If you have ever wondered What Next after Post UTME then this article is strictly for, and you alone. You and yourself are about to get insights on what to start doing after Post UTME is over.
After sitting for Post UTME, something tells you, “let me just relax, enjoy myself now that Jamb, as well as, Post UTME stress is over”. That’s certainly the first thing you should do.
After writing Post UTME, close your books, watch films, see movies, eat good food, sleep better and feel free to do other things you love while waiting for the Post UTME results to be out.
Predict your fate after the results are released. If your performance in the Post UTME is excellent then there is a high probability that you will be offered 2021/2022 Admission.
While waiting for Jamb official admission status, you can be preparing some documents needed for your school’s physical clearance. Examples are State/Local government of origin certificate, waec printout or certificate, birth certificate, original Jamb result slip, etc. These documents are important and not a waste whether or not you eventually gain admission.
Do research on your school fees, courses and acceptance fee, as well as other financial requirements for your school. This will save you the stress of running helter-skelter when your school finally announces clearance and resumption date.
Learn two or more tech skills if your school resumption date is still far. Your skills will really help you. Always learn to develop yourself.
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ON THE OTHER HAND: If you had a pass mark or scored around the general cut off mark for your first choice institution, your chance of admission is slim. However, it doesn’t mean you will be denied admission.
Since you can’t be very confident, you may want to wait patiently for the admission list to be released. While waiting, ensure to sit for the Post UTME of your other institutions of choice. Explore all available channels to gain admission.
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If your score is too low or below the general cut off mark for your school, you won’t be offered admission. For example, you cannot gain admission to study any course in Uniben with a Post UTME score less than 50 (Uniben general cut off mark is 50).
In this case, you may want to prepare better for the next Post UTME or register for Alevel Programmes such as JUPEB and IJMB to gain direct admission into 200 level.
In Conclusion, do all you can to gain admission this time around. However, not everyone will be admitted. But the fact that you are refused admission is not the end of life. There are other things you should do urgently.
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