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    I am strongly convinced that I did not make my offer for my uni of choice.

    So I thought of taking an apprenticeship as a software developer while retaking some A level exams and applying for Computer Science at a Russell group university for the next year.

    Could unis look down on me and not even bother with giving me an offer?
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    (Original post by Watchmen98v2)
    I am strongly convinced that I did not make my offer for my uni of choice.

    So I thought of taking an apprenticeship as a software developer while retaking some A level exams and applying for Computer Science at a Russell group university for the next year.

    Could unis look down on me and not even bother with giving me an offer?
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    Why don't you just get a job for a year instead? Most apprenticeships are more than one year long.

    And no, unis will not look down on you for retaking (except perhaps Oxbridge).
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    Why don't you just get a job for a year instead? Most apprenticeships are more than one year long.

    And no, unis will not look down on you for retaking (except perhaps Oxbridge).
    A job in the IT field would be cool but I think I lack relevant experiences to be hired. I would try of course but doubtful of the chances.
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    (Original post by Watchmen98v2)
    A job in the IT field would be cool but I think I lack relevant experiences to be hired. I would try of course but doubtful of the chances.
    I'm taking a gap year, too. If you are just looking for a gap year job it won't be anything fancy: probably more something like being a shop assistant or waiter. You can go into the IT field once you have your degree.
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    I have the same question too.

    I feel like the universities won't accept me after a year or that maybe I might just carry on doing a longer apprenticeship and the uni idea will just disappear from my head - my main goal in life is to at least get a degree.
 
 
 
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