Getting in your Ucas application was half the battle – now you have to sort through your offers and pick the two that suit you best

If you’re in sixth form, with a bit of luck, university offers will be trickling into your inbox about now. But it’s not time to relax just yet. Whittling your offers down to one “firm” and one “insurance” choice will require careful consideration, a bit of strategic thinking, and some self-confidence.

So whether you’re deciding which universities to put as your firm and insurance options, or trying your best to remain calm when you haven’t got the offers you want, here’s what sixth-form tutors, careers advisors and students say you should do next.

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