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I've got offers from Bath and Warwick for A*AA, and an offer from Lancaster for AAB, as well as two others that I don't want to go to.


When I went to Bath offer holders' day, they said that they withhold about 20 places for people who only just miss their grades which shows that they're slightly lenient.
When I went to Lancaster open day, they said they're a little lenient and also have a few places in clearing


Would it be at all wise to put Warwick firm and Bath insurance even though they're the same offer? Just incase Bath accepts me if I only just miss the grade. Also, I don't really want to go to Lancaster tbh, but I can always grab them in clearing if I need.


Thanks for the replies!


(I'm doing maths if that changes anything)
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Don't accept a university you don't want to go to. If you don't like Lancaster, don't put them as your insurance.
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(Original post by a96clark)
I've got offers from Bath and Warwick for A*AA, and an offer from Lancaster for AAB, as well as two others that I don't want to go to.


When I went to Bath offer holders' day, they said that they withhold about 20 places for people who only just miss their grades which shows that they're slightly lenient.
When I went to Lancaster open day, they said they're a little lenient and also have a few places in clearing


Would it be at all wise to put Warwick firm and Bath insurance even though they're the same offer? Just incase Bath accepts me if I only just miss the grade. Also, I don't really want to go to Lancaster tbh, but I can always grab them in clearing if I need.


Thanks for the replies!


(I'm doing maths if that changes anything)
Bath is a prestigious uni. Why would Bath give the 20 places to those who put Bath as insurance when there are ppl putting it as firm and missed.
That is the case.
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(Original post by a96clark)
I've got offers from Bath and Warwick for A*AA, and an offer from Lancaster for AAB, as well as two others that I don't want to go to.


When I went to Bath offer holders' day, they said that they withhold about 20 places for people who only just miss their grades which shows that they're slightly lenient.
When I went to Lancaster open day, they said they're a little lenient and also have a few places in clearing


Would it be at all wise to put Warwick firm and Bath insurance even though they're the same offer? Just incase Bath accepts me if I only just miss the grade. Also, I don't really want to go to Lancaster tbh, but I can always grab them in clearing if I need.


Thanks for the replies!


(I'm doing maths if that changes anything)
what if Lancaster is not in clearing. they are very popular for maths. my concern here is you may be acting out of snobbery here and only wanting to put bath as an insurance due to its huge reputation for maths and that is why you are rejecting Lancaster. you need to consider your options and decide whether you will be happy to go for anyone in clearing if you fail to get into your insurance offer. it is highly unlikely warwick bath imperial ucl will be in clearing for maths
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