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    Hi there,


    I am currently on my gap year and applying to university to start in 2015. This being the case, I already have my A-level grades. So my question is, how likely am I to receive offers from universities if my grades meet their requirements? Is it definite? Or is there a likely possibility that I could still be rejected? :confused:


    At the moment my grades meet exactly the requirements for some universities, and others, it exceeds. The purpose of asking this question is to know whether it is worth taking resits to achieve higher grades.
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    Hi there,


    I am currently on my gap year and applying to university to start in 2015. This being the case, I already have my A-level grades. So my question is, how likely am I to receive offers from universities if my grades meet their requirements? Is it definite? Or is there a likely possibility that I could still be rejected? :confused:


    At the moment my grades meet exactly the requirements for some universities, and others, it exceeds. The purpose of asking this question is to know whether it is worth taking resits to achieve higher grades.
    I believe that if you meet the requirements with actual grades (i.e. not predicted) then you will be guaranteed the place, especially if you exceed them. Instead of giving you an offer they would give you an unconditional and you can choose from the unconditionals which you receive

    The only universities which wouldn't definitely accept you when you have the required grades are the ones which do interviews for places. In this case they would give you an interview and then decide whether or not to give you an unconditional Hope that helps!
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    Another thing is that if your grades meet the requirements then you also need to think about your personal statement and what that says about you in relation to other people applying for the courses your are interested in.

    Grades show your academic side but the personal statement shows what kind of student you are, why you want to study that course, what your future aspirations are - and so on.

    Good luck with your application.

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    (Original post by Ren12)
    Hi there,


    I am currently on my gap year and applying to university to start in 2015. This being the case, I already have my A-level grades. So my question is, how likely am I to receive offers from universities if my grades meet their requirements? Is it definite? Or is there a likely possibility that I could still be rejected? :confused:


    At the moment my grades meet exactly the requirements for some universities, and others, it exceeds. The purpose of asking this question is to know whether it is worth taking resits to achieve higher grades.
    holding grades that meet or exceed the typical offer is no guarantee that you will get an offer. Many courses have requirements from your subject mix, ps and reference that need to be met.

    All it means is that if you get an offer it will be an unconditional offer as you have your grades already. That means no insurance choice.
 
 
 

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