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    I got BBC at AS level but I am now predicted AAB for A levels (repeating some modules). What are my chances of getting an offer from a university that asks for AAA or AAB?
    I am looking at Southampton and Bristol for Law and they both say their entry requirements are AAA-AAB
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    (Original post by jagnew)
    I got BBC at AS level but I am now predicted AAB for A levels (repeating some modules). What are my chances of getting an offer from a university that asks for AAA or AAB?
    AAA unis sounds pretty risky as you dont have the predictions to meet that offer.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    AAA unis sounds pretty risky as you dont have the predictions to meet that offer.
    So I should just apply for unis that are asking for AAB?
    Do my predicted grades affect any offers I will get?
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    (Original post by jagnew)
    So I should just apply for unis that are asking for AAB?
    Do my predicted grades affect any offers I will get?
    It depends on the university. Generally, it's risky to apply to universities that ask for grades above your predicted grades, so you should make sure that you apply to no more than one or two of these 'ambitious' choices. The other three must be universities that require AAB or less.

    By the way, when grades are listed in that AAA - AAB format, it usually means that the higher requirement is the normal offer and the lower one is contextual, although at Bristol they're quite clear about which one is their contextual offer (check the web page for law on Bristol's website and scroll down to requirements).
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    (Original post by jagnew)
    So I should just apply for unis that are asking for AAB?
    Do my predicted grades affect any offers I will get?
    Yes or lower really, especially if they say between AAA and AAB as there's no guarantee they would accept the lower end if you dont have extenuating circumstances or anything along those lines.
    Your predicted grades and your as grade will have an effect yes.
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    (Original post by jagnew)
    So I should just apply for unis that are asking for AAB?
    Do my predicted grades affect any offers I will get?
    If it helps any, some universities base offers largely on predicted grades and your PS- Cardiff told me they do.
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    If it helps any, some universities base offers largely on predicted grades and your PS- Cardiff told me they do.
    If I could get me predicted grades up to AAA would I stand a better chance then? Especially if they know I am re-sitting some of my AS modules
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    (Original post by jagnew)
    If I could get me predicted grades up to AAA would I stand a better chance then? Especially if they know I am re-sitting some of my AS modules
    Probably not, because that might seem a little unrealistic as most of the time you're only predicted 1 grade up, and there is a reason for that. But there's no harm in trying
 
 
 
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