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    I have decided to resit my Spanish AS level (I got a B and I want an A) As I'm applying to do Spanish and Russian/Spanish and Chinese at uni, is this wise? What will the admissions tutors see? Will it be 'pending' or something like that, will they assume that I did badly and therefore think 'uh-uh, we don't want her'? Can anyone give me advice on this?
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    they wont know about the grade they will only assume that you have decided to take all exams in the last year
    declining grades doesnt affect your chances when applying to unis
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    they will only know your teachers predicted grade.. so good luck with getting your teacher to predict for you
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    Really? So they will either assume that I am doing AS and A Level in Yr 13 or will they assume that I am resitting? That is quite good. I didn't know that! Thank you!
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    Can you just ask not to cash in your grades? Some schools (including mine) have a policy of not cashing them in, which means they don't have to go on your UCAS form and universities can't discriminate against you for not having them. Just make sure your Spanish teacher predicts you an A. Depending on how high your B was, you should probably resit 1/2 modules.
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    if my AS grades are AABB and im going for an AAA/AAB course with predicted AAA/AAB, will putting my AS grades on UCAS (cashing them all in) help me or disadvantage me? im confident my teacher will predict me an A for one of the subjects if got the AS B in (taking into consideration retakes i will do). will the universities doubt my A predicition if they see i got a B for the subject in AS?

    by the way, the uni is UCL and a maths course

    thanks
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    theoneandonly - If you have a choice, don't cash them in. That way, you can get predicted AAA without anyone having a reason to doubt it (unless your GCSEs were really bad or your school has a reputation as a liar!).

    If you re-take, you must decline (not state) that AS grade. It probably looks better if you haven't cashed in any results in this case, though doesn't matter that much.
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    Any that aren't cashed in (or where you've declined the aggregation) will go down as pending. It may appear that you're resitting if you've got one pending and the rest aggregated, so the best bet is - as people said - probably to decline them all and aggregate them at the end of next year. I didn't cash any in, like Kelly that's my school's policy and it didn't disadvantage me - it can't have, I got 6 offers.
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    so generally is it unwise to cash in some subjects and not others ?
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    just dont bother cashing any in (can do the AS subject your dropping)
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    but surely if someone isnt going to resit any, then it would be better to cash in ?
 
 
 

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