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Deferring when I've received a conditional offer

Is there any advantage to applying to a university to defer when offered a (conditional) place i.e. now as opposed to waiting until get results?
Answered by Alison Patterson
It is probably better to ask the university now for a deferment rather than risk an institution with low numbers saying no in August. The risks are probably pretty low, but you are asking them to accept a change to your UCAS application.

A full guide to deferring:

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/universities/.../

Check out our Gap Years section for some ideas of what to do if you do defer:

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/preparing-to-.../

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