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    I've firmed Durham, and put Newcastle as my insurance - both for Maths
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    FIRM: Imperial College London
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    Firm: Exeter (BBB)
    Insurance: None. Was going to put Durham (ABB) as my insurance after they lowered my offer, but didn't really see the point.
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    (Original post by Mystelle)
    Firm: Exeter (BBB)
    Insurance: None. Was going to put Durham (ABB) as my insurance after they lowered my offer, but didn't really see the point.
    What did you put as an insurance?

    What happens if you get something like A*AC and get rejected by Exeter because they are full up with applicants who met their offer. Wouldn't you be kicking yourself if Durham would have accepted you with that?
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    Insure: University of Kent
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    What did you put as an insurance?

    What happens if you get something like A*AC and get rejected by Exeter because they are full up with applicants who met their offer. Wouldn't you be kicking yourself if Durham would have accepted you with that?
    I have no insurance, as I've said already. If I don't get BBB I'll just have to deal with being in clearing - that's just how the system works. Exeter was my first choice and their offer of BBB was the lowest of my other 4. So what is the point of putting any insurance?
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    (Original post by Mystelle)
    I have no insurance, as I've said already. If I don't get BBB I'll just have to deal with being in clearing - that's just how the system works. Exeter was my first choice and their offer of BBB was the lowest of my other 4. So what is the point of putting any insurance?
    i know durham choice is higher than BBB so technically it shouldnt work as an insurance, but come results day durham might have spaces available and decide to take u in anyway? it's probably a stretch to get into durham given you get rejected by exeter but there's always that 1% chance to play on
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    (Original post by Mystelle)
    I have no insurance, as I've said already. If I don't get BBB I'll just have to deal with being in clearing - that's just how the system works. Exeter was my first choice and their offer of BBB was the lowest of my other 4. So what is the point of putting any insurance?
    I don't think you absorbed what I wrote; "What happens if you get something like A*AC and get rejected by Exeter because they are full up with applicants who met their offer. Wouldn't you be kicking yourself if Durham would have accepted you with that?"

    See also the comments by ihatePE
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    i know durham choice is higher than BBB so technically it shouldnt work as an insurance, but come results day durham might have spaces available and decide to take u in anyway? it's probably a stretch to get into durham given you get rejected by exeter but there's always that 1% chance to play on
    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    I don't think you absorbed what I wrote; "What happens if you get something like A*AC and get rejected by Exeter because they are full up with applicants who met their offer. Wouldn't you be kicking yourself if Durham would have accepted you with that?"

    See also the comments by ihatePE
    Then I'd be in clearing, simple as that.

    Honestly, though, I've been wanting to go Exeter for a very long time and they've offered me £1,500 scholarship if I achieve AAB, which are my predicted grades. No way will I slack off and let such an amazing offer go to waste. I am well aware of the possibility of ending up in clearing, but dwelling on this would just cause unnecessary stress, when I can actually work hard towards achieving my offer.
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    (Original post by Mystelle)
    Then I'd be in clearing, simple as that.

    Honestly, though, I've been wanting to go Exeter for a very long time and they've offered me £1,500 scholarship if I achieve AAB, which are my predicted grades. No way will I slack off and let such an amazing offer go to waste. I am well aware of the possibility of ending up in clearing, but dwelling on this would just cause unnecessary stress, when I can actually work hard towards achieving my offer.
    I hope you don't end up in clearing and wishing you had insured Durham on a 'just in case' basis. Good luck.
 
 
 
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