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    Has it? I ask because I've been directed to apply for some awards and one of the first questions they ask is how many UCAS points I have, not counting AS-levels. They direct to this calculator:
    http://www.universityfinder.org.uk/u...alculator.html But it's giving me 88 points? I thought I had 200.

    I've added in my AS levels for the 3 that I actually went to A2 with, and still doesn't reach 200. Not even after I add in the AS level that I didn't take to A2. Is the calculator wrong?

    Has the system changed or am I making some ridiculous error? If it helps, I have BDD at A level, with corresponding marks of BBDC at AS level (I dropped the C subject).

    It's not really something major, but I don't wanna include 200 in the application test if that's inflated, or less than 200 if I'm making some error, as either case it's a major problem for my application.
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    (Original post by VinnicombeDmv)
    Has it? I ask because I've been directed to apply for some awards and one of the first questions they ask is how many UCAS points I have, not counting AS-levels. They direct to this calculator:
    http://www.universityfinder.org.uk/u...alculator.html But it's giving me 88 points? I thought I had 200.

    I've added in my AS levels for the 3 that I actually went to A2 with, and still doesn't reach 200. Not even after I add in the AS level that I didn't take to A2. Is the calculator wrong?

    Has the system changed or am I making some ridiculous error? If it helps, I have BDD at A level, with corresponding marks of BBDC at AS level (I dropped the C subject).

    It's not really something major, but I don't wanna include 200 in the application test if that's inflated, or less than 200 if I'm making some error, as either case it's a major problem for my application.
    The points system has changed since last year.
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    The points system has changed since last year.
    Interesting, how and why did they change it?
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    The new tariff (which is on the UCAS website and was signposted in various places (like on TSR) gives 56 points for A*, 48 for A, 40 for B and so on.

    So yes, BDD would give you 88 points (40 + 24 +24).
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    (Original post by VinnicombeDmv)
    Interesting, how and why did they change it?
    I'm not sure exactly how they worked it out to change it, and I don't have a clue why they did it. I guess its just another one of the pointless things they do in an effort to show they're improving the education system
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    (Original post by VinnicombeDmv)
    Has it? I ask because I've been directed to apply for some awards and one of the first questions they ask is how many UCAS points I have, not counting AS-levels. They direct to this calculator:
    http://www.universityfinder.org.uk/u...alculator.html But it's giving me 88 points? I thought I had 200.

    I've added in my AS levels for the 3 that I actually went to A2 with, and still doesn't reach 200. Not even after I add in the AS level that I didn't take to A2. Is the calculator wrong?

    Has the system changed or am I making some ridiculous error? If it helps, I have BDD at A level, with corresponding marks of BBDC at AS level (I dropped the C subject).

    It's not really something major, but I don't wanna include 200 in the application test if that's inflated, or less than 200 if I'm making some error, as either case it's a major problem for my application.
    Which application test are you filling out? If it's for a placement or graduate application then they may well be expecting you to use the old Tariff points - you need to ring and check with them.
 
 
 
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