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    Hi, all!

    I'm going to apply to Edinburgh uni to study English Lit. My school marks and exam results were really good, so I'm not worried about that. However, straight after leaving school I went to Germany to study History. I'm now in my second year. While in Germany, I found out that History is not for me, and I'd much rather study Literature.

    The problem I'm having is that I've failed almost every exam in university, and I usually get 3,0-4,0 from the resits. The few English grammar and literature exams that I had (English is my minor) went quite well, luckily. I don't have to mention all my failures in the UCAS application, however, I'm sure that Edinburgh is going to ask about them. If so, is it going to reduce my chances of admission considerably? There's very little chance for me to improve my marks because of the language barrier (I'm Lithuanian, and I've only learnt German for two years in school) and because, as I said, I don't like the subject as much as I hoped to.

    Could anyone please tell me if I stand a chance, or should not even bother trying? Thanks!
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