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    Following 2 A*'s at GCSE in English Literature I received an E grade in my AS for English Literature (AQA). Believing this to be inaccurate, my school sent for my paper to be remarked, in which it was boosted up two grades to a C. I, along with my school still believe this to be inaccurate, and it will damage my university application. Can I just leave the grade C off of my UCAS application?
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    (Original post by jjv27)
    Following 2 A*'s at GCSE in English Literature I received an E grade in my AS for English Literature (AQA). Believing this to be inaccurate, my school sent for my paper to be remarked, in which it was boosted up two grades to a C. I, along with my school still believe this to be inaccurate, and it will damage my university application. Can I just leave the grade C off of my UCAS application?
    Nope, you can't. UCAS could withdraw your whole application for all your choices if it was found out. And before you say it, yes, you will be found out since it is incredibly easy for Unis to check.
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    (Original post by jjv27)
    Following 2 A*'s at GCSE in English Literature I received an E grade in my AS for English Literature (AQA). Believing this to be inaccurate, my school sent for my paper to be remarked, in which it was boosted up two grades to a C. I, along with my school still believe this to be inaccurate, and it will damage my university application. Can I just leave the grade C off of my UCAS application?
    No you can't: 'If we, or a university or college, have any reason to believe that you or your referee have:

    left out any relevant information, including qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade or qualifications for which you are still awaiting results . . . We have the right to cancel your application without refunding your application fee if we determine (having carried out any necessary checks), or have reasonable belief, that your application contains false information.'

    https://www.ucas.com/corporate/about...as-declaration
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    No you can't: 'If we, or a university or college, have any reason to believe that you or your referee have:

    left out any relevant information, including qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade or qualifications for which you are still awaiting results . . . We have the right to cancel your application without refunding your application fee if we determine (having carried out any necessary checks), or have reasonable belief, that your application contains false information.'

    https://www.ucas.com/corporate/about...as-declaration
    Shame.Thanks for replying. Cant help but feel that this will seriously damage my Cambridge application though.
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    (Original post by jjv27)
    Shame.Thanks for replying. Cant help but feel that this will seriously damage my Cambridge application though.
    Make sure your school explain in your reference their doubts about its accuracy and why they are confident that you'll do much better at A level.
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    Make sure your school explain in your reference their doubts about its accuracy and why they are confident that you'll do much better at A level.
    Yeah I will do, that sounds like a good idea. Thank you
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    No you can't: 'If we, or a university or college, have any reason to believe that you or your referee have:

    left out any relevant information, including qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade or qualifications for which you are still awaiting results . . . We have the right to cancel your application without refunding your application fee if we determine (having carried out any necessary checks), or have reasonable belief, that your application contains false information.'

    https://www.ucas.com/corporate/about...as-declaration
    I thought if you got a U grade at gcse AS or A level then you don't have to declare it because it's not a qualification?
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    (Original post by Luke7456)
    I thought if you got a U grade at gcse AS or A level then you don't have to declare it because it's not a qualification?
    You've asked and answered your own question.
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    (Original post by Luke7456)
    I thought if you got a U grade at gcse AS or A level then you don't have to declare it because it's not a qualification?
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    You've asked and answered your own question.
    You're wrong, it's still a qualification. U officially stands for 'unclassified' not 'ungraded', which means that a U is a grade that must be declared. The quote I posted from the UCAS website explains this where it says you must declare 'qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade', which means unclassified, which means a U. It's still a grade and you have to declare it. PQ for confirmation.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    You're wrong, it's still a qualification. U officially stands for 'unclassified' not 'ungraded', which means that a U is a grade that must be declared. The quote I posted from the UCAS website explains this where it says you must declare 'qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade', which means unclassified, which means a U. It's still a grade and you have to declare it. PQ for confirmation.
    Not sure why I'm being quoted. I said to Luke7456 that he had answered his own question by quoting your UCAS link. I was agreeing with you.
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    Not sure why I'm being quoted. I said to Luke7456 that he had answered his own question by quoting your UCAS link. I was agreeing with you.
    Sorry, to me it looked like you were disagreeing with me.
 
 
 
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