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    Hi,
    I've applied to study business through UCAS and I've had second thoughts; those being that I no longer want to go to university because I feel my prospects are better by working my way up and gaining experience rather than sitting and listening for another 3/4years.

    Anyway, does anybody know if I can back out on results day if I definatly do not want to go to uni, or now that I've applied and had my offers back I have no choice but to go...

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    You don't have to go if you don't want to!
    If you're unsure, why not take a gap year? I wouldn't do anything too hasty, as it's very difficult to find jobs at the moment
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    Do you really want to jump into work so quickly?
    You are going to be working for the rest of your life, until you are sixty-five or possibly higher if they raise it. Why not make the most of the education.
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    I do plan to take a gap just to sort my self out and know what I want to do, but reading the UCAS booklet they sent me, it was saying things like you cant reject your first choice to take your second or you cant reject both to go to clearing. Im conjused by all this stuff and the 6th form staff don't exactly help!

    I don't plan to be working all my life I'm just fed up of education and don't want to spend another 4 years of my life learning when, in my opinon, you can gain better skills by getting a job
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    Have you received all your offers and replied to them? If you have, you are sort of obliged to take up your offer, although I guess you don't have to go if you really don't want to. If you haven't replied to your offers, then you're fine, you can just decline them all.
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    I've recieved offers from the 4 that I applied to and have replied to them. Personally, I can't see how UCAS can force me to go to university just because I've provisionally accepted two offers. At the minute, my only way of getting out of this would be to do badly in my A-levels so I don't meet the requirements but I don't particualrly want to do that...
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    you can email the unis to ask them to release you from the offer or you can ask them to defer it if you just decide to take a gap year- dont do it too hastily though as they are unlikely to give it you back again!! they dont have to agree to release you but ive never heard of a uni refusing to do it
 
 
 

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