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    She missed her AAB offer for Law at Manchester, she got ABC. Manchester has asked her to write a letter explaining why she deserves the place anyway. Any idea as to what she can put?
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    (Original post by fishpaste)
    She missed her AAB offer for Law at Manchester, she got ABC. Manchester has asked her to write a letter explaining why she deserves the place anyway. Any idea as to what she can put?
    Was their any personal problems in her life at the time which may have affected her performance?
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    (Original post by fishpaste)
    She missed her AAB offer for Law at Manchester, she got ABC. Manchester has asked her to write a letter explaining why she deserves the place anyway. Any idea as to what she can put?
    Get a copy of her PS and tailor it to Manchester the university and the actual focus's of manchester's law course.

    Have a look at what sort of research/specialisms the admissions tutor works on, do a quick bit (half a day?) of reading into it and try to bring that up.

    Above all try to emphasise what her strengths are and how they match with how Manchester teach the course.
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    (Original post by fishpaste)
    She missed her AAB offer for Law at Manchester, she got ABC. Manchester has asked her to write a letter explaining why she deserves the place anyway. Any idea as to what she can put?
    In that case, she needs to sell herself - they want to know why they should take her - what makes her 'the best'. She shouldn't bang on about why she didn't get her grades....
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    Thanks for all your advice guys, we followed it, wrote about why she was good for that course still, did some research etc, and wrote a quite frankly stunning letter. And...they took her Over 3 other ABB students! (Wouldn't want to be one of them right now :/)

    Thanks so much guys.

    Lex (and Saima)
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    (Original post by fishpaste)
    Thanks for all your advice guys, we followed it, wrote about why she was good for that course still, did some research etc, and wrote a quite frankly stunning letter. And...they took her Over 3 other ABB students! (Wouldn't want to be one of them right now :/)

    Thanks so much guys.

    Lex (and Saima)
    Great news :cool:
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    I wish I could do that. I got ACC but I know some people with BBC/BCC who got into SOAS. Oh well, I have been offered a place for Comp Sci with a Year Abroad at KCL, which normally askes for ABB. I think I'm gonna take it.....
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    (Original post by fishpaste)
    Thanks for all your advice guys, we followed it, wrote about why she was good for that course still, did some research etc, and wrote a quite frankly stunning letter. And...they took her Over 3 other ABB students! (Wouldn't want to be one of them right now :/)

    Thanks so much guys.

    Lex (and Saima)
    That's great news!

    What did she say?

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