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    Basically, I've dropped A2 History due to mental and physical health issues that I'm currently experiencing. I'm now doing A2 Chemistry and Biology and AS History. Would I be able to get into a decent university with 2 full A-Levels and an AS? I just don't want to have to stay behind for a year and be forced to do a BTEC.
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    (Original post by xxVENUSx)
    Basically, I've dropped A2 History due to mental and physical health issues that I'm currently experiencing. I'm now doing A2 Chemistry and Biology and AS History. Would I be able to get into a decent university with 2 full A-Levels and an AS? I just don't want to have to stay behind for a year and be forced to do a BTEC.

    Could you say what course you're hoping to do, which units you'd like to go to and your predicted grades? It really does depend, sweet. I had to drop out of AS due to mental health problems so I'm a year behind but now I'm doing super well and on track for all A's. Sometimes, waiting another year is the best thing you can do if it means you can go where you want for uni. Nonetheless, it really does depend on the unis and the grades you'll get x
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    (Original post by xxVENUSx)
    Basically, I've dropped A2 History due to mental and physical health issues that I'm currently experiencing. I'm now doing A2 Chemistry and Biology and AS History. Would I be able to get into a decent university with 2 full A-Levels and an AS? I just don't want to have to stay behind for a year and be forced to do a BTEC.
    Whatever university your interested in ask and contact them before making an assumption.
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    Could you say what course you're hoping to do, which units you'd like to go to and your predicted grades? It really does depend, sweet. I had to drop out of AS due to mental health problems so I'm a year behind but now I'm doing super well and on track for all A's. Sometimes, waiting another year is the best thing you can do if it means you can go where you want for uni. Nonetheless, it really does depend on the unis and the grades you'll get x
    I'm predicted A's in Chemistry and Biology. I was predicted a B in A2 History but now I'm only doing AS so I don't know my predicted grade. I was hoping to do computer science (I know some universities ask for maths but Uni of Essex and a few others don't).
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    (Original post by xxVENUSx)
    I'm predicted A's in Chemistry and Biology. I was predicted a B in A2 History but now I'm only doing AS so I don't know my predicted grade. I was hoping to do computer science (I know some universities ask for maths but Uni of Essex and a few others don't).
    They're really good grades! Just had a quick click on their website and it might be that the two grades higher that you're predicted might make up the UCAS points. Alternatively, it seems that they offer a foundation year which means that even if they won't take two a levels, you can still go! If that's the case with them, it's likely there are other foundation courses too. The best thing you can do is give the departments of the universities you're interested in a call on Monday to discuss your circumstances. Most universities often have a mitigating circumstances form you can fill in to accompany your application (I had to) and they will consider your results in light of this information. Don't stress though, you can get into a good university whichever way you go about it!
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    (Original post by xxVENUSx)
    Basically, I've dropped A2 History due to mental and physical health issues that I'm currently experiencing. I'm now doing A2 Chemistry and Biology and AS History. Would I be able to get into a decent university with 2 full A-Levels and an AS? I just don't want to have to stay behind for a year and be forced to do a BTEC.
    As others have said, this is something only university admissions will know the answer to.
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    There will be some universities that will be strict on 3 A levels to include maths. I know you will be looking for a good uni but so will people who have the predicted entry requirements. I would be surprised if a uni with AAA requirement would accept you but possibly a BBB uni might. A phone call might be worth it. Otherwise, there are universities that will take you based on 2 A levels or UCAS points alone. Just go through the Uni links on this table https://www.theguardian.com/educatio...bles-2016#S220 and you will find some.

    The other thing you may want to consider is the more prestigious the university the more likely it is that they push the students to do well and it can be quite stressful. Maybe consider a uni with a more relaxed course.
 
 
 
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