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    (Original post by ΘTheta)
    Most of my other units are within the 85-90% range in therms of UMS, which I think is still quite high, but not worth mentioning.
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    E.g. for Maths A2, I got 88%,88%,90%,90%,93%,96%, and Economics AS, I got 87%(if I can remember correctly),90%, for Biology A2 I got 75%,86%,87%,87%,98%,100% and for Chemistry A2 I got 82%,82%,87%,92%,100%,100% (if my memory serves me correct for Chemistry)

    What do you think?
    But I dunno, do you think it would negatively impact on my application if it is mentioned?
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    You got excellent results, well done!

    I'm sure on ucas you can put down module grades so your referee doesn't have to put it down.

    Best of luck
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    In answer to the OP, no.

    (Original post by ΘTheta)
    I read my previous reference (when I was in year 13), one of my teacher said what I got in one of my units, and I had no influence in causing that decision at all.

    Would it be a problem for the admissions if they think a student was "pushing" in a reference?
    In answer to that, yes.
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    (Original post by Kyalimers)
    In answer to the OP, no.


    In answer to that, yes.
    Really, why so?

    Could they reject you because of it?

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    (Original post by ΘTheta)
    Really, why so?

    Could they reject you because of it?

    Thanks!
    It could cause them to completely ignore the contents of your reference and damage your application accordingly. It could also damage the reputation of the school providing the reference. A school's reference is supposed to be an honest, trustworthy representation of their impression of you as a pupil. If the pupil has seen it, let alone actively influenced what's gone into it, it makes the whole process into a joke.

    I would suggest you stop obsessing over this and concentrate on your part of the application process. That does not include the reference.
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    (Original post by Ronove)
    It could cause them to completely ignore the contents of your reference and damage your application accordingly. It could also damage the reputation of the school providing the reference. A school's reference is supposed to be an honest, trustworthy representation of their impression of you as a pupil. If the pupil has seen it, let alone actively influenced what's gone into it, it makes the whole process into a joke.

    I would suggest you stop obsessing over this and concentrate on your part of the application process. That does not include the reference.
    I think that's probably for the best. I think I'll send an email in the morning to that teacher I gave some suggestions I gave about, and tell the teacher to forget about it and not to let it influence the teacher decision, and act like it was never there and just let the teacher write what they was originally intending to write. Probably for the best. What do you think?

    ps: Thanks for your advice too over the last few posts.
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    (Original post by ΘTheta)
    I think that's probably for the best. I think I'll send an email in the morning to that teacher I gave some suggestions I gave about, and tell the teacher to forget about it and not to let it influence the teacher decision, and act like it was never there and just let the teacher write what they was originally intending to write. Probably for the best. What do you think?

    ps: Thanks for your advice too over the last few posts.
    If a teacher has asked you what kind of thing you would like to make sure is mentioned, then that is (or at least can be) fair enough. That's not unheard of. Just be careful you're not unintentionally getting them to warp your reference into something highly irregular and missing the point, though.

    You're very welcome.
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    (Original post by Ronove)
    If a teacher has asked you what kind of thing you would like to make sure is mentioned, then that is (or at least can be) fair enough. That's not unheard of. Just be careful you're not unintentionally getting them to warp your reference into something highly irregular and missing the point, though.

    You're very welcome.
    The teachers writing my references you mean?

    If my memory serves me correct, one of my friend has their referee ask them if there is anything the referee would like to mention for them, in the reference.

    But in my case, I was never approached by my referees for this application cycle, and so I suppose its only right that I send that email that I was talking about in my previous reply.
    Is this the right thing to do, do you reckon?
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    (Original post by ΘTheta)
    The teachers writing my references you mean?

    If my memory serves me correct, one of my friend has their referee ask them if there is anything the referee would like to mention for them, in the reference.

    But in my case, I was never approached by my referees for this application cycle, and so I suppose its only right that I send that email that I was talking about in my previous reply.
    Is this the right thing to do, do you reckon?
    Without causing undue offence, are you incapable of making a decision by yourself?

    What do you think seems appropriate in this situation?
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    (Original post by Kyalimers)
    Without causing undue offence, are you incapable of making a decision by yourself?

    What do you think seems appropriate in this situation?
    Sending that aforementioned email to my teacher.
 
 
 
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