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A-level results: Anxious wait ahead for Wales students

14 August 2013 Last updated at 07:27 BST

It is an anxious time as thousands of students wait for their A-level results on Thursday.

So what are the options for those who get the grades they want and those who don't?

BBC Wales education correspondent Arwyn Jones explores what choices lie ahead for those waiting nervously for their results.