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    (Original post by MrNobody123)
    To be clear, I'm not saying that my application is way better than theirs but it must be around the same level. So I don't see why the uni couldn't have given me an aspirational offer like others did that can't have seen a problem with my application.

    I mean it could be that other aspects of his application are strong but on UCAS the reason given to be for the rejection was inadequate academic performance. I just don't see how me getting BBC was classed as "inadequate" when his distinction DC was classed as "adequate".
    Ask the uni then, it might give you an answer.
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    (Original post by MrNobody123)
    Oh and this isn't the only person that got into this uni that I know with lower grades, the other got Cs and Ds!
    They haven't "got into" the uni. Not yet.
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    They were supposed to deny both of you. ABB with BBC predicted? You wot?
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    (Original post by MrNobody123)
    So basicallly I apply to a uni for a course that required ABB. I'm predicted BBC, I knew it was a long shot but I applied anyway and got rejected which I was fine with. But someone I know applied for the exact same course with prediction of Distinction, C, C (one of which he got a D at AS btw) and got accepted. I just don't understand what I did wrong when other universities with these grades gave me an offer.
    Uni required ABB, your predicted BBC means your grade don't meet the requirements at all. The uni would consider you if they think your actual grades are equal or higher than the offer.

    AS doesn't matter is the A Level final grade that counts. The prediction of distinction is significant if the subject is the one to be studied at uni. So if the distinction is in Maths, and degree you applied for is Maths, and provided the other grades are not too far off the offer, the uni can choose to accept you.

    Another things is the competition for the uni place. If there are only 5 places and 10 people applied, the uni will be a lot stricter on exam passes (ie. nothing less than ABB, if that's what they offered you). Worse case scenario is if a load of people with confirmed distinctions applied at the same time as you. They'll get unconditional offers, which will reduce the number of places available for the uni to give offers for any one else. If the course or uni is heavily subscribed, or prestigious - few people are likely to get in.

    If there are 20 places at the uni and 10 people applied, the uni may allow folks with grades lower than the offer to get in, jus t to fill up the places.
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    Uni required ABB, your predicted BBC means your grade don't meet the requirements at all. The uni would consider you if they think your actual grades are equal or higher than the offer.

    AS doesn't matter is the A Level final grade that counts. The prediction of distinction is significant if the subject is the one to be studied at uni. So if the distinction is in Maths, and degree you applied for is Maths, and provided the other grades are not too far off the offer, the uni can choose to accept you.

    Another things is the competition for the uni place. If there are only 5 places and 10 people applied, the uni will be a lot stricter on exam passes (ie. nothing less than ABB, if that's what they offered you). Worse case scenario is if a load of people with confirmed distinctions applied at the same time as you. They'll get unconditional offers, which will reduce the number of places available for the uni to give offers for any one else. If the course or uni is heavily subscribed, or prestigious - few people are likely to get in.

    If there are 20 places at the uni and 10 people applied, the uni may allow folks with grades lower than the offer to get in, jus t to fill up the places.
    I understand that my grades don't meet the requirements so I wouldn't be that bothered if the uni had rejected me because they were strict about this. The annoying part is that people with lower predicted grades and much lower AS grades than me got accepted even though they too didn't meet the entry requirements.
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    They were supposed to deny both of you. ABB with BBC predicted? You wot?
    Don't really see why when other unis with these requirement have made me an offer and this particular uni has offered places to people with even lower predicted grades. I was talking to someone today that had the ABB requirements and got accepted with CDD, see why I'm a little confused?
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    (Original post by MrNobody123)
    Don't really see why when other unis with these requirement have made me an offer and this particular uni has offered places to people with even lower predicted grades. I was talking to someone today that had the ABB requirements and got accepted with CDD, see why I'm a little confused?
    So you've spent another day stewing on this without bothering to make a quick phone call.

    Ask. Them.
 
 
 
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