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    Hello guys, need some advice on my As grades it was awful but I know that i probably did not put in enough work and im willing to put in the work next year but with january resits gone is it still possible to concentrate on resits?

    I got CDEE - ICT, Math, Physics, Chem - both math and physics were nearly C and D respectively - im planning to resit C2, Physics Unit 3 and maybe unit 1 to boost them up.

    Im planning to drop chemistry so im going to do 3 A2s. Is it humanly possible to manage these 3 A2s + my resits? my targets are probably B for math, C physics and B/C for ICT, im planning to study abroad to hopefully the netherlands/europe
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    possible yes, but it will entail a lot of work. Have you thought about resitting the AS year? Personally, if you are of age to get the following year for free I'd just do the year again, maybe take A2 level maths though, maybe...

    but yeah it is possible, if you think you can do it then go for it.
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    possible yes, but it will entail a lot of work. Have you thought about resitting the AS year? Personally, if you are of age to get the following year for free I'd just do the year again, maybe take A2 level maths though, maybe...

    but yeah it is possible, if you think you can do it then go for it.
    I really think its not ideal right now for me to resit a full year right now :/
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    I really think its not ideal right now for me to resit a full year right now :/
    Hi,

    Whilst it is of course more difficult to re-take some papers whilst trying to get your A2s done, it's far from impossible! Don't forget that it wasn't that long ago when modules were first introduced - somewhere around 1994/5 I think - so before that all of your A-level exams were taken at the end of the U6th. If you decide on some retakes, choose carefully, to make sure you can get the maximum gain of UMS with minimum effort (in some subjects the A2 units are an expansion on AS units - so they overlap a fair bit).

    I know you've said an extra year isn't ideal for you right now, but there's always the possibility of using a gap year to improve your grades. Spending one year now to get the right grades and get into a course you're going to enjoy and be good at makes more sense than "settling" for second-best and maybe ending up on a career path you don't enjoy.

    Good luck with whatever you decide!

    Naveed.
 
 
 
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