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    I got ACCD for my AS results which isn't great but not a completely lost cause. I know i can get the two Cs up to either As or Bs, by retaking single units, but the D (biology) is bad across the board.

    Basically, i plan to resit all three modules (maybe two because one wasn't TOO bad). But wondered whether i need to declare that D on my ucas application (as i'm not carrying it on to A level). I know that unis do look at the grades you got for dropped As subjects, so i also wanted to know whether they ever give you conditional offers based on you resitting the subject and getting a better grade? Sounds like a long shot doesn't it.

    Any info on the matter would be appreciated.
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    I'm a bit confused. I would have thought they WOULD take the grade into consideration if you dropped it and cashed it in? (im guessing cashed means to accept it and just move on with life). Do you have to decline the grade in order to resit it? As far as i knew, you could keep the grade and still resit, and then if you do worse you can revert to the previous grade.
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    Yes you have to decline the individual unit grades to resit them. You would have to put the grade as pending on your application form.

    As to whether they would take the AS level into consideration and include it in your offer will depend on the university and course you are applying for, if they specify an additional A level they they will include it in your offer.
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    i agree, and you are right, that at A2 you have to decline your grades. My sister did when she resat (resat? resitted?) them. My school have said you can resit AS levels the first time and choose what grade, then even a second time, but by then you have to accept the grade you get regardless if its lower. I dont trust them though, they ****ed up most of the teaching.
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    as far as im concerneda at AS, if u dont want unis to look at ur bad grade and u wanna drop it...then decline the grade and dont get it cached...no need to resit either i think...u will just have 3 AS appear on ur certificate...
    thats wut i think...i might be wrong...
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    some unis do like a further pass at AS level though, like others said though . i'll speak to the exam man at my school about it. thanks for all your advice.
 
 
 

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