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    Hi,

    For AS I didn't do as well as I wanted, I thought I would get AAB with whatever in physics. Sadly this was not the case and I ended up with BBCD. B- biology, B- geography, C- chemistry and a D- in physics. I really want to turn my grades around this year and get at least ABB at A2. I'm doing a resit in AS chemistry while doing A2 at the same time and doing a resit of one of my geography papers to boost my AS grade to an A hopefully. I want to do Bsc geography at university. One of my unis is AAB, the rest are ABB with one ABB-BBB. I'm also doing an EPQ. Do I still have a chance of getting an offer from these universities with a good personal statement and references etc? Thank you.
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    (Original post by Dominosh)
    Hi,

    For AS I didn't do as well as I wanted, I thought I would get AAB with whatever in physics. Sadly this was not the case and I ended up with BBCD. B- biology, B- geography, C- chemistry and a D- in physics. I really want to turn my grades around this year and get at least ABB at A2. I'm doing a resit in AS chemistry while doing A2 at the same time and doing a resit of one of my geography papers to boost my AS grade to an A hopefully. I want to do Bsc geography at university. One of my unis is AAB, the rest are ABB with one ABB-BBB. I'm also doing an EPQ. Do I still have a chance of getting an offer from these universities with a good personal statement and references etc? Thank you.
    I think you would have a good chance - as long as your personal statement in particular is amazing, because you'll of course be at a slight disadvantage initially in the application process due to your AS grades. Ideally your predicted grades will be AAB or ABB though, and if they're not that could cause issues, so I recommend enquiring as soon as possible about that with your teachers.

    If you don't get any offers, which I think is unlikely, I'd recommend applying during a gap year, once you've already completed your A levels - as you'd already have the expected grades for the course, you'd be very likely to get in.
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    (Original post by Dominosh)
    Hi,

    For AS I didn't do as well as I wanted, I thought I would get AAB with whatever in physics. Sadly this was not the case and I ended up with BBCD. B- biology, B- geography, C- chemistry and a D- in physics. I really want to turn my grades around this year and get at least ABB at A2. I'm doing a resit in AS chemistry while doing A2 at the same time and doing a resit of one of my geography papers to boost my AS grade to an A hopefully. I want to do Bsc geography at university. One of my unis is AAB, the rest are ABB with one ABB-BBB. I'm also doing an EPQ. Do I still have a chance of getting an offer from these universities with a good personal statement and references etc? Thank you.
    I think you stand a good chance of getting offers. You're likely to be predicted ABB-BBB so apply for unis with those requirements and perhaps one uni asking for AAB
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    I think you would have a good chance - as long as your personal statement in particular is amazing, because you'll of course be at a slight disadvantage initially in the application process due to your AS grades. Ideally your predicted grades will be AAB or ABB though, and if they're not that could cause issues, so I recommend enquiring as soon as possible about that with your teachers.

    If you don't get any offers, which I think is unlikely, I'd recommend applying during a gap year, once you've already completed your A levels - as you'd already have the expected grades for the course, you'd be very likely to get in.
    Great, thank you
 
 
 
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