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    Suppose your results are decent. But one of your AS levels is a E or a D. You drop that subject. How badly does it effect your application to University?

    Has this ever happened to anyone else? What were the consequences?

    Thanks for reading.
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    I got a U in AS biology, so obviously dropped it, carried on with my other 3 onto A2 and most likely going to get AAB. I'm still attending a russel group uni in september, so hasn't affected me too much
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    An E or D is still a pass...
    I completely failed physics at AS and have still managed to get 6 offers (changed course through extra so 5 I originally applied for then an offer through extra). It would only really affect you if you were applying to an oxbridge type uni. The vast majority of others wouldn't care providing you get the required grades for the 3 a-levels you have left.
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    Shouldn't affect your application too much, unless you're applying to Oxbridge or the top, TOP unis... But still, the vast majorities will just be happy with your 3 A2 grades... Eg, they won't turn down an A*A*A student just because they got a D in an AS that they didn't continue to A2, if that makes sense? Good luck
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    (Original post by h4nn4h9)
    I got a U in AS biology, so obviously dropped it, carried on with my other 3 onto A2 and most likely going to get AAB. I'm still attending a russel group uni in september, so hasn't affected me too much
    Did they mention it at an interview or anything?
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    Im having a bit of the same problem. I'm doing Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry.
    I have done extremely badly in my Jan/June exams, and am looking at an E in Chemistry.
    Even getting C's/D's this time around, I'm confident I can get straight A's next year but
    I'm not sure how im supposed to apply to Uni.

    Further isn't accepted as a qualification till the end of A2, and in effect i'll have two average grades in Maths and Physics and and E in Chemistry - will all the Uni's just turn me down? Or will they take my predicted grades?

    @>username<, I don't think it would matter unless there were others with a strong fourth AS.
 
 
 
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