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    I didn't do great in A-levels originally and took a year out. I took 6 re-sits this summer. 4 in maths and 2 in economics. When I did my re-sit form, i kind of thought, I would just be the same old me, and not do any revision. Thus the lack of re-sits. However, something happened and I did pull my socks up and work. Checking various mark schemes etc.. I've determined I got straight As in all 4 maths modules, and a potential A* in c4, the hardest one. However, I believe I will still fall short of an A overall by around 2-5 UMS due to leaving out two modules that I left at C/Bs. I also think I did well in my 2 Economics re-sits and have secured myself an A overall and two potential high UMS grades. I also left my 3rd subject at a C, again for the aforementioned reason of believing I wouldn't work. I will most likely come out tomorrow with ABC. Although, much better than last year (CDC), I still don't think it reflects how much work I truly put in during the summer. However, my unit grades do. I feel as if my overall grades have been restricted by the amount of exams I did. I believe, if I did a couple more, I would have AAB and maybe even a A*, if I re-sat all my a2 modules. I want to apply to RG universities (B'ham, Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton, sheffield, nottingham) to study something finance related. The courses I want to do are all listed on their clearing websites. However, I think they will turn me away since I don't hit the 'ABB' threshold.

    So, my question is, Will the clearing operator for each university have access to my unit grades once I give them my UCAS pid, and see that I did really well in the exams I did this summer.. and perhaps accept me for an AAB/ABB course. I have the individual grades of an 'A' grade Maths student, however unfortunately I don't have an overall A due to one module. Is it worth a chance trying to explain to them my situation? I'm even willing to do that module next summer, I know I will get an A.

    Another gap year isn't plausible and I really need to go university this year. However, I want to go to one that will reflect my grades and also my potential. I've learnt a lot about myself in terms of discipline and applying myself academically and believe my grades will only get better from now. It would be a real shame, if it's too late and I'm forced to go to a university that was suited to the old me. My current firm wants BCC. I really have no desire to attend here.

    I know it's a long read, but in the midst of all this exam night panic, I'm getting depressed and could do with some consolation and advice.
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    No, your module marks aren't accessible to admissions tutors, but they will form part of the conversation you will have with them in clearing phone calls. Bring them up as part of your sales pitch to them
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    (Original post by carnationlilyrose)
    No, your module marks aren't accessible to admissions tutors, but they will form part of the conversation you will have with them in clearing phone calls. Bring them up as part of your sales pitch to them
    are the people on the other end of the clearing phone line just generic workers who handle all cases.. E.G. if I start saying something such as.. I have an A* in C4 and 90 ums in Unit 1 economies. Will the person on the phone understand this and appreciate what it means to get these grades? or will it just be giberish. Essentially, what i'm asking is, are the admission tutors familiar with exam boards and the individual exams?
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    are the people on the other end of the clearing phone line just generic workers who handle all cases.. E.G. if I start saying something such as.. I have an A* in C4 and 90 ums in Unit 1 economies. Will the person on the phone understand this and appreciate what it means to get these grades? or will it just be giberish. Essentially, what i'm asking is, are the admission tutors familiar with exam boards and the individual exams?
    The initial operators tend to be students and similar staff who field the calls and pass them on to the relevant admissions tutors. You may assume the admissions tutors themselves are pretty familiar with A levels.
 
 
 
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