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    Hi

    Basically I am at Warwick Uni right now, and was accepted with the grades BBD (I needed BBB). The D was in ICT which was totally messed up by my teacher, who taught us the wrong syllabus! :/ he has now been made redundant for this reason and a letter was sent to the uni explaining the situation. Anyway, I feel like I have been cheated a good grade and am really embarrassed with the result, is it worth retaking it do you think? And will it effect my future career. I get so annoyed hearing people at uni saying they got A's and B's when I feel that I could have got the same and think that due to the problems with ICT my other grades have suffered.

    What would you do?
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    Who cares, you're getting a degree @ Warwick
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    At the end of the day your degree will be more important than the A levels you took. But if you have the time it wouldn't hurt to retake it.
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    Get the degree.

    It pisses all over A levels froma great height.
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    haha just like A levels over GCSE right? Thanks guys, it just sucks though when people ask what you got and you don't want to seem like the dumb one and you can't be bothered to explain that it wasnt your fault. Most careers look at the degree rather than A-Level right?
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    (Original post by reb89)
    haha just like A levels over GCSE right? Thanks guys, it just sucks though when people ask what you got and you don't want to seem like the dumb one and you can't be bothered to explain that it wasnt your fault. Most careers look at the degree rather than A-Level right?
    Well careers involving the subject of your degree yes. Focus on doing the best you can in it
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    I don't see why you want to - I wouldn't if I was you, unless you really want to get that A-grade A-level ICT knowledge, then you may as well take the exams too.

    You've got your seat at uni which you seem to be happy about so why complain.

    PS. It really is your responsibility at A-level to get the grade you want, what your teacher does or does not do shouldn't play too much of a role in your final grade. Hell, my biology teacher didn't even turn up to half our lesson!
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    If you really feel the great need to prove to the world that you didn't get a D in ICT then go for it.

    But to be honest, I don't think anyone really gives a ****.
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    you got into warwick uni so why retake? plus, it'll be more work and is likely to cost you
    if people ask what grades you got, tell them it's irrelivent coz it is

    at the end of the day, you know why that grade flopped and it's not down to you so it's not like you're not capable
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    I guess. Yea I understand it is my responsibility, but when you are putting in so much effort then suddenly towards the last few weeks of A level they realise that the teacher had been teaching the wrong syllabus there is not much you can do :/ although I went to a tutor and everything, was too late. grrr!

    Yea I really need to get over worrying about what others think! But on a career level?
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    why do you even care now? you're in a good university and thats all that matters.
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    i didnt realise you could get into their with such grades, hmm
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    (Original post by reb89)
    Hi

    Basically I am at Warwick Uni right now, and was accepted with the grades BBD (I needed BBB). The D was in ICT which was totally messed up by my teacher, who taught us the wrong syllabus! :/ he has now been made redundant for this reason and a letter was sent to the uni explaining the situation. Anyway, I feel like I have been cheated a good grade and am really embarrassed with the result, is it worth retaking it do you think? And will it effect my future career. I get so annoyed hearing people at uni saying they got A's and B's when I feel that I could have got the same and think that due to the problems with ICT my other grades have suffered.

    What would you do?
    For heaven's sake, you are at Warwick. Do you even know how many of us would do almost anything to get into there?
    Mrvr, they tell me that ur A-level grades aren't much important once u get into a uni. Take a chill pill and just consider yourself lucky; Make that very luck, SVP...
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    (Original post by james_dow)
    i didnt realise you could get into their with such grades, hmm
    well I needed BBB but because my school explained the situation and also what you put in personal statement is important too so im guessing that helped.
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    (Original post by DJkG.1)
    PS. It really is your responsibility at A-level to get the grade you want, what your teacher does or does not do shouldn't play too much of a role in your final grade. Hell, my biology teacher didn't even turn up to half our lesson!
    You have a point but I know how things are screwed wen ur teacher turns out to be a jerk. I did my A2 level maths entirely on my own;I would hv seriously got an A had things been better. Or atleast I think so
    Anyway, c'est la vie. not much we can do bout it.
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    Don't some employers require BBB at A Level for some jobs?
    (http://www.pwc.com/uk/eng/car-inexp/...timetable.html)
    Although then again it does say "achieved in one year", so you could still be stuffed even if you retake.
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    (Original post by reb89)
    well I needed BBB but because my school explained the situation and also what you put in personal statement is important too so im guessing that helped.
    ****! and I didn't even apply to Warwick, with a prediction of 3 Bs (though with 3 traditional subjects), I thought they would ask me to butt out right away.:mad:
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    (Original post by un_gars_romatinque)
    ****! and I didn't even apply to Warwick, with a prediction of 3 Bs (though with 3 traditional subjects), I thought they would ask me to butt out right away.:mad:
    yea its all about what you take at uni, what you do outside of study etc etc. I was predicted ABB as well so that helped. um i have friends that got like AAA and didnt get in anywhere! crazy
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    (Original post by reb89)
    yea its all about what you take at uni, what you do outside of study etc etc. I was predicted ABB as well so that helped. um i have friends that got like AAA and didnt get in anywhere! crazy
    what are you planning on studying ? , guess it my affect your decision
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    (Original post by Neville 'Facking' Bartos)
    Who cares, you're getting a degree @ Warwick
    This guy speaks some sense.
 
 
 

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