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BBC: University place scramble gets underway

BBCA scramble for university is under way with up to 186,000 students chasing a dwindling number of unfilled places.

With another record in the A-level pass rate, and 27% of entries gaining As or A*s, the competition appears more intense than ever.

The university admissions service said 2010 was perhaps the toughest year for admissions for the past decade.

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