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    My college sent the wrong predicted grades (AAA instead of A*AA). I submitted my application early October. I didn't know about this until I got a Durham rejection last night. I emailed asking for feedback only to be told I didn't meet the entry requirements.

    I assume theres nothing I can do? But what about my other universities? Kings ask for A*AA. I'm surprised I wasn't automatically rejected. Should I ask college to email? Will Kings take that into account?? I'm worried because Kings is my top choice.
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    If the college got the prediction wrong, it's not your fault. You should definitely speak to the college about it as they're at fault and have potentially stopped you from getting into the university you want.
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    (Original post by Punkrockfan)
    My college sent the wrong predicted grades (AAA instead of A*AA). I submitted my application early October. I didn't know about this until I got a Durham rejection last night. I emailed asking for feedback only to be told I didn't meet the entry requirements.

    I assume theres nothing I can do? But what about my other universities? Kings ask for A*AA. I'm surprised I wasn't automatically rejected. Should I ask college to email? Will Kings take that into account?? I'm worried because Kings is my top choice.
    Ask your college to contact all of your choices (including Durham) to explain the mistake.

    It's unlikely that it lead to your rejection on its own - many colleges and schools will not make predictions for A* grades and so it's rare for universities to differentiate between A*A*A* and AAA predictions alone.
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    (Original post by Punkrockfan)
    My college sent the wrong predicted grades (AAA instead of A*AA). I submitted my application early October. I didn't know about this until I got a Durham rejection last night. I emailed asking for feedback only to be told I didn't meet the entry requirements.

    I assume theres nothing I can do? But what about my other universities? Kings ask for A*AA. I'm surprised I wasn't automatically rejected. Should I ask college to email? Will Kings take that into account?? I'm worried because Kings is my top choice.
    It can't hurt. The worst that will happen is nothing changes, but you may be able to have them update their file on you. If they have already internally made a decision, it may be too late though.

    Resist the urge to be angry with your school - you need them to help you right now. Have one of your teachers - preferably a member of senior staff - call them and explain.
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    Ask your college to contact all of your choices (including Durham) to explain the mistake.

    It's unlikely that it lead to your rejection on its own - many colleges and schools will not make predictions for A* grades and so it's rare for universities to differentiate between A*A*A* and AAA predictions alone.
    I'm not daft enough to think its the only reason why I was unsuccessful but it makes it an easy choice when making a decision on who is given an offer or not, considering Durham probably recieve a LOT of good applications.

    And yes, I think that is the appropriate soultion, thanks!
 
 
 
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