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    I've got a dilemma on my hands here!

    Initially i started out with four subjects at the start of the year.
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      English
      Philosophy


    What happened was i dropped Media in mid November as it was a worthless subject for me.

    So i was left with 3 subjects and too late to pick up another AS subject.

    Got my results yesterday and found out i actually FAILED Geography got a U while i passed English (B) and Philosophy (B).

    Now obviously i can't drop any subject because the minimum a levels i need are 3 but having failed geography and unable to drop it because i i don't have another subject to fall back on what should i do?

    Retake the whole subject, reject it and take up a AS subject next year?

    Any advice would be grateful, thanks in advance.
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    Some universities consider two AS levels in lieu of a third, so that might be something worthwhile considering. However, two A-Levels and an AS is not the equivalent to three A-Levels. If I were you, I'd resit all three modules but spread it out, so for example you could sit two in January and the the final module in the summer. This would mean you'd have enough time to concentrate on your English and Philosophy and also complete any coursework you might have.
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    Ask your college if it cud be possible to redo the geography AS and go to classes whislt still going to A2 geography classes

    you'd effectively have double the amount of geography lessons. Of course thats only necessary if you really need the extra revision and support for the resits.

    failing that see if there is another subject you cud do in one year by doing AS and A2 classes art the same time. At my college people doing business and economics who dont like the other choices are allowed to drop both and do a law alevel in one year so it might be worth jsut asking.
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    are u like a. smart student?...who failed the subject coz he/she didnt try hard enough?...

    if so, u can resit the modules u got real bad grades at....

    or choice 2, do an intense course on another A level subject that u like...

    but the main thing is : just work ur ass off....u've learnt ur lesson as i have learnt mine lol
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    I got bad grades in all the modules for geography!

    But I had the geography exam on the same day as Englis. I know that should not be an excuse but i did concentrate more on english while revising and by the looks of it ALOT, so i guess i didn't try hard enough!

    Thanks for the advice guys.

    Also If i resit my geography AS exam would they wipe out the U grade?
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    If you enjoy geography enough resit and try to do A2 at the same time.

    If you don't think you could improve, ask about doing a different A level in a year.
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    (Original post by Lucy_17)
    thanks for the advice guys.

    Also If i resit my geography AS exam would they wipe out the U grade?
    If you pass it will.
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    (Original post by Lucy_17)
    thanks for the advice guys.

    Also If i resit my geography AS exam would they wipe out the U grade?
    If you did better yes. Make sure it's not cashed in and get a teacher to mention in their reference the fact that you are sitting 3 A-Levels but that there has been some difficulty with Geography and you are currently in the process of requesting a remark. The intensive course suggestion is a good idea just make sure you don't take on too much!
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    f you did better yes. Make sure it's not cashed in and get a teacher to mention in their reference the fact that you are sitting 3 A-Levels but that there has been some difficulty with Geography and you are currently in the process of requesting a remark. The intensive course suggestion is a good idea just make sure you don't take on too much!
    I think i can manage the extra work load; it'll fill up the huge amount of free periods! And great tip about the grade not beig cashed in! I'll be on my tutor about that come enrollment day.

    Thanks guys!
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    (Original post by Lucy_17)
    I think i can manage the extra work load; it'll fill up the huge amount of free periods! And great tip about the grade not beig cashed in! I'll be on my tutor about that come enrollment day.

    Thanks guys!
    Good luck!
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    you might be just as well trying to contact your tutor now to just to make sure what your planning is suitable, and realistic.
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    i agree with kirsty... coz if you leave it until enrollment then you might have to make a rash decision you regret if you're not allowed to do it.
 
 
 

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