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    So I used the offer calculator to see how likely I am to get an offer from the unis that I've chosen and I am applying to Bristol for sociology. It says I have 57% chance of getting an offer, should I reconsider applying? I really want to go to this uni
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    It's worth a shot.
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    It's worth a shot.
    Okay, I guess I'll just apply anyway
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    (Original post by goodtime)
    So I used the offer calculator to see how likely I am to get an offer from the unis that I've chosen and I am applying to Bristol for sociology. It says I have 57% chance of getting an offer, should I reconsider applying? I really want to go to this uni
    Toss a coin... heads apply, tails don't.

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    So I used the offer calculator to see how likely I am to get an offer from the unis that I've chosen and I am applying to Bristol for sociology. It says I have 57% chance of getting an offer, should I reconsider applying? I really want to go to this uni
    Definitely go for it I applied for a uni that I was given only a 20% chance of getting an offer from, using the calculator and they were first back with an offer!!
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    Note the Calculator is still in "beta". It's by no means complete and can sometimes be unreliable
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    Definitely go for it I applied for a uni that I was given only a 20% chance of getting an offer from, using the calculator and they were first back with an offer!!
    Oh, that's great news!! It reassuring for sure and I think I'll apply for it anyway
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    Note the Calculator is still in "beta". It's by no means complete and can sometimes be unreliable
    You may be right about it being unreliable, it told me that I had more chance at getting an offer from Bath than Bristol so it can't be that accurate
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    You may be right about it being unreliable, it told me that I had more chance at getting an offer from Bath than Bristol so it can't be that accurate
    Why ? They both have AAB requirements, but Bristol might well be slightly "fussier" or competitive.
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    Why ? They both have AAB requirements, but Bristol might well be slightly "fussier" or competitive.
    Yeah exactly the requirements are the same but for bath it says I have an 84%chance of getting an offer so it doesn't make much sense and I've always thought bath's entry standards are quite high.
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    I've always thought bath's entry standards are quite high.
    Entirely depends on the course.
 
 
 

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