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    Hi, my results have been pretty disappointing for me today... C D D E.

    I need around 280-300 UCAS points for my chosen course at Uni and so far i've clocked up 120. The C and E are only a few marks from pushing up to a B and D so that is a positive, but I don't really want to resit anything.

    I want to drop ICT (one of the D's) and keep the E, does anyone know the chances of me (or the estimated percentage of marks needed to) get a C overall in A Level after an E in AS?

    Probably not explained this very well, but any help/advice would be much appreciated


    It depends, if you had a reason for getting an E or didn't work particularly hard then it is technically possible (with an A) but most find A2 harder than AS so I would really advise you either consider resitting or think about what subject you drop if those are your grade aims.

    If you think you can get As and Bs at A2 then you're fine, but it's probably best to retake at least one subject to make it slightly easier to achieve the grades you need.

    You have 120 points, so if you drop the E you'll have 100 + 20; the 100 will be replaced with the results from the A2 subjects. You'll then need to get 280 points over 3 subjects which equates to BBC overall for AS and A2 combined. CDE to BBC isn't too bad if you work hard enough
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