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Reapplying if A-Level results are better than expected

If my daughter applies to uni, gets an offer, but then gets better grades than predicted, can she reject the offer, and start the application process again the following year?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Those who better than expected in their A-Level results may consider UCAS Adjustment, in which they would not lose their current place. More information here:
www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ucas-clearing.../

It is not unusual to do what you describe and it is possible. If your daughter does not want to take up the place that she is committed to through UCAS she should ask to be released after A-Level results. Universities tend to agree to this as they do not want unhappy students.

This would enable her to start the process the following year. In UCAS, it is necessary to declare a previous application. However, if you daughter is re-applying with better than expected results, it is sufficient explanation to justify her re-application.

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