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    So the university i really want to go to (lets say univerisity X) and would like to put as my firm has given me a conditional offer of ABB. The thing is there is no way of me achieving this as i have already done my exams and i got BCDc and the D was for one of the subjects that is not available for resit in may june. I've already applied to resit the subjects i got C in the hopes of acheiving an A. The other university (Univeristy Y lets say) i would choose as my insurance has already given me an unconditional so do you think its worth choosing the firm on the basis that i would only get in based on whether they would be willing to accept me with the grades being maximum A*BDa (360 points). One of my other university choices also gave me an offer of ABB and i emailed saying there was no possible way i could achieve those grades but they never replied and still left it as a conditional anyway?

    So what should i do? Should i email university X? Should i put X as a firm and Y as insurance? or should i just put Y as my firm?
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    How much do you like Uni Y? Enough to live there for 3/4 years?

    Out if interest, why can't you resit the exam you got a D in during June?
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    (Original post by tashi211)
    So the university i really want to go to (lets say univerisity X) and would like to put as my firm has given me a conditional offer of ABB. The thing is there is no way of me achieving this as i have already done my exams and i got BCDc and the D was for one of the subjects that is not available for resit in may june. I've already applied to resit the subjects i got C in the hopes of acheiving an A. The other university (Univeristy Y lets say) i would choose as my insurance has already given me an unconditional so do you think its worth choosing the firm on the basis that i would only get in based on whether they would be willing to accept me with the grades being maximum A*BDa (360 points). One of my other university choices also gave me an offer of ABB and i emailed saying there was no possible way i could achieve those grades but they never replied and still left it as a conditional anyway?

    So what should i do? Should i email university X? Should i put X as a firm and Y as insurance? or should i just put Y as my firm?
    Given that you hope to get ABD, it is just possible that University X might let you in anyway if they end up with too few students who have fulfilled their offers. I don't see any point in firming University Y because you can't gain anything compared to firming X and insuring Y.
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    How much do you like Uni Y? Enough to live there for 3/4 years?

    Out if interest, why can't you resit the exam you got a D in during June?
    I have no problem with uni Y if it comes to the likely case that i will go there then i don't mind it being the only option..its just that given that i already have an unconditional from them, i would like to try and aim higher as this will be my only opportunity to do so and it would feel like a bit of a shame/waste of an opportunity not giving it a go. I mean the only thing i see as being sacrificed would be getting first choice of accommodation..which is what is putting me on the fence a bit :/

    and i can't resit the exam because the subject (design and technology) only has the option of being sat in november
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    Firm X, insurance Y. Work your arse off for any resits you can do.

    Make sure to check out how you apply for accomm at Y - there's a reasonable chance you'll end up there so be do all you can to be sure you'll have somewhere to live.
 
 
 
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