Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter

    Hi, currently in year 12, sitting a Maths Core 1 and Law Unit 2 in January. I'm not so worried about the law - however I am certainly worried about my maths core 1 regarding not getting the result I should be achieving.

    If I was to resit, what would universities regard that as? Would they just look at my first mark and disregard completely my resit mark? My college have been saying they completely disregard the resit result, however it appears to me they are just trying to make us work hard first time understandably, but what if resiting is the next best option after the paper?

    Several top universities really look down on resits so try your hardest. Core 1 isn't that hard, you should be able to manage. All the papers are the same, with questions just phrased slightly differently and using different numbers. It's not too hard to learn all the methods.

    Tbh it's Core 3 and 4 next year that you will be worrying about; I'm sure you will do fine in C1. Universities won't disregard your resit result, but do start revising daily and you'll be fine.
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Will you be richer or poorer than your parents?
    Applying to uni

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Graduates celebrate

    How to write a good personal statement

    Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

    Two students working together

    A-Z of universities

    Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

    A student working on a computer

    Personal statement help

    Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student looking down a microscope

    Planning open days

    Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

    Help out other students

    These questions still need an answer

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.