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Clearing 2021: tips from admissions tutors [video]

Facing Clearing? We've asked university admissions tutors for their quick tips on getting your Clearing place.

Take a look at the video for some top advice...

Watch now: Clearing tips from admissions tutors

What is Clearing? Read our ultimate guide to Clearing and navigate this (sometimes stressful) process

More Clearing dos and don'ts 


  • your research before you pick up the phone – research the uni, course content, teaching and assessment style for starters (our course and university pages can help you do this quickly). 
  • have clear reasons for your choice  why do you want to study that course? Why that particular uni? 
  • look over your personal statement and be ready to talk about it.


  • get your parents to phone the uni for you. While they could help you with a practice interview, it has to be you who makes the call
  • forget to get names, emails and direct phone numbers in case you have to follow up. Write these down.
  • just settle for the first offer you receive  make sure you really are happy with your course and uni choice. Read our guide to making a Clearing decision.

Explore our Clearing and results day section including how results day might play out for you and what to expect from a Clearing call.


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