Here's my situation:
I didn't know what to do for A levels, so stupidly after my friend said 'do BTEC National Diploma Engineering it looks good' i decided to take it along with Maths A level, what a mistake it was, to be perfectly honest i have a good interest in all the sciences, energy, materials etc. but to be honest i don't really like it nor do i excel in it, the BTEC is extremely easy (predicted DDD) but i struggle in exams with the a level do to substandard teaching i am currently on a D for maths and so i only got into 2/5 choices, Surrey (DDD) and Southampton with Foundation year (DDD and they want a C i doubt i can even bloody achieve the C), but anyway i visited Surrey and i didn't like it, i think i wouldn't like studying there i would much rather go to Nottingham or Sheffield who both are suppose to have a much better social life (which is important to me and both are better in terms of accommodation), i got rejected from Nottingham.
My question is should i just take a gap year and apply next year (and either retake maths all over again or do something abroad (though i doubt i can afford to do anything abroad), as i will probably have a better chance as fees go up.
I would also apply to some American Unis.
Or should i just take Surrey's offer?
Another option would be to decline all my offers and go into clearing and see if i can get into Nottingham or Sheffield or another uni which i would prefer to surrey (which has a lovely campus/environment etc).
Please give me some advice.
EDIT: And would i have a good chance of actually getting into an American Uni with a D in maths but DDD in BTEC?
I really don't know what to do.... Watch
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Last edited by DdotT; 20-03-2011 at 20:08.
- 20-03-2011 20:02