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    I currently live abroad and have applied to several PPE courses in the UK through UCAS.
    The problem is, that whilst most of my friends in the UK who applied to ucas through their schools or my friends abroad who applied through agents seem to have received most of their offers from UCAS, I have yet to receive a single one, despite submitting, with UCAS’s confirmation, my application about 2 week ago on 14th October.

    My predicted grades aren't bad, being equivalent to A*A*A in UK A levels, my personal statement was judged to be “pretty good” by several of my peers and teachers, and the reference letter from my school was quite full of praise and positive statements. Hence I am rather confused as to why I haven't received a single offer from any universities I applied to

    Fyi, I applied to PPE courses in
    Oxford
    Warwick
    Lancaster
    Exeter
    Buckingham.

    Any insight would be greatly appreciated . Thanks
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    (Original post by Winnington)
    I currently live abroad and have applied to several PPE courses in the UK through UCAS.
    The problem is, that whilst most of my friends in the UK who applied to ucas through their schools or my friends abroad who applied through agents seem to have received most of their offers from UCAS, I have yet to receive a single one, despite submitting, with UCAS’s confirmation, my application about 2 week ago on 14th October.

    My predicted grades aren't bad, being equivalent to A*A*A in UK A levels, my personal statement was judged to be “pretty good” by several of my peers and teachers, and the reference letter from my school was quite full of praise and positive statements. Hence I am rather confused as to why I haven't received a single offer from any universities I applied to

    Fyi, I applied to PPE courses in
    Oxford
    Warwick
    Lancaster
    Exeter
    Buckingham.

    Any insight would be greatly appreciated . Thanks
    Some universities wait until the deadline before they start looking at applications so i wouldn't worry about not having heard yet.
 
 
 
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