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    I was wondering, how common is it for universities to give you offers which are higher than your predicted grades? By higher, I mean say BBB when your predicted grades are BBC (a difference by one grade or so). I guess it depends on the popularity of the course though - I'm planning to apply for languages which aren't very popular, which will hopefully work in my favour.
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    I hoping for a similar thing to you however mine is economics which is a demanding course. Predicted AAB Grades needed AAA. I think that with a good reference and a excellent personal statement you have a good chance dont see no reason why you wouldnt be given an offers. Go for it. However getting the offers and meeting it are two different things
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    I hoping for a similar thing to you however mine is economics which is a demanding course. Predicted AAB Grades needed AAA. I think that with a good reference and a excellent personal statement you have a good chance dont see no reason why you wouldnt be given an offers. Go for it. However getting the offers and meeting it are two different things
    Thanks.
    It's true about meeting the offer, though I really feel that I could do it if given the chance.
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    (Original post by darkfairy753)
    I'm doing the same, applying to Music with ABB as my predicted grades, when they require AAB...



    Are you applying to top unis? I suppose if you were applying to study languages at not so competitive unis, they will probably overlook that, but if it's somewhere like KCL, then the competitioin is likely to be quite high.

    Good luck, hope it works out!
    Well, I may be applying to UCL as well as KCL... but most of my other choices are safer.
    Thank you - I hope it works out well for you too!
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    I think, especially for a less competitive course at a uni that isn't Oxbridge. Durham etc, they may well give you an offer to give you a chance as long as they like your personal statement and reference. They give out more offers than they have places anyway, so it's no problem for them if you don't get the grades.
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    At least one of my offers was higher than prediction...
 
 
 

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