both sides of the degree? Is there a side of the degree you want more weight given to, that some of the universities do give more weight to? Do some of them have particularly interesting module choices?

    Have you visited any of the unis? Do you like any of the cities? How far are you willing to move from home?

    It seems like you want to choose between Reading, Belfast, Liverpool and Oxford Brookes, so I would look at all these courses closely, and consider factors such as the cost of travel home, the cost of living and the general feel of the city. I think this is a more sensible way to make a decision than just basing it on predicted grades.

    However, if you have done all the research, and can't choose, ask yourself what the lowest you realistically expect to get in A2 is. If it's BBB/ABC go for option two. If it's ACC or lower, then you would probably want Oxford Brookes as your back up, unless you could face going through clearing or taking a year out. You have to be completely honest with yourself though, and consider what you would rather do in the worst case scenario. Also, if you do apply to Oxford Brookes, would you actually use it as a back up? If not, it's pretty much a wasted choice and you should go for option 2.

    Also, another hypothetical situation to consider. If Birmingham turned you down, would you be happy with Royal Hollway as your firm? Would you be happy with a BBB uni as your firm if for some reason they also turned you down? (I don't think they would, but obviously these things do happen). If the answer to either of those is no, you've knocked out option 1.

    I hope this helps you choose.
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    dont go for decent redbricks.
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