My Clearing Story

At A level, I studied English Language, French and Spanish. An interesting BUT challenging combination – I am sure you will agree! I excelled in English Language but the two languages often left me feeling deflated and tongue-tied. The morning of results day is the WORST – I won’t lie to you! I had felt … Continue reading My Clearing Story

16 Hours of Clearing

If, like me, you believed you were destined to go into Clearing before you even laid eyes on your results, then you will probably believe that it will be the worst thing anyone has gone through ever. Whilst not being the single greatest moment of your life. The truth is that clearing is nowhere near … Continue reading 16 Hours of Clearing

Results Day – My Story

Hey everyone, I’m Katy and this is what Results Day was like for me. So before I actually received my results, I had a niggling feeling that my exams hadn’t gone the way I’d hoped. So when I wasn’t working (I had a part-time job to help me save for uni) I started doing research … Continue reading Results Day – My Story

Clearing: My Journey

My story with Clearing began when I attended a graduation here at the University of York. I was blown away by how beautiful the university was and at the friendliness of the people. Prior to this, I was a student at another university. However, I knew as soon as I came to York that this … Continue reading Clearing: My Journey

My Clearing Experience

Feelings about Clearing Before results day I was filled with anxiety, during the summer of year thirteen the fear of results day looms over you. I originally intended to take a gap year, but after receiving my results my mother advised me to go through clearing. Neither of us had any knowledge of the processes … Continue reading My Clearing Experience

My Experience in Clearing

The idea of Clearing was something that had always been imposed upon me by my sixth form leaders as some sort of stressful labyrinth that was to be avoided at all costs. Although this mentality may have encouraged me to adopt a strict revision schedule, it definitely didn’t do anything to calm my nerves for … Continue reading My Experience in Clearing

A Festival of Clearing

My clearing experience can only really be described as an emotional rollercoaster of events. There were times of joy, excitement, stress, worry and overall relief as I went through the process. I hope my story will reassure anyone who, like me, worries about rejection, failure, stress, and the unknown. Trust me, if I, a rather … Continue reading A Festival of Clearing