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    I’ve recieved an offer from Nottingham University and I need AAA to get in but I’m starting to have doubts and they don’t lower the requirements if they put it as your firm or anything like that. If I don’t get the grades for example I get AAB or A*AB, do I really not have a chance of getting in?
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    I think depending on what course it is and what the A* is in, A*AB will be accepted ( exceptions to this are for example, if you are applying for medicine and you get the B in chemistry).

    Even with AAB for many courses they will have you in consideration, so not 100% out of it.

    But you have 4 months so work hard and aim for the top grades, and hopefully youll get AAA or even higher

    Good luck.
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    What course are you applying for?
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    (Original post by Michimimi)
    I’ve recieved an offer from Nottingham University and I need AAA to get in but I’m starting to have doubts and they don’t lower the requirements if they put it as your firm or anything like that. If I don’t get the grades for example I get AAB or A*AB, do I really not have a chance of getting in?
    If you get AAA the university has to accept you - you're guaranteed a place. I you don't (and A*AB counts as not meeting the requirements) then they can give you a place but don't have to, so it'll depend on how competitive your course is, how many others missed their offer and how much the uni liked your application when you applied.

    If you miss the offer by only one grade and in a subject that isn't so relevant to the degree, the chances are quite high that they'll let you in anyway. What is your insurance choice? The idea is that this is an offer you're sure you can meet and would still be happy to go to, so it takes away some of the stress.
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    (Original post by Dizgurl)
    What course are you applying for?
    I’m applying for economics but I think I’ll get a B in psychology
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    (Original post by Michimimi)
    I’m applying for economics but I think I’ll get a B in psychology
    Usually A*AB, won't count as meeting requirements of AAA, but it depends on how competitive economics is at Nottingham.
    It would be best if you could email the admissions tutors about your query as they would give you a more helpful response.
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    (Original post by Michimimi)
    I’m applying for economics but I think I’ll get a B in psychology
    Looking at...
    https://unistats.ac.uk/subjects/entr...L100/ReturnTo/
    ...only 2% have below AAA (ie 144 points), so it's possible but it would be best to hit that AAA to be sure.

    Edit, actually it will be a bit higher than that because EPQs and AS-levels dropped for A2 will be adding to those students UCAS points. So you might be ok after all.
 
 
 
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