Worth having a gap year for this situation?

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    Basically, I finished my AS's in summer (only got 2 because they were the only AS subjects I was doing).

    I got two D's on results day and with all three I'm doing, I've been predicted CCC.
    My school won't change it at all.

    Because of these low predicted grades, I understand I am not likely to be receiving any offers for the universities I want to apply to (they all want in the AAA-ABB range).

    Would it be more sensible when I get my results in August next year (and if I do better than what I'm predicted) , to apply in the following September with having a gap year?

    I've heard that I can get an unconditional offer straight away because universities will have real grades to make an offer on.

    Hi, yes that is a good option.
    I'm applying for medicine and doing the same thing. Which course are you planning to apply to?
    You could also apply through adjustment/clearing so you don't have to take a gap year however you can't really do that for competitive courses such as medicine.
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