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    So I am currently in the situation sitting with BBC (Econ, Maths, F.maths) and B in EPQ and rejected from UCL, grades needed: AAA.

    As soon as I got the grades I decided I was going to take a year off and retake, but I took some advice and looked in some clearing options.
    At the current grades I have gotten offers from SOAS to study Economics and Queens mary to study Maths with stats. And also I will be considered to study Economics at queens mary if I can get my B in econ remarked to an A (4ums off).

    I called up UCL, they said they do consider people to retake but are less competitive then new candidates.

    Any advice?
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