Any gold medal winner will say that the secret to their success is often the people behind the scenes – their coach, teammates, family and friends.
Lots of people applying to study at university through Clearing would say the same thing.
If you’re the parent, carer, friend, relative or supporter of someone looking to apply through Clearing and they’ve come to you for help, it’s good to know the ins and outs of the process, and what you can do to help them get ahead and land a place on the course that’s best for them.
Clearing is designed to give people another chance at getting into university. You can apply through Clearing if you’re applying for university for the first time in 2021, you’re not holding any offers from your UCAS application, you didn’t meet the conditions of your offer or you achieved better results than expected.
Whatever their situation, here are a few ways in which you can support your applicant, from preparation to results day.