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    Do applicants tend to get more than 2 offers? I.e. is the typical applicant able to choose a place to firm and insure?

    Assuming the degree isn't especially competitive.

    Assuming the applicant meets the minimum entry requirement and their reference and PS are adequate.
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    Do applicants tend to get more than 2 offers? I.e. is the typical applicant able to choose a place to firm and insure?

    Assuming the degree isn't especially competitive.

    Assuming the applicant meets the minimum entry requirement and their reference and PS are adequate.
    The majority of people get 4+ offers, quite a sizeable contingent get all 5.

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    I got 2 last year so hopefully I get more this year! :')
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    The majority of people get 4+ offers, quite a sizeable contingent get all 5.

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    What makes you think that?


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    I got 2 last year so hopefully I get more this year! :'
    What course? What were they looking for and what grades did you have?
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    (Original post by keromedic)
    What makes you think that?



    What course? What were they looking for and what grades did you have?
    I applied for Law last year. My GCSEs were ABBBBCCC (I had extenuating circumstances) and AAAA at AS, predicted A*A*A at A2. I got two offers. I missed my offers and got AAA. That's why I'm reapplying this year, for a different course though.
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    What makes you think that?



    What course? What were they looking for and what grades did you have?
    Looked at the stats that UCAS collect, it's quite rare to end up with no offers (but obviously still happens) from what I can see.

    " In 2014, 92 per cent of UK and EU applicants who made five choices received at least one offer and 55 per cent of these applicants received four or five offers (2 percentage points higher than in 2013). The proportion having the maximum five offers increased to 32 per cent in 2014, the highest level recorded."

    Source: https://www.ucas.com/sites/default/f...ort-dec-14.pdf

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Looked at the stats that UCAS collect, it's quite rare to end up with no offers (but obviously still happens) from what I can see.

    " In 2014, 92 per cent of UK and EU applicants who made five choices received at least one offer and 55 per cent of these applicants received four or five offers (2 percentage points higher than in 2013). The proportion having the maximum five offers increased to 32 per cent in 2014, the highest level recorded."

    Source: https://www.ucas.com/sites/default/f...ort-dec-14.pdf

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    You can add to that universities like Oxford Cambridge LSE Imperial and Durham all reject more than they accept and there is a very low rate of offers for Medicine Dentistry etc. There is also the fact a lot of people who get rejected apply to universities without the appropriate entry requirements or predicted grades. This would increase the amounts who had 4 or 5 acceptances so in answer to your question is if people do not apply to high risk universities or for highly competitive courses and have the right entry standards they are very likely to get more than 2 offers. in fact they are likely to get 4 or 5. There is an example on here of Loughborough who gave offers to more than 90% of the people who applied for their Geography course and this is a highly rated uni.
 
 
 
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