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    hi,

    looking at my as levels i am not sure i will get any conditional offers on my 1st choice of uni course if i apply this year. but i can probably get the grades at the end of A2 for it. should i apply this year to another course and change at the end of next year, apply to another course for deferred entry or apply next year when i have all my grades and obtain unconditional offers??

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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you’ve posted in the right place? Posting in the specific Study Help forum should help get responses.

    I'm going to quote in Tank Girl now so she can move your thread to the right place if it's needed. :yy:

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    Hi there I've moved this to the applications and UCAS forum now, you should get more replies here.
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    (Original post by hazzamorph)
    hi,

    looking at my as levels i am not sure i will get any conditional offers on my 1st choice of uni course if i apply this year. but i can probably get the grades at the end of A2 for it. should i apply this year to another course and change at the end of next year, apply to another course for deferred entry or apply next year when i have all my grades and obtain unconditional offers??

    thanks
    Without more details it's difficult to give specific advice. However, starting a degree with the intention of changing at the end of the first year is a waste of money.
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    In in the same boat as you. What I'm going to do is apply anyway and if I get rejected so be it.
    If my A2 results however are the grade I need to get into the uni I was rejected from Ill just apply again.
    I posted the same thing as you on the Durham thread and someone there applied after A2 results and got in
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    I've decided to apply during my gap year instead of deferring entry. I'm currently applying for 2016 entry and there is a few things which you may want to consider such as I'm not getting any support from my teachers for my personal statement as I have finished sixth form now. However I do have a lot more time to write my PS plus I had much more time to focus on my studies during the start of year 13 compared to my friends who applied to university. Furthermore, there was less pressure and stress around exam time as it wasn't necessary for me to achieve certain entry requirements.

    I was pretty unsure about what I was going to do at the start of year 13 so I thought it was better simply to apply during my gap year. It would be unwise to switch courses as it would be a waste of time and money. It's hard to say what you should do without giving more info.
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    [QUOTE=Chuxie;59226785 However I do have a lot more time to write my PS plus I had much more time to focus on my studies during the start of year 13 compared to my friends who applied to university. Furthermore, there was less pressure and stress around exam time as it wasn't necessary for me to achieve certain entry requirements.
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    thanks, i think i will probably apply during a gap year. and like you said there is less pressure during the first terms and then exams which will be rather useful

    thank you!
 
 
 
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