Results Day.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible" - Audrey Hepburn

I am glad to announce that I will be going to university this autumn. But this announcement was not without trial, on the 5th of July (yes it is a Saturday) I went to collect my results for the International Baccalaureate (IB) and they were not as expected. I was predicted 37 for my overall points score but I achieved a 29. A 29 that could mean that I wouldn't get into university as I was 2 points away from the offer I had been given. Fortunately Oxford Brookes still considered me and accepted me with that grade. I was not the only one from my class that didn't quite hit the mark, so after eating a large amount of pizza and drinking some strong Pimms.


The next morning my friend and I made lists about our options, and sent an email to our IB coordinator for advice. So for all you A-level students who are waiting for results here is a list of things you should/could do depending on how your results go:

1. If you did well CELEBRATE. 
2. If not find someone to talk to about the possibility of remarks and what your options are. 
3. Ring the university/email them, explaining the situation and if you are getting remarks done tell them. 
4. Go out with your friends or eat your weight in pizza/ice cream. 
5. If the case is hopeless then plan your impromptu Gap Year, it will make you feel better.
6. Hope that the university will love you anyway and sent you that letter of acceptance. 
7. Smile anyway. 

It won't be the end of the world if you don't get in, it will feel like it but it isn't. 

XO, Miriam 

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  1. Glad things are working out OK for you. Nothing is the end of the world.

    1. Thank you Char, I am so glad they did as well! Nothing is ever the end of the world in our small lives ;)
      XO, Miriam