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    Reet, so my first attempt at As was met without the requisite diligence and seriousness. Naturally, me performance was dire; C in English, D biology and U in maths. Assured of my abilities, I had a second stab, not really taking the thing all that seriously. This year was much the same as last. Arsing around, bunking off, generally prioritising immediate pleasures at the expense of my grades. Teachers got onto me, telling me buck up n all that, but I dismissed them as before. Once again, my grades this year are shite. I opted for the same subjects as last year, realising halfway through the year that a science degree is my true calling, English being of little relevance to that end. Thing is, I'm academic by inclination, always had a facility for such things, just a *****y work ethic/ tendency to procrastinate. I achieved 5 A stars, 4 As n a B at gsce, with minimal effort. What's best for me now? My dire results, although to be expected, hit me hard, and it's really rung home how much I need to change. Is a third crack worth it? Or should I seek an alternative route, apprenticeships or whatever? I can't help feeling I've ****ed up inextricably
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    Reet, so my first attempt at As was met without the requisite diligence and seriousness. Naturally, me performance was dire; C in English, D biology and U in maths. Assured of my abilities, I had a second stab, not really taking the thing all that seriously. This year was much the same as last. Arsing around, bunking off, generally prioritising immediate pleasures at the expense of my grades. Teachers got onto me, telling me buck up n all that, but I dismissed them as before. Once again, my grades this year are shite. I opted for the same subjects as last year, realising halfway through the year that a science degree is my true calling, English being of little relevance to that end. Thing is, I'm academic by inclination, always had a facility for such things, just a *****y work ethic/ tendency to procrastinate. I achieved 5 A stars, 4 As n a B at gsce, with minimal effort. What's best for me now? My dire results, although to be expected, hit me hard, and it's really rung home how much I need to change. Is a third crack worth it? Or should I seek an alternative route, apprenticeships or whatever? I can't help feeling I've ****ed up inextricably
    Try and see it through and give As maths another go if your college/sixth form will allow it and see the others through. Then apply for a Foundation Degree/Year somewhere.
    Trust me when I say A levels are NO CAKE WALK, I am about to enter my third year of Biomedical Science and in all honesty, A levels are the hardest things I have EVER done in my life.
    Typically the entry requirements for Foundation Degrees/Years are relatively low and I can see you getting a few offers.
    Also, it gives you a chance to get into the swing of uni before the hard *hit hits you in the first year of your degree.
 
 
 
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