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    So I got my AS results. Was hoping for AAAA but got ABBB.
    I was hoping for an Oxbridge application but realistically thats (highly) unlikely to happen now.

    My A was in Maths, which I achieved 252/300 UMS.

    One B was in Economics, which I am having remarked (One paper out of the two which I consider to be my strongest was a low B when the other was a decent A). I achieved 86 UMS on the macro and 72 on the micro. Which I'm sure will surprise the teachers tbh :/

    In Geography I was anticipating a strong A and got a B. Having both papers remarked.

    I will be taking Maths, Geo and Eco to A2.

    So I'm wondering off ABBB, what is it feasible for me to be predicted. I was disappointed with my 3 Bs, but was wondering if an A*AA prediction was possible. My economics is 2 UMS off which is my strongest subject and my teachers in Geography will know I can do a lot better.

    My %s were
    Maths 84%
    Economics (REMARK IN PROCESS) 79%
    Geography (Having both remarked, one was 5 UMS off an A and the other was a middle C, next year I will resit the C assuming nothing changes) = 71%

    What would that realistically enable me to be predicted?
    Thanks!
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    So I got my AS results. Was hoping for AAAA but got ABBB.
    I was hoping for an Oxbridge application but realistically thats (highly) unlikely to happen now.

    My A was in Maths, which I achieved 252/300 UMS.

    One B was in Economics, which I am having remarked (One paper out of the two which I consider to be my strongest was a low B when the other was a decent A). I achieved 86 UMS on the macro and 72 on the micro. Which I'm sure will surprise the teachers tbh :/

    In Geography I was anticipating a strong A and got a B. Having both papers remarked.

    I will be taking Maths, Geo and Eco to A2.

    So I'm wondering off ABBB, what is it feasible for me to be predicted. I was disappointed with my 3 Bs, but was wondering if an A*AA prediction was possible. My economics is 2 UMS off which is my strongest subject and my teachers in Geography will know I can do a lot better.

    My %s were
    Maths 84%
    Economics (REMARK IN PROCESS) 79%
    Geography (Having both remarked, one was 5 UMS off an A and the other was a middle C, next year I will resit the C assuming nothing changes) = 71%

    What would that realistically enable me to be predicted?
    Thanks!
    Teachers will often be happy to predict up to a grade above your AS grade, since a lot of people improve at A2 when they realise they've actually got to start working - but obviously only if that prediction is sensible. It's up to your teacher in the end to reach a professional judgement as to what they think you could achieve. An A*AA prediction is possible, but obviously it's up to the discretion of your teachers. If they think you've got a good chance of getting A*AA, they'll probably be happy to predict you it.

    Obviously though, a prediction is a prediction and universities know that. If they've got a choice between two students predicted A*AA; one's got ABBB at AS and the other has AAAA, it's clear who they're going to choose.
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    It does depend. Sometimes teachers may predict a higher grade for you as they may think you are a bit more mature and are willing to work harder. On the other hand I know of some people who get predicted lower than their AS grades simply because the fact is that A2 is much harder than AS, more work is required and if you are the type of person that does little work in class then that will just give the teacher more of a reason to predict you lower.

    However in my experience at my school my teachers, when predicting grades, also look at how hard you are working at A2 and take into consideration marks from tests, essays etc. so it may be up to you to try to convince your teacher that you can work hard enough to actually get those grades because any decent teacher would not want to predict you higher grades than you can achieve because at the end of the day if you don't get those grades it will disappoint you as you will be rejected and would have to go through the hassle of finding some other uni so teachers may try to give realistic predictions.

    in my case my teachers predicted me a grade above what I got at AS so yes an A*AA prediction is possible.
 
 
 
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