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    Well, I did great at Maths, Biology and Chemistry. But Physics, oh god, that paper was so horrible and I didn't do well at all.

    I was aiming to do Biomedical Engineering, which requires Biology, Maths and Physics. I'm sure you see the problem here.
    Maths and Biology are fine, but my Physics grade was probably awful.

    If I'm even allowed to do Physics A Level, what are the odds of that GCSE grade going against me, presuming I do well at A Level?
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    Well, I did great at Maths, Biology and Chemistry. But Physics, oh god, that paper was so horrible and I didn't do well at all.

    I was aiming to do Biomedical Engineering, which requires Biology, Maths and Physics. I'm sure you see the problem here.
    Maths and Biology are fine, but my Physics grade was probably awful.

    If I'm even allowed to do Physics A Level, what are the odds of that GCSE grade going against me, presuming I do well at A Level?
    I'm not sure how important a GCSE grade in a subject is if you've got a good AS grade or predicted grade in the same subject, but I'm no expert in the matter so I won't.. say anything.

    But I will say that, it's P2, you know, and these things average out. And even then - you don't know how well you did, what grade boundaries are like etc. It is very stressful though, I'll give you that.

    If Biomed Eng is your dream and you want to pursue it, then don't let this stop you. Do the best you can at A-levels, build up your applications in other ways, write a good PS.. and that's all that can be asked for you. And who knows, with some luck you won't have the problem of having a lower GCSE grade than you expected, or even if you do it might not be that much of an issue.
 
 
 
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