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    As the title says I sent my application very late December and I haven't had a single offer or rejection. I am a mature student with two degrees (2:1 and 2:2) but rubbish A levels so I'm not sure of my chances.
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    I sent my application on the 24 December and I received only a conditional offer...
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    Do bear in mind that most unis shut entirely over the Christmas and New Year period, so they won't give out offers at this time. When they re-open in January, staff may have other immediate priorities, such as exams. They also know the UCAS deadline is very close, so they may wait and consider all recent applications after this date. At this time of year, I do think it is less common to receive decisions very quickly.

    Also, if you are a mature student, your situation will be very different to the majority of applicants, so admissions staff may want more time to read your application and give it the attention it deserves.

    I wouldn't say a lack of responses is anything to worry about at this stage.
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    Do bear in mind that most unis shut entirely over the Christmas and New Year period, so they won't give out offers at this time. When they re-open in January, staff may have other immediate priorities, such as exams. They also know the UCAS deadline is very close, so they may wait and consider all recent applications after this date. At this time of year, I do think it is less common to receive decisions very quickly.

    Also, if you are a mature student, your situation will be very different to the majority of applicants, so admissions staff may want more time to read your application and give it the attention it deserves.

    I wouldn't say a lack of responses is anything to worry about at this stage.
    thank you, what a nice helpful response good luck to you also
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    Keep waiting, I applied just before the deadline last year and waited up to 2 months for my final offer to appear, they can take their time.
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    We've only just been back a week, but I know the admissions tutor for our course is neck deep in exam papers to mark, as he runs modules in all years and has an exam in each of these modules that he has to mark. I think once exams are done, then he will return to looking at applications. Just a little insight into our departments admissions.
 
 
 
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