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    Hi,

    I'm applying for psychology starting 2018 with the predicted grades of AAB (psych, bio, chem). I'm also predicted A* in EPQ. At present, I'm thinking of applying for the following (I have put their entry reqs next to them):

    Exeter - AAA-AAB
    Lancaster - AAB
    Sheffield - AAB
    Lincoln - ABB
    Liverpool - ABB (BBB with A+ in EPQ, with two or more sciences AND EPQ, BBC)

    Does this sound like a decent distribution?

    Exeter is my aspirational, but I'm a little paranoid about applying to AAB universities even though that is what I'm predicted, as I'm sure there will be plenty of other people with higher grades applying. I've got a fair bit of work experience, 7 A*s and 4 As at GCSE, and I think a pretty decent personal statement, but again, I'm paranoid, especially because they are minimums.

    Thanks.
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    Hi,

    I'm applying for psychology starting 2018 with the predicted grades of AAB (psych, bio, chem). I'm also predicted A* in EPQ. At present, I'm thinking of applying for the following (I have put their entry reqs next to them):

    Exeter - AAA-AAB
    Lancaster - AAB
    Sheffield - AAB
    Lincoln - ABB
    Liverpool - ABB (BBB with A+ in EPQ, with two or more sciences AND EPQ, BBC)

    Does this sound like a decent distribution?

    Exeter is my aspirational, but I'm a little paranoid about applying to AAB universities even though that is what I'm predicted, as I'm sure there will be plenty of other people with higher grades applying. I've got a fair bit of work experience, 7 A*s and 4 As at GCSE, and I think a pretty decent personal statement, but again, I'm paranoid, especially because they are minimums.

    Thanks.
    That looks fine.

    But you also need to look at the course structure and the unis themselves to ensure that you're happy there. Don't just pick unis based on their requirements.
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    Oh yeah of course! I’ve already been through that and out of the unis I chose to look at these are my top 5 based on course/city/prospects/what I’ve heard etc it’s just I was trying to be cautious with which I applied to and my likelihood to get in.
 
 
 
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