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    The A Level reforms mean that even though I have no official qualifications until y13, my parents are looking at my mocks and deciding I need to resit AS. I got a B, D and U excluding the actual AS exam I sat. I personally don't think I need to resit and that I can up my grades in year 13 and for the actual exams and my GCSE grades were all A*s but I go to private sixth form now and my parents kind of have the control. As for predicted grades, I've spoken to my teachers and they say they can raise them for me or I can take a gap year and use my real results. What do I do? Like I honestly feel like I'm about to lose a year of my life. Help please? What should I do?

    Wait and see what you actually got, resitting isn't that bad and almost all students end up retaking some modules so it doesn't make you look dumb. And to be honest with the fees you pay for private college i'm not surprised your parents want you to resit.

    It's better to continue with year 13. You can take a gap year if you don't manage to get good offers. Focus on getting great a-level results and then you can decide whether to take a gap year and reapply.
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