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    I'm a second year at uni, and I'm trying to apply for jobs etc, but they look at UCAS points as I don't have a degree yet.
    My ucas points are lower than what people want, as everything that could happen did happen around my a-level exams, and I didn't do as well as I should have done.

    Is there any way that I can get more UCAS points?

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    Do some music or ballet grades, that gives points. Or an evening class in an AS for a while, then apply for jobs. There aren't many ways to get ucas points.


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    Whilst you can get UCAS points for random things, it won't help you. They won't be interested in points from music grades!

    Jobs look at points from A Levels, so you'd either need to resit or to take new ones. But they may also discriminate based on second sittings so this may not help.

    However, you may be eligible for mitigating circumstances.

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    (Original post by Juno)
    Whilst you can get UCAS points for random things, it won't help you. They won't be interested in points from music grades!

    Jobs look at points from A Levels, so you'd either need to resit or to take new ones. But they may also discriminate based on second sittings so this may not help.

    However, you may be eligible for mitigating circumstances.

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    I got mitigating circumstances for when I got into uni, but I'm unsure about writing "I didn't get enough points because so and so happened" on a job application, cause I don't want it to sound like an excuse or something

    I'm considering doing another a level, if I can find somewhere to do it part time

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