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are you morel ikely to get into uni without uni family history ?
i have none at all and i will be the first out of my WHOLE family if i do get in
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No. Unis are unaware of your family's uni history, thus it does not affect your chances whatsoever.
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Don't they see that part of the UCAS application then?
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yes they do; yes you are - you aren't expected to have achieved as good GCSE results.
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Family history? Lol, if the unis saw my family history I wouldn't be able to even mention their name.

They've made university accessible to everyone, so no, they obvs don't make a uni offer with bias from your family history.
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(Original post by Mr-Dangerous)
are you morel ikely to get into uni without uni family history ?
i have none at all and i will be the first out of my WHOLE family if i do get in
me too OH CHAKDEY PHATTEY!
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csas takes it into account
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yeah some places do take it into account.. you'd have to read through the relevant admissions statements
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(Original post by paddy__power)
csas takes it into account
what are csas?
I know The CSA as in child protection agency??:confused:
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what are csas?
I know The CSA as in child protection agency??:confused:
its the cambridge special access scheme.

i may have abrevited wrong but meh.
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I stated on my UCAS statement that I come from a graduate family. While it wont hold anything against you, it helps to come from a uni background
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off topic I know:
love Mr.Dangerous' bangra pic
your doing good puttar...
I hope it does work that way because I should be the first female in my family that goes to Uni...
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I doubt it will have any bearing on your likelihood of offers whatsoever.
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My admissions advisor did say that if you tell them you are a first timer at university, some unis might take that in account. But of course, they will be looking at results and personal statements more importantly.
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My admissions advisor did say that if you tell them you are a first timer at university, some unis might take that in account. But of course, they will be looking at results and personal statements more importantly.
I think coming from a family of graduates shows lecturers that you have all kinds of support at home. Not just academic support; your parents are well aware of university life, finances etc.
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I think coming from a family of graduates shows lecturers that you have all kinds of support at home. Not just academic support; your parents are well aware of university life, finances etc.
And coming from a family of no graduates shows that you are a stronger person, because you've had to do everything by yourself with no help.
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Unfortunately, yes.
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on the ucas form it asks doesnt it?

i think its disgusting - but yea i suppose they might look at it yes
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There's a correlation between parents and children attending university, yes. I believe the primary cause of this is genetic, but also education, upbringing and expectation also all have significant roles.
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So when you say they take it into account, is it favourable to have a graduate background?
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