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    So I failed my AS in 2016 and it really affected my overall confidence in my abilities in school. I changed schools and basically started afresh but my attitude towards work got so bad. I find it hard to get out of bed in the morning and when it's time for tests/exams I always leave my work to the last minute because procrastination. I feel like there'd be no point because I'd probably fail. I feel very little motivation to work and when I do it's in short bursts and then I go a long period without doing anything again. I've made some progress though, I got two U's in my AS and I'm now predicted AAB. My AS grades also make me so demotivated for my UCAS application because it seems like I probably won't get offers.

    I know it's very possible to go from U's to A/B grades but if I can't get out of my current mindset I think I'll be back to phase 1. What do I do?
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    AS grades aren’t looked at by universities anymore because they’re being phased out, if you are predicted AAB and you have a strong personal statement, you may even be offered some unconditional offers.
    Don’t give up, you’ve gone through 12 years of school already, why waste the last year?
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    I completely agree with this and also MAKE SURE YOU GET HELP. If your school/college has wellbeing services, utilise them, they do help honestly. And definitely ask your teachers for help if you're struggling. Try and create goals for yourself, they can be daily ones, weekly ones, termly ones, but I find that this helps. Even if you only get one thing done in a day, you still did it! It's still an achievement. Make sure you keep on top of self care too.
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    AS grades aren’t looked at by universities anymore because they’re being phased out, if you are predicted AAB and you have a strong personal statement, you may even be offered some unconditional offers.
    Don’t give up, you’ve gone through 12 years of school already, why waste the last year?
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    (Original post by Daniel100499)
    AS grades aren’t looked at by universities anymore because they’re being phased out, if you are predicted AAB and you have a strong personal statement, you may even be offered some unconditional offers.
    Don’t give up, you’ve gone through 12 years of school already, why waste the last year?
    No - But if you've taken AS levels, they will most definitely take them into consideration.

    If a student gets EUU at AS, then gets predicted AAB, it won't be viewed as a realistic prediction. Not without proper justification in a reference, at least.
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    (Original post by Daniel100499)
    AS grades aren’t looked at by universities anymore because they’re being phased out, if you are predicted AAB and you have a strong personal statement, you may even be offered some unconditional offers.
    Don’t give up, you’ve gone through 12 years of school already, why waste the last year?
    Thanks, I am going to see it through I'm just not sure if I'll do well. Honestly even if I get one conditional offer I'd be so happy.
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    (Original post by Poplip)
    I completely agree with this and also MAKE SURE YOU GET HELP. If your school/college has wellbeing services, utilise them, they do help honestly. And definitely ask your teachers for help if you're struggling. Try and create goals for yourself, they can be daily ones, weekly ones, termly ones, but I find that this helps. Even if you only get one thing done in a day, you still did it! It's still an achievement. Make sure you keep on top of self care too.
    We have a counselor but I know someone who used to go to her and they told me the counsellor wasn't confidential at all. I don't want my mum to think I'm not capable of taking care of myself, I'm kind of just waiting it out till I leave so I can find better treatment on my own terms if you get what I mean. I have long term goals but I think I should improve my short terms ones. I'll try to start the daily/weekly goals and see which works for me thank you so much.
 
 
 
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