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    3 of my subjects are apparently linear and I have to sit them next year but conveniently the subject I was planning to drop anyway still has to be sit this year. How does applying to uni work out if you don't even have AS grades? Is it purely based off of GCSEs and predicted grades? Pretty worried because I'm sure my predicted grades are going to turn out shite and I'm hoping to apply for medicine. Anybody who understands please shed your light
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    3 of my subjects are apparently linear and I have to sit them next year but conveniently the subject I was planning to drop anyway still has to be sit this year. How does applying to uni work out if you don't even have AS grades? Is it purely based off of GCSEs and predicted grades? Pretty worried because I'm sure my predicted grades are going to turn out shite and I'm hoping to apply for medicine. Anybody who understands please shed your light
    Yes.

    But if your school also allows you to sit AS-levels in your A-level subjects it might be an idea to do so - because then you will have externally marked results. Cambridge, for example, encourages this.
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    Offers will be based on A-Level predictions. Some schools (like mine) make students sit AS exams anyway, but universities won't really look at those grades. So yes, GCSEs + A-Level predictions.
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    I think most schools (well, mine is) are doing AS Level exams this year anyway - they won't count if your subject is linear, but it's for the teachers to gauge how you will do at A2. So, pretty much, yeah, it's based on GCSES, predicted grades (based off your AS results), work experience etc. as far as i'm aware anyway!
 
 
 

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