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    I was wondering if it is possible to get an A at A level even though i have a D at AS with retakes?
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    Yeah. But it will be hard. You know how people do so well at AS that they can get a U in A2 modules and still walk away with an A overall. You just have to do that in reverse.
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    If you are doing retakes then yes it is, obviously it will help if you already have one good module grade and just a bad second one but even then it's still possible. Just work hard :yes:
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    Yeah totally. Retaking your first year exams is basically the same as fast-tracking (Where you do AS and A2 in one year), except you already have some basic knowledge from last year, and people fast-track and get A's all the time so yes it is possible. You do need to so some serious work though, as I doubt it'll be easy.
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    I went from a D to a B so with a little bit more work I could have got an A. So yes, yes you can
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    It's impossible to do without retakes, but with retakes it should be doable.
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    I got an E in AS and a B at A-level, taking 2 resits out of 3. You'd have to do really well in the A-level exams and and the re-sits, depending on how low your D was. But it is possible, just revise a lot!
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    Thank you guys it's made me feel better knowing that there's some hope for me
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    (Original post by Aman27)
    I was wondering if it is possible to get an A at A level even though i have a D at AS with retakes?
    Are you dumb? How would that be possible? Idiot! Do some maths before wasting space on TSR!
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    Do well in retakes and in your A2 exams and it is possible.
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    If you do well in your retakes then I see no reason why not.
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    Yes. It is possible.
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    (Original post by bramz19)
    Yeah. But it will be hard. You know how people do so well at AS that they can get a U in A2 modules and still walk away with an A overall. You just have to do that in reverse.
    That is impossible.
    I got full marks in History AS, I still couldn't get a U to get an A!
    Also, don't most boards have a thing where if you get a U in one module you automatically get a U overall?
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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    That is impossible.
    I got full marks in History AS, I still couldn't get a U to get an A!
    you might be able to get a U in one module at A2 though, and still get an A?

    in history, a girl in the year above me got an A at AS (not full UMS), and an A in the A2 coursework module, but then a U in the Russia A2 exam, which still worked out as a B overall. So maybe if she'd got full UMS at AS she could have got an A?
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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    That is impossible.
    I got full marks in History AS, I still couldn't get a U to get an A!
    Also, don't most boards have a thing where if you get a U in one module you automatically get a U overall?
    I got full marks for Economics at AS. If I were to get 120/120 for one of my A2 modules, then I wouldn't even have to sit the other A2 module out of 80 to get an A. I've not heard of this 'U in one, U overall' thing. I do know people who took A-Levels a few years ago who completely flunked their last A2 module safe in the knowledge that they are practically guaranteed an A. However, the availability of the A* now means that most people will still be working hard for their last modules.
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    I nearly managed it. I had an overall D in ICT at AS Level, and through a lot of painful resits, I've managed to get a very good B (13 UMS off an A). But, yes, it's very possible especially if you feel a D does not reflect on your own potential.
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    It's definitely possible! I got a D in my AS results and I'm hoping to put it up to a B Good luck!
 
 
 
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