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    I'd really love to study English literature at university; it's always been a great passion of mine and by far my strongest subject.
    Unfortunately I only achieved a C in the exam (79/120) yet 100% in the coursework! So I now have a B overall.
    What I need to know is, can I still leave college at the end of A2 with an overall A grade? If so, about what grades would I need to achieve next year? If I apply to universities with AAA entry requirements (Leeds, Lancaster etc), would they be put off by my B grade?
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    Getting an A next year shouldn't be too much more difficult with a little bit of extra work. Just take however many marks you missed the A boundary by, then add that number on top of the A boundary and you'll get the number of marks you will need to get next year . Your teachers should have no problem predicting you an A (which is what universities look at as well as your AS grades), so definitely don't short-sell yourself!
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    (Original post by rachaelv95)
    I'd really love to study English literature at university; it's always been a great passion of mine and by far my strongest subject.
    Unfortunately I only achieved a C in the exam (79/120) yet 100% in the coursework! So I now have a B overall.
    What I need to know is, can I still leave college at the end of A2 with an overall A grade? If so, about what grades would I need to achieve next year? If I apply to universities with AAA entry requirements (Leeds, Lancaster etc), would they be put off by my B grade?
    You have 159/200 which is only 1 mark off an A so I imagine your school will predict you an A. As long as you score at lest 161/200 at A2 you will get an A overall.
 
 
 
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