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Do you know what you'll do if you don't get the grades you're hoping for?

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Do you know what you'll do if you don't get the grades you're hoping for?

Firstly - we are here for you.

Secondly - you're not alone. In a poll we ran the other week, 40% of you said the thing you're most worried about for A-level results is missing your offer.

So if this is you, have you made a plan for what you will do if you don't get the news you're hoping for?

We're not asking this to dwell in the negative, and we know many, many students will achieve their offer grades - but we *do* want to make sure you can be as prepared as possible ahead of results day. It can really can help you feel calmer, more in control, and more able to make good decisions whatever the circumstance may be.

We've got tonnes of advice and support we can share with you, but here's four things you should definitely do before the 18th of August to make sure you're totally prepped for all outcomes:
1. Learn how to understand your results slip here
2. Download and fill in our free 'get prepared for results' template
3. Do this quiz to see how ready you are for a clearing call
4. Read our full guide to preparing for results day

Whatever your circumstance, we are here to help. Let us know your questions and we'll point you in the right direction. Wishing everyone the very best for the 18th. :heart:

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