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    I just wanted to know people's opinions on me having a chance of getting an offer from these Unis with these entry grades for Mathematics.

    Exeter - A*AA-AAB
    Leeds - AAA or A*AB
    Newcastle - AAB or A*BB or A*AC
    Liverpool - ABB

    In my AS' I got

    BBBC in Maths, Biology, Psychology and History. I've dropped Psychology.

    I think my predictions may be ABB or if I am lucky ABA in Maths, Biology and History, but most probably ABB. Should I bother applying for these universities or should I settle for BBB/BBC unis.

    Btw, I'm applying for deferred entry.
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    (Original post by Ben4)
    I just wanted to know people's opinions on me having a chance of getting an offer from these Unis with these entry grades for Mathematics.

    Exeter - A*AA-AAB
    Leeds - AAA or A*AB
    Newcastle - AAB or A*BB or A*AC
    Liverpool - ABB

    In my AS' I got

    BBBC in Maths, Biology, Psychology and History. I've dropped Psychology.

    I think my predictions may be ABB or if I am lucky ABA in Maths, Biology and History, but most probably ABB. Should I bother applying for these universities or should I settle for BBB/BBC unis.

    Btw, I'm applying for deferred entry.
    There's no harm in having a reach option or two on your application, but I wouldn't apply to all four, as you do risk getting 4 rejections. If you aren't sitting further maths, that will weaken your application compared to those who are as well.

    Being predicted an A for a subject you got a C grade in at AS may not be seen as realistic by some universities.

    It's also worth bearing in mind Exeter's lower offers are contextual, i.e. for those from a disadvantaged background or with extenuating circumstances. If neither of these apply to you, you would be looking at an A*AA offer, if you got one at all.

    Most unis are not keen on deferred entry for maths, unless you're doing some maths study on your year out. You'd be a much stronger applicant if you maybe applied on your gap year with better A2 grades while taking further maths on your gap year.
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    There's no harm in having a reach option or two on your application, but I wouldn't apply to all four, as you do risk getting 4 rejections. If you aren't sitting further maths, that will weaken your application compared to those who are as well.

    Being predicted an A for a subject you got a C grade in at AS may not be seen as realistic by some universities.

    It's also worth bearing in mind Exeter's lower offers are contextual, i.e. for those from a disadvantaged background or with extenuating circumstances. If neither of these apply to you, you would be looking at an A*AA offer, if you got one at all.

    Most unis are not keen on deferred entry for maths, unless you're doing some maths study on your year out. You'd be a much stronger applicant if you maybe applied on your gap year with better A2 grades while taking further maths on your gap year.
    Thanks for the advise! Yes im planning to selfstudy FM during my gap year and was going to apply during my gap year anyway, thats why im not really bothered about getting rejections. I attend a sixth form in the 40% worst a level grades, is that a basis towards a contextual offer? My sixth form are wanting everyone to apply this year as they are paying so.. what ones do you suggest I apply to?

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