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    I recently achieved AAAB in my AS results for Biology, Geology, English Combined and Religious Studies, in that order.

    Since then I've started A2 and dropped English because I didn't like the content on the A2 course.

    I am looking to apply at Sheffield, Lancaster, Birmingham, Newcastle and Leeds for a Zoology/Ecology degree. Most of these unis ask for AAB as a typical offer. (Biology as an A, generally, and another science)

    My RS is a low B (3 UMS above a C) and I have Bs in both papers, so it wasn't like I messed one up... it was both of them. My RS teacher thinks I should resit both of them since the resits are a month before the A2 exams, and if something goes wrong in A2 I might wind up with a C and not meet the AAB criteria.

    However, I have heard that some top universities look down on resits and either reject or look unfavourably on them. Does anyone know if the universities I am looking at are some of those universities, and if I should resit the papers?

    Thanks
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    (Original post by ZoologyDreamer)
    I recently achieved AAAB in my AS results for Biology, Geology, English Combined and Religious Studies, in that order.

    Since then I've started A2 and dropped English because I didn't like the content on the A2 course.

    I am looking to apply at Sheffield, Lancaster, Birmingham, Newcastle and Leeds for a Zoology/Ecology degree. Most of these unis ask for AAB as a typical offer. (Biology as an A, generally, and another science)

    My RS is a low B (3 UMS above a C) and I have Bs in both papers, so it wasn't like I messed one up... it was both of them. My RS teacher thinks I should resit both of them since the resits are a month before the A2 exams, and if something goes wrong in A2 I might wind up with a C and not meet the AAB criteria.

    However, I have heard that some top universities look down on resits and either reject or look unfavourably on them. Does anyone know if the universities I am looking at are some of those universities, and if I should resit the papers?

    Thanks
    You could always try and contact them and see or/and get a career interview
 
 
 

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