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    I will most likely end up with BBB in my A2's due to extenuating circumstances. These 3 B's will most likely be very high therefore my school will predict me AAA (as i will resit a few modules next June). I want to apply for International Relations and this is my short lost:
    1)LSE requirements: AAA
    2)St.Andrews requirements: AAA
    3) Durham requirements: AAA
    4) Kings requirements: AAA/AAB
    5) Manchester requirements: AAB

    Is this a big risk? Iv contacted Kings and they say they consider retake applicants and to be honest thats my first choice... (if i get the offer). However what about the rest? Am i risking getting rejected by all of them? dont forget i had extenuating circumstances also i did government and politics all in one year (extra info).
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    (Original post by daalchaval)
    I will most likely end up with BBB in my A2's due to extenuating circumstances. These 3 B's will most likely be very high therefore my school will predict me AAA (as i will resit a few modules next June). I want to apply for International Relations and this is my short lost:
    1)LSE requirements: AAA
    2)St.Andrews requirements: AAA
    3) Durham requirements: AAA
    4) Kings requirements: AAA/AAB
    5) Manchester requirements: AAB

    Is this a big risk? Iv contacted Kings and they say they consider retake applicants and to be honest thats my first choice... (if i get the offer). However what about the rest? Am i risking getting rejected by all of them? dont forget i had extenuating circumstances also i did government and politics all in one year (extra info).
    To be honest, it does sound a bit risky. Maybe apply for one BBB university?


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    I agree with Coffeetime. You should drop one of them in favour of a university with lower entry requirements, just in case. People overstate the importance of a university's ranking. It's better to get a good degree from a middle ranking university than to not go at all.
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    Don't apply for 5 universities with very similar entry requirements. It is extremely risky. If you get 3Bs then yes, they probably will all reject you, as there are other students who have made the grade who can get the place instead!
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    (Original post by TheTechN1304)
    Don't apply for 5 universities with very similar entry requirements. It is extremely risky. If you get 3Bs then yes, they probably will all reject you, as there are other students who have made the grade who can get the place instead!
    totally agree with you, but my case is a bit unique due to extenuating circumstances also completing an A level in 1 year? i self taught the A2 side by myself. Even with this is it a long shot?
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    (Original post by Coffeetime)
    To be honest, it does sound a bit risky. Maybe apply for one BBB university?


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    i would do that if i was applying with simply BBB. but my school will be predicting me AAA due to resits, and i KNOW i can achieve this...
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    (Original post by daalchaval)
    i would do that if i was applying with simply BBB. but my school will be predicting me AAA due to resits, and i KNOW i can achieve this...
    Be prepared to take a gap year and apply with results in hand. You may know this, but the universities need something more concrete, and having to go up one grade in all three subjects is more than the majority of applicants will have to do. Spread your bets if you want to go to university this year.
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    It's not like you can go to all of them though. Your chances of getting an offer from at least one-out-of-four top unis isn't much different from your chances of getting at least one-out-of-five. Why not have a safe option?
 
 
 
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