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Made the wrong choice and now cant do anything about it :/

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    Essentially i was convinced by pretty much everyone at home to go to Southampton over Nottingham because of convenience and both are solid universities- but now I get the feeling that in the long run I have made a huge mistake and now according to UCAS there is nothing I can do about it

    Both require AAA but I should hopefully get that and at best am looking at A*A*AA - but it all comes down to nothing now essentially and I still can’t help feeling that I chose wrong in the biggest decision of my life and there is nothing I can do about it

    So if anyone can offer me any advice it would be much appreciated, the opportunity of going to Nottingham seems to have gone and now the best chance I can think of is If I get A*A*BB then ring them up and beg to let me on the course because if you meet your firm then you have to go there- definitely don’t want to repeat the year and don’t know what to do :’(


    Don’t get me wrong I’m grateful to have the offers but choosing Nottingham as my insurance still seems like the most stupid thing I’ve ever done
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    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1604737 maybe that link will help. Specifically
    14 days from the date on the letter UCAS sends you after you choose your firm and insurance.

    If your over 14 days that then it won't be possible via UCAS so possibly contact the uni and explain the situation?

    Heres the link to the UCAS changing your mind FAQ and info page.
    The link to what he said: http://www.ucas.com/students/offers/faqs/replying/faq8
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    Fortune favours the brave.
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    (Original post by Crêpe)
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1604737 maybe that link will help. Specifically


    The link to what he said: http://www.ucas.com/students/offers/faqs/replying/faq8
    Wait so i can change my mind now since i made my choice on the 26th of April? please say i can
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    (Original post by WhiterunUK)
    Wait so i can change my mind now since i made my choice on the 26th of April? please say i can
    Based on what I've read, it's possible. A chance of getting a spot might have decreased, but yeah, according to those links it should be possible.

    Perhaps ringing to confirm this is the best, don't want to give you false hope.
    Best of luck!

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my GT-I9100
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    (Original post by WhiterunUK)
    Wait so i can change my mind now since i made my choice on the 26th of April? please say i can
    Thye relevant information is http://www.ucas.com/students/offers/faqs/replying/faq8.

    Previous posters seem to be confused between the words seven and fourteen for some reason.


    Can I change my replies?

    You can change your replies once within seven days of the date that you made them by contacting us. We send you a Status Check letter (AS9 or AS9D) once you have replied, please check it. To make changes or to discuss other possible options for changing if you're outside the seven day period, you'll need to contact us.
    So you are likely to be too late, but it may be worth a phone call.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Thye relevant information is http://www.ucas.com/students/offers/faqs/replying/faq8.

    Previous posters seem to be confused between the words seven and fourteen for some reason.




    So you are likely to be too late, but it may be worth a phone call.
    I just quoted posts. Took their word on it.

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my GT-I9100
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    (Original post by Crêpe)
    I just quoted posts. Took their word on it.
    Then you should learn to discriminate between the reliable and the unreliable, the current and the out-of-date.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Then you should learn to discriminate between the reliable and the unreliable, the current and the out-of-date.
    well, he even linked to a UCAS site, so why shouldn't I trust him? Besides, I did tell him to ring to confirm this, since I didn't want to give him any false hope. I get your point though..
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    (Original post by Crêpe)
    why shouldn't I trust him?
    Because, if you had taken the trouble to read what he linked to, you would have seen that it had changed for the current season and no longer says what he said it says. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Because, if you had taken the trouble to read what he linked to, you would have seen that it had changed for the current season and no longer says what he said it says. :rolleyes:
    It's true, assumptions are a ... at times. My apologies to both you and TS.:ashamed2:
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    I was persuaded to go to Southampton over Sheffield because (at the time) soton was ranked higher for my subject. I preferred Sheffield as a place but ended up at Southampton and loved the place, would go back in an instant if I could!
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    (Original post by CurlyBen)
    I was persuaded to go to Southampton over Sheffield because (at the time) soton was ranked higher for my subject. I preferred Sheffield as a place but ended up at Southampton and loved the place, would go back in an instant if I could!
    I know that feel but hopefully my referee said he can sort it out if i really want to- its the worst feeling thinking you picked the wrong uni :/
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    (Original post by WhiterunUK)
    I know that feel but hopefully my referee said he can sort it out if i really want to- its the worst feeling thinking you picked the wrong uni :/
    At this stage it is important to act very quickly. If you intend asking for a late change you should have done so today. Don't wait for your referee to do something - call UCAS yourself. Today.
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    Damn...I think you should act Super duper quickly in changing your Uni. If all else fails..there's always escorting. £70/ph. Call me
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    (Original post by WhiterunUK)
    I know that feel but hopefully my referee said he can sort it out if i really want to- its the worst feeling thinking you picked the wrong uni :/
    My point was that Southampton's not a bad place to go By all means try and change if you can, good luck!
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    It definitely won't be the worst decision of your life. Try to change it if that is what you want to do, but I wouldn't lose sleep over it. Southampton is still a great uni.

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