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    I have received offers from all 5 of my choices: Birmingham City (which I don't like so is a no go), De Montfort (Unconditional, and I absolutely love), MMU (unconditional), Sheffield (ABB, absolutely love) and Newcastle (AAB, absolutely love) for Speech and Language Therapy. My problem is DMU is just not as a respected uni as Sheffield and Newcastle, but Im really struggling with one of my subjects and I seriously don't think I'll get a B in it its that bad. Part of e wants to go with DMU because then I know I'm in but then if get the grades for Sheffield and Newcastle I know I'll be really upset. My other two subjects are going really well and am on track for at least a B or an A in both! Any suggestions???
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    (Original post by Zoetr)
    I have received offers from all 5 of my choices: Birmingham City (which I don't like so is a no go), De Montfort (Unconditional, and I absolutely love), MMU (unconditional), Sheffield (ABB, absolutely love) and Newcastle (AAB, absolutely love) for Speech and Language Therapy. My problem is DMU is just not as a respected uni as Sheffield and Newcastle, but Im really struggling with one of my subjects and I seriously don't think I'll get a B in it its that bad. Part of e wants to go with DMU because then I know I'm in but then if get the grades for Sheffield and Newcastle I know I'll be really upset. My other two subjects are going really well and am on track for at least a B or an A in both! Any suggestions???
    In my opinion, I think you should put either Sheffield or Newcastle as your firm (choose the one you loved more), and then place DMU as your back up seeing as its unconditional. If you get into either Newcastle or Sheffield, then fantastic- they're top universities. If you don't, you've got the unconditional from DMU as your second choice and it seems that you wouldn't mind going there too. That's what I'd do anyway buddy , good luck!
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    (Original post by BassBoy123)
    In my opinion, I think you should put either Sheffield or Newcastle as your firm (choose the one you loved more), and then place DMU as your back up seeing as its unconditional. If you get into either Newcastle or Sheffield, then fantastic- they're top universities. If you don't, you've got the unconditional from DMU as your second choice and it seems that you wouldn't mind going there too. That's what I'd do anyway buddy , good luck!
    The unconditional is only if I firm it, and I do adore DMU and i think the course would be more suited to my more practical way of learning but its just not as respect etc.
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    (Original post by BassBoy123)
    In my opinion, I think you should put either Sheffield or Newcastle as your firm (choose the one you loved more), and then place DMU as your back up seeing as its unconditional. If you get into either Newcastle or Sheffield, then fantastic- they're top universities. If you don't, you've got the unconditional from DMU as your second choice and it seems that you wouldn't mind going there too. That's what I'd do anyway buddy , good luck!


    You'd have to check the conditions of the unconditional offer. Often they're only conditional if you firm them. That said, DMU might be desperate for people on results day and take you anyway. What were DMU's initial entry requirements?
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    (Original post by Zoetr)
    The unconditional is only if I firm it, and I do adore DMU and i think the course would be more suited to my more practical way of learning but its just not as respect etc.
    Ah I see, well if you 100% prefer DMU then go for it, because the most important thing is that you're happy for the 3 years wherever you're studying .
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    You'd have to check the conditions of the unconditional offer. Often they're only conditional if you firm them. That said, DMU might be desperate for people on results day and take you anyway. What were DMU's initial entry requirements?
    Its ABB if I don't firm it
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    (Original post by Zoetr)
    Its ABB if I don't firm it
    If you're on AAC-BBC then I'd say firm Sheffield and put DMU as your insurance. I'd imagine DMU would still take you if you got ABC. Sheffield might take you as well, I know a few people who missed a grade and still got in.
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    (Original post by showaeski)
    If you're on AAC-BBC then I'd say firm Sheffield and put DMU as your insurance. I'd imagine DMU would still take you if you got ABC. Sheffield might take you as well, I know a few people who missed a grade and still got in.
    Do you think they'd be fine if I dropped a grade? Ive heard Newcastle is more lenient with dropping a grade than Sheffield?
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    DMU might not be as respected but it’s highly regarded and up-and-coming. Choose the place you thought suited you best personally, you’re there for at least 3 years after all.
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    (Original post by showaeski)
    If you're on AAC-BBC then I'd say firm Sheffield and put DMU as your insurance. I'd imagine DMU would still take you if you got ABC. Sheffield might take you as well, I know a few people who missed a grade and still got in.
    Yeah I agree with this
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    Do you think they'd be fine if I dropped a grade? Ive heard Newcastle is more lenient with dropping a grade than Sheffield?
    I have no idea tbh, I can only speak from my sheffield experience. But I'd imagine if the grade requirements are only ABB then it could be quite an undersubscribed course and they'd be more lenient. My course was AAA but they gave out a lot of AAB offers and then some people who only got AAC/ABB still got in. (Also the majority of applicants got offers because wasn't a hugely popular course). I can't guarantee that though.
 
 
 
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