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    I know probably everyone on this forum is thinking the same thing but I'm really worried about not getting the ABB I need to get into uni to do psychology this year. What I'd like to know is if people who are already at uni got on to their course despite not meeting their conditional offer. I know of someone at Bristol who got into vet medicine with ABC because they really liked her personality/determination etc. How far below you're offer do you think uni's will go to still let you in? Help! :confused:
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    It all depends on supply and demand, generally I would say 2 grades max aslong as your personal statement is good. Then again I'm not talking from experience.
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    I got in with ABB (missed one grade). However I had an excellent personal statement and reference.

    Best bet is to get an insurance you're happy to go to and also if you dont get the grades, don't piss about and be really depressed like some people in my college were, think clearly and get on the phone to the uni asap.
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    If you miss your offer you can still get a place, though the university has no obligation to lower its offer. If you think you're going to miss your offer; firstly you shouldn't really have it as your firm; and secondly, get a good insurence.

    If you missed your offer by more than 2 grades (AAB - ACC) then you're in real trouble.
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    The subjects in which you might miss the grades are very important. Universities are likely to be less lenient if you drop a grade in a subject relevant to the course you're going to study.
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    (Original post by mg84)
    The subjects in which you might miss the grades are very important. Universities are likely to be less lenient if you drop a grade in a subject relevant to the course you're going to study.
    Thats true, I wouldnt feel too aggrieved if a university rejected me because Id missed a couple of grades though. One has to remember that many applicants are rejected despite already holding the required entry grades, so it would be deeply unfair for people to get places mostly on the basis of dodgy predictions.
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    "many applicants are rejected despite already holding the required entry grades"

    I thought if you got the required grades, after being given a conditional offer, the Uni HAD to give you the place.
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    (Original post by Drunk1000)
    "many applicants are rejected despite already holding the required entry grades"

    I thought if you got the required grades, after being given a conditional offer, the Uni HAD to give you the place.
    They are just pointing out that having the required grades / predictions is not enough to guarantee an offer. If they make you an offer which accept and meet the terms of, they are legally contracted to take you!!!
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    (Original post by Drunk1000)
    "many applicants are rejected despite already holding the required entry grades"

    I thought if you got the required grades, after being given a conditional offer, the Uni HAD to give you the place.
    I meant people who had sat their A Levels prior to applying, ie, someone may apply with AAB and get rejected while another applicant may receive an offer with predictions of AAA but eventually only attain BBB or less.
 
 
 
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