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    So its almost the deadline date, and i haven't started my personal statment yet or signed up for ucas, is it too late, will i have to wait another year??
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    Are you applying with a school/college? Or are you applying on your own?
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    I don't know, do i need a referee, im not on good terms with my old school so that is a that out the window..
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    You could always go all out and write it now, sharing it on here for support, but really it's too late if you seriously want to go to University. I think it's more reasonable to wait until next year whilst taking a gap year and improving yourself, getting a job, travelling or something.
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    so its almost the deadline date, and i haven't started my personal statment yet or signed up for ucas, is it too late, will i have to wait another year??
    do it, quickly, now
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    So its almost the deadline date, and i haven't started my personal statment yet or signed up for ucas, is it too late, will i have to wait another year??
    Do you really want to go to uni this year? If so, why did you not apply earlier?
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    (Original post by I hate oysters)
    Do you really want to go to uni this year? If so, why did you not apply earlier?
    Well aside from having crippling ptsd and anxiety attacks, which was sorta the reason im not on good terms with my school, the death of a relative was really hard on me...
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    It's not too late, the January deadline is only for guaranteed equal consideration
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    Well aside from having crippling ptsd and anxiety attacks, which was sorta the reason im not on good terms with my school, the death of a relative was really hard on me...
    I'm very sorry to hear that and wish you a better year. I'd suggest skipping this year and applying for 2017 entry and use 2016 to sort yourself out, relax maybe find some work and in general take things easy.
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    Well aside from having crippling ptsd and anxiety attacks, which was sorta the reason im not on good terms with my school, the death of a relative was really hard on me...
    Ah sorry to hear that mate. But this counts as an 'extenuating circumstance' you know. You need to talk to your careers adviser from your school or call nhs careers maybe?
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    Well aside from having crippling ptsd and anxiety attacks, which was sorta the reason im not on good terms with my school, the death of a relative was really hard on me...
    Then taking a gap year isn't a bad idea. Starting university can be a very difficult and emotionally straining time. Take your time to get your life stable again and then apply.
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    I just dont know what im going to do, gonna have a breakdown -_-
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    So its almost the deadline date, and i haven't started my personal statment yet or signed up for ucas, is it too late, will i have to wait another year??
    From now, you have just over 18 hours until the deadline. You do not have the time to sit and worry. Go and get it done.
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    I just dont know what im going to do, gonna have a breakdown -_-
    Its never too late to go university, just take this year off and apply next year, and for next years application you can take more time to sort it out. You can go university at any point in your life, although going at a young age isn't too bad. Just use this year to gain some experience maybe find a refree for next years ucas application, retake exams? theres no rush. But if you really want to do this now you can still try.
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    it's too late now deadline's tomorrow!
    goodluck with the gap year though
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    Take a year out and regroup.
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    hey!

    My head of year at the start of the UCAS process mentioned people who decided to go to uni on results day and applied only though clearing. So I would say it's far from too late although of course you should apply by tomorrow's deadline if at all possible, if you intend to apply this year. You have until June for late applications I think (don't apply to competitive unis/courses with this as they'll most likely reject you), and then after that clearing.

    BUT I would recommend considering a gap year! I have anxiety, and I'm hugely apprehensive about going to uni in September. I kind of wish I'd gone for deferred entry. Plus, if you're applying next year, you'll have time to properly research unis, write your ps, and even improve your application (e.g. through a job during your gap year, or volunteering, or whatever)
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    I only sent my application off today through UCAS and it's been received at the universities... Personally I think you should wait and prepare yourself for it. However if you think your good to go... Go for it! good luck with whatever you choose to do
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    Go, apply now. You can get it done in time. If you get in and decide you don't want to go, then you don't have to, no problem
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    (Original post by ShaunMahony)
    Go, apply now. You can get it done in time. If you get in and decide you don't want to go, then you don't have to, no problem
    what about the referee and references, can i submit an application without them???
 
 
 
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