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Declining firm choice and using UCAS Extra

I got a pharmacy offer from Liverpool John Moores, and made it my firm choice but now I am thinking it is too far away. I got four rejections from other universities.
Now I want to go to Manchester Metropolitan to do Medicinal Chemistry by applying through UCAS extra. How should I decline the offer and can I include some things from my previous personal statement to include in my new one?
Answered by Alison Patterson
UCAS Extra is described on the UCAS website at
www.ucas.com/how-it-all-works/undergraduate/tracki...s

To go into Extra you will have to decline your LJMU offer. This is a big step because you could find yourself with no offers. It is very important that you check the availability of places on the courses you are now looking at. Speak to the admissions tutors to gauge your chances of success. Only if you are very confident of receiving the offer of a place should you take this gamble.

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