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Getting a firm choice but going to Clearing
Are you waiting for results?
It is of course possible to withdraw from your CF and CI decisions, but it is a big gamble and you don't want to be left without a course.
If there are courses you are particularly interested in you could make informal phone contact with the admissions teams to find out if they have places available and if they would consider you.
After results, the situation around university admission can become very fluid and if you find a university that will accept you on a course it will be possible to withdraw from your original CF and CI. You will need to act decisively and quickly and should not relinquish your offers until you have a replacement.
For more information take a look at our Clearing guide: