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Official AS & A2 Results Day 2016

  • View Poll Results: What grades are you expecting on results day?
    A*A*A* (A2 only)
    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
    360
    10.88%
    AAB
    468
    14.14%
    ABB
    407
    12.30%
    BBB
    180
    5.44%
    BBC
    204
    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
    58
    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
    5.89%
    ACC
    49
    1.48%
    Other
    233
    7.04%

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    (Original post by Soooscared)
    Am so nervous what if examiners can't read my work sInce the exams I havent really thought about how I did now theirs only 18 days 😥
    My French paper was so messy. I crossed out tons of stuff out, wrote in circles to avoid the crossed out part, wrote really small underneath the dotted lines and put *s to add bits in which I wrote right at the bottom of the page in the blank space. And to add to that my rs look like ns and my ts look like rs. Hopefully it'll turn out okay. I really do. I don't know how they mark work like mine hopefully they don't just ignore it because they deem it illegible. It's been marked now so worrying won't change it I guess. I feel sorry for the examined marking mine XD
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    What are the chances that answers written on extra paper get lost and so do not get marked? I wrote on a lot of extra paper
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    Hi Im going up to year 13 this september, and my school had AS exams even tho we did reformed ones
    I've been getting predicted As or A*s all year in my report but I actually believe I got at most ABB in my AS exams.(or even lower)

    Prob A in maths, which isnt reformed yet i.e counts toward my uni definitely, and I am aiming for Oxford maths.

    But I think I just lost my mind in one of the two exams for Economics and Chemistry.

    I need an A*A*A for Oxford maths, and if I actually get ABB for AS does this mean I literally have no chance of getting in? (Nonetheless how good my A2 grades may be, personal statement, and MAT, teacher reference)

    Also, does anyone know what happens to the schools who only took non-reformed subjects for AS?
    I think surely, schools would have given a better predicted grade to their students than those who actually took ASs this year, so I quite feel this is unfair(?) or maybe not, Im not really sure how the system goes

    Please give me some sincere and honest advice.
    I am so frustrated at myself😭😭😭
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    (Original post by 17lina)
    Hi Im going up to year 13 this september, and my school had AS exams even tho we did reformed ones
    I've been getting predicted As or A*s all year in my report but I actually believe I got at most ABB in my AS exams.(or even lower)

    Prob A in maths, which isnt reformed yet i.e counts toward my uni definitely, and I am aiming for Oxford maths.

    But I think I just lost my mind in one of the two exams for Economics and Chemistry.

    I need an A*A*A for Oxford maths, and if I actually get ABB for AS does this mean I literally have no chance of getting in? (Nonetheless how good my A2 grades may be, personal statement, and MAT, teacher reference)

    Also, does anyone know what happens to the schools who only took non-reformed subjects for AS?
    I think surely, schools would have given a better predicted grade to their students than those who actually took ASs this year, so I quite feel this is unfair(?) or maybe not, Im not really sure how the system goes

    Please give me some sincere and honest advice.
    I am so frustrated at myself😭😭😭
    Well, for Maths at Oxford the most important factors by a long way are the MAT and interviews, so as long as you are predicted A*A*A then you should be OK as far as A-levels are concerned. The biggest problem for you will probably not having done Further Maths. Very few of the applicants who are not taking this subject do well enough on the MAT to be called for interview (14 out of 73 in 2015), and even fewer get offered a place in the end (3 out of 73 in 2015).
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    I just found out that someone who went to my school got 5 A*a few years ago :0

    No pressure then.
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    Was expecting A*A*A before my exams. Now hoping for AAB. I'm f*cked !!!1!
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    (Original post by LiesandAlibis)
    Was expecting A*A*A before my exams. Now hoping for AAB. I'm f*cked !!!1!
    Same here
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    (Original post by breakfastbar333)
    What are the chances that answers written on extra paper get lost and so do not get marked? I wrote on a lot of extra paper
    In psychology I had to ask three times for extra paper lol so hopefully they mark it lmao
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    (Original post by LiesandAlibis)
    Was expecting A*A*A before my exams. Now hoping for AAB. I'm f*cked !!!1!
    Yeh but I actually need AAA/A*AB or no uni for me and clearing here I come ahahha #HELP .
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    (Original post by DarkEnergy)
    Its definitely not the one in the Caribbean - http://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/clearing
    :eek:
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    I'm thinking CCD.

    IT was incredibly easy as I did pretty much the entire year of work in the last month and will still get a merit, but I wish I felt motivated a little earlier so I could have got an A*.

    I like I would have got a B in Media if my previous teacher marked my coursework better, as he was pretty strict with marking and I know that my coursework last year would have gotten an A if submitted this year.

    English confuses me, as when i look at my coursework and other people's coursework, I can see that mine is definitely better than most, but they end uo with higher marks, whereas I get higher marks in exams than coursework despite the fact that I don't think I'm good with exams.

    My friend annoys me because he never seems to try that hard and gets As all of the time, whereas I'm sure my coursework is often better and I try really hard, yet I've never done as well as he has. We had the same coursework in Year 11 for Media as we were working together, but he got an A for it and I got a C, so something's clearly going on and it has always annoyed me.

    However, I'm starting my BTEC in September and find focusing on one subject to be tons easier than three at once. GCSEs were a nightmare and MUCH harder than A Levels in my opinion. The BTEC will be up my street more and I'm no longer dealing with depression and many hormonal issues. Additionally, even if I don't do too well I'll still get into a university because I'll have over 500 UCAS points and tons of experience, which is what most universities ask for. I don't know why most people dont just do this.
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    (Original post by ConicalFlask)
    I just found out that someone who went to my school got 5 A*a few years ago :0

    No pressure then.
    Ohhhh hahaha ; I know someone with 4A*'s but 5 is a whole other level wowowwo
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Ohhhh hahaha ; I know someone with 4A*'s but 5 is a whole other level wowowwo
    Ikr!
    Unsurprisingly he got into Cambridge.
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    (Original post by Aeterna Umbra)
    I'm thinking CCD.

    IT was incredibly easy as I did pretty much the entire year of work in the last month and will still get a merit, but I wish I felt motivated a little earlier so I could have got an A*.

    I like I would have got a B in Media if my previous teacher marked my coursework better, as he was pretty strict with marking and I know that my coursework last year would have gotten an A if submitted this year.

    English confuses me, as when i look at my coursework and other people's coursework, I can see that mine is definitely better than most, but they end uo with higher marks, whereas I get higher marks in exams than coursework despite the fact that I don't think I'm good with exams.

    My friend annoys me because he never seems to try that hard and gets As all of the time, whereas I'm sure my coursework is often better and I try really hard, yet I've never done as well as he has. We had the same coursework in Year 11 for Media as we were working together, but he got an A for it and I got a C, so something's clearly going on and it has always annoyed me.

    However, I'm starting my BTEC in September and find focusing on one subject to be tons easier than three at once. GCSEs were a nightmare and MUCH harder than A Levels in my opinion. The BTEC will be up my street more and I'm no longer dealing with depression and many hormonal issues. Additionally, even if I don't do too well I'll still get into a university because I'll have over 500 UCAS points and tons of experience, which is what most universities ask for. I don't know why most people dont just do this.
    Be careful ; most ' good ' unis do not make offers in terms of UCAS points and also they won't accept ucas points gained from typically more than 3 alevels / btec cause otherwise you could just do like 5 alevels and get average grades but would be seen as ' better' than someone with only 3 alevels with much better grades which obviously doesn't make sense ! The likelihood is that if you get poor alevels then your BTEC will they be what the unis Look at instead and they won't make you an offer based on the fact you just have lots of UCAS points having done alevels and now a BTEC so Yh just be careful when looking at uni requirements as very few places care about UCAS points, but experience is certainly favourable for many subjects I hope your btec means you do better acamedically and can achieve your goal whatever that may be ' good luck !!
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    (Original post by ConicalFlask)
    Ikr!
    Unsurprisingly he got into Cambridge.
    The guy with 4A*'s also got into Cambridge Hahaa !
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Be careful ; most ' good ' unis do not make offers in terms of UCAS points and also they won't accept ucas points gained from typically more than 3 alevels / btec cause otherwise you could just do like 5 alevels and get average grades but would be seen as ' better' than someone with only 3 alevels with much better grades which obviously doesn't make sense ! The likelihood is that if you get poor alevels then your BTEC will they be what the unis Look at instead and they won't make you an offer based on the fact you just have lots of UCAS points having done alevels and now a BTEC so Yh just be careful when looking at uni requirements as very few places care about UCAS points, but experience is certainly favourable for many subjects I hope your btec means you do better acamedically and can achieve your goal whatever that may be ' good luck !!
    Most universities I've looked into ask for UCAS points and experience (and given I'm going for Film and TV I'll just need to have done a few projects. Most people our age think that gettingngood grades will get you somewhere, when what's most important to universities and jobs are initiative and drive. I've done things for myself and my work on media projects in my A Levels were quite impressive, according to my teachers and peers, so they, as well as a couple of short films I've done and my upcoming BTEC work, will go miles. And since I can apply to five universities im pretty certain it'll work out. And even if it doesn't, so what? The reason many people dont tend to get places in life isn't because they're not clever enough, it tends to be because they've given up. You spend twenty years trying to get into university and fail and you will probably just give up and be upset, when in reality if you use initiative and hold your drive you'll get somewhere regardless of how academically clever you are. So, whatever happens, I'm under the belief that it'll turn out alright. It's a cold, harsh world for people who achieve academically but don't know much beyond that.

    I tend to get lower grades because I have multiple drawbacks with exams, such as processing and writing speed, and never have the drive to continually work on projects that don't interest me. In addition to this, multiple subjects as once just confuses me. I feel that a BTEC is more in my comfort zone, as I'll be interested in the subject and can put my entire focus into it. My last year had a lot of focus spent on improving social skills and working on my confidence (as well as three months with severe depression), and now I'm just excited to learn, for the first time in quite a while :thumbsup:

    I don't pretend that I'm good enough academically to be getting straight As like most people here, as my brain isnt wired that way and I don't function well in classes, but I feel that under the right circumstances I would have done better.
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    And...it's the month of results 😩


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    fuk again
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    I am so scared about A2 results since uni depends on it. I was thinking wat should I do if I fail can we do resits with the curriculum changing its confusing. Really hope everything works out for me and others here though have to be prepared for the worst as well. 😔
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    (Original post by smegsxo)
    And...it's the month of results 😩


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    And the month of my birthday lol :dontknow:

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