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    Got my AS results yesterday, I scored significantly worse than I would have liked. I got a B in sociology, a C in media, an E in politics and an E in psychology. Admittedly, it was my media studies coursework and my summer exams pulling my grades down. In my winter exams I got an A and 2 C's. However, I spent the majority of the summer partying when I should have been revising. So, now I need to consider my options. I realize completely that I got my priorities messed up and didn't work as hard as I should have, but I would like to attempt A levels again. So here is my question; given my situation, do you think it would be a wise idea to progress to the second year resitting modules I did poorly in along side my other exams, or would you recommend retaking the entire first year (my college offers this once to students who didn't meet their target grades but didn't fail either)?

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    Some help would be great :P
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    If the only reason you didn't do well was because of a lack of work, I'd suggest retaking the exams. If, however, you also didn't understand the course, then I'd suggest retaking the year.
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    (Original post by Mickey2909)
    If the only reason you didn't do well was because of a lack of work, I'd suggest retaking the exams. If, however, you also didn't understand the course, then I'd suggest retaking the year.
    Admittedly I struggled in politics, but the main reason for my failure was my own laziness. Really kicking myself now!
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    It's a good wake up call, and as long as you work hard, you could really turn your grades around. Your B and C are quite good but I don't know what course you're looking at so I can't say that with certainty. Either way, retake the worst modules where there's a margin for improvement and work hard at A2. You'll be fine.
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    (Original post by Mickey2909)
    It's a good wake up call, and as long as you work hard, you could really turn your grades around. Your B and C are quite good but I don't know what course you're looking at so I can't say that with certainty. Either way, retake the worst modules where there's a margin for improvement and work hard at A2. You'll be fine.
    Well, I certainly appreciate your encouragement If I proceed to the second year I'll probably drop politics as that's the subject I struggled most in. I got a U in unit 2 psychology, so I guess I could resit that and try to bump my grade up a bit!
 
 
 
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