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    Hello so I got my results today like others and I'm both happy and disappointed. I'm Happy that I got As in chem, maths and FM but disappointed that I got a C in physics which is the subject I won't to take to uni with. All year I never dropped below an A in physics and my teacher said I was the best in the year and I got an A in my mocks in physics. Over summer I've attended two physics summer schools and been reading loads of books on it.

    So my question is should I just drop it? I mean I've all this time into making a great physics application and yet I get a C in my exam. I mean its a Linear A level so it doesn't really count but uni still see it. I could potentially drop is and apply for something like Oxford chemistry and have a good chance I would think of getting in. Or I could take all 4 on? Can someone please give me advice? Thank yo
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    Hello so I got my results today like others and I'm both happy and disappointed. I'm Happy that I got As in chem, maths and FM but disappointed that I got a C in physics which is the subject I won't to take to uni with. All year I never dropped below an A in physics and my teacher said I was the best in the year and I got an A in my mocks in physics. Over summer I've attended two physics summer schools and been reading loads of books on it.

    So my question is should I just drop it? I mean I've all this time into making a great physics application and yet I get a C in my exam. I mean its a Linear A level so it doesn't really count but uni still see it. I could potentially drop is and apply for something like Oxford chemistry and have a good chance I would think of getting in. Or I could take all 4 on? Can someone please give me advice? Thank yo
    I would say drop physics and try to read around chemistry to check you have a real interest in it
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    (Original post by BigChicken)
    Hello so I got my results today like others and I'm both happy and disappointed. I'm Happy that I got As in chem, maths and FM but disappointed that I got a C in physics which is the subject I won't to take to uni with. All year I never dropped below an A in physics and my teacher said I was the best in the year and I got an A in my mocks in physics. Over summer I've attended two physics summer schools and been reading loads of books on it.

    So my question is should I just drop it? I mean I've all this time into making a great physics application and yet I get a C in my exam. I mean its a Linear A level so it doesn't really count but uni still see it. I could potentially drop is and apply for something like Oxford chemistry and have a good chance I would think of getting in. Or I could take all 4 on? Can someone please give me advice? Thank yo
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    It sounds like you have a real passion for physics. If you think you can handle 4 A-Levels then go for it. I did 4 and it was hard work but as long as you keep ontop if it you'll be fine If you need any help feel free to message us

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    (Original post by BigChicken)
    Hello so I got my results today like others and I'm both happy and disappointed. I'm Happy that I got As in chem, maths and FM but disappointed that I got a C in physics which is the subject I won't to take to uni with. All year I never dropped below an A in physics and my teacher said I was the best in the year and I got an A in my mocks in physics. Over summer I've attended two physics summer schools and been reading loads of books on it.

    So my question is should I just drop it? I mean I've all this time into making a great physics application and yet I get a C in my exam. I mean its a Linear A level so it doesn't really count but uni still see it. I could potentially drop is and apply for something like Oxford chemistry and have a good chance I would think of getting in. Or I could take all 4 on? Can someone please give me advice? Thank yo
    A-levels isn' a real indication on how you will handle uni sweetheart. I got a C in English Lit after being predicted a B and I've been getting 2:1s and 1sts in my Lit assignments at uni because I work hard and understand it a bit more.

    Since this is AS and you're linear your AS grade won't count and is only an indication, not a final prediction of what your A-level results will be like.

    If you enjoy Physics as much as you clearly stated, why give it up just because you got a C? If you got an E I would question it, but a C can be improved to a B if you work hard at A-level.

    I would suggest you just stick to 3 A-levels and put extra time in improving your Physics. Ask your teacher if they can recall your paper back and see what happened and why you got a C.
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    Hi! I did A Levels with the modular system but got a C (I resat and got a B) - now I'm studying it at Uni, finished 3rd year! So it's not impossible if you have a passion and figure out what you need to work on!
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    I got a C in my A-level Maths the first time I did it, resat some modules and went on to do it at uni, I graduated with a 2:1 last month it's not the end of the world, it's definitely possible to improve if you try your best!
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    A-levels isn' a real indication on how you will handle uni sweetheart. I got a C in English Lit after being preitdicted a B and I've been getting 2:1s and 1sts in my Lit assignments at uni because I work hard and understand it a bit more.

    Since this is AS and you're linear your AS grade won't count and is only an indication, not a final prediction of what your A-level results will be like.

    If you enjoy Physics as much as you clearly stated, why give it up just because you got a C? If you got an E I would question it, but a C can be improved to a B if you work hard at A-level.

    I would suggest you just stick to 3 A-levels and put extra time in improving your Physics. Ask your teacher if they can recall your paper back and see what happened and why you got a C.

    It's just a shock since I've been doing well al year in physics and than I don't do as well I know I can in the actual exam. And it's just my physics the other subjects went very well is just so anomalous I don't really know what to make with it
 
 
 
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