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    Hey guys

    okay i want to study psychology at uni but unfortunately i got a U for it at AS. i am now retaking it along side my A2 psychology as well as my other subjects. my question is would this affect my chances into getting into the university i want. was anyone in this position where they failed the subject they wanted to study at uni but later passed it and got offers without retaking the year? i am going to work so hard and make sure i get the grade i am capable of but i am still very depressed about this! it would be nice if someone could share there experience. i am pretty sure psychology is what i want to do! is anyone in or was in this situation?

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    Yes it would. I'd recommend taking a gap year and applying after you've got your (hopefully better) A2 results.
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    (Original post by jambojim97)
    Yes it would. I'd recommend taking a gap year and applying after you've got your (hopefully better) A2 results.
    it would affect my chances into getting into the uni i want? even if i do get better A2s at the end without taking a gap year?
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    (Original post by noey123)
    it would affect my chances into getting into the uni i want? even if i do get better A2s at the end without taking a gap year?
    If you apply for university this year, universities will be basing their offers on what you have achieved so far, which is an out and out fail. Psychology is a massively popular subject. Be honest with yourself - if you were an admissions officer, why would you choose someone who has no apparent aptitude for the subject over those applying with As and Bs? Be reasonable. If you achieve the grades you need at A2, then apply then, when they will be impressed by your turning it around.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    If you apply for university this year, universities will be basing their offers on what you have achieved so far, which is an out and out fail. Psychology is a massively popular subject. Be honest with yourself - if you were an admissions officer, why would you choose someone who has no apparent aptitude for the subject over those applying with As and Bs? Be reasonable. If you achieve the grades you need at A2, then apply then, when they will be impressed by your turning it around.
    you make a really good point. but the thing is am in year 13 now and and people are already doing there personal statements etc. so my question is do i apply when i get my results? am really confused
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    (Original post by noey123)
    you make a really good point. but the thing is am in year 13 now and and people are already doing there personal statements etc. so my question is do i apply when i get my results? am really confused
    You apply this time next year, or alternatively apply this year, expect to get no offers but have an application in place ready to enter clearing if your results are better than you are predicted.
 
 
 
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