What would happen If I failed 2 A Levels and Passed 1?

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If I got an A in maths and got U in Bio and Chemistry would I be ****ed for Uni or whatever else I would want to do? Maybe I could go into an apprenticeship or would 1 A level not be good enough?
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If I got an A in maths and got U in Bio and Chemistry would I be ****ed for Uni or whatever else I would want to do? Maybe I could go into an apprenticeship or would 1 A level not be good enough?
for AS or a level?
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Uni would be difficult, however your college might allow you to repeat subjects for another year allowing you to finish with 3
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for AS or a level?
All my courses are A Levels so the A would be average after 6 exams and then if I failed Bio and Chem A level not AS
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Uni would be difficult, however your college might allow you to repeat subjects for another year allowing you to finish with 3
Do you believe it is worth spending 2 more years to retake the entire A level?
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All my courses are A Levels so the A would be average after 6 exams and then if I failed Bio and Chem A level not AS
Don't worry you can just retake them, next year just focus on bio and chem. Just apply to uni next year, if you don't get any offers just go into clearing as theres plenty of good unis that go into clearing each year.
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Do you believe it is worth spending 2 more years to retake the entire A level?
Different for each person, and you would need to discuss whether your college would want you for an extra 2 years. Are you in year 13 now? If so what grade did you get last year? Its unlikely to get a U if you didn't get one in AS as it would count as 50% of your overall grade.

In my case, I failed my first year and then repeated year 12, so it's only an extra year more, so it's a bit different than repeating a whole 2 years.
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Different for each person, and you would need to discuss whether your college would want you for an extra 2 years. Are you in year 13 now? If so what grade did you get last year? Its unlikely to get a U if you didn't get one in AS as it would count as 50% of your overall grade.

In my case, I failed my first year and then repeated year 12, so it's only an extra year more, so it's a bit different than repeating a whole 2 years.
No I am just speculating, still in year 12 but Bio and Chem are not going well for me but I am doing quite well at maths so just wondering the worst case scenario
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Don't worry you can just retake them, next year just focus on bio and chem. Just apply to uni next year, if you don't get any offers just go into clearing as theres plenty of good unis that go into clearing each year.
Could you explain to me what is clearing?
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Could you explain to me what is clearing?
Wait, are you doing the new a level or the old spec?
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Wait, are you doing the new a level or the old spec?
Think im doing the new one, the only AS I'm doing this year are maths, whereas I have all my other exams at the end of the second year
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Think im doing the new one, the only AS I'm doing this year are maths, whereas I have all my other exams at the end of the second year
Ohh okay. Your first year grades don't count for the new a level but gives the universities an idea of how well you will perform in your second year. So you don't need to resit unless your school doesn't allow you to go to second year.

Clearing is where universities have free spaces on their courses and need to fill them up, you will have information on which universities are going into clearing in july or august, on results day people that didn't get into any uni call these unis that are in clearing and give them their UCAS ID where they will see your application and make a decision.
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Ohh okay. Your first year grades don't count for the new a level but gives the universities an idea of how well you will perform in your second year. So you don't need to resit unless your school doesn't allow you to go to second year.

Clearing is where universities have free spaces on their courses and need to fill them up, you will have information on which universities are going into clearing in july or august, on results day people that didn't get into any uni call these unis that are in clearing and give them their UCAS ID where they will see your application and make a decision.
Okay thanks.
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No I am just speculating, still in year 12 but Bio and Chem are not going well for me but I am doing quite well at maths so just wondering the worst case scenario

Everyone gave good advice, but since you are in year 12 at the end of this year if you really feel like you don't wanna carry on with those subjects changing them then would be a good opportunity. Yeah you will have to be in college for an extra year but you will be happier and end up with better results.
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Everyone gave good advice, but since you are in year 12 at the end of this year if you really feel like you don't wanna carry on with those subjects changing them then would be a good opportunity. Yeah you will have to be in college for an extra year but you will be happier and end up with better results.
Yes I will give it some thought, thank you
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