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    So here's the deal, my AS were grades were BCCD. I'm dropping one of the C's, leaving me with BCD to work on.

    I'm resitting a module in each of my three subjects, which should push them up to ABB. (Seems unlikely given the D I know but something went awfully wrong in my second English exam, I got an E as apposed to a B in the first one! :rolleyes:)

    My predicted grades are ABB, and I'm being 'pushed' to achieve AAB if I 'really try'. Trust me, I'm really trying!

    I've made three university choices so far:
    University of Leeds (AAB required)
    University of Manchester (AAB-ABB)
    Nottingham Trent University (320 points, which means I have to achieve BBB)

    Where the other two are concerned, that's where I need help! I understand aiming for Leeds and Manchester is relatively high, so I lowered my expectations of myself and applied for Nottingham Trent. So what do I do now? Do I apply even lower in case something goes awfully wrong again, like it did in my second English exam? Do I hover at BBB? Or push myself and apply for another ABB?

    I believe I have a strong personal statement and reference but if I don't apply for the right places they mean nothing.

    Any help is appreciated!
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    (Original post by Samtheman1)
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    Aim for reasonable risks; around the BBB margin. If something goes terribly wrong and you do worse than expected, you can usually get something through clearing.
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    To drop in something else that I saw in another thread, make sure you have the right GCSE Maths grade - Leeds and Manchester want at least a B.
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    To drop in something else that I saw in another thread, make sure you have the right GCSE Maths grade - Leeds and Manchester want at least a B.
    I achieved a B in GCSE maths, thanks for the mention
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    I'd go for more cautious 'other choices'. You've bombed once in exams and just 'pushing'yourself may still not guarantee you the grades predicted.

    Essex, Keele, Oxford Brookes, Hull are all asking for BBB. Or Applied Psych at Glamorgan.
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    Just 'boosting' my thread in an attempt to gain even more opinions (sorry!) :rolleyes: I'm yet to make a decision and am becoming more panic stricken by the day! Thanks a lot to everybody who has already offered advice, much appreciated.
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    (Original post by isabelw)
    Just 'boosting' my thread in an attempt to gain even more opinions (sorry!) :rolleyes: I'm yet to make a decision and am becoming more panic stricken by the day! Thanks a lot to everybody who has already offered advice, much appreciated.
    You have plenty of time. Remember you don't have to submit all 5 choices at once - you could start with the 3 you have then add the other 2 later.
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    Seems like your aiming high to me, i would get my options down, maybe BCU, STAFFS, CHESTER their good universities with decent entry requirements aswell as a good nightlife if thats what your mainly concerned about, seem as you picked big cities :hmmmm2:
 
 
 

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