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    Basically for my AS levels I got ABCC, with an A in psychology and a C in law.

    The A for psychology was actually the highest in my year (out of three classes) and I'm pretty good at it, but I have no interest in the subject at all. Whereas with law, which I do have a strong interest in I only got a C (I am retaking modules though, in an attempt to get a B)

    I've applied to university to study law, although I'm not sure if I definitely want to persue a career in law, I just enjoy it a lot, and even if I don't further it as a career it's a good degree to have. I'm just scared I'm going to struggle really bad at university, if I've only got a C in the subject at AS level.

    Anyone been in a similar situation?
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    I got ABCC my B is my subject for uni, kind of, resitting to make it an A
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    Do a subject that interests you. That matters most. It's all well and good doing a psychology degree but if you drop out halfway through because it's boring then what's the point?
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    im the same, im applying for politics but i got C at AS level, however modules were ABD (D nearly an E!) so i could have got it up to an A/B - haven't done any resits though because i moved college..

    anyway, yeah, im the same shouldn't matter aslong as u work hard and do some work experience in your chosen subject
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    I got BCC at AS, with the B in history, and the C's being in chemistry and biology. The chemistry one is actually only 1 mark away from being a D, but I'm applying for biomedical sciences. I've always seen history as my "fun" subject.. that I just happen to have a knack for.
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    (Original post by GrahamFromJeremyKyle)
    Basically for my AS levels I got ABCC, with an A in psychology and a C in law.

    The A for psychology was actually the highest in my year (out of three classes) and I'm pretty good at it, but I have no interest in the subject at all. Whereas with law, which I do have a strong interest in I only got a C (I am retaking modules though, in an attempt to get a B)

    I've applied to university to study law, although I'm not sure if I definitely want to persue a career in law, I just enjoy it a lot, and even if I don't further it as a career it's a good degree to have. I'm just scared I'm going to struggle really bad at university, if I've only got a C in the subject at AS level.

    Anyone been in a similar situation?

    OP if it helps I didn't even take law and I am applying for Law although I am not at uni yet but uni is different and everyone starts on a new level.

    I doubt this helps.
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    This thread has the most hilarious, most nonsensical title I have ever come across.
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    i got AAC, A's in history and english lit, and C in french, i'm doing history and french, finding french quite hard but nothing i can't deal with it simply because i love it!
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    I got AAB did the best in the college in the A subjects but i'm doing Biology cause i love it
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    I got 297 overall in Geography AS, but I'm doing French because it was always what I wanted, and had planned, to do. I'd be lying if I said I didn't think for a liiiittle bit after getting my results that maybe Geography could be an option, but if Law's what you really want to do, then go for it Apparently the A level is very different from the degree anyway, so I wouldn't read too much into your results.
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    loads of people in uni doing law have never done it before, and some unis even prefer you not to have law at alevel, so i doubt the C in law AS matters.
    Just do what you enjoy, no point picking psychology because you're good at it, you dont want to do a subject for 3years which you're not interested in.
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    I only have a B at AS in the subject I'm applying for at Uni. I want to do the subject because I enjoy it. That's all that matters for me. As long as your personal statement shows your passion for the subject, I should think you'll be fine.
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    The first thing to remember is that A-Levels are no indicator. The second thing to remember is that in some subjects people will NEVER have done the A-Level. Thirdly, you're better off doing something you enjoy and WANT to be a part of than something you're 'naturally good at'.
 
 
 
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