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Accepting or changing a Clearing place

I've accepted a place via clearing. However, I'm still unsure about taking up this place, or retaking A levels and reapplying again next year. How late can I leave declining the place that I have accepted? Or. is it already too late to decline the place?
Answered by Alison Patterson
You can decline the place up to the point when you should register to start university. Take your time to think about this. Strictly, you should take up the place and so it would be advisable to let the university know you will not be attending as soon as possible. But in the end, the university will release you because they will not want unhappy students.

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