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    Hello, I received my AS Level results in August, and it's safe to say I was disappointed. I got ACEU. It is my belief and my mother's that I was suffering from a depression of sorts in the months approaching the exams, I ended up not revising for a single exam, not once. My dilemma is that I want to study Geography at Queen's Belfast, however they require BBB. I know for a fact that when I resit I will receive much better grades, but I feel as though they will see my current grades and automatically reject (I got a C in Geography btw). My question is, do you think unis will give me a chance to get my grades up? Or should I just apply to places like Ulster University with lower grade requirements (where I would rather not go). Also, would it be worth taking a gap year and reapplying to the same courses if I get initially rejected but get better resit results? Thank you
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    (Original post by Lailiejay)
    Hello, I received my AS Level results in August, and it's safe to say I was disappointed. I got ACEU. It is my belief and my mother's that I was suffering from a depression of sorts in the months approaching the exams, I ended up not revising for a single exam, not once. My dilemma is that I want to study Geography at Queen's Belfast, however they require BBB. I know for a fact that when I resit I will receive much better grades, but I feel as though they will see my current grades and automatically reject (I got a C in Geography btw). My question is, do you think unis will give me a chance to get my grades up? Or should I just apply to places like Ulster University with lower grade requirements (where I would rather not go). Also, would it be worth taking a gap year and reapplying to the same courses if I get initially rejected but get better resit results? Thank you
    If you know you'll be unhappy at Ulster, don't apply.
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    If you know you'll be unhappy at Ulster, don't apply.
    Thank you for your response, however, I would indeed be happy to go there, it is just my 2nd choice. Perhaps I worded it unfavourably.
 
 
 
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