Students could apply to university after A-levels under major overhaul of admissions system

Students would apply to university only after receiving their A-level results under a radical overhaul of the admissions system being considered by the watchdog, The Independent is reporting.

Personal statements and predicted exam grades could be scrapped from the application process – and unconditional offers, which can pressure students into accepting a place, may end.

Possible reforms on the table include saving university offers until after a student has received their A-level grades, or delaying the application process altogether until after results day.

The review will also consider the use of “inappropriate” marketing or incentives offered to students at a time when they might be especially vulnerable.

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