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    Say if someone had studied an Access course, got the equivalent of ACC, graduated with a 2.1 in English Lit from a RG uni and got a commendation in the GDL - do you think their chances of gaining a training contract are slim?


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    (Original post by peanutbuttercup)
    Say if someone had studied an Access course, got the equivalent of ACC, graduated with a 2.1 in English Lit from a RG uni and got a commendation in the GDL - do you think their chances of gaining a training contract are slim?


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    No although this person would need to apply to firms that don't have a strict A-Level threshold.


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    (Original post by peanutbuttercup)
    Say if someone had studied an Access course, got the equivalent of ACC, graduated with a 2.1 in English Lit from a RG uni and got a commendation in the GDL - do you think their chances of gaining a training contract are slim?
    What's ACC equivalent to on an Access course?

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    No although this person would need to apply to firms that don't have a strict A-Level threshold.
    Usually firms say AAB or equivalent. Though, I would like some clarification on this myself having studied an Access course.
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    (Original post by callum_law)
    What's ACC equivalent to on an Access course?



    Usually firms say AAB or equivalent. Though, I would like some clarification on this myself having studied an Access course.
    Best thing to do is call/e-mail and ask.


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    (Original post by pp93)
    Best thing to do is call/e-mail and ask.
    Aye, true. Though a lot of people on this site are very familiar with the application procedure, so they might be able to offer insight.
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    (Original post by callum_law)
    What's ACC equivalent to on an Access course?



    Usually firms say AAB or equivalent. Though, I would like some clarification on this myself having studied an Access course.
    Not sure about the Access course, but firms look at a levels holistically, example is a friend of mine who went to Kent with ABC at A level but is at Hogan Lovells who I believe ask for AAB. Make your application as strong as you can and it should balance out, if you don't mind me asking what university are you at currently? firms cannot discriminate openly against universities but, they do have preferred lists eg universities that have a reputation of providing solid applicants.
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    (Original post by Joepoa)
    Not sure about the Access course, but firms look at a levels holistically, example is a friend of mine who went to Kent with ABC at A level but is at Hogan Lovells who I believe ask for AAB. Make your application as strong as you can and it should balance out, if you don't mind me asking what university are you at currently? firms cannot discriminate openly against universities but, they do have preferred lists eg universities that have a reputation of providing solid applicants.
    Exeter. It has decent ties with the big City firms.
 
 
 
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