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    Hello, I sent my UCAS application this morning (I know it is early!).
    I'm wondering what is the average response time; is it possible to have an answer within one or two months?
    I know it varies depending on the university but I don't know if it is possible to receive an offer before the 15 January deadline.
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    (Original post by Max130)
    Hello, I sent my UCAS application this morning (I know it is early!).
    I'm wondering what is the average response time; is it possible to have an answer within one or two months?
    I know it varies depending on the university but I don't know if it is possible to receive an offer before the 15 January deadline.
    You already know it varies between unis (and courses) so you must already know this is impossible to answer.

    Some people get offers a few days after submitting their application. Others will wait until March or later.

    Your application isn't considered as sent off until your reference is done, and if you're applying through school or college they have to check and approve your application
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    (Original post by Max130)
    Hello, I sent my UCAS application this morning (I know it is early!).
    I'm wondering what is the average response time; is it possible to have an answer within one or two months?
    I know it varies depending on the university but I don't know if it is possible to receive an offer before the 15 January deadline.
    Depending on the university it could be a few hours/weeks/months. My fastest offer was four hours, my slowest was four months. The 15th January deadline is for equal consideration, it has nothing to do with when the offers come in. Just sit and back and wait. Good Luck
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    (Original post by rhiannon277)
    Depending on the university it could be a few hours/weeks/months. My fastest offer was four hours, my slowest was four months. The 15th January deadline is for equal consideration, it has nothing to do with when the offers come in. Just sit and back and wait. Good Luck
    Four hours! That's pretty quick.
    So it is actually possible to have offers (though unconditional) before the 15th January deadline?
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    (Original post by Max130)
    Hello, I sent my UCAS application this morning (I know it is early!).
    I'm wondering what is the average response time; is it possible to have an answer within one or two months?
    I know it varies depending on the university but I don't know if it is possible to receive an offer before the 15 January deadline.
    You can get offers before the 15th January, I think they can come in from any time between now and when it finishes!
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    (Original post by rhiannon277)
    The 15th January deadline is for equal consideration, it has nothing to do with when the offers come in. Just sit and back and wait. Good Luck
    Some unis will wait until after the deadline, so that they can judge all applications together and give offers only to the best. Others will have an idea of what they want, and give offers to anyone who exceeds that. But admissions tutors don't just sit around twiddling their thumbs (or other parts) until applications come in, so they may not have made time in their schedule to review applications yet - people who apply this early might have to wait a while for the application to be assessed just because the uni is busy with other things.
 
 
 
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