Here’s what actually happens on A-level results day

What to expect once you've got your grades

So A-level results day rolls around, you get the grades you need and you're off to uni. At least, that's the plan.

But maybe it ends up a bit different. Maybe you miss your grades...but you still get into uni anyway. Or, you miss your grades and your uni place and you get your insurance. Or you don't get your insurance either and...gah! It all seems to get complicated pretty quickly.

Tap on the image below to check our results day decision maker. It's an easy chart that shows exactly what happens on results day - however your grades turn out.

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