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    So I've got places and offers at university's but I think I can do better then the grades I was predicted can I rely on adjustment/clearing to get into a good university if I achieve AAA-A*A*A
    Subjects are maths physics business
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated as I don't want to accept offers as it forces me to go to these average unis
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    So what offers have these "average" universities made you? At this stage your only options are to accept firm and insurance, OR reject all five and start trying for better than average ones through Extra, until ONE makes you an offer, and then if you miss that new offer you'll be stuck with Clearing. (Unless you think you are so exceptional you can persuade a good university to make you an Unconditional. Have any of your "average" universities made you an Unconditional?) Whereas if you accept firm and insurance and then you exceed those offers, you still have them in hand while you try for a better university through Adjustment.

    The only really tricky decision is if you have an unconditional from the average uni. Because if you accept it, you are kind of locked into going there. Definite place at average uni v. possible place at good uni if you do better than your teacher think you can. Your call really.
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    (Original post by cero70)
    So I've got places and offers at university's but I think I can do better then the grades I was predicted can I rely on adjustment/clearing to get into a good university if I achieve AAA-A*A*A
    Subjects are maths physics business
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated as I don't want to accept offers as it forces me to go to these average unis

    Hi,

    I’m a first year at the University of Derby. If you think you’re likely to do better than expected, then definitely consider UCAS Adjustment. Even if you don’t make the grades for the higher entry requirement you'll still keep the course you got originally on results day.

    There’s nothing to lose really with doing this! Just make sure you read all the information they provide about adjustment so you know there’s no issues: (https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...etter-expected)

    Hope this helps and let me now if you have any other questions,

    Molly
 
 
 

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