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    Hi, I've recieved a clearing offer from one of my universities but i'm not sure how to reply to it.

    On my UCAS there isn't a "add clearing choice" option in the Track menue. And it still says one of my previously chosen universities is my firm choice. I'm not sure what to do and i'm currently stalling on accepting the offer I need!

    Anyone know how to fix this?
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    (Original post by weareinfinite)
    Hi, I've recieved a clearing offer from one of my universities but i'm not sure how to reply to it.

    On my UCAS there isn't a "add clearing choice" option in the Track menue. And it still says one of my previously chosen universities is my firm choice. I'm not sure what to do and i'm currently stalling on accepting the offer I need!

    Anyone know how to fix this?
    Thank you!
    I take it you currently have an unconditional offer from your firm then? What you need to do is ring your firm's admissions department and ask to be "released into clearing". They may ask you to send it in writing in the form of an email. Track will then say you have no offers (that bit's scary!!) and there'll be an option to apply through clearing and from there it's obvious. You can only apply to one clearing choice at a time.

    DO NOT tell your firm to release you until you have 100% received an offer, preferably in writing, from this potential uni. You don't want to be stuck in clearing by accident when you could at least have a place at your firm.

    IF what I assumed was wrong and you didn't meet the grades of your firm but they have not rejected you, then ring them ASAP and they may yet offer you a place or at least make a decision. If they think they've already declined you then get them to double check and if not ring UCAS about the problem. Tell this potential clearing offer uni everything you're doing and they may give an extension to the deadline you have to decide by.

    Best of luck!

    EDIT: I've just seen that a TSR video recommends that you get your firm to release you before you ring clearing lines... Don't do this, it's a stupid idea. I have just been through this process and I did not need a UCAS clearing number, only a university specific number that they gave me. I asked my firm to release me after having an offer in writing.
 
 
 
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