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    Hi,
    I want to take a gap year before going to uni to get hold of my A level results as my AS grades went down the drain (hence applying for deferred entries to low entry requirement unis on ucas). My question is, say get a deferred entry offer, would I then still be able to re-apply for ucas (to better unis) during my gap year ??
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    If you're holding a deferred offer, you can't apply to other courses.
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    (Original post by pacb10)
    If you're holding a deferred offer, you can't apply to other courses.
    Right, I guess my next question is, would I be able to cancel an acceptance offer after receiving my A level grades, or would that be too late?
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    (Original post by rix.99)
    Right, I guess my next question is, would I be able to cancel an acceptance offer after receiving my A level grades, or would that be too late?
    You can withdraw from an offer or a place at any point up to enrolment.
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    (Original post by rix.99)
    Right, I guess my next question is, would I be able to cancel an acceptance offer after receiving my A level grades, or would that be too late?
    Yes you can. But the sooner you do it, the better it is as it gives a chance for another person to get your space on the course.
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    You can withdraw from an offer or a place at any point up to enrolment.
    Hi again, I’ve thought about this and was thinking about not applying for ucas at all this year since my AS weren’t great and I don’t think I would be able to get into a good uni. Instead I’m thinking of applying by the end of my gap year (ucas 2019). What are your opinions on this??
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    (Original post by rix.99)
    Hi again, I’ve thought about this and was thinking about not applying for ucas at all this year since my AS weren’t great and I don’t think I would be able to get into a good uni. Instead I’m thinking of applying by the end of my gap year (ucas 2019). What are your opinions on this??
    It completely depends on your opinion.

    Some people like the idea of having a "practise run" for UCAS applications. It allows you to work through the application so that you know what you need to include, and you have your school available for support if necessary. You'll be able to write your personal statement, again with school support, and next year when you reapply you can edit the same statement rather than writing a new one. If you do get rejections, you can ask unis for feedback and see which parts of your application need the most work. You've got to be in it to win it, so if you don't apply you can't get offers.

    Other people don't need a practise run, as the UCAS application is straightforward (and you can always make an account to see what it's like without sending an application). You might be the kind of person where getting a rejection would upset you. You might think that the application fee is expensive, and you'd rather spend the money elsewhere. You might get obsessed and check Track every few minutes and be distracted from your work.
 
 
 
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