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    I have gotten my AS results today, and lets just say I've done very badly (DUU). The year previous I completed a BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Software Development, obtaining a triple Distinction* I don't do very well in exams it seems, though in class mocks I gained better results (B's C's etc.)

    My plan was to do an A-level in maths (+ 2 others) to gain entry to a 'good' university. I don't even know if they will let me on to year 2 A-Level now, or if another college would?

    What subject do you want to do? Many decent unis, including Russell Groups, will take BTECs without A Levels.
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    Sorry, should have mentioned that. Computer Science
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    Why not research universities that will take you with your BTEC, as it is relevant to your chosen course?

    If you feel you don't cope well with exams, at open days, ask how the course is examined, and try to avoid those which will be exam heavy in 2nd and 3rd year.

    As an alternative, will your college allow you to repeat your AS year? Some will. This will give you a second chance to achieve some A levels.
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