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    Durham, Sheffield, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester all AAB - Birmingham gave me an unconditional if I put them as my firm choice, but Leeds is top for me. Should I put Leeds as firm with no insurance, or put Birmingham as the insurance just in case? I've got nothing to lose by doing so?
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    Pick Leeds as that’s the one you want to go too
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    (Original post by holl_)
    Durham, Sheffield, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester all AAB - Birmingham gave me an unconditional if I put them as my firm choice, but Leeds is top for me. Should I put Leeds as firm with no insurance, or put Birmingham as the insurance just in case? I've got nothing to lose by doing so?
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    Unis will sometimes be lenient and accept people who miss their offer. Different unis will have different amounts of leniency - some unis might not accept you if you're a tiny bit off, but others will accept people who miss by huge amounts.

    So put your favourite choice as your firm, and your second favourite as your insurance. If your firm don't accept you, your insurance might. If both don't accept you then it's no different to if you hadn't had an insurance; you would go into Clearing.

    Don't pick an insurance if you don't want to go there. And there's no rush for choosing your firm and insurance as the deadline isn't until May at the earliest.
 
 
 
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