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    Hi,

    Some universities eg.UCL have typical offers for some courses like medicinal chemistry which say AAA-AAB, so I wanted to ask when would someone be given the AAA offer and when would someone be given the lower AAB offer ? Does it depend on your predicted grades (the higher your predicted grades , the more likely to receive the higher offer instead ) ?

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    This can be very situation and institution dependent.

    I have seen a correlation in predicted grades and offers - i.e. if the offer range is say AAA-AAB and your predicted grades are AAB, it is more probable you will be offered the AAB.

    However this is not guaranteed, and relies on both the university and the other parts of your application.

    For example I applied to one uni for two course; geo (AAB-AAA range) and geo with a year abroad (AAA-A*AA range), and I was offered AAA for both. My predicted grades I believe are A*AA.
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    (Original post by nihil_nimis)
    Hi,

    Some universities eg.UCL have typical offers for some courses like medicinal chemistry which say AAA-AAB, so I wanted to ask when would someone be given the AAA offer and when would someone be given the lower AAB offer ? Does it depend on your predicted grades (the higher your predicted grades , the more likely to receive the higher offer instead ) ?

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    I cannot comment on UCL but there are usually 2 reasons for the range.
    1 The lower rate is a contextual offer depending on things like poor school, poor area, only member of family to attend uni etc.
    2 A lower offer is sometimes made if you are studying certain A level subject(s).
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    (Original post by swanseajack1)
    I cannot comment on UCL but there are usually 2 reasons for the range.
    1 The lower rate is a contextual offer depending on things like poor school, poor area, only member of family to attend uni etc.
    2 A lower offer is sometimes made if you are studying certain A level subject(s).
    Yes 1. applies to UCL. They operate a contextual offer policy.

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    (Original post by nihil_nimis)
    Hi,

    Some universities eg.UCL have typical offers for some courses like medicinal chemistry which say AAA-AAB, so I wanted to ask when would someone be given the AAA offer and when would someone be given the lower AAB offer ? Does it depend on your predicted grades (the higher your predicted grades , the more likely to receive the higher offer instead ) ?

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    I got an ABB offer instead of AAA from Exeter because apparently my school isn't the best lmao. Sometimes it gets lowered if your interview is great
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    I got an ABB offer instead of AAA from Exeter because apparently my school isn't the best lmao. Sometimes it gets lowered if your interview is great
    Exeter and Bristol both lower your grades if the school you studied your A levels falls in the bottom 40% of A level results. It doesn't usually get lowered on good interviews. For many courses there are no interviews
 
 
 

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