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    Here is my current situation.
    At AS I got the following grades.
    Economics:B
    History: D
    Maths: D
    Biology:C

    Yes I was massively disappointed with my grades especially in Maths in which I was top of the class for the whole year. What made me more disappointed was that I worked hard and was predicted AAAB. This year I have dropped Biology ( Yes I know this was my second best grade) and i am confident in my ability to get an A in both Maths and Econ.
    My problem ,however, is that I worry that I wont get an offer for a good Uni seeing as my AS were so bad. Therefore I am considering whether I should apply this year or take a Gap year and apply next year.

    Any advice is greatly appreciated!
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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you’ve posted in the right place? Posting in the specific Study Help forum should help get responses.

    I'm going to quote in Tank Girl now so she can move your thread to the right place if it's needed. :yy:

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    Hello!
    I've moved this to the Applications and UCAS forum now- you should get more replies here!
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    (Original post by kalvin689)
    Here is my current situation.
    At AS I got the following grades.
    Economics:B
    History: D
    Maths: D
    Biology:C

    Yes I was massively disappointed with my grades especially in Maths in which I was top of the class for the whole year. What made me more disappointed was that I worked hard and was predicted AAAB. This year I have dropped Biology ( Yes I know this was my second best grade) and i am confident in my ability to get an A in both Maths and Econ.
    My problem ,however, is that I worry that I wont get an offer for a good Uni seeing as my AS were so bad. Therefore I am considering whether I should apply this year or take a Gap year and apply next year.

    Any advice is greatly appreciated!
    Are you resitting any AS modules? What are your predicted A2 grades? What subject are you applying for? Which unis were you originally interested in?

    You are probably correct that some good unis won't give you an offer because of your AS results, but others might if you have adequate predictions and a good PS and reference. However, it is not just a matter of getting an offer but of meeting it - or getting very close in some circumstances. It might well be that a gap year is your best bet, but the cost of applying this year as well is minimal
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    Yes I am resitting 5 modules. My predicted grades so far are AAB( B In history). Uni's that i was originally looking for were bath/Bristol but they ask for A*AA for Economics. If I do better than I was originally predicted/expected, IE i get A*AA, shall I take a gap year and apply for 2017?
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    (Original post by kalvin689)
    Yes I am resitting 5 modules. My predicted grades so far are AAB( B In history). Uni's that i was originally looking for were bath/Bristol but they ask for A*AA for Economics. If I do better than I was originally predicted/expected, IE i get A*AA, shall I take a gap year and apply for 2017?
    I would say yes, because A*AA would open up some very good universities to you. Also, don't forget Adjustment if you exceed a conditional firm offer on results day.
 
 
 

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