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    I only do three subjects at AS-level, because I'm stupid and had to drop my fourth entirely. I was hoping this would help me focus on my three others, which I did work quite hard for, but I still can't help but feel I did terribly. :bawling: I know results day hasn't happened yet, but I'm pretty sure I got BDU and will have to do several retakes if I want to get into my preferred uni course. What's unhelpful is that my head of year approached me sometime during the last week of school to "chat"... she basically told me that once I got my results, they were "set in stone" and there was absolutely nothing I could do about them. Yeah, no pressure. :rolleyes:

    My plan for the summer is to revise pretty much ALL of the modules I did badly in as well as study for the exams I will have next year. I'm hoping that this will help me in some way, but I can't be sure. My head of year also wanted to see me on results day, but to be honest I was planning to not turn up. This is mainly to avoid the embarassment of having to open my results around my friends: "OMGZ, I got four A's! Yaaay! What did you get, Meganekko?!" Knowing the kids at my school, if anyone finds out how badly I did in my AS-levels, I'd probably get bullied and patronized really badly. D:

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    I'm the only person I know who did THAT badly. D: Is anyone else in the same position as me? Because I feel like the only person on TSR who's gotten **** AS-levels.

    tl;dr: I got **** AS-levels and don't want to go to results day. Anyone else?
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    (Original post by Meganekko)
    I only do three subjects at AS-level, because I'm stupid and had to drop my fourth entirely. I was hoping this would help me focus on my three others, which I did work quite hard for, but I still can't help but feel I did terribly. :bawling: I know results day hasn't happened yet, but I'm pretty sure I got BDU and will have to do several retakes if I want to get into my preferred uni course. What's unhelpful is that my head of year approached me sometime during the last week of school to "chat"... she basically told me that once I got my results, they were "set in stone" and there was absolutely nothing I could do about them. Yeah, no pressure. :rolleyes:

    My plan for the summer is to revise pretty much ALL of the modules I did badly in as well as study for the exams I will have next year. I'm hoping that this will help me in some way, but I can't be sure. My head of year also wanted to see me on results day, but to be honest I was planning to not turn up. This is mainly to avoid the embarassment of having to open my results around my friends: "OMGZ, I got four A's! Yaaay! What did you get, Meganekko?!" Knowing the kids at my school, if anyone finds out how badly I did in my AS-levels, I'd probably get bullied and patronized really badly. D:

    /rant

    I'm the only person I know who did THAT badly. D: Is anyone else in the same position as me? Because I feel like the only person on TSR who's gotten **** AS-levels.

    tl;dr: I got **** AS-levels and don't want to go to results day. Anyone else?
    There's no obligation for you to turn up at results day. However, it is probably still a good idea. I completely empathise with you about not wanting to open your results with your friends - I wouldn't do that either. Why not just collect your results and open them at home or somewhere quiet? I personally try to operate on a "No exams discussion policy" with my friends. I don't talk about my exam results so it won't look weird if for whatever reason I genuinely don't want to share them, e.g. if they're worse than expected. You don't have to share your results with others, so just don't!

    However, if your head of year wants to talk to you, you probably should. Whilst I don't think your exams will have gone as badly as you think they have, your HoY probably has a legitimate reason to want to talk to you. It is not true that your exam results are 'set in stone', although obviously resits are not preferable and should be avoided.

    About TSR, not only are academically very strong people completely over-represented, but it's common sense that the better your results are, the more likely you are to talk about them. Therefore, the results you hear about on TSR are absolutely not a reflection of reality.

    tl;dr: Don't panic about your results before you have them. If opening your results with friends worries you, don't! Talking to your HoY is probably a good idea but your AS exams are not the most important things in the universe and what ever happens, you'll be fine.
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    The kids at your school sound harsh, tormenting people over bad results... I can guarantee lots of students at my school will get worse grades than that, and also many other schools students. You might think everyone at your school has done well because you just overhear how fantastic they think they've done. But people who think they've done badly won't say it, so you won't know.
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    I appreciate the responses so far. Thanks!
 
 
 
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