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    Don't know whether to apply or take a gap year and re-apply again?
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    (Assuming you've obtained your A2 grades and will not be taking on any extra A-levels this year)

    If the university does have any alternative offers, then no, the extra grade achieved in the A* will not compensate for the B. The AAA applies as a minimum across all three subjects. In fact, the only uni that I've seen offer an alternative offer for Law is Bristol, with its AAA [or] A*AB offers for the LLB.

    If you're really committed to going to that university and course, I'd suggest taking out a year and re-applying, or taking an extra A-level and getting it predicted at A/A*. That will, however, make your offer conditional.
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    (Assuming you've obtained your A2 grades and will not be taking on any extra A-levels this year)

    If the university does have any alternative offers, then no, the extra grade achieved in the A* will not compensate for the B. The AAA applies as a minimum across all three subjects. In fact, the only uni that I've seen offer an alternative offer for Law is Bristol, with its AAA [or] A*AB offers for the LLB.

    If you're really committed to going to that university and course, I'd suggest taking out a year and re-applying, or taking an extra A-level and getting it predicted at A/A*. That will, however, make your offer conditional.
    The A*AB are only predictions, I will sit my A levels in May/June 2017. Will that still have a negative effect on my chances of applying?
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    (Original post by ti26)
    The A*AB are only predictions, I will sit my A levels in May/June 2017. Will that still have a negative effect on my chances of applying?
    Ah, okay. Honestly, I wouldn't try to apply to too many AAA courses with A*A*B. If your own teachers don't believe that you're capable of getting that A/A* in your third subject, then why would admissions be any more lenient? I'm presuming that the admissions team know that, statistically speaking, most applicants don't actually go on to reach their predicted grades.

    What universities are you thinking about?
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    Ah, okay. Honestly, I wouldn't try to apply to too many AAA courses with A*A*B. If your own teachers don't believe that you're capable of getting that A/A* in your third subject, then why would admissions be any more lenient? I'm presuming that the admissions team know that, statistically speaking, most applicants don't actually go on to reach their predicted grades.

    What universities are you thinking about?
    Nottingham, Cardiff and Warwick perhaps
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    (Original post by ti26)
    Nottingham, Cardiff and Warwick perhaps
    I can't see Nottingham or Warwick being particularly lenient, even though this may not be 100% accurate due to your course being less in demand than the "regular" LLB. Cardiff, I honestly don't know. It may be a good idea to phone up the admissions team and ask them specifically whether they consider applications where the candidate has predicted grades that do not meet the offer.
 
 
 
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