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    Hi,

    After failing to meet my Firm offer (A*AA) by getting AAAA in my A-levels, I decided to get my English lit paper remarked as I was 2 marks off an A* (got 95/120 UMS in exam and needed 100/120 UMS for A*) as I was so confident I would get an A* in that exam and wanted to get into my first-choice (and the added worry that my Insurance, Bath, do not guarantee accommodation).

    However, I'm coming to realise that the longer I wait for this remark (meant to take 2 days..), the more likely is that I won't get any accommodation at my Insurance

    How long should I wait for the remark? So scared that it comes back unsuccessful and I'm left high and dry in every sense of the phrase. But at the same time I can't understand how I couldn't get 100/120 UMS in the exam!!!! and want to get into my first choice uni ofc..

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    Same! I have got A*A*B in maths, further maths and music. Literally just 1 UMS off to an A in music but rejected by my firmed uni (UCL for maths) anyway. Still waiting for the remark results. This is so frustrating!

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    (Original post by Mingdu Li)
    Same! I have got A*A*B in maths, further maths and music. Literally just 1 UMS off to an A in music but rejected by my firmed uni (UCL for maths) anyway. Still waiting for the remark results. This is so frustrating!

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    It really is! Are you going to wait for it however long it takes and risk accommodation at your insurance?
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    My teacher told me the remarks will usually take less than a week so I will wait and see.

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    Literally having the same thing with English lit A Aqa! Got A*AA on three of my English units and then a D on my a2 exam! Waiting for my remark but my accommodation at my firm isn't going to be one of my choices as it is later than usual

    I don't know about you but my UCAS automatically confirmed my insurance after my firm rejected me. So I've just gone through with my insurance accommodation up until the point where I have to give a deposit at which point I have to try and stall it!

    Good luck!!
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    (Original post by Gemsteele)
    Literally having the same thing with English lit A Aqa! Got A*AA on three of my English units and then a D on my a2 exam! Waiting for my remark but my accommodation at my firm isn't going to be one of my choices as it is later than usual

    I don't know about you but my UCAS automatically confirmed my insurance after my firm rejected me. So I've just gone through with my insurance accommodation up until the point where I have to give a deposit at which point I have to try and stall it!

    Good luck!!
    Yep this is me exactly. I called my insurance (Bath) up yesterday (Track confirmed them after Durham rejected me like you) to check that I wouldn't lose my place and they said to apply for accommodation as it reopened yesterday, so I did. I will hear by the 9th of September as to whether or not I get any and what it is though :/

    Where did you firm and insure? Were you close UMS-wise to your offer in the end? Did you need A* like me?

    I'm sort of just accepting that I'll highly likely just go to Bath at this stage tbh (so disappointed about my results though)
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    It's so stressful I don't mind which way it goes now, but I just want to find out! My firm is exeter and my insurance is Nottingham to study English! My offer was a* aa but I've currently got 3a*s and a b so as long as my english goes up to an A I'm ok! I'm still 9 marks off though so I'm just hoping there's been a huge **** up because I've never had a D in any mocks- even with no revision! 4 As is still amazing!!! Don't feel disappointed!
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    (Original post by Gemsteele)
    It's so stressful I don't mind which way it goes now, but I just want to find out! My firm is exeter and my insurance is Nottingham to study English! My offer was a* aa but I've currently got 3a*s and a b so as long as my english goes up to an A I'm ok! I'm still 9 marks off though so I'm just hoping there's been a huge **** up because I've never had a D in any mocks- even with no revision! 4 As is still amazing!!! Don't feel disappointed!
    Mainly disappointed cos I didn't get into my Firm though. Very stressful as I might not get any accommodation and whatever I do get will be the scraps at Bath...... can't believe I fell at the final hurdle

    where are you off to?
 
 
 
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