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    I originally firmed to University of Sheffield for Law with French Law which had grades of AAB.
    I got A*AA today in my results and I'm considering applying to somewhere else, maybe to match the grades I achieved. Also maybe apply for a straight Law LLB as opposed to with a language.

    Is it worth an extra year out? And would 'better' universities accept me, despite the fact that I would be applying an admission cycle later?

    Any thoughts? Thank You
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    Law with French Law is a fantastic degree, very difficult and very well respected. If you think you'll be happy in Sheffield, I'd urge you to disregard the relative prestige of Sheffield as a general uni compared to others and take the course.

    You could go for Adjustment, but it's unlikely that you'll find something better there.

    The third option would be to withdraw and reapply. But do you want to take a gap year just to go to a supposedly 'better' uni? Are you prepared at the moment for a year out?
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    (Original post by me0)
    I originally firmed to University of Sheffield for Law with French Law which had grades of AAB.
    I got A*AA today in my results and I'm considering applying to somewhere else, maybe to match the grades I achieved. Also maybe apply for a straight Law LLB as opposed to with a language.

    Is it worth an extra year out? And would 'better' universities accept me, despite the fact that I would be applying an admission cycle later?

    Any thoughts? Thank You
    You are eligible for Adjustment (see the stickied thread about this at the top of the forum) if you'd like to investigate the possibility of 'trading up' this year.

    There'll be no disadvantage to you attached to reapplying to any university next year with these excellent grades.
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    What did you get for your AS levels and Gcses?
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    You should be able to get a place in Adjustment with those grades - but I agree - don't move unless you are sure it is where you want to go!

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by AverageExcellence)
    What did you get for your AS levels and Gcses?
    AS - AABB

    GCSE - one A*, nine As, one B
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    (Original post by rockrunride)
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    I'm just concerned that I would not be attending the best possible uni. For £9000 a year should I not try to go to the best place possible?
    Durham is in clearing so will be adjustment?
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    I'm just concerned that I would not be attending the best possible uni. For £9000 a year should I not try to go to the best place possible?
    Durham is in clearing so will be adjustment?
    Anywhere in the list has spaces for either clearing or adjustment
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    (Original post by me0)
    I'm just concerned that I would not be attending the best possible uni. For £9000 a year should I not try to go to the best place possible?
    Durham is in clearing so will be adjustment?
    For Law? :holmes: Definitely give it a go then if you want to drop the French aspect. Enquiring about Adjustment places with uni won't harm your firm place.
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    I'd strongly recommend you go into Adjustment and ring up universities that interest you. You've got good enough grades to secure a place at decent level universities that are higher in the league tables than Sheffield. In an industry where league tables and repute of universities matter in securing training contracts and pupillages (if that's whet you intend to do), securing a place at a higher ranking university is quite important. Try looking at places such as Manchester, SOAS, QMUL and Kent who I think are offering places.

    Alternatively, i'd take a gap year (with work experience/ extra-curricular) to secure a place at 'better' universities. You have good grades, so it shouldn't be too much of a problem. Just make sure you show evidence that you made good use of your time off and have not just sat on your arse the whole year / been relaxing on some exotic beach with your feet up for the year.

    Good luck
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    (Original post by me0)
    AS - AABB

    GCSE - one A*, nine As, one B
    You should apply to Cambridge or Oxford, you could get a job over the year to fund it and to practice interview + pre reading and stuff. Itll be great stuff.
 
 
 
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