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    At the beginning of Year 12 I was 100% hoping for AAAA and would've been very disappointed not to get those grades. However, I missed a few months of school due to personal circumstances and will have inevitably affected my grades.

    I still want to go to a top uni like LSE, UCL etc (I know it's looking ahead as I don't have my results yet, but it's pretty clear I'm not going to get the ones I want). Should I retake my AS exams next year?

    I ask because I know some unis don't count retakes but surely if I've had very bad personal circumstances and therefore missed school because of it, there would be exceptions?
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    At the beginning of Year 12 I was 100% hoping for AAAA and would've been very disappointed not to get those grades. However, I missed a few months of school due to personal circumstances and will have inevitably affected my grades.

    I still want to go to a top uni like LSE, UCL etc (I know it's looking ahead as I don't have my results yet, but it's pretty clear I'm not going to get the ones I want). Should I retake my AS exams next year?

    I ask because I know some unis don't count retakes but surely if I've had very bad personal circumstances and therefore missed school because of it, there would be exceptions?
    What course at university?

    But, yes, universities would take into account extenuating circumstances.
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    What course at university?

    But, yes, universities would take into account extenuating circumstances.
    Politics/Philosophy/Politics & Philosophy/PPE

    Thank you! I knew Cambridge did for definite (no longer applying there) but wasn't sure about any others
 
 
 
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