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    So I got my AS results on the 14th getting the following results;

    C -MATHS
    C -CHEMISTRY
    C -SOCIOLOGY
    D -BIOLOGY

    I want to study neuroscience at university which MOST unis ask for ABB at the least. Although some unis do offer BBB I feel like getting a B in biology would be difficult (pulling it up from a D).

    MOST unis ask for 'two difficult science subjects' and I am aware Mathematics counts as a Science. However, some unis specifically ask for Biology and Chemistry whereas others ask for Biology OR Chemistry.

    I lie with two problems whether to carry on next year (and if so with which subjects) in hope to get BBB at least but try to aim for ABB OR to resit the whole year with the same subjects which seems like a task as most colleges don't accept resits and the ones that do require one hour journey by bus.

    HELP!! thanks in advance x
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    If you REALLY want it- to study neuroscience etc then you need to re-sit and not be put off by something as mundane as a "one hour journey by bus" I know it sounds harsh but a year is just a year and whilst it will be a ballache if it gets you to where you want to be and at a decent university then I see it as necessary.

    I pulled a C in history up to an A so two grade jumps aren't impossible- but it was the only one I re-sat so I could focus on it completely. I would take Chemistry, Biology and Sociology again: there's no point re-sitting a superfluous subject and if some universities want Chemistry and Biology then don't close a door before you start. The reason I then say Sociology over Maths is because (And I took Sociology myself) it is far easier and so more do-able.

    By resitting you can start fro scratch and not have to stress about pulling up poor grades. I know many people who have re-sat and for whom it has all worked out but you have to make sure that neuroscience is REALLY what you want to study otherwise it won't pay off! Good luck!
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    (Original post by barristertobe91)
    If you REALLY want it- to study neuroscience etc then you need to re-sit and not be put off by something as mundane as a "one hour journey by bus" I know it sounds harsh but a year is just a year and whilst it will be a ballache if it gets you to where you want to be and at a decent university then I see it as necessary.

    I pulled a C in history up to an A so two grade jumps aren't impossible- but it was the only one I re-sat so I could focus on it completely. I would take Chemistry, Biology and Sociology again: there's no point re-sitting a superfluous subject and if some universities want Chemistry and Biology then don't close a door before you start. The reason I then say Sociology over Maths is because (And I took Sociology myself) it is far easier and so more do-able.

    By resitting you can start fro scratch and not have to stress about pulling up poor grades. I know many people who have re-sat and for whom it has all worked out but you have to make sure that neuroscience is REALLY what you want to study otherwise it won't pay off! Good luck!
    Hey thanks for your reply means a lot!
    thank you very much you really helped me out a ton!
    best of luck to you x
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    (Original post by A20)
    So I got my AS results on the 14th getting the following results;

    C -MATHS
    C -CHEMISTRY
    C -SOCIOLOGY
    D -BIOLOGY

    I want to study neuroscience at university which MOST unis ask for ABB at the least. Although some unis do offer BBB I feel like getting a B in biology would be difficult (pulling it up from a D).

    MOST unis ask for 'two difficult science subjects' and I am aware Mathematics counts as a Science. However, some unis specifically ask for Biology and Chemistry whereas others ask for Biology OR Chemistry.

    I lie with two problems whether to carry on next year (and if so with which subjects) in hope to get BBB at least but try to aim for ABB OR to resit the whole year with the same subjects which seems like a task as most colleges don't accept resits and the ones that do require one hour journey by bus.

    HELP!! thanks in advance x
    Hey I also want to do neuroscience and I got
    As results:
    maths-D
    chem-D
    phy-E
    bio haven't received it
    So I'm retaking year 12 and not doing physics as I don't like it
    Do you know if unis will allow students who retake year 12 into neuroscience course?
    I tried emailing unis they did not reply
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    I don't think retaking will affect your chances of getting in if you end up getting the required grades in the end. But that obviously remains to be seen. You need to really question why you underperformed, and know what you need to do to get the required grades the next time round, otherwise there's no point going through the same process and only making a small improvement
 
 
 
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