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    ok, so basically i got rejected from birmingham uni and my plan is to re take at the end of my gap year...i want to get in to a russel group uni like birmingham, leeds, manchester...something along those lines...however i did not that great in my A2...so here are all my results...

    GCSE:
    maths A
    english lit A
    english lang A
    science A
    add science A
    georgraphy B
    history D
    religious studies A
    business studies A
    modern hebrew A*

    AS (last year)
    economics D
    politics B
    physics C

    AS (that i retook this year)
    economics B
    politics B
    physics B

    overall A2 results
    economics B
    politics B
    physics C

    so not the best grades...im not sure that if i retake i could do much better in physics and get the overall B grade...im also considering taking another subject that i would work hard in to get an A. I really want to go a decent uni so what would peoples advice be for me for next year?
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    I think that you are too concerned with the reputation of the university that you go to, which in turn is blinding you from achieving the grades you actually need to go there. Grades first, university after. Blunt, harsh but honest. Really just stop the whole 'I must go to a Russell group university' and focus on actually "working really hard in a subject to get an A". If you deserve the place in the russell group university after you've put in the work, i'm sure you'll get one. Best of luck.
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    Sounds like your mind is already made up...
 
 
 
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