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    I am 19 years old and retook my AS levels last yr.. I did ok-ish considering I didnt put much effort in getting DDE however since A2 I have been fully focused and recently sacrificed my social life. I retook my AS grades in January and also done my A2 business, I ended up getting D's whilst everyone in my class got Bs and Cs, I feel like a failure considering I actually tried. Although I have another shot in summer to retake exams AGAIN, I am doubting whether A levels is for me. Ihave applied for uni this year but all my unis want at least 300points/ BBB . Is A levels for me?
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    Newbie on this BTW so HI!
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    Well you still have one more shot so why don't you see how you do in the summer exams rather than throwing the towel in now. And maybe you need to find some new revision techniques that suit you better than the one you used for the jan papers
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    Yeah I guess your right, thanks for the advice
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    You may think you did a lot of revision, but maybe you need more time to revise. How many hours a day did you revise for and for how many weeks/months? Some people need more revision than others and from your results maybe you need to do more. Do you understand everything learnt in class, if not find someone who can help you.

    If you feel you did a lot, I would say 4 hours a day, then maybe A levels isn't for you. Also If you don't have the motivation and determination to revise then maybe A levels isn't for you.
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    I guess being totally honest I didnt do 4 hours revision a day, It just worried me how friends of mine had done much less revision the me and managed get such good grades, I guess we're all different and Im just going to give it my best shot revision starting from now!!
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    I think one of the worst things to do if you're not happy with your grades is compare the amount of revision and the grades you get to your friends! Everyone needs a different amount, different type of revision and different motivations to get there.

    I think you should try again, for the final time, but in the meantime think about an alternative route in case you don't succeed in the next lot of exams. Something that's really encouraged me is having a goal, which it sounds like you have, but a backup plan and the feeling that no matter what you get you can still do something can be great reassurance!
 
 
 
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