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    hi all, I have just sat my AS exams doing Maths mechanics, Chemistry, Physics and Politics with predicted grades of BBAA respectively. However my exams went terribly and I came out with BDD in Maths, Chemistry and Physics. I have had conversations with teacher and staff etc. and I have decided to resit my chemistry and physics and I am on track for an A in maths next year. my predicted grades will change to ABB in Maths, Chemistry and Physics respectively. Myplan was to apply for chemical engineering to Newcastle, Sheffield, Liverpool and Queen Mary's London however due to this mess up I am unsure as to what my options are. I have good work experience and plenty for extra curricular and my predicted grades remain the same as what these universities require but I am unsure how much my results will stop when applying to university. do I still apply or wait a year and apply once I have my A2 results (if they go as planned) grateful for any advice Also I have also looked into Chemistry as another alternative to chemical engineering which has similar if not slightly lower grade requirements thanks again
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    (Original post by jcoulson)
    hi all, I have just sat my AS exams doing Maths mechanics, Chemistry, Physics and Politics with predicted grades of BBAA respectively. However my exams went terribly and I came out with BDD in Maths, Chemistry and Physics. I have had conversations with teacher and staff etc. and I have decided to resit my chemistry and physics and I am on track for an A in maths next year. my predicted grades will change to ABB in Maths, Chemistry and Physics respectively. Myplan was to apply for chemical engineering to Newcastle, Sheffield, Liverpool and Queen Mary's London however due to this mess up I am unsure as to what my options are. I have good work experience and plenty for extra curricular and my predicted grades remain the same as what these universities require but I am unsure how much my results will stop when applying to university. do I still apply or wait a year and apply once I have my A2 results (if they go as planned) grateful for any advice Also I have also looked into Chemistry as another alternative to chemical engineering which has similar if not slightly lower grade requirements thanks again
    you should apply anyway . there's no harm in applying this year.they tend to look at your predicted grades, i think so you still have a chance to get some offers.
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    Thanks i'll give it a shot also the Edinburgh chemical physics course again is at ABB however I don't know whether or not I'm punching above my weight with them?
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    Hi, just apply and resit the papers! As long as you put the work in you'll be fine, the work is a lot easier looking back on it! I messed up my AS levels, got BBC (Maths, Physics and Geography) and then managed to get A*A*A at A2. Now going to the University of Manchester to study Physics.
    It sounds as if you have a strong application, so universities will make you offers, don't worry, I would stick to what you were originally going to apply to!
    Best of luck!
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    Check your grade requirements, don't unis approximate your grade based on your previous results? If they need your A levels to meet requirements - consider a gap year?

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    (Original post by TheBeardedGuy)
    Hi, just apply and resit the papers! As long as you put the work in you'll be fine, the work is a lot easier looking back on it! I messed up my AS levels, got BBC (Maths, Physics and Geography) and then managed to get A*A*A at A2. Now going to the University of Manchester to study Physics.
    It sounds as if you have a strong application, so universities will make you offers, don't worry, I would stick to what you were originally going to apply to!
    Best of luck!
    Thanks I shall do and just hope I get the offers!
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    (Original post by That Bearded Man)
    Check your grade requirements, don't unis approximate your grade based on your previous results? If they need your A levels to meet requirements - consider a gap year?

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    that was my worry, I had planned a gap year but wanted to get stuck in, however If I don't get offers then i'll most take it and reapply
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    (Original post by jcoulson)
    hi all, I have just sat my AS exams doing Maths mechanics, Chemistry, Physics and Politics with predicted grades of BBAA respectively. However my exams went terribly and I came out with BDD in Maths, Chemistry and Physics.
    Did you get a U in politics?

    I second what everybody else has said: apply and, if you don't get offers, work hard at A2 and apply with achieved grades.
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    Did you get a U in politics?

    I second what everybody else has said: apply and, if you don't get offers, work hard at A2 and apply with achieved grades.
    I got a C in politics however it was more of a try out subject as it was the first time i could take it
 
 
 

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