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    https://www.ucas.com/advisers/offer-rate-calculator/

    Thanks to jneill for showing me this.
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    (Original post by DarkEnergy)
    https://www.ucas.com/advisers/offer-rate-calculator/

    Thanks to jneill for showing me this.
    Hat tip to PQ too.
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    (Original post by DarkEnergy)
    https://www.ucas.com/advisers/offer-rate-calculator/

    Thanks to jneill for showing me this.
    Useful tool that I wasn't aware of, thanks

    Will certainly be useful for applicants who are unsure of how to apply to universities with a range of grade boundaries to give themselves the best chance of getting in.
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    Wow BDD and still an 86% chance of getting an offer! i think I'll be fine with predicted A*BB
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    Just remember being given an offer (especially if it's "high") with a "low" prediction isn't the end of the story. You will still need to achieve the "high" offer (or at least get very close to it) on Results Day.
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    And this is based on just UK 18 yr old applicants.

    If you're applying for a creative course or a vocational course then your application will be judged on things other than your predictions. So even if the offer calculator looks bleak you could well have a chance - especially if your qualifications are different or your experiences are particularly good.
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    Eh the tool is still in beta so it doesn't work very well.. it misses out subjects and courses. Oh well. Cool to try none-the-less
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    Nice resource, but it seems I can't put my grades in using an iPhone. It's strange, since I can put my subjects in, but not grades.
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    I've heard that universities think the results on this calculator are wrong, especially if it says you have a low chance of receiving an offer as they don't make a decision based on results only. I wouldn't trust it.
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    (Original post by 123_123_123)
    I've heard that universities think the results on this calculator are wrong, especially if it says you have a low chance of receiving an offer as they don't make a decision based on results only. I wouldn't trust it.
    It's a statistical analysis of prior outcomes. If someone has, say, a 35% chance of an offer that doesn't mean they won't get an offer. It's not necessarily "wrong". But yes it's a beta and can always be improved.

    More info here: https://www.ucas.com/advisers/guides...ate-calculator

    Of course no-one should *only* use this to make a decision.
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    And I found that if your predicted grades are significantly higher than students who usually apply to a certain uni, it will give a false negative and say you haven't got a chance...
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    (Original post by Artjen)
    And I found that if your predicted grades are significantly higher than students who usually apply to a certain uni, it will give a false negative and say you haven't got a chance...
    That sounds like an interesting bug. Perhaps the calculator is based on data rather than algorithmically. So if there's only few matching the specific scenario then you get a low "chance"...

    Do you have an example?
 
 
 
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