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    Hi. I just got my chemistry unit 2 results for edexcel and I got a C at 64%. The thing is I got 115/120 in unit 1 and 56/60 in the alternative to practical so I've got an A overall (82%) at AS. Should I retake chem2 or just cash it all in and focus on A2? And how would it affect any potential offers? Thanks
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    Hi. I just got my chemistry unit 2 results for edexcel and I got a C at 64%. The thing is I got 115/120 in unit 1 and 56/60 in the alternative to practical so I've got an A overall (82%) at AS. Should I retake chem2 or just cash it all in and focus on A2? And how would it affect any potential offers? Thanks
    Unless you are applying for somewhere that wants to see your module grades (e.g oxbridge) then it shouldn't affect any potential offers as you got an A and that's a brilliant grade at AS and if you are applying to oxbridge etc then if you are applying this autumn then a retake will come after submitting your module grades anyway.

    However, no one can tell you what is right for you in terms of retaking. You might find exams very stressful and are therefore better off having less, or you might find a2 harder than AS and therefore it may be worth retaking, You have to weigh up how much revising for an AS exam will take out of the energy/ workload you can be putting into a2 work.

    I was in a similiar situation for you for eng lit, I got over 90 percent in my coursework and C in the exam, leaving me with a B at AS as the exam is more heavily weighted . I didn't retake and got an A at A2 - a couple of marks of an A* so it brought my grade overall to an A. I find exams very draining personally, so I decided not to retake.
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    (Original post by xfirekittyx)
    Unless you are applying for somewhere that wants to see your module grades (e.g oxbridge) then it shouldn't affect any potential offers as you got an A and that's a brilliant grade at AS and if you are applying to oxbridge etc then if you are applying this autumn then a retake will come after submitting your module grades anyway.

    However, no one can tell you what is right for you in terms of retaking. You might find exams very stressful and are therefore better off having less, or you might find a2 harder than AS and therefore it may be worth retaking, You have to weigh up how much revising for an AS exam will take out of the energy/ workload you can be putting into a2 work.

    I was in a similiar situation for you for eng lit, I got over 90 percent in my coursework and C in the exam, leaving me with a B at AS as the exam is more heavily weighted . I didn't retake and got an A at A2 - a couple of marks of an A* so it brought my grade overall to an A. I find exams very draining personally, so I decided not to retake.
    Thank you very much for your response.
 
 
 
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