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    I'm an AS Student that has just received my grades recently and didn't do so well in physics (E) but I got an (A) in Maths and (C) in Chemistry. I want to do Mechanical Engineering but they want 3 A's and above for A2.

    Will the universities push me aside since I didn't get good enough AS result?
    How exactly will they assess me?

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    You should be okay.

    Just remember vastly different predictions to AS grades don't look too convincing.

    If you get a C and you're predicted an A*, they might look at that and go "really?". However if say you got A/B in all units but one in which you got a U, any person can see you just had a bad day so don't get too bogged down!
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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

    You can also find the Exam Thread list for A-levels here and GCSE here. :dumbells:


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    (Original post by AStudentHeh)
    I'm an AS Student that has just received my grades recently and didn't do so well in physics (E) but I got an (A) in Maths and (C) in Chemistry. I want to do Mechanical Engineering but they want 3 A's and above for A2.

    Will the universities push me aside since I didn't get good enough AS result?
    How exactly will they assess me?

    Thank you
    Resit the Physics if I were you. Then you won't have too much to worry about.

    On UCAS, if you're resitting a module, you just put pending grade or whatever which says to them you'll be resitting that module/exam. So even with an E at AS, and you're predicted a B overall, then they'll understand.

    But now that you didn't get AAA or BBB in your AS, you need to be a lot more realistic. It's very ambitious to apply to a uni asking AAA and above. It almost makes no sense in applying hun because your grades are a little bit all over the shop. But nothing wrong with being ambitious as long as you don't apply to other unis asking for the same, otherwise you stand little-to-no chance.

    Unis give out offers based on AS results, A-level predicted grades, your PS statement and your referees by your school/teachers.
 
 
 
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