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I finished my A levels in 2017, and got A*A*AA. I initially had an offer from Cambridge, but didn't quite meet the STEP requirements - I almost finished one year of a Maths degree at another university, but due to mental health problems dropped out. Since then, I have been working in an unrelated job.

I am considering reapplying to university next year for entry in September 2021 (at which point I would be 22). I am concerned however how my time out of education would appear - would my previous grades still be relevant, and how do I demonstrate I am still up to scratch/still have the requisite interest?
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For which course and which universities? I doubt it would be a huge problem but its best to ask each university first before applying. You might be well advised to sit an AS level or an OU course while applying.
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For which course and which universities? I doubt it would be a huge problem but its best to ask each university first before applying. You might be well advised to sit an AS level or an OU course while applying.
Maths and Econ. Considering Bath, Bristol, Warwick, Loughborough.
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I have a feeling your previous exam results are still relevant and you should be able to apply as normal since 2017 to now isn't a significant gap. I guess you should use your new and updated personal statement to reflect your enthusiasm for the course/subject. Try to contact the undergraduate admissions teams at your chosen unis to get some guidance and advice from the experts. You could also try to contact a tutor from your old college to see if they're willing to help with your personal statement. Don't be too anxious and give it a go All the best!

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I finished my A levels in 2017, and got A*A*AA. I initially had an offer from Cambridge, but didn't quite meet the STEP requirements - I almost finished one year of a Maths degree at another university, but due to mental health problems dropped out. Since then, I have been working in an unrelated job.

I am considering reapplying to university next year for entry in September 2021 (at which point I would be 22). I am concerned however how my time out of education would appear - would my previous grades still be relevant, and how do I demonstrate I am still up to scratch/still have the requisite interest?
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go for it
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(Original post by Hyalosis)
I am considering reapplying to university next year for entry in September 2021 (at which point I would be 22). I am concerned however how my time out of education would appear - would my previous grades still be relevant, and how do I demonstrate I am still up to scratch/still have the requisite interest?
I don't think it would be a problem, 22 is still young and lots of people drop out of uni for one reason or another and successfully transition into a new uni a year or a few years later.

I think you should apply asap. The UCAS closing date has already passed but lots of unis will still have vacancies and would be delighted to get an application from someone with your grades. I would just check with their Admissions first that they still have vacancies for the course you want to do
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As already said check whether universities still have places. Just give them a call. I suspect Warwick may be fill for that combination.
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