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    I was just wondering with all/most top universities be offering places on adjustment?

    Will Clearing and Adjustment offer different courses? Can someone in clearing apply for adjustment courses?

    Im in a dilema as I have recently firmed a university but am not 100% sure I want to go there/ not that keen on the course. It still hasntbeen 14 days so i can ask UCAS to release me but that would mean i automatically would enter clearing (i have no insurance).

    OR i was wondering whether I should *hopefully* go through the new 'adjustment' procedure as there is a high chaance i may exceed my offer

    I am stuck as to whether to go through clearing IMMEDIATELY (as opposed to waiting for my 'firmed' university to relase me on results day and and albeit; i would miss all of the 'good' courses in clearing) OR to hopedully go through adjusment - which is new and nobody really knows how it will work?

    Sorry long/ complicated read, any advice? :o:
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    Personally I think you're better sticking with your firm until results day as when your results come if you have exceeded your offer you can apply to another university through adjustment. If you don't exceed your offer you can ask your university to release you (they usually will) and enter clearing. If you are released now you will just go straight to clearing.

    I'm not sure which universities are offering courses through adjustment but if you post your grades someone might be able to advise you which would be available for your ability.
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    (Original post by MeanMachine)
    I was just wondering with all/most top universities be offering places on adjustment?

    Will Clearing and Adjustment offer different courses? Can someone in clearing apply for adjustment courses?

    Im in a dilema as I have recently firmed a university but am not 100% sure I want to go there/ not that keen on the course. It still hasntbeen 14 days so i can ask UCAS to release me but that would mean i automatically would enter clearing (i have no insurance).

    OR i was wondering whether I should *hopefully* go through the new 'adjustment' procedure as there is a high chaance i may exceed my offer

    I am stuck as to whether to go through clearing IMMEDIATELY (as opposed to waiting for my 'firmed' university to relase me on results day and and albeit; i would miss all of the 'good' courses in clearing) OR to hopedully go through adjusment - which is new and nobody really knows how it will work?

    Sorry long/ complicated read, any advice?
    You can't go through Clearing immediately. You could accept your Extra choice, and wait and see what happens. If you exceed it you will be eligible for Adjustment, but there may not be any places available for the course/uni you want. If you aren't able to find an Adjustment place you will be committed to your Firm, so not eligible for Clearing unless you then negotiate your release: a high risk and time consuming strategy.

    If you don't accept this offer you have, you will be eligible for Clearing on Day 1 (ie 20 August). If you are in Clearing by definition you will not be eligible for Adjustment. Some unis will take Adjustment applicants only; others will take both Adjustment and Clearing applicants, still others will take neither. Only time will tell which will do what.
 
 
 

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