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    Hi, first time on here but I could really use some advice!

    So, I'm a restart student. I was doing 3 A levels to begin with and due to personal issues, I left sometime in May and carried on with one AS level which I ended up getting a C in (extremely disappointed with that, considering I'm now getting As in my mocks so I know I shouldn't have carried on with an exam that I wasn't mentally prepared to sit.)

    Anyhow, I'll be done with that this summer. I'm doing two other A levels now, psychology and sociology. Both of which are linear so I'll be sitting internal exams for those in 2 weeks time. These exams used as predicted grades for UCAS. And that's where I'm worrying.

    My main way of learning is through exam papers and practice of exam technique. However, with psychology and sociology we've hardly gone through exam papers (mostly because there are no past papers for the now linear course) so I feel like the definition of a failure. I feel like I won't do well at all, even though I have been revising an absolute ton. But my questions are:

    - If I end up doing really bad, will universities accept me?

    - Is it possible for a good university to accept me ONCE I've actually done the proper exam next year, or is that too late?

    - Is it possible for me to get a good grade in the A level I got a C in at AS?

    I just want some reassurance. I go to quite a prestigious college, and people around me are insanely clever. And I'm here revising my ass off but still somehow failing. I just feel like an absolute failure and I've been crying unhealthy amounts over it. Any reassurance or help or answers to those questions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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    (Original post by Birb Queen)
    Hi, first time on here but I could really use some advice!

    So, I'm a restart student. I was doing 3 A levels to begin with and due to personal issues, I left sometime in May and carried on with one AS level which I ended up getting a C in (extremely disappointed with that, considering I'm now getting As in my mocks so I know I shouldn't have carried on with an exam that I wasn't mentally prepared to sit.)

    Anyhow, I'll be done with that this summer. I'm doing two other A levels now, psychology and sociology. Both of which are linear so I'll be sitting internal exams for those in 2 weeks time. These exams used as predicted grades for UCAS. And that's where I'm worrying.

    My main way of learning is through exam papers and practice of exam technique. However, with psychology and sociology we've hardly gone through exam papers (mostly because there are no past papers for the now linear course) so I feel like the definition of a failure. I feel like I won't do well at all, even though I have been revising an absolute ton. But my questions are:

    - If I end up doing really bad, will universities accept me?
    Depends what you mean by really bad.

    - Is it possible for a good university to accept me ONCE I've actually done the proper exam next year, or is that too late?
    If you apply through clearing, you could do that.

    - Is it possible for me to get a good grade in the A level I got a C in at AS?
    Yes it should be possible

    I just want some reassurance. I go to quite a prestigious college, and people around me are insanely clever. And I'm here revising my ass off but still somehow failing. I just feel like an absolute failure and I've been crying unhealthy amounts over it. Any reassurance or help or answers to those questions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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