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    (Original post by munkysox)
    No, I'm fairly sure I'll get the grades, I just felt the uni was kinda unwelcoming after visits etc.
    It is a common reason people reject their offer. I can see why you'd feel that it isn't particularly welcoming, especially if you come from a low-income background.

    Best of luck with it all.
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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    I've ended up in Keele (that's another story).

    Turned them down because they didn't offer the exact course I wanted.
    I'd never heard of Keele before, so looked it up- it's a really pretty place. Hope you're enjoying it there!
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    (Original post by munkysox)
    I'd never heard of Keele before, so looked it up- it's a really pretty place. Hope you're enjoying it there!
    I am thank you.
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    (Original post by munkysox)
    I just felt the uni was kinda unwelcoming after visits etc.
    I went to an open day last year and was thinking about applying as well for September 2018 entry and felt exactly the same when i went to visit. Very unhelpful and felt very unwelcome.
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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    I am thank you.
    Do you ever regret turning your offer down? Everyone keeps telling me that I will
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    (Original post by munkysox)
    Do you ever regret turning your offer down? Everyone keeps telling me that I will
    Personally no. But I was a long way off the offer grades anyway.
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    (Original post by cloudc)
    I went to an open day last year and was thinking about applying as well for September 2018 entry and felt exactly the same when i went to visit. Very unhelpful and felt very unwelcome.
    Where did you apply and where do you want to go?
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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    Personally no. But I was a long way off the offer grades anyway.
    Oh good- that's really reassuring! My family are pretty shocked at the moment and not too happy with me...
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    (Original post by munkysox)
    Where did you apply and where do you want to go?
    Well I visited Cambridge before I got my AS results which became my predictions for universities. So last year I also visited Bath which I liked and Birmingham which I loved. Bath was a bit out of reach for my predictions so I didn't apply there. In the end I applied to Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford brookes, Portsmouth and then Birghton. Unfortunately got declined from Birmingham which was not great. Thinking of putting Leicester as first choice which is ABB, and then Oxford brookes as my insurance choice which is BBC.
    A bit of a change from Cambridge you could say : )
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    (Original post by munkysox)
    Oh good- that's really reassuring! My family are pretty shocked at the moment and not too happy with me...
    They aren't the ones studying the degree.:nah:
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    (Original post by cloudc)
    Well I visited Cambridge before I got my AS results which became my predictions for universities. So last year I also visited Bath which I liked and Birmingham which I loved. Bath was a bit out of reach for my predictions so I didn't apply there. In the end I applied to Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford brookes, Portsmouth and then Birghton. Unfortunately got declined from Birmingham which was not great. Thinking of putting Leicester as first choice which is ABB, and then Oxford brookes as my insurance choice which is BBC.
    A bit of a change from Cambridge you could say : )
    Sounds pretty good- I hope you get the grades you need, and have a great time wherever you go ☺️
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    (Original post by StarbucksLife14)
    What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
    I can't remember where this is from lmao
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    (Original post by RedGiant)
    I can't remember where this is from lmao
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
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    Have you turned down all your universities or just Cambridge?
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    (Original post by Other_Owl)
    Have you turned down all your universities or just Cambridge?
    I'm putting Edinburgh as my firm choice, and not having an insurance choice, as it's my lowest offer
    I applied for Cambridge, UCL, KCL, Edinburgh, and Manchester
 
 
 
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