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    Hello everyone,

    I got AAB in Maths, Physics and Chemistry respectively (2% away from A* in Physics). Luckily, I got into my first choice uni to do the course I always dreamed about, which is electronic engineering.

    However, I do feel like I could have done better and sometimes I blame myself for not trying harder. I saw a lot of people here getting better grades which sort of made me think of my results even less. My question is, how important are A-level results after actually getting into uni and onwards? If they are, are those grades satisfactory (considering the subjects I took/the kind of career I want to pursue)?
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    Definitely should be happy, a really solid set of results there and in arguably the most difficult subjects. Yes you could have done better but only slightly! Be proud you've done better than most. As for how important they are for getting a job after uni, I don't know as I'm the same age as you. What i would say though is forget about it, you can't change it without resitting and that would be silly with them grades. Do your best in your degree, get work experience and if you do well which you will if you put your mind to it everything will be fine. Good luck!
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    The Student Room isn't your average demographic of students, if you haven't noticed already. :P AAB are great grades as they got you into your firm choice, so you shouldn't be disheartened. Everyone has different aims and different goals, so if you were aiming for slightly higher grades it's understandable that you might feel a little upset or annoyed that you didn't get the grades you wanted. However, that doesn't mean you should be unhappy about what you achieved, and you'll soon realise that A Levels weren't everything, and your uni friends won't really be too bothered. I can't speak from experience, but from what I've heard A Levels don't play a very significant role after university, it's all about relevant work experience and a 2:1. However, don't quote me on this.
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    Thanks for the responses guys, I appreciate it
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    (Original post by Pelkiu Rotanas)
    Hello everyone,

    I got AAB in Maths, Physics and Chemistry respectively (2% away from A* in Physics). Luckily, I got into my first choice uni to do the course I always dreamed about, which is electronic engineering.

    However, I do feel like I could have done better and sometimes I blame myself for not trying harder. I saw a lot of people here getting better grades which sort of made me think of my results even less. My question is, how important are A-level results after actually getting into uni and onwards? If they are, are those grades satisfactory (considering the subjects I took/the kind of career I want to pursue)?
    These are quite high results. Don't compare yourself with other people as you have got into the university you wanted to do the course you "always dreamed about". I would not worry about your A-levels for your future career as you have done well so they are satisfactory.
 
 
 
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