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    You shouldn't be thinking about retaking yet, just work as hard as you can and then you won't need to retake...
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    (Original post by AlohaCharlotte)
    Same situation! Got ABCD at alevel but have been predicted ABB and will be resitting some exams
    Bah, I just spoke to my teacher and she said she 'forgot' to change my predicted grade, so english was kept at a B not an A.

    And I've applied for uni's asking for ABB

    Clearing here I come.
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    I feel you it sucks that if we mess up now its too late to change anything and we are pretty much screwed. I don't have another option so I have to do well this year
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    (Original post by panophobic)
    Bah, I just spoke to my teacher and she said she 'forgot' to change my predicted grade, so english was kept at a B not an A.

    And I've applied for uni's asking for ABB

    Clearing here I come.
    No way! That sucks
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    (Original post by AlohaCharlotte)
    I'm in year 13, what will happen if I perform really badly in exams this year (retaking units 2 and ISAs on top of A2s), I'm under the impression I cannot retake a year due to the government changing the timing of a levels, so what would I do?
    Sorry this is really badly worded so I hope you get the gist of what I'm trying to day
    Hi AlohaCharlotte,

    I do agree with Shawn - it's much better if you prepare well so that your results are the one you want and you get into the HE institution that you want.
    I wasn't so fortunate in my final exams so fortunately my sixth form is letting me resit some exams as an external candidate next summer. I'm not sure, as is said with the changes to exams and exam format, if that may be possible but it is worth asking if you find yourself in that situation.

    Drawbacks may be that a lot of your revision is self-directed with the school/college you're at taking an off-hand approach to helping you, and you'll have to do your UCAS application all over again, so it's worth drafting and refining your personal statement in a word document this year, saving it, and then only pasting it into the UCAS website when you know it's pitch perfect! This way you'll do a lot less UCAS work if you happen to find yourself in my position.
 
 
 
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