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August 16, 2018

Clearing – I’ve been there

by Jess Guth

Things have been manic here – mostly with nice things like a loooong holiday in Australia… I haven’t had time to write a new post about this but I thought it might be a good time to re-post this! The link in it no longer works but all universities will have information about clearing on their website!

My Conversations

It is A-Level results week. But then if you have any interest in universities or schools you will know that. This week always comes with mixed feelings for me. I remember the disappointment of not quite getting the A-levels I was hoping for, the heartbreak of not getting into my first choice uni (Sheffield if anyone cares), the panic about not being able to find a place and the excitement of eventually securing a place to study Law at Leicester. It’s also a week of mixed feelings because this week I have to make decisions which change people’s lives.

Anyway, CLEARING. I was there once. It is awful. I got my results, I missed one A grade by a tiny margin and didn’t meet my offer. I called and was rejected. I cried. I had my heart set on going to Sheffield. In those days you had to go through…

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