12/08/2015 07:10 BST | Updated 12/08/2015 07:59 BST

9 Things You Should Know Before Going Through The University Clearing Process

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A middle school girl sitting in hallway of school looks upset while looking at her classwork.

As if sitting A-level exams and waiting half the summer for results wasn't stressful enough, some of you may find that come August 13, your grades are not what you were hoping for.

With 1 in 10 students having acquired a place at university through clearing last year, this is not uncommon. To give you a head start, we have compiled a list of nine things you should know before going through the clearing process, so that you can be as prepared as possible if your results don't go as planned.

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