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    Wondering what make a university decide what conditional offer to give someone. For example for Manchester physics its A*AA - AAA. So when they give conditional offers what makes them decide to give someone a conditional offer of A*AA or AAA? is it based on predicted grades?

    If you get a conditional of A*AA but end up getting an AAA, does that mean you may not be accepted against someone who got a conditional of AAA and achieved those grades?
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    if you get one offer for more entry they will give you better offer in application accept before results
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    if you get one offer for more entry they will give you better offer in application accept before results
    huh?
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    (Original post by DonWorryJockIsHere)
    huh?
    don't worry you just need more entry grade for a uni before applying
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    (Original post by DonWorryJockIsHere)
    Wondering what make a university decide what conditional offer to give someone. For example for Manchester physics its A*AA - AAA. So when they give conditional offers what makes them decide to give someone a conditional offer of A*AA or AAA? is it based on predicted grades?

    If you get a conditional of A*AA but end up getting an AAA, does that mean you may not be accepted against someone who got a conditional of AAA and achieved those grades?
    It's probably based on how much they want you. If you show promise in your personal statement and stellar grades then you might get, say, an AAA offer but if your ps is notso good but your academic record sugests yoi would do well, yoi might get an A*AA offer.

    If you miss the A*AA offer you might still be able to get a place, You'd have ti check track tk make sure thy haven't outright rejected you and then call the university.
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    I know for my subject (Psychology) it's to do with A-level choices quite often. For example, Warwick will give a lower offer to someone with 2+ sciences.
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    It can vary on certain factors. Some universities will give slightly lower offers to people who went to less good schools. As said above, it can depend on subject choice too. At Bristol, someone at the open day said they sometimes give higher offers to people to push them to achieve their full potential, or something like that. Sometimes they may take into account extenuating circumstances in your reference. It wouldn't usually be based on predicted grades, unless there were other factors to be taken into account.

    However, if you're given an A*AA offer, and some other people have been given an AAA offer, and you miss your offer by one grade, they may well let you in. The only reason they might not is if the course is full or oversubscribed, and they litterally can't take anyone (they get a big fine if they take more people than they have places for).
 
 
 

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