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I have applied to study BSc Psychology at Lancaster, UEA, Liverpool, Hull and Northumbria and I have received conditional offers from all five of them.
These are my offers (highest first):
Lancaster = AAB, UEA = ABB, Liverpool = ABB, Hull = 300 points from 3 A Levels and Northumbria = 320 points from AS and A Levels, including at least BB from 2 A Levels. I am predicted AAB.

I have visited Northumbria and UEA; I like both but prefer Northumbria much more. I really like the city atmosphere and the accommodation is great. Northumbria also allow me to study French alongside my degree for 2 years, which the other universities don't offer.

My dilemma is whether to make Northumbria my firm and only choice (because I liked it so much) or whether to still consider Lancaster, Liverpool and Hull.

I'm in a dilemma because I really like Northumbria, which I can get into with just BBCc but I'm predicted AAB. I feel like I should choose a university with a higher entry requirement so that it will push me to achieve those higher grades which I am capable of.

What should I do? Should I wait to make a decision until I've seen the other universities? Is it sensible to choose a university with a higher entry requirement as my firm choice even if I like my insurance more?
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(Original post by Olaedo)
I have applied to study BSc Psychology at Lancaster, UEA, Liverpool, Hull and Northumbria and I have received conditional offers from all five of them.
These are my offers (highest first):
Lancaster = AAB, UEA = ABB, Liverpool = ABB, Hull = 300 points from 3 A Levels and Northumbria = 320 points from AS and A Levels, including at least BB from 2 A Levels. I am predicted AAB.

I have visited Northumbria and UEA; I like both but prefer Northumbria much more. I really like the city atmosphere and the accommodation is great. Northumbria also allow me to study French alongside my degree for 2 years, which the other universities don't offer.

My dilemma is whether to make Northumbria my firm and only choice (because I liked it so much) or whether to still consider Lancaster, Liverpool and Hull.

I'm in a dilemma because I really like Northumbria, which I can get into with just BBCc but I'm predicted AAB. I feel like I should choose a university with a higher entry requirement so that it will push me to achieve those higher grades which I am capable of.

What should I do? Should I wait to make a decision until I've seen the other universities? Is it sensible to choose a university with a higher entry requirement as my firm choice even if I like my insurance more?
Definitely wait until you have seen the others.

You lose nothing by having a higher offer for your insurance.
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(Original post by Olaedo)
I have applied to study BSc Psychology at Lancaster, UEA, Liverpool, Hull and Northumbria and I have received conditional offers from all five of them.
These are my offers (highest first):
Lancaster = AAB, UEA = ABB, Liverpool = ABB, Hull = 300 points from 3 A Levels and Northumbria = 320 points from AS and A Levels, including at least BB from 2 A Levels. I am predicted AAB.

I have visited Northumbria and UEA; I like both but prefer Northumbria much more. I really like the city atmosphere and the accommodation is great. Northumbria also allow me to study French alongside my degree for 2 years, which the other universities don't offer.

My dilemma is whether to make Northumbria my firm and only choice (because I liked it so much) or whether to still consider Lancaster, Liverpool and Hull.

I'm in a dilemma because I really like Northumbria, which I can get into with just BBCc but I'm predicted AAB. I feel like I should choose a university with a higher entry requirement so that it will push me to achieve those higher grades which I am capable of.

What should I do? Should I wait to make a decision until I've seen the other universities? Is it sensible to choose a university with a higher entry requirement as my firm choice even if I like my insurance more?
Well I'd say location is much more important than entry grades if your not happy you'll drop out or fail (believe I've been there) go for Northumbria if you love it but do wait you never know you might like the others more But if you don't you already have a idea of where you'd like to go
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[QUOTE=Olaedo;53500555]I have applied to study BSc Psychology at Lancaster, UEA, Liverpool, Hull and Northumbria and I have received conditional offers from all five of them.
These are my offers (highest first):
Lancaster = AAB, UEA = ABB, Liverpool = ABB, Hull = 300 points from 3 A Levels and Northumbria = 320 points from AS and A Levels, including at least BB from 2 A Levels. I am predicted AAB.

I have visited Northumbria and UEA; I like both but prefer Northumbria much more. I really like the city atmosphere and the accommodation is great. Northumbria also allow me to study French alongside my degree for 2 years, which the other universities don't offer.

My dilemma is whether to make Northumbria my firm and only choice (because I liked it so much) or whether to still consider Lancaster, Liverpool and Hull.

I'm in a dilemma because I really like Northumbria, which I can get into with just BBCc but I'm predicted AAB. I feel like I should choose a university with a higher entry requirement so that it will push me to achieve those higher grades which I am capable of.

What should I do? Should I wait to make a decision until I've seen the other universities? Is it sensible to choose a university with a higher entry requirement as my firm choice even if I like my insurance more?[/QUOTE

do nothing yet await all your offers visit unis then decide based on where you are most comfortable and course content. as you have been predicted aab it is reasonable to expect you will achieve those. do not make a decision based on an unconditional offer. only you can decide the right uni for you
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