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    (Original post by Spikeooa)
    I'm indescribably pissed off at my college. I am wanting to do a mental health nursing diploma next year and am currently studying health and social care level 3, but last year I ****ed up because of fighting depression and personal issues outside of college and only got Ps and Ms in my first set of units, which is obviously really bad. This year when applying for UCAS my college has basically made it as difficult as possible and its not helping my already weak application, I wish I had applied independently. My form tutor was replaced by some inadequate, technologically illiterate idiot who was no help at all with applying or checking my personal statement, which happens to be awesome . I busted a gut in October trying to finish my application with minimal help, before half term and it cost me a unit of work that I am still catching up on and paying for, and my application is still waiting to be sent to UCAS, no one at my college is even dealing with me. I just keep getting told its fine and it'll all get sorted. I just know I'll get 5 rejections and my college won't even care. I feel like no one is taking my application seriously or offering advice, I don't even know anything about the universities I have applied for other than my two first choices. On one hand I want nothing but to be at university and on my way to becoming a mental health nurse, another part of me is just completely apathetic about the whole thing and the fact that my college havent sent off my application isnt helping.
    Oh come on. It sounds like you're playing the blame game here. Doing your UCAS does not cost you a 'unit of work' - the vast majority of it is your personal statement and that's a single 700 word essay. I think you know that you could have fit it in better. Perhaps your form tutor is not doing very well with your UCAS, however. So get on their back! There's nothing illegal about daily hassling emails. Angry emails, polite emails, just constant emails. And if really nothing's happening, an email to the headteacher saying you want to make a formal complaint - then something's going to happen!

    It's a case of trying much, much harder
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      My former teacher still has not replied to me. They filter e-mails at my old school now so I can't e-mail her directly, and I don't even know if she's received it or not.

      I have sent the school a UCAS reference request for her attention, I've called the school again and they've just said "we'll pass the message on." I need to have it sent this week. She doesn't even have to write a new one, she just needs to copy and paste the old one. It's so frustrating when I'm ready to send it off. I wish I didn't need a reference.
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      My old college teacher has just completed my reference, all I need now is to make sure I'm happy with my Uni and courses, get my personal statement checked then I'm done! My aim is to send it off by Friday 17th December.
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      Don't suppose if anyone can help me, but i've left it waaaaaay late to fill in the qualification section.

      I've read the original post but im still a little confused regarding retaken modules. For example i resat the following.

      Maths Decision 1 Twice
      Accounting F011: Accounting Principles

      From reading the original post, am i right to enter separate qualificaitons for each resit subject and input the grade??

      Also, the qualification date it confusing as well, anyone who could clear that up would be great.

      ANY help would be nice, thanks.

      EDIT: Woops forgot to mention i finished college this year, taking a "gap year". AAB in Maths, Accounting and Computing.
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      (Original post by killerhales)
      Minerva will back this up, there is no disadvantage in applying "late" as long as you get your application in before the Jan 15th deadline.

      Reading Exeter's admissions policy (as an example), they will make offers to really good candidates before then, and reject "bad" ones, but they will reserve sufficient places for the rest of the applicants until after the deadline has passed, to ensure everyone gets fair consideration.

      This also means if you have applied but not heard anything yet, you are likely to be in the "middle" group and you probably won't hear anything until after Jan 15.
      Sorry for not saying who my source was, I was quoting a Heriot Watt admissions tutor who i asked about this situation.
      He said that they were looking at applications now, and if they reached their cap early then too bad, well at least that was the general message I got from his explanation.
      I may have got the wrong message but I just thought i would let everyone know what I had heard.
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      (Original post by chestercityfan)
      In related news, pm me for discount viagra.
      I have much love for this.

      (Original post by Smeghead UK)
      Don't suppose if anyone can help me, but i've left it waaaaaay late to fill in the qualification section.

      I've read the original post but im still a little confused regarding retaken modules. For example i resat the following.

      Maths Decision 1 Twice
      Accounting F011: Accounting Principles

      From reading the original post, am i right to enter separate qualificaitons for each resit subject and input the grade??

      Also, the qualification date it confusing as well, anyone who could clear that up would be great.

      ANY help would be nice, thanks.

      EDIT: Woops forgot to mention i finished college this year, taking a "gap year". AAB in Maths, Accounting and Computing.
      As far as I am aware, resits replace the original mark, once you have received the resit back. As far as pending resits go, I do not know. Personally I am leaving them out, and including them in my personal statement, but I am not sure it matters too much, unless youre applying for a top grade university.
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      (Original post by pinda.college)
      Send it to me if you want, I'll look over it and make the necessary corrections to the wording/grammar.

      I'm in a happy mood and want to be helpful

      sorry for the long time to reply - I locked myself in a room for 2 day and finally did it
      thank you very much for the offer though
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      (Original post by Tom Wigan)
      Just me then?
      I hate my tutor she has forced the careers department to send back my UCAS application for me to change the wordings of my personal statement.
      All over now...well I hope.
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      I'm out of school, so I'm still drafting my PS and have just asked my teacher to do a reference for me


      It's abit late, but I'm not getting it in till like a week before the deadline I think...oh, well
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      I've completed my part, waiting for my reference to be done. Tutor likes to go through the UCAS application with you before it is sent off so I'm hoping, weather permitted, (been snowing like crazy for the past few hours and my school seems to always close because of snow :/) it'll be sent off tomorrow.
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      well, just about got it finished, just one bit left - the choices, i dont actually know what i want.
      i know one is Railway technology at Sheffield hallam, but the other 4 im not sure, just know along the lines of mechanical engineering. any ideas (im predicted ccc)? thanks
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      (Original post by ArcadiaHouse)
      This. I have been ready to send mine for weeks but I still haven't received my reference yet.
      Well I was ready in October, still chasing after my old school though.
      This was my problem. I had my form ready in October, but I'm on a gap year and had asked my old form tutor to do it. She kept me waiting for aaaggges. It was truly irritating though because I couldn't nag her as she was doing it as a favour.
      Fortunately she got it to me on the evening of the 30th of November and it went off in the early hours of the morning!

      Just keep sending exceptionally polite 'chasing up' emails. Good luck!
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        (Original post by Riso)
        This was my problem. I had my form ready in October, but I'm on a gap year and had asked my old form tutor to do it. She kept me waiting for aaaggges. It was truly irritating though because I couldn't nag her as she was doing it as a favour.
        Fortunately she got it to me on the evening of the 30th of November and it went off in the early hours of the morning!

        Just keep sending exceptionally polite 'chasing up' emails. Good luck!
        I got it today! :teehee: I am finally sending my UCAS tomorrow (well today). At last! :dancing:

        Thank you for the encouragement. :awesome: Good luck with your UCAS. Manchestaaaaaah
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        (Original post by ArcadiaHouse)
        I got it today! :teehee: I am finally sending my UCAS tomorrow (well today). At last! :dancing:

        Thank you for the encouragement. :awesome: Good luck with your UCAS. Manchestaaaaaah
        Fantastic. It feels great sending it off and knowing that there's nothing else you can do and that it's out of the way! Good luck with your application
        Indeed! I'm hoping I get an unconditional from KCL too, that would actually make my decade!
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        I haven't sent it off yet

        I do plan on sending it off today though.
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        A lot of people on TSR have sent it, but TSR is not a reflection of the real world..... Wednesday was rush UCAS day at my college, literally half the college was sending their UCAS at the last minute. And I imagine quite a few still haven't sent it off.... so, it's nothing to worry about.
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        (Original post by Ernst & Young)
        Thanks for your input. We realise that the EY Degree is not suitable for everyone however it does offer excellent opportunities for those people who have already decided on their ultimate career path. As an official representative of EY, TSR have invited us to promote our opportunities and promote these to students as well as answer questions posed by students.
        TSR may have given you permission, but that doesn't mean we have to like spam. Go away. :aetsch:
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        I know four people on my course alone who haven't even started their applications yet due to being indecisive. Don't worry, there will always be someone who has done less than you or sends it off later! Unless you send it off at 23:59 on the 14th of January!
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        I haven't sent my MA application off yet.
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        Grrr, wanted to send it off today but due to my messed up sleeping pattern I ended up falling asleep
       
       
       
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