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    I have thought and predicted my grades on all exams i have taken so far and every SINGLE one was B (according to previous mark schemes) i did not put in much effort and should have worked harder- what jobs could i do?? alevels? diplomas? apprentaships? (i wanted to enter leeds for dentistry but have little to no chance getting there now) -i live in a household less than 25,000 maybe the 'acess to leeds' thing could help....

    I take: triple science, maths, igcse english lang+lit, DEC, geography, Btec ICT, Btec Dance ,R.E

    You can do A-Levels! B grades aren't that bad. I wouldn't really do an apprenticeship right after GCSEs as you are clearly above average with your predicted GCSEs.

    For Access/Foundation Year/Year 0 courses it's not just income that is a factor, sometimes it is locality and also contextual data for schools too (i.e. if you got all Bs but the average person in your school for all Ds then your grades will have more weight compared to a rich private school kid (who sips port and is obese on pheasant) who got all As but the average person there got all A*s) and also it depends on your AS Subjects e.g. if you picked the subjects that make you eligible for the normal course then they won't let you do the access course.

    Remember - Your AS and A2 are a lot more important than your GCSEs. Your GCSEs are incredibly important though, but if you have a shiny set of AS and A2 results combined with dental work experience and a good BMAT score then you will have a great chance at applying for dentistry I'm sure

    GCSE's truly do not define your life path, or career for that matter. The most they honestly do is help you to get your A-level options, after that your A-levels are most important.

    Just take what A-levels you want to/can with the B's, you can do most with that, I think aside from probably Maths. Don't worry about it too much.
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