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    I applied for Physics with astrophysics and the requirements are A*AA/A*A*A, I am predicted A*AA so I thought Manchester would probably give me an offer of A*AA. After my interview the person who interviewed me told me I had done well and he was going to write a positive review about me. And then I check my offer and it's A*A*A. I seriously doubt I can get that. I can't think of a reason why the offer is so high, maybe my interview wasn't really that good, maybe it's extra competitive this year I really do not know.
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    I applied for Physics with astrophysics and the requirements are A*AA/A*A*A, I am predicted A*AA so I thought Manchester would probably give me an offer of A*AA. After my interview the person who interviewed me told me I had done well and he was going to write a positive review about me. And then I check my offer and it's A*A*A. I seriously doubt I can get that. I can't think of a reason why the offer is so high, maybe my interview wasn't really that good, maybe it's extra competitive this year I really do not know.
    There's probably something you lacked such as a weak interview of previous academics but they didn't want to reject you so they gave you a high offer since they believe achieving those top grades will more than make up for other weaknesses.

    It maybe due to competition or that they rarely give A*AA offers too. Either way there's not much you can do. You might still be accepted if you get A*AA but that's not something you can bet on.
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    (Original post by hi_there_person)
    I applied for Physics with astrophysics and the requirements are A*AA/A*A*A, I am predicted A*AA so I thought Manchester would probably give me an offer of A*AA. After my interview the person who interviewed me told me I had done well and he was going to write a positive review about me. And then I check my offer and it's A*A*A. I seriously doubt I can get that. I can't think of a reason why the offer is so high, maybe my interview wasn't really that good, maybe it's extra competitive this year I really do not know.
    The offer is nothing to do with your prediction. A*A*A can be a typical offer.

    It's possible they might accept A*AA on Results Day, but there's no guarantees.
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    (Original post by hi_there_person)
    I applied for Physics with astrophysics and the requirements are A*AA/A*A*A, I am predicted A*AA so I thought Manchester would probably give me an offer of A*AA. After my interview the person who interviewed me told me I had done well and he was going to write a positive review about me. And then I check my offer and it's A*A*A. I seriously doubt I can get that. I can't think of a reason why the offer is so high, maybe my interview wasn't really that good, maybe it's extra competitive this year I really do not know.
    The interview won’t have affected it; it’s there more to persuade people to come to Manchester over anything

    It might have to do with you doing the ideal A Levels for the course, so they want to check you can get the highest grades possible in those subject areas.

    As said above, A*A*A is a standard offer so there’s nothing that unusual with the offer you’ve received

    I wouldn’t count too much on it but I think you’d still get accepted with A*AA–Manchester’s clearing grades were pretty low last year in STEM departments
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