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    Hi,

    I've recently started year 13 and have decided that I would love to attend York university to study Biology (the offer is AAB). I'm going to be predicted A's in both biology and psychology, but my maths AS was disastrous.
    I achieved a D, which was mainly due to achieving an E in one of the exams (annoyingly, this module had been my best module throughout year 12 - I hadn't achieved lower than an A apart from in this exam, but personal reasons caused me to achieve much lower than expected). The other 2 modules went okay (low B's) but I'm going to retake them this year too anyway.

    My teachers know that I am capable of achieving a B with hard work and retakes (because they feel like my AS grade did not at all reflect how I had been doing throughout the year), and therefore I am going to be predicted a B. However, even with the desired predictions, how will the bad AS grade affect my chances of receiving an offer (of course it depends on how many apply and their grades, but I mean in general terms)?

    Thanks :-)
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    I'm also taking the same subjects as you, and planning to do the same course, with york as one of my options!

    I think you submit your predicted grades onto UCAS, so Uni's will pay attention to that more, however you need to work hard in order to achieve it.
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    It's not certain but you can still get an offer if you have other things on your personal statement.
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    (Original post by Littleonezz)
    I'm also taking the same subjects as you, and planning to do the same course, with york as one of my options!

    I think you submit your predicted grades onto UCAS, so Uni's will pay attention to that more, however you need to work hard in order to achieve it.

    Really? That's awesome! :-)

    I'll definitely work hard for them, did quite a bit over the summer hols!

    Thank you
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    You can definitely get into York if you put your mind to it! I have a pretty similar story to you, I got BCD at AS and brought those grades up to AAB this year to meet the conditions for Surrey uni When you apply through UCAS, put your maths AS as 'pending' so they know you're retaking. Good luck!
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    It will be so much easier retaking just one exam and getting a load more marks than retaking a few where you did ok in to just get a few extras. Getting BBE or whatever in your modules is sooooo much better than getting CCC.
 
 
 
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