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    Hi i was just wondering if universities get impressed by the fact of getting some grade higher than predicted. As i am lookingat doing dentistry i got a B in english lang but got 3 grades that were higher than predicted.

    Could anyone possibly tell me if this has an impact on your chances on getting a place at a particular university???
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    (Original post by JSC16)
    Hi i was just wondering if universities get impressed by the fact of getting some grade higher than predicted. As i am lookingat doing dentistry i got a B in english lang but got 3 grades that were higher than predicted.

    Could anyone possibly tell me if this has an impact on your chances on getting a place at a particular university???
    I'm not even sure if universities have access to predicted grades at GCSE...?

    My only B was English Language so I'm kinda annoyed and may get a remark...
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    Universities will only know your actual grades. There's no space on the application for predicted GCSE grades.
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    Sorry, but I shouldn't think it would make any difference unless your school is known as a poor performing one and your grades are significantly higher than the average achieved at your school in which case this may be considered by the university as part of contextual information (i.e. your relative achievement in light of your socioeconomic and educational background).
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    Thanks for the honesty guys. Really appreciate it. Im really happy with my grades but i just wanted to make myself happier .
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    (Original post by JSC16)
    Hi i was just wondering if universities get impressed by the fact of getting some grade higher than predicted. As i am lookingat doing dentistry i got a B in english lang but got 3 grades that were higher than predicted.

    Could anyone possibly tell me if this has an impact on your chances on getting a place at a particular university???
    Unfortunately that's not a thing. I wouldn't say those are bad grades at all. Just be careful and not apply to a uni that's very GCSE heavy and you'll be fine.
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    (Original post by JSC16)
    Hi i was just wondering if universities get impressed by the fact of getting some grade higher than predicted. As i am lookingat doing dentistry i got a B in english lang but got 3 grades that were higher than predicted.

    Could anyone possibly tell me if this has an impact on your chances on getting a place at a particular university???
    Im afraid universities will not have access to your GCSE predicted grades, they will only see what you achieved and will compare that to other candidates.
 
 
 
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