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    Im on the UCAS website now waiting to click submit, but I just cant do it. Ive put york down as firm and lancaster as insurance...but the problem is I really have my heart set on York now...so if I miss the grades for York I dont think Id be particularly happy going to Lancaster. Shall I just leave the Insurance?
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    I had my heart set on Cardiff, I would have not been happy with my insurance. But I still put it down. You may feel different when you have just finished your exams, or on results day. It can't hurt to put it down.
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    Im on the UCAS website now waiting to click submit, but I just cant do it. Ive put york down as firm and lancaster as insurance...but the problem is I really have my heart set on York now...so if I miss the grades for York I dont think Id be particularly happy going to Lancaster. Shall I just leave the Insurance?
    Why not put Lancaster anyway. That way if you change your mind you'll have somewhere to go, and you can always decline it later can't you?
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    Why not put Lancaster anyway. That way if you change your mind you'll have somewhere to go, and you can always decline it later can't you?
    Yeh but can I enter clearing if Im accepted to Lancaster?
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    Yeh but can I enter clearing if Im accepted to Lancaster?
    No, not unless they agree to release you. But Lancaster's a great uni with a solid reputation. People just don't tend to rate it for whatever silly reason.
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    Yeh but can I enter clearing if Im accepted to Lancaster?
    Officially no. If you can persude Lancaster to release you, yes. And I doubt they'd try to force you to go there if you really didn't want to.
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    Yeh but can I enter clearing if Im accepted to Lancaster?
    I would go all out for York, and then take a gap year if I didn't get in. That way you could improve your chances of getting in to York, and still apply to Lancaster. I don't know if Lancaster would refuse to make you an offer later if you decline them now though. Any thoughts?
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    If you accept an insurance, then persuade a uni to release you, is that going to take so much time your clearing chances would be greatly reduced?
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    Yeh probably, ill Just have to make sure I get into York wont i
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    Yeah, probably, but do you actually doubt you'll get your predicted grades? If their offer matches your predicted grades, mock results, etc... you'll probably be fine. Don't knock yourself out.
 
 
 

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