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    I'm an Italian applicant and I've already sent my application to study Medicine, but I've just found out that my Italian teacher (my referee) has put C as a predicted grade for my Advanced English Test, even though my English teacher has predicted an A, even stating in the reference that I would easily achieve level C1/C2. I think that my Italian teacher thought that she had to put my level instead of grade, and that for this reason she wrote C. What do I do now? Can I ask her to email the unis I've applied to (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, St Andrews) and see what can be done? Can she contact UCAS? I honestly don't know what to do and I can't believe this has happened.. Especially considering that I'm bilingual so CAE was the least of my worries up until now.
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    (Original post by amy.lussy)
    I'm an Italian applicant and I've already sent my application to study Medicine, but I've just found out that my Italian teacher (my referee) has put C as a predicted grade for my Advanced English Test, even though my English teacher has predicted an A, even stating in the reference that I would easily achieve level C1/C2. I think that my Italian teacher thought that she had to put my level instead of grade, and that for this reason she wrote C. What do I do now? Can I ask her to email the unis I've applied to (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, St Andrews) and see what can be done? Can she contact UCAS? I honestly don't know what to do and I can't believe this has happened.. Especially considering that I'm bilingual so CAE was the least of my worries up until now.
    This shouldn't be a problem - universities will not normally filter applications based on english language predictions - they'll filter based on academics and your PS/reference and any offer will just include their standard english language requirement for that course.

    It's fine to ask your referee to contact your universities to let them know about the mistake - but I wouldn't worry about it affecting your chances of an offer
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    Contact UCAS on this one and ask them for advice is your best bet. They'll tell you the procedure and who you need to contact about it.
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    (Original post by CaraStudying)
    Contact UCAS on this one and ask them for advice is your best bet. They'll tell you the procedure and who you need to contact about it.
    UCAS wont care - they cannot and will not amend predicted grades on their system. The only option in the case of a predictions error is to contact universities directly.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    This shouldn't be a problem - universities will not normally filter applications based on english language predictions - they'll filter based on academics and your PS/reference and any offer will just include their standard english language requirement for that course.

    It's fine to ask your referee to contact your universities to let them know about the mistake - but I wouldn't worry about it affecting your chances of an offer
    Thank you so so much for your help! I've emailed the unis to let them know, I guess I'll just have to wait and see now.
 
 
 
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