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    Is there absolutely no way of getting this changed to a C at least?
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    (Original post by Westengland24)
    Hi guys, I'm quite upset because I looked at my predicted grades and have been predicted AAU. The U is awful obviously I know and it's in biology - I guess it's understandable considering that all last year during year 12 I basically failed all my end of topic tests, I did work but at the wrong times and never got out of the habit of revising te night before the test. I have other reasons why I didn't put in a lot of work which I feel just sound pathetic, but I spoke to my head of sixth and now I am speaking to a counsellor about it. I feel a lot more motivated this year tho as oppose to year 12 and I am now trying to get into a routine. I feel like if I were to explain why I didn't do a lot of work for biology I would just sound stupid and it's quite a personal reason and I think it's stupid however my head of sixth did point out that it was clearly affecting me because as much as I wanted to do work, this always got in the way.

    Either way - could someone offer anything realistic to say about what I should do now, I know obviously not to revise before tests and I am making sure I very well don't. Thing is - my biology teachers aren't great either, and it's taken me a bloody year to realise that I can't be spoon fed with information and hope that their teaching gets better - I HAVE TO put in work and I am trying. Just please if anyone has anything constructive to say on how to revise the entire AS year and how to better time management for a2 content, how to work when your teacher isn't that great and on how to pinpoint key points on the text books and text, I would really appreciate it. I know it's sh*t but any advice on how to just turn it around, I'd be really thankful. Realistic advice or whatever, being hopeful idc, just I would be thankful for anything.
    Do you want to go to university?
    If you do, email a couple that you are looking at and ask them if they will accept these predicted grades if you have had extenuating circumstances.
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    (Original post by JME1993)
    Is there absolutely no way of getting this changed to a C at least?
    That's what my friend said, it's awful, I know my effort was sh*t last year but I feel like giving up even though I haven't really tried. Then again I just want to work so that it just turns around completely.
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    Have you got no teacher friends?

    Get a tutor and pay him/her to give you high predicted grades...
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    (Original post by Queenie123)
    Do you want to go to university?
    If you do, email a couple that you are looking at and ask them if they will accept these predicted grades if you have had extenuating circumstances.
    I do want to go to university definitely. Just I had a weird start to year 12 and moved sixth forms and started biology a bit later, I feel like the other circumstances wouldn't be considered 'serious' and such or whatever. I'm not sure :/ but yes thank you I'll consider that.
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    (Original post by HelpMe??)
    Have you got no teacher friends?

    Get a tutor and pay him/her to give you high predicted grades...
    Yes I am getting a tutor, in November and December time. Thank you for the advice.
 
 
 
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