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    I think these days all good students get atleast 1 a* if not more. I feel like if I was 3 or 4 years into future, my grades wouldn't have been so sustainable in getting me university offers. Any other person feeling gutted about getting the average 3 A's? I am on a gap year from september onwards. Would it be a good idea to retake one of the exams bearing in mind I am on a fast track physics a level course?
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    3 A's is plenty good enough for most universities entry requirements, and bear in mind that only 7.6% of all grades this year were A*'s, very few will have done better than 3A's.

    Unless your uni of choice has A*AA or similar entry requirements, then no, it's not worth retakes.
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    (Original post by nothepreacher)
    I think these days all good students get atleast 1 a* if not more. I feel like if I was 3 or 4 years into future, my grades wouldn't have been so sustainable in getting me university offers. Any other person feeling gutted about getting the average 3 A's? I am on a gap year from september onwards. Would it be a good idea to retake one of the exams bearing in mind I am on a fast track physics a level course?
    Probably not.
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Probably not.
    And the reason being?
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    Yes you should be, 3 As is kind of average in the modern times. I got a*a*B and i am pretty disgusted at getting a b which is terrible. As are average and not great in my opinion.
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    Three years ago I was predicted 3A*, ended up with 3A I was still over the moon with that...I don't see your problem.
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    A levels dont really matter too much after university..... Its all about a 2:1, CV, Presentation and Experience

    Why would they care that you only got an A in biology?

    PS: What you THINK does not necessarily mean its factual, and in this case its a load of bull
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    if it puts your mind to rest
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    This is why I hate TSR.


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    Yeah me too I hate myself for getting 8 A* and 1 A. I really needed 9 A*. I am a big piece of ****. Now I'm going to jump off a cliff. Bye
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    (Original post by Mikeortolan)
    This is why I hate TSR.


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    Agreed.

    Stop obsessing over "only" getting 3A's. come join us in the real world where you realise no one gives a s***.
    Don't be that guy at Uni that walks around asking everyone's A level results. Everyone hates that guy


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    (Original post by Mikeortolan)
    This is why I hate TSR.


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    I'm sure some of these people don't actually live in the real world.
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    The "average" 3 As.

    What world do you people live in? Seriously.
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    Which subjects?

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    go **** yourself, you arrogant ********
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    Just keep re-sitting till u get 3 A*s.


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    (Original post by PotterLaw)
    Agreed.

    Stop obsessing over "only" getting 3A's. come join us in the real world where you realise no one gives a s***.
    Don't be that guy at Uni that walks around asking everyone's A level results. Everyone hates that guy


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    I am a girlie, thanks.
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    (Original post by Georgiina_Tee)
    Which subjects?

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    chem bio and maths
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    (Original post by desdemonata)
    The "average" 3 As.

    What world do you people live in? Seriously.
    Maybe back in your time, it might have been a big deal but now you just need to wish for a grade like that and you get it. Why do you think people talk about grade inflation?
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    (Original post by nothepreacher)
    Maybe back in your time, it might have been a big deal but now you just need to wish for a grade like that and you get it. Why do you think people talk about grade inflation?
    Back in my time?

    Mate I'm 18 not 38 :facepalm:
 
 
 
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