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    My predicted grades aren't high enough to get an offer from the university I want to go to. If my grades are higher on results day will I be able to get an offer on the day? Or will I have to wait until next year and apply again?

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    My predicted grades aren't high enough to get an offer from the university I want to go to. If my grades are higher on results day will I be able to get an offer on the day? Or will I have to wait until next year and apply again?

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    Firstly, depending on your predicted grades and your AS grades, you may still have a chance of getting an offer from your preferred university.

    However, if you don't, there are two options that might be open to you on results day:

    Adjustment: If you have an offer, and on results day you exceed your firm offer grades (e.g. they ask for BBB, you get ABB), you'll be eligible for adjustment. This means you can hold on to your current offer and contact other universities to see if they will accept you via adjustment. You usually have 5 days to complete the process, which makes it a bit less stressful than clearing. However, if you think this is for you closer to the time, it's a good idea to read up on how adjustment works.

    Clearing: If you don't hold any offers, it might be worth applying to the uni via clearing. Clearing is used by unis to fill empty spaces on courses, so it's possible that the course you want at the uni you want won't be available via clearing. If it is, and your grades meet what they are asking for, you may be able to get a space via clearing- but clearing places can fill quickly so it's important to be prepared.

    However, it may be a good idea to have a plan B, just in case your grades don't work out as you expect, or you can't get a place via clearing or adjustment.
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    Firstly, depending on your predicted grades and your AS grades, you may still have a chance of getting an offer from your preferred university.

    However, if you don't, there are two options that might be open to you on results day:

    Adjustment: If you have an offer, and on results day you exceed your firm offer grades (e.g. they ask for BBB, you get ABB), you'll be eligible for adjustment. This means you can hold on to your current offer and contact other universities to see if they will accept you via adjustment. You usually have 5 days to complete the process, which makes it a bit less stressful than clearing. However, if you think this is for you closer to the time, it's a good idea to read up on how adjustment works.

    Clearing: If you don't hold any offers, it might be worth applying to the uni via clearing. Clearing is used by unis to fill empty spaces on courses, so it's possible that the course you want at the uni you want won't be available via clearing. If it is, and your grades meet what they are asking for, you may be able to get a space via clearing- but clearing places can fill quickly so it's important to be prepared.
    Thank you
    However, it may be a good idea to have a plan B, just in case your grades don't work out as you expect, or you can't get a place via clearing or adjustment.
    Thank you
 
 
 

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