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    Hi guys. I have an unconditional to study geography at the university of hull, but today sat my A2 geography exam and it went diabolically and I didn't even answer one of the 25 mark questions. My question is, even though I have an unconditional, if I get a poor grade in geography, like D or below, is it worth still going to uni to study a subject I did poorly in?

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    Why did it go wrong? Lack of preparation or just a bad day?
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    (Original post by learningaddict)
    Hi guys. I have an unconditional to study geography at the university of hull, but today sat my A2 geography exam and it went diabolically and I didn't even answer one of the 25 mark questions. My question is, even though I have an unconditional, if I get a poor grade in geography, like D or below, is it worth still going to uni to study a subject I did poorly in?

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    I don't think so because getting a poor grade usually means you don't understand it and why study something you don't understand.
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    It depends on a number of factors like (as previously mentioned) was it just a bad day.

    Also, how similar is the uni course to the a level structure? For example, I'm struggling with my theatre studies written paper but am going to study acting at uni, where they don't do written papers. I also have a couple of friends who are going to do history at uni but don't like how history is set out in A Level.

    Worth looking into what you do at university and whether that still interests you
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    (Original post by Mrs.Grey)
    I don't think so because getting a poor grade usually means you don't understand it and why study something you don't understand.
    LOOOL what, that makes 0 sense ???? you study a subject so you can learn to understand it

    OP if you are interested in the subject then go for it! You messed up an exam, so do many people, learn from it
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    (Original post by learningaddict)
    Hi guys. I have an unconditional to study geography at the university of hull, but today sat my A2 geography exam and it went diabolically and I didn't even answer one of the 25 mark questions. My question is, even though I have an unconditional, if I get a poor grade in geography, like D or below, is it worth still going to uni to study a subject I did poorly in?

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    It depends why you did badly. If you know the stuff but just had a bad day that's one thing, but lack of knowledge is another. If you have large gaps in your knowledge you will struggle at uni because the new stuff will build on the old material.

    However, you do have all summer left. You could start intense revision so that you are ready for uni. If you make sure your knowledge is up top scratch then you'll be fine
 
 
 
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