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    Hi guys. So I did AS levels in Law, Psychology and Religious Studies last academic year and on the 18th August I opened the brown envelope to grades DDD - totally not what I was expecting at all! I decided to go to a different sixth form (because everyone did quite bad at my school - many people got U's) and change my A level options to History, English Language and Literature (combined), Religious Studies and Sociology. I want to study Law (LLB) at prestigious universities (Cambridge, York, Warwick, Birmingham and Cardiff), are they going to penalise me for making this decision? I guess one could argue that I am not technically 'resitting' any A levels (well except Religious Studies), I have simply changed my options. I am not applying this academic year obviously due to my awful AS results, I am applying next year or the year after (I might do a gap year).
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    You have to show all your grades on UCAS. So all universities will be able to see that you did your A levels over 3 years.
    They will also see the grades you got last time.

    I don't think you will be taking AS exams anymore, and if this is the case then your application won't look too good.
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    (Original post by whydoidothis?)
    You have to show all your grades on UCAS. So all universities will be able to see that you did your A levels over 3 years.
    They will also see the grades you got last time.

    I don't think you will be taking AS exams anymore, and if this is the case then your application won't look too good.
    No I won't be doing AS anymore but I'm applying when I've got my final A2 grades.
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    No I won't be doing AS anymore but I'm applying when I've got my final A2 grades.
    Ah so your taking a gap year, well I'm pretty sure as long as you come out with good grades the unis would give you an offer, unless you get straight A* grades you probably won't get an offer for Cambridge.
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    (Original post by whydoidothis?)
    Ah so your taking a gap year, well I'm pretty sure as long as you come out with good grades the unis would give you an offer, unless you get straight A* grades you probably won't get an offer for Cambridge.
    Okay, thanks your help. I'll just email Cambridge and ask them myself.
 
 
 
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