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    I'm currently holding offers from Exeter, King's College London and New College of the Humanities after being rejected from Oxford and Durham, and still waiting on St. Andrews. I feel like St. Andrews is incredibly unlikely to give me an offer (sadly, t's the only uni I really fell in love with) given I've applied for the most competitive course (Econ and IR), and my fee status is home/EU.

    My ASs were very disappointing (AABBC in Econ, ICT, History, Physics and Maths), due in part to long-term mental health issues, however I'm still predicted A*A*A in econ, history and maths since they knew that wasn't my usual performance.

    Seeing as I feel my MH is finally improving and I'll hopefully get at the very least A*AA, would it be worth rejecting my current offers and reapplying to UK and possibly US universities next year? I know how much work the Common App is but I don't mind too much. I just don't know if I'd be better off getting more work experience, life experience and generally taking a bit of 'time off' from pure academics than going somewhere I have reservations about and either not getting any transfer offers if I apply or getting a transfer offer and effectively having an extra year of debt.
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    (Original post by Sarahorr1_)
    I'm currently holding offers from Exeter, King's College London and New College of the Humanities after being rejected from Oxford and Durham, and still waiting on St. Andrews. I feel like St. Andrews is incredibly unlikely to give me an offer (sadly, t's the only uni I really fell in love with) given I've applied for the most competitive course (Econ and IR), and my fee status is home/EU.

    My ASs were very disappointing (AABBC in Econ, ICT, History, Physics and Maths), due in part to long-term mental health issues, however I'm still predicted A*A*A in econ, history and maths since they knew that wasn't my usual performance.

    Seeing as I feel my MH is finally improving and I'll hopefully get at the very least A*AA, would it be worth rejecting my current offers and reapplying to UK and possibly US universities next year? I know how much work the Common App is but I don't mind too much. I just don't know if I'd be better off getting more work experience, life experience and generally taking a bit of 'time off' from pure academics than going somewhere I have reservations about and either not getting any transfer offers if I apply or getting a transfer offer and effectively having an extra year of debt.
    If you aren't sure about going there then take a gap year, like you say it's an extra year of debt if you risk it
 
 
 

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