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Hi everyone,

I've had a confusing last couple of years to say the least but I'll describe my current situation. In 2019 I took my A-levels and got ABB. This was below what I was predicted by my school. This has limited my options quite a bit when it comes to university as most RG unis ask for AAB. I kind of want to retake but I feel as if I might be too old now. What does everyone think? Should I just bite the bullet and go to a lower ranked uni? Or retake?

I should mention that before I went to sixth form I was very diligent with my studying and actually home schooled myself through secondary school. I know I would have the potential to replicate this again. I was kind of a mess when I was 16-18. Silly me haha
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Which RG’s, if any could accept your ABB?
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Which RG’s, if any could accept your ABB?
None for the exact courses I want, that I've found anyway. I want to do a highly quantitative discipline
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I would say you're never old enough. If you feel like you can do better, then do it! Just check whether the RG unis accept A-Level retakes though (if you haven't already). Apart from that, don't let your age put you off from thriving to the potential you know you can achieve
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I would say you're never old enough. If you feel like you can do better, then do it! Just check whether the RG unis accept A-Level retakes though (if you haven't already). Apart from that, don't let your age put you off from thriving to the potential you know you can achieve
Thank you very much for your support I would be 24 when I graduate which doesn't seem too bad
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Thank you very much for your support I would be 24 when I graduate which doesn't seem too bad
Absolutely, you're never going to be the only one a few years "behind" anyway - I'm a 2019 A level student too, planning to start uni next September, I bet we'll barely notice the couple of years age difference
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Thank you very much for your support I would be 24 when I graduate which doesn't seem too bad
It's not bad at all! It will all be worth it as you did what you really wanted to do!
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Perfectly reasonable thing to do if that is what you want.
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