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What do universities think of AS level modular resits? watch

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    Sorry if this kind of thing has been posted before, but I'm just after some advice.

    Basically, the title explains what I'm asking xD I got my AS modular exam results today, and they weren't all that great. B for biology, D for chemistry and E for maths. Actually, I'd say that these results are shocking, really! I'm definitely going to be retaking chemistry and maths in June this year, but I was just wondering what top universities think of resits?

    I got 10A*s and 3 A's at GCSE. But by no means am I 'naturally clever' or whatever. Teachers all expected me to get A's for these modular AS exams but.. Well. Hrm. That sort of didn't happen. I didn't revise efficiently enough, and due to a relapse in my OCD during the previous few months, it impacted upon my revision and exams (although I have no evidence to support the fact that I suffer from OCD).

    Sorry, I rambled a bit. Anyway, any information regarding the view universities have on retakes will be helpful.
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    Most universities expect you to resit any modules that you need to.

    What is considered differently by many universities are people who take 3 years to complete their A levels (so resit an entire year).

    This isn't universal - if you're interested in oxbridge or some of the more competetive courses at LSE/Imperial/Bristol/Warwick/UCL then they sometimes have specific policies over module resits. So if you have any aspirations to specific uni courses or universities then it's worth checking out their policies.
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