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    I'm a non-UK EU student, I didn't know much anything about UCAS formalities before filling my application. There were many interesting courses in Edinburgh Uni, and in the end I applied for 3 different ones (+ two other universities, just one course in each).

    Afterwards, I found out that it's a very bad idea to apply for several courses within the same university, because they're going to automatically reject the "extra" courses, especially if there are 3 or more. I don't like the idea of applying for nothing, so I'd like to know if there's a way to fix this mistake.

    Of the 3 courses I applied for, one is the top priority and the two others are equal and less important. Should I inform the university about which one is my real top choice? Should I withdraw the other two or one of them? Is it too late to replace them (or one of them) with applications to other universities?

    Thank you for any help! I feel so stupid for not realising this before sending the applications. I hope I haven't ruined my chances to get into Edinburgh.
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    Hi,

    It isn't really that big of a deal, if your courses are within different faculties then your application will be reviewed by different admission tutors and depending on the uni, they may not be aware of your other applications (not sure about Edinburgh specifically).

    But even if they see all your applications then surely it just shows you're really interested in their uni which is a good thing?

    Personally, I don't think you should contact and ask them to place emphasis on the one you feel strongly about. If you're adamant that you'd only really want to do your "priority" course then feel free to withdraw the rest. But if I were in your shoes then I'd simply just wouldn't really bother.

    Good luck~
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    (Original post by kuu)
    I'm a non-UK EU student, I didn't know much anything about UCAS formalities before filling my application. There were many interesting courses in Edinburgh Uni, and in the end I applied for 3 different ones (+ two other universities, just one course in each).

    Afterwards, I found out that it's a very bad idea to apply for several courses within the same university, because they're going to automatically reject the "extra" courses, especially if there are 3 or more. I don't like the idea of applying for nothing, so I'd like to know if there's a way to fix this mistake.

    Of the 3 courses I applied for, one is the top priority and the two others are equal and less important. Should I inform the university about which one is my real top choice? Should I withdraw the other two or one of them? Is it too late to replace them (or one of them) with applications to other universities?

    Thank you for any help! I feel so stupid for not realising this before sending the applications. I hope I haven't ruined my chances to get into Edinburgh.
    Hi,
    On Edinburgh's website it says that you have to specify the course you prefer by emailing the relevant college, so you might want to do that.
    I'm not sure about the others, sorry. :/
 
 
 
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