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    (Original post by Inert1a)
    Hi all,

    I know this is a bit off topic, but I failed to meet my offer for maths at Warwick. I needed 2A*2A ended up with A* in Maths, A in further, Bs in Chemistry and Physics. I wanted to ask for help and advice on me taking a year out, retaking some exams and reapplying. I am fairly confident I can do a lot better because some of the exams I done bad in were two or three grades below my mock results. I think it was due to Ramadan and fasting, as I usually leave revision late. I wanted to know if anyone knows of any opportunities for gap year placements, and how I would get predicted grades etc. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Hi,

    First, I am not an expert on this matter, but I will give you my opinion.

    Have you checked whether other Universities that you won't mind attending are offering places through clearing? If you check and there are, then you can call to make your case. They may be willing to take you on.

    I am not a big fan of gap years, if you don't have anything useful to do. Many young people tend to use it for traveling, which is fair enough.

    If you are certain on taking a gap year, you can look for work placements for young people in research centers, banks, universities etc. There, you can improve your CV for your reapplication next year.

    as you are doing that scheme, you do retake your exams and attempt to improve your grades. In the end, you have better grades, work experience and a year off.

    Good luck.
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    (Original post by SH0405)
    Mark II available here if needed, if only for the poll.
    You're, like, 500 posts too early!

    (Original post by Marccs)
    HiCan anyone help I have this weird situation where both my firm and Insurance are Unconditional. Is this normal ? What should I do
    That's normal . It means you will be going to you firm choice though, so well done! :woo:
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    Hi, does anyone know if I have applied for clearing, do universities have to wait overnight to be able to see our results via UCAS?
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    You need to contact Unis to see whether you can get in through clearing. Your grades look good, imo.

    If not, you can take a gap year and reapply next year. Good luck though.
    I'm going to reapply and sit a couple more a levels. Not to Oxbridge though, I've had enough of them to be honest
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    (Original post by Marccs)
    Hi
    Can anyone help I have this weird situation where both my firm and Insurance are Unconditional. Is this normal ? What should I do
    what is the exact wording coming up on track?
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    (Original post by mint_chocolate)
    Hi, does anyone know if I have applied for clearing, do universities have to wait overnight to be able to see our results via UCAS?
    They're able to see your results now afaik if you're in clearing
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    (Original post by mint_chocolate)
    Hi, does anyone know if I have applied for clearing, do universities have to wait overnight to be able to see our results via UCAS?
    They can see your application as soon as you give them your clearing number.
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    (Original post by CAPTAINSHAZAM)
    Hi i really need help and im really frustrated so i got into my firm however because i hadnt completed these DBS checks and forms to fill in before late june it means now that i cant get in this year and would have to defer my place till next year. However i didnt recieve any email or anything through the post saying anything about these forms to complete however others unis did send this to me and i did complete and send it.

    The uni has said they have sent it and there isnt anything they can do since they are "full".
    I feel its unfair that i cant go because of these checks that i didnt recieve that apparently cannot be done retrospectively. Is there anything i can do appeal? I really need some help
    That's a really tricky situation, I'm so sorry to hear that I don't really know what to suggest as unfortunately the university have the upper hand here, but if I were you I would submit a DBS application and submit the necessary paperwork ASAP, if possible. DBS takes about two weeks if I remember correctly, so it should get back before the start of term. It's a very slim chance, but probably the only way of having any chance at all.

    That's really unprofessional of the university though Do you have your heart set on going there or would you consider enrolling elsewhere?
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    They can see your application as soon as you give them your clearing number.
    I have referred myself to them but my clearing number disappeared. Why is that?
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    (Original post by mint_chocolate)
    I have referred myself to them but my clearing number disappeared. Why is that?
    when you say referred do you mean you added them as a clearing choice?
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    when you say referred do you mean you added them as a clearing choice?
    Yes.
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    (Original post by Nirgilis)
    You're, like, 500 posts too early!
    I got...excited, alright?
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    Can you get a maintenance grant if your 26 years old and want to go to uni
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    (Original post by mint_chocolate)
    Yes.
    Because once you've found a place in clearing then you dont require the number anymore, assuming they accept you.
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    (Original post by SH0405)
    I got...excited, alright?
    That's fine . We're just keeping things nice and tidy here
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    Can you get a maintenance grant if your 26 years old and want to go to uni
    If you haven't already used up your maximum years then yes!
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Because once you've found a place in clearing then you dont require the number anymore, assuming they accept you.
    So you mean I just have to wait for their decision, is that right?
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    Has anyone else found that unis haven't asked for your clearing number? They've just asked for my long UCAS number
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    (Original post by mint_chocolate)
    So you mean I just have to wait for their decision, is that right?
    yes you do.
 
 
 
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