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    The entry requirements for the course i'm interested in are: AAB (A level), plus grade B in (I)GCSE English and mathematics. My predicted grades for A level are at the very least three A grades(,assume I get these results or even surpass them with an A* or two). In IGCSE Maths I achieved an A grade however in IGCSE English I got C. Thing is my English, in particular my written, is not bad at all. I'm of British origin thus perfectly fluent and oddly enough English was always a strong point of mine, there was only one person who seemed to outperform me through the 6 years of mandatory English classes. Come exam time and somehow I flunk it! Shockingly my worst IGCSE result... I should of resit at the time but I was just too apathetic! My question is if surpassing all other entry requirements and proving my English is better than my grade implies will they overlook it? I still do have the option for a resit but it costs an egregious amount+it would be sit around a pretty inconvenient time.
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    The entry requirements for the course i'am interested in are: AAB (A level), plus grade B in (I)GCSE English and mathematics. My predicted grades for A level are at the very least three A grades(,assume I get these results or even surpass them with an A* or two). In IGCSE Maths I achieved an A grade however in IGCSE English I got C. Thing is my English, in particular my written, is not bad at all. I'am of British origin thus perfectly fluent and oddly enough English was always a strong point of mine, there was only one person who seemed to outperform me through the 6 years of mandatory English classes. Come exam time and somehow I flunk it! Shockingly my worst IGCSE result... I should of resit at the time but I was just to apathetic! My question is if surpassing all other entry requirements and proving my English is better than my grade implies will they overlook it? I still do have the option for a resit but it costs an egregious amount+it would be sit around a pretty inconvenient time.
    I think I see why you got a C in English.
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    (Original post by Heck me)
    The entry requirements for the course i'm interested in are: AAB (A level), plus grade B in (I)GCSE English and mathematics. My predicted grades for A level are at the very least three A grades(,assume I get these results or even surpass them with an A* or two). In IGCSE Maths I achieved an A grade however in IGCSE English I got C. Thing is my English, in particular my written, is not bad at all. I'm of British origin thus perfectly fluent and oddly enough English was always a strong point of mine, there was only one person who seemed to outperform me through the 6 years of mandatory English classes. Come exam time and somehow I flunk it! Shockingly my worst IGCSE result... I should of resit at the time but I was just too apathetic! My question is if surpassing all other entry requirements and proving my English is better than my grade implies will they overlook it? I still do have the option for a resit but it costs an egregious amount+it would be sit around a pretty inconvenient time.
    Resit. Universities often use GCSE requirements as a 'first sort' to cut down applicant numbers.
 
 
 
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