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    Hi there, my name's Bobby. I'm 18 and I'm a student in my sixthform studying my A2's. I'm currently studying English Literature A2 and Art & Design A2.
    Last year I had taken

    English Literature AS
    Art AS
    History AS

    and the results I got were

    English Literature/Exam AS - E (60%
    English Literature/Coursework AS - B (40%)
    English Literature/Overall - D

    Art AS
    ART Coursework - D (60%)
    Art Exam - D (40%)

    History AS
    History exam - U
    History exam - U
    History Overall - U

    Last year I had a lot of family problems. I had been thrown out of my home, so I was homeless for a couple days, I obviously couldn't reivse and I hadn't the time to prepare as much for my English and History exams. During the exam I had fearfilled thoughts going through my head for when I got home... yeah I have a tough home-life. Anywho, I have a part-time job, had it since I started my AS. I make around £600 a month after tax and I'm only working 12 hours, so Thursday 04:00pm - 08:00pm Saturday 09:00am - 13:00pm and Sunday 12:00am - 4:00pm.

    My life at home has gotten easier ever since last year, and I'm more focused and fixated on my achievements.
    I didn't fill out a UCAS application as I felt as if there wasn't any point.
    My dream is to be an English Teacher in Canada some day, and I really really enjoy socialising and talking to people, making peoples lives better. I love reading and I love talking. I want to be able to impact on the young-people of the future who will shape our world. my problem is, I'm only currently doing two A Levels.

    I am re-taking my English AS and Art exam, English this January and Art around may time. I hopefully want to get

    English Literature A level - A/B
    Art - B

    The question I have is though, getting in to a reputable university such as "The university of Leiciester" to study English the requirements is

    A - in english
    B - Any other A level
    B - Any other A level

    I believe that some university (good ones) don't require 3 A levels as such... but the required UCAS? I'm not sure how that works.

    I just would highly appreciate your thoughts and opinions and possible advice if you would be so kind.

    Kind Regards

    Bobby Singh
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