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    I am slightly worried at the moment, as I originally wanted to go to Cardiff to study English Lit and have received an offer. I now wish to go to Sheffield but did not originally apply there, I don't want to wait for clearing because obviously it's a very risky business waiting for an uncertain entry to a random uni. I've called Sheffield admissions and they've given me the email for a lecturer who's also involved in English admissions to the uni. I think I should email him, but I'm not sure where to start or how to explain that I'd like to be considered for a place? The entry requirements are ABB and I am predicted AAA. Could someone give me an example email including everything I should put, how I should word it and etc?

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    (Original post by natalieoneill)
    I am slightly worried at the moment, as I originally wanted to go to Cardiff to study English Lit and have received an offer. I now wish to go to Sheffield but did not originally apply there, I don't want to wait for clearing because obviously it's a very risky business waiting for an uncertain entry to a random uni. I've called Sheffield admissions and they've given me the email for a lecturer who's also involved in English admissions to the uni. I think I should email him, but I'm not sure where to start or how to explain that I'd like to be considered for a place? The entry requirements are ABB and I am predicted AAA. Could someone give me an example email including everything I should put, how I should word it and etc?

    Would be SO greatful!
    Did you apply to 5 universities already? If not, you can add more.

    If you DID apply to 5 universities already you can apply for more courses through Extra.

    In order to do this you have to decline all your current offers though. You also need to contact the university admissions department to ask if they have spaces left on the course, and if they would consider your application.

    In Extra you apply to one university. If you get rejected, you can then apply to another, and so on. Extra closes in June though. Clearing will open in July where you'll have less chance at the good universities.

    If you really want to go Sheffield, decline all current offers (if you haven't applied to 5 universities) and apply to them via Extra (after you have contacted them though, and you should call, not email them)
 
 
 
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