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    I'm so used to putting down fake dates of birth when signing up for stuff online I accidentally stated I was born on the 21st of October 1990 when I'm actually born on the 21st of October in 1997 (this is for the UCAS application) Am I completely screwed or can I simply shake it off as a filing mistake and have it changed? I don't really want to show that I am an idiot because it is university after all...
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    (Original post by StudentWa97)
    I'm so used to putting down fake dates of birth when signing up for stuff online I accidentally stated I was born on the 21st of October 1990 when I'm actually born on the 21st of October in 1997 (this is for the UCAS application) Am I completely screwed or can I simply shake it off as a filing mistake and have it changed? I don't really want to show that I am an idiot because it is university after all...
    Stop worrying. You have no choice but to correct the facts on your UCAS application immediately and it is easily passed off as a slip of the fingers.

    However, you really should stop trying to fool the world - it will lead you into big trouble later on if you don't, even a fraud conviction if you benefit financially from such a lie.
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    I agree. You're going to have to change it, but it's likely they won't say anything about it. But yeah, get out of that habit sooner rather than later!
 
 
 
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