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    Hi!
    I sat my exams last year and am currently at sixth form studying Psychology, Geography and French - and, I also go to an exceptionally high achieving secondary school.
    Are my GCSE results good? Like, for me to go to uni, become successful within an industry etc?
    Obviously, I know how important other things are, such as personality, desire, motivation and drive, but I'm only wondering because knowing whether you're 'intelligent' or 'good enough' at something becomes ridiculous once you enter the four walls of my school.
    I was predicted 9Cs and a B (in RE) so know that I have done much better than initially thought, but I'm so confused now...I don't know whether I should be happy or sad or surprised, you know?
    Being insecure is one thing, but then going to a fab school and only coming out with the below is another.

    What do you think?

    Thanks

    Maths: B
    English Lang: A
    English lit: B
    Graphics: B
    Physics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Biology: B
    French: A*
    Geography: A
    RE: A
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    (Original post by zuzulla)
    Hi!
    I sat my exams last year and am currently at sixth form studying Psychology, Geography and French - and, I also go to an exceptionally high achieving secondary school.
    Are my GCSE results good? Like, for me to go to uni, become successful within an industry etc?
    Obviously, I know how important other things are, such as personality, desire, motivation and drive, but I'm only wondering because knowing whether you're 'intelligent' or 'good enough' at something becomes ridiculous once you enter the four walls of my school.
    I was predicted 9Cs and a B (in RE) so know that I have done much better than initially thought, but I'm so confused now...I don't know whether I should be happy or sad or surprised, you know?
    Being insecure is one thing, but then going to a fab school and only coming out with the below is another.

    What do you think?

    Thanks

    Maths: B
    English Lang: A
    English lit: B
    Graphics: B
    Physics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Biology: B
    French: A*
    Geography: A
    RE: A
    Your results are good - especially considering your predictions - they should be fine to get into almost any university (there are some universities and courses that are selective based on GCSEs but these are uncommon). If you continue improving and outdo-ing your predictions then you'll find universities are very keen - they want students who will peak while they're at university not those who got their best grades in Yr 12 and then started slipping.

    Once you get past university then employers don't care about your specific grades - just # GCSE A*-C grades (and whether that includes English and Maths).
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    Your results are ok. Just keep trying hard in your higher education studies :-)


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    Not really. They're average.

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