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    I applied for three universities this year and was rejected early this month for my top two choices(degree choice was languages). I have yet to hear from the third university however it was a last choice and now I'm considering the option of reapplying next year. I have emailed the two universities for feedback on my application.

    I have a few worries about this and thought I would enquire here for some help.

    I would have more experience abroad if I were to apply next year and more qualifications (HNC and HND with second language). I think a particular weakness was my personal statement(little cliche in places,didnt have a conclusion..mistake after I sent it..)

    It would mean spending another year at home and beginning university if I were accepted at 19(is this old?!)

    Or should I just give up and accept I'm not good enough for these universities?
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    Wait and see what feedback you receive, and whether you can actually improve on that within a year. Then decide whether to take a year out and reapply or not.
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    (Original post by OddThings)
    I applied for three universities this year and was rejected early this month for my top two choices(degree choice was languages). I have yet to hear from the third university however it was a last choice and now I'm considering the option of reapplying next year. I have emailed the two universities for feedback on my application.

    I have a few worries about this and thought I would enquire here for some help.

    I would have more experience abroad if I were to apply next year and more qualifications (HNC and HND with second language). I think a particular weakness was my personal statement(little cliche in places,didnt have a conclusion..mistake after I sent it..)

    It would mean spending another year at home and beginning university if I were accepted at 19(is this old?!)

    Or should I just give up and accept I'm not good enough for these universities?

    I'd wait and see what feedback you get from your top two choices to make sure it is something that can be improved upon next year.

    You said if you start next year you'll be 19 - thats hardly old tbh. I'm 25 and about to start my degree in September. There are people in their 30's 40's and even 50's going on to do degree's. So it is no harm for you to wait. It takes some people 3 years to do A Levels too so you probably won't be the only 19yo starting.

    If you really want to go this year you do still have two choices left (as you said you only applied for 3 places) you could add two choices on as a late submission if there is anywhere else that you think may be interested in.
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Wait and see what feedback you receive, and whether you can actually improve on that within a year. Then decide whether to take a year out and reapply or not.
    That seems like the best plan so thank you.
 
 
 
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