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    I've applied for college and sixth form. I got accepted in both especially i was surprised I got a place to do Sixth form because I'm not that smart and my maths anyways... I've chosen to do History,English Lit and Psychology. From what I have seen,many a level students told me its a BIG jump from gcses. I know a few who got A* in GCSES but came out with a U in a levels.

    Thing is I'm not that smart and I'm afraid to fall behind, I'm a C/B grade student and ofc i want to attend to university to study criminology or something with crime, everyone says i did be really good at Law. However dont you need A* for every subject to do law/criminology?
    or is it better to do public services and then go to uni

    I would suggest you work as hard as you cna on your A levels. You wont fall behind if you keep up from the start, which means keeping up to date. If you dont understand, then ask.

    If you wnat to study criminology at RG Unis then that will mena you need to get A's and B's. there are plenty of nin RG Unis who will accept less. If you do your research whilst you are in year 12 then you cna identify which courses fall in your range.

    You cna do public service when you want, but it should be for your own reasons, just go when you are ready. Also a chance to save money.
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