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    Hello i got 1A,&7bs and 4 Cs at GCSE's i was just wondering have i failed/ruined my life. Also what are the average 2010 results and can i possbily compete for universitys places with people who got A*?
    A=Geography
    3b's= ICT
    b= business studies
    b= RE
    2b's= Science
    4C's= English lit and language, history and maths
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    Nope, you have certainly NOT ruined your life. You can apply for pretty much any University course in your second year at College. I'm not sure about the average GCSE results for this year, but I expect it's probably somewhere between 5 C's and 5 B's.
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    C grades for English and Maths will rule out several more competitive university courses, but you have by no means "ruined your life".
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    By "ruining your life" you mean oxbridge and the benefits from that then the ultimatum is... Yes.

    However, Russell Group universities are perfectly within your grasp if you strive for a subject you got A/Bs in and work until your brain melts in your A level. Although the Cs in English Language and Mathematics may haunt you when applying for job. I would have put top priority on them in the GCSE years tbh.
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    If you're a hard worker you can do a lot of stuff.
    If you're not, then you have to be really intelligent.

    Let's hope you're a hard worker.
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    o.O and what if i'm relatively bright but by no means a hardworker

    always ask myself that question ^^ .. because i'm really motivated in class and when teacher ask questions i'm one of them who always raise the hand and has the answer ( or a half right answer ^^)

    BUT then when they ask for homework I directly shut up and look at the ground because I HAVEN'T DONE THEM!...

    I came trough most years by doing the work in lunchtime/breaks.. as it was not that much... but since this year started i'm looking forward to always do the homework.. at HOME as the name suggests ^^.. no matter how boring it is or if i understand it or not ^^
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    do you think i should retake the english and maybe history becuase im confident i could get A's or B's, i only got C's because i couldnt do a higher paper?
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    I think you should retake English Lit, and Lang, and Maths for sure.
    History if you desire, as well.
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    Ok but im also doing A-levels so i dont want to fall behind. Im happy with my maths one because i dont think i could get a a and with a lit of work i might be able to get a B but it would just put me too far behind so i might just doe English and History. What do you think?
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    (Original post by tehforum)
    I think you should retake English Lit, and Lang, and Maths for sure.
    History if you desire, as well.
    and how much would that cost, out of curiosity ofc? :confused:
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    (Original post by awais590)
    and how much would that cost, out of curiosity ofc? :confused:
    Contact your local centre? e.g your old school, or a local college?
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    (Original post by tehforum)
    Contact your local centre? e.g your old school, or a local college?
    Well, say one is on a gap year and he/she would like to resit some GCSEs? I would say quite expensive as I highly doubt schools would allow an 18 year old to 'sit in', no?
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    (Original post by voller1994)
    Ok but im also doing A-levels so i dont want to fall behind. Im happy with my maths one because i dont think i could get a a and with a lit of work i might be able to get a B but it would just put me too far behind so i might just doe English and History. What do you think?
    You don't need to get an A, get a B if you are unable to get an A.

    Also, retaking a Maths GCSE would pose no problems, however, English Lit and Lang have coursework components (written and spoken).

    You may have to find a solely exam based Eng Lit and Lang qualification.

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    At Awais, yes, I would imagine it would be expensive.
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    Ok and i have already done the Coursework, both speaking and written, so i would just need to re take the exam. Also i wasnt on about retaking A-levels just to clear that up.
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    Okay, then the retaking of both English Lit and Lang is viable.

    Good luck! If you do the AQA spec, I can help you.
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    How could you help me with the AQA specification? and yeah thats my exam board
 
 
 
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