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    This year I received an Unconditional for chemical engineering but the grades I got are E chemistry and physics and D maths. I think the fact my step dad was diagnosed with lung cancer and discovered my actual dad was a career criminal has affected my grade but I still have poor grades and an uncertainty of my ability as I've been predicted and working at Bs all year. Is it wise to go as its a step up and I haven't really succeeded at this level and if I do fail I will be years behind everyone else and with debt. Thanks
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    (Original post by KWH98)
    This year I received an Unconditional for chemical engineering but the grades I got are E chemistry and physics and D maths. I think the fact my step dad was diagnosed with lung cancer and discovered my actual dad was a career criminal has affected my grade but I still have poor grades and an uncertainty of my ability as I've been predicted and working at Bs all year. Is it wise to go as its a step up and I haven't really succeeded at this level and if I do fail I will be years behind everyone else and with debt. Thanks
    Hi there,
    Sorry to hear about your circumstances but well done on your unconditional! I would definitely accept it. Good luck with your Uni place .
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    (Original post by KWH98)
    This year I received an Unconditional for chemical engineering but the grades I got are E chemistry and physics and D maths. I think the fact my step dad was diagnosed with lung cancer and discovered my actual dad was a career criminal has affected my grade but I still have poor grades and an uncertainty of my ability as I've been predicted and working at Bs all year. Is it wise to go as its a step up and I haven't really succeeded at this level and if I do fail I will be years behind everyone else and with debt. Thanks
    Well that sounds like quite a year... The thing you need to remember is that the university wouldn't have given you that offer if they weren't sure about you or thought you might not be good enough. They probably gave you that offer because they thought you were a fantastic student and were worried you might go elsewhere if they didn't give you an unconditional.
    You have clearly had a really tough time and only you know how much it has affected you and how much of an impact those things had on your grades. Its natural to feel uncertain following poor grades but just remember the uni gave you that offer for a reason, they clearly felt you had it in you at that point so why not now.
    Only you can make this decision but if you go and find its too hard you can drop out and start an apprenticeship or something similar.
    Don't be to hard on yourself xxx
 
 
 
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