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1 UCAS APPLICATION Guidance

2 REGISTRATION Register for 2007 Register for 2007 Register through a school/college Register through a school/college Buzzword is hardye Buzzword is hardye Use UCAS card number if you have one Use UCAS card number if you have one

3 Fill in UCAS Form Make sure you use the correct codes e.g. 02 – LEA Finance Make sure you use the correct codes e.g. 02 – LEA Finance Mention any special needs Mention any special needs Put in all exam results including AS (If you have not declined grade.) Put in all exam results including AS (If you have not declined grade.) Put in all exams you are taking this year. Put in all exams you are taking this year.

4 Be Realistic Know your Predicted Grades Know your Predicted Grades Apply to courses that match the predictions Apply to courses that match the predictions Apply to a spread of universities Apply to a spread of universities - Optimistic - Realistic - Pessimistic

5 Draft Personal Statement See help document How to Write a Personal Statement. See help document How to Write a Personal Statement. ¾ rule – 75% on the course & academic interests. ¾ rule – 75% on the course & academic interests. Start & finish with the course Start & finish with the course SUBJECTS have capital letters SUBJECTS have capital letters A good statement will take many drafts. A good statement will take many drafts.

6 Get help and advice Discuss Personal Statement with tutor Discuss Personal Statement with tutor Get help & advice from relevant subject teachers Get help & advice from relevant subject teachers Ask Year Co-ordinators. Ask Year Co-ordinators. Refer particular enquiries to Mr Milner, Higher Education Co- ordinator Refer particular enquiries to Mr Milner, Higher Education Co- ordinator

7 Completion When finished & checked print off form with statement. When finished & checked print off form with statement. Give to your tutor with cheque for £15.00 (payable to Thomas Hardye School) Give to your tutor with cheque for £15.00 (payable to Thomas Hardye School) If tutor satisfied with form press electronic button Send to Referee If tutor satisfied with form press electronic button Send to Referee Keep a paper copy for yourself Keep a paper copy for yourself

8 References Your tutor will write your reference with help from subject teachers. Your tutor will write your reference with help from subject teachers. The 6 th Form Office will attach reference to form and send it to UCAS The 6 th Form Office will attach reference to form and send it to UCAS This process will take at least a week, if not more. This process will take at least a week, if not more.

9 DEADLINES Oxbridge/Medics - 29 th September Oxbridge/Medics - 29 th September All forms should be given in by October 18 th at the latest if you want any chance of positive consideration by universities. All forms should be given in by October 18 th at the latest if you want any chance of positive consideration by universities.


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