How do i apply to university during my gap year? . Help please Watch

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I would like to go to Kings university and im predicted to get 2A*s for my a-levels but the problem is due to some circumstances my college thought it would be best for me to only do 2 a levels which means im going to have to take an a level independenty during my gap year if i want to go to university. My question is : if university's decide whether they will accept you from your predicted grades how will they know my predicted grade for my 3rd a level as you have to apply for university quite early and teachers usually decide your predicted grade so how will that work for someone like me who is studying for their alevel independently ?
If anyone has been through the same situation as me or had any advice it would greatly be appreciated 😊
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(Original post by amber2106)
I would like to go to Kings university and im predicted to get 2A*s for my a-levels but the problem is due to some circumstances my college thought it would be best for me to only do 2 a levels which means im going to have to take an a level independenty during my gap year if i want to go to university. My question is : if university's decide whether they will accept you from your predicted grades how will they know my predicted grade for my 3rd a level as you have to apply for university quite early and teachers usually decide your predicted grade so how will that work for someone like me who is studying for their alevel independently ?
If anyone has been through the same situation as me or had any advice it would greatly be appreciated 😊
If you were applying for the year in which you got your A level results, then you would only have 2 A levels and that would be insufficient.
You would also have predicted grades and a reference because you would still be at school.

If you did an A level in the gap year following, then you would already have 2 A level results, so you would only need one predicted grade.
You can either ask your old teacher if they will predicted for you based on a conversation you have with them or an employer or sometimes you can pay the test centre. In any event you will have 2 results which is a strong indication , especially if you have A*.

Also if the reason you took only 2 is covered by extenuating circumstances you should make the uni aware of this as sometimes they can make a higher offer if they feel you have delayed too long.
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I would like to go to Kings university and im predicted to get 2A*s for my a-levels but the problem is due to some circumstances my college thought it would be best for me to only do 2 a levels which means im going to have to take an a level independenty during my gap year if i want to go to university. My question is : if university's decide whether they will accept you from your predicted grades how will they know my predicted grade for my 3rd a level as you have to apply for university quite early and teachers usually decide your predicted grade so how will that work for someone like me who is studying for their alevel independently ?
If anyone has been through the same situation as me or had any advice it would greatly be appreciated 😊
If you haven't already, it would be a good idea to check with Kings that they will accept AL's taken over more than one sitting. For more competitive courses, this could disadvantage your application against someone who completed their qualifications over two years.
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