Clearing is the final stage of the UCAS application process, starting when A Level results are released. It’s your chance to find a university place if you don’t hold any offers. Keep reading to hear Rachael’s story about Clearing…
A Level results day has just passed and I can’t stop thinking about how I felt this time last year. I had just gotten my results, gotten into my first choice University and was initially filled with excitement and wonder about what the year ahead would hold. However, it didn’t take long for the nerves and uncertainty to set in along with an overwhelming sense of self-doubt
A-level results day was the day that confirmed that I was never going to university- or so I thought. By the time 6th Form was coming to an end, unlike the rest of my friends, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life.
It is A Level results day and you’ve hit a slight bump on the road to university; you haven’t got the grades that you needed and have been put into clearing.
What is UCAS?
UCAS stands for the University and College Admission Service and acts as the point of liaison between you and the universities that you apply for. This means that you apply once through UCAS and they do the rest. They’ll also tell you about any offers, interviews or rejections that you receive.
I always wanted to go to university since I started my GCSEs. How I would get to university was always something I worried about and the pressure of passing GCSEs and A Levels made for […]
The expected route into uni is to choose your firm and insurance choice but and then attend one of these two, but this is not always the way! Unfortunately some students don’t achieve the grades to attend their two choices so have to go through what is known as ‘Clearing’.
It’s this time of the year that all of you, who are now applying to universities, probably are a bit worried about your results – whether you’ve made it, or you didn’t perform that well…