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    After much pestering via email , queen mary have lowered my over from 340 points (AAB) to BBB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    congrats, but how come?
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    Well done, but why on earth?
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    Nice.

    Now I'm going to ask Birmingham to lower my offer to UUU.
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    (Original post by fionah)
    After much pestering via email , queen mary have lowered my over from 340 points (AAB) to BBB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Congratulations. You must be very happy, not to mention relieved.

    I'm not sure i would have dared "pester" them to make them change my offer (no need really, as unconditional). Seems a huge change from AAB to BBB!
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    Cos I rock at interviews !

    nah, I THINK it's because I dropped Critical thinking - which pushed up the previous grades a fair bit (because of the points coming only from 3 A levels and not 3 A levels and 1 AS)
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    I wrote a good letter as well, quoting the person at my interview saying "we arent going to make you an offer of AAB or anything like that".
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    (Original post by fionah)
    Cos I rock at interviews !

    nah, I THINK it's because I dropped Critical thinking - which pushed up the previous grades a fair bit (because of the points coming only from 3 A levels and not 3 A levels and 1 AS)
    Can I ask you something? As a foreigner, I find it hard to understand why you (Britons) seem to use both the ABC-grades and a point system. What is the meaning of this? Why don't you simply use points, as it will give a more accurate appraisal of the performance?
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    (Original post by oldthrashbarg)
    Can I ask you something? As a foreigner, I find it hard to understand why you (Britons) seem to use both the ABC-grades and a point system. What is the meaning of this? Why don't you simply use points, as it will give a more accurate appraisal of the performance?
    Because the government sucks when it comes to education.
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    (Original post by oldthrashbarg)
    Can I ask you something? As a foreigner, I find it hard to understand why you (Britons) seem to use both the ABC-grades and a point system. What is the meaning of this? Why don't you simply use points, as it will give a more accurate appraisal of the performance?
    If it was just on points, people doing more than three A Levels would get in easily:

    ABC = 300 points.
    CCCD = 300 points.

    The points system is...useless.
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    (Original post by Dr. Blazed)
    If it was just on points, people doing more than three A Levels would get in easily:

    ABC = 300 points.
    CCCD = 300 points.

    The points system is...useless.
    Often they do ask for points based on just three A-levels though.
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    (Original post by fionah)
    After much pestering via email , queen mary have lowered my over from 340 points (AAB) to BBB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Congrats to you! Told you it would be an offer!
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    (Original post by fionah)
    After much pestering via email , queen mary have lowered my over from 340 points (AAB) to BBB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Congratulations. I wish i could have convinced Royal Holloway to lower my offer of AAB to ABB - a failed attempt (it's not fair!!! They made other people ABB offers! :mad: ) hence i've chosen KCL as my firm.
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    (Original post by waiting2smile)
    Congratulations. I wish i could have convinced Royal Holloway to lower my offer of AAB to ABB - a failed attempt (it's not fair!!! They made other people ABB offers! :mad: ) hence i've chosen KCL as my firm.
    You don't wanna go there anyway, it's like a boarding school!!
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    (Original post by fionah)
    You don't wanna go there anyway, it's like a boarding school!!
    I'm glad i declined their offer
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    How the hell can you get a Uni to lower your offer by emailing them?
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    How the hell can you get a Uni to lower your offer by emailing them?
    Maybe by emailing them the number and codes for a healthy Swiss bank account?

    Hehe, congrats on getting a lower offer though! I would have loved to have BBB instead of AAB!
 
 
 
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