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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Including equivalents?

    I have over 20 then and it'll have to be A*-C
    Including equivalents. (9 GCSEs excluding French, 2 OCR Nationals at Distinction level, which is an A I believe )

    So long as it's preferably over 10, I doubt they'll care about the quantity.
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    Writing a CV made me realise I actually have no 'interests':rolleyes:
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Including equivalents. (9 GCSEs excluding French, 2 OCR Nationals at Distinction level, which is an A I believe )

    So long as it's preferably over 10, I doubt they'll care about the quantity.
    I have an ASDAN Key Skills Level 3 Certificate in Improving Own Learning and Performance. Is that worth mentioning or is it nothing advantageous?
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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    I have an ASDAN Key Skills Level 3 Certificate in Improving Own Learning and Performance. Is that worth mentioning or is it nothing advantageous?
    Any qualification/achievement is worth mentioning on a CV.

    I finished watching Clannad and Clannad After Story. I was moved to tears. If you guys want a tear-jerking awesome anime then go watch Clannad.
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Including equivalents. (9 GCSEs excluding French, 2 OCR Nationals at Distinction level, which is an A I believe )

    So long as it's preferably over 10, I doubt they'll care about the quantity.
    Yeah yeah you know they'd love a CV to say:

    Good degree/A Levels etc with

    GCSEs and Equivalent:
    22 A*-C Grades.
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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    Writing a CV made me realise I actually have no 'interests':rolleyes:
    Working out how to pronounce the names of exam boards surely is an interest

    Though on a more serious note I'm the same. Generic running, spending time with friends and reading are my interests

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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    Writing a CV made me realise I actually have no 'interests':rolleyes:
    Don't worry, I'm the same. My only interest pretty much is reading.
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    Am I the only one who did IGs and has already started their A levels? How come you guys need a CV after year 11?
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    (Original post by harrybithell196)
    Working out how to pronounce the names of exam boards surely is an interest

    Though on a more serious note I'm the same. Generic running, spending time with friends and reading are my interests

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    Haha, I claim to be the TSR Exam Board Pronunciation Master:pierre:
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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    I have an ASDAN Key Skills Level 3 Certificate in Improving Own Learning and Performance. Is that worth mentioning or is it nothing advantageous?
    As Bude said, it's generally worth mentioning any qualification you've got. Having said that, I am aware of some industries who will mark candidates down because they have a certain qualification. It's best to look around where you're thinking of applying for, make sure you know of any such situations and adjust your CV accordingly. Otherwise, I don't see why not.

    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Yeah yeah you know they'd love a CV to say:

    Good degree/A Levels etc with

    GCSEs and Equivalent:
    22 A*-C Grades.
    Because having 22 A*-C is going to be a guarantee of employment.
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    As Bude said, it's generally worth mentioning any qualification you've got. Having said that, I am aware of some industries who will mark candidates down because they have a certain qualification. It's best to look around where you're thinking of applying for, make sure you know of any such situations and adjust your CV accordingly. Otherwise, I don't see why not.



    Because having 22 A*-C is going to be a guarantee of employment.
    When did I say that? Admit it, along with the others, it'd look nice.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    When did I say that? Admit it, along with the others, it'd look nice.
    I'm just saying that the number of GCSE and equivs won't have much impact so long as it's reasonable (so around the 9-11 standard). Having 20+ GCSEs shouldn't make much difference to having 12 GCSEs.
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Don't be. GCSEs aren't really worth that much anyway. Their primary purpose is for you to get into a good College, that's all. The average amount of A*s gained by Oxbridge students I believe I read somewhere was 6. If you think about it, that's including all the ridiculously good 14 A*s students as well, so they really aren't that important.
    Wow, really? :eek: okay then...that's made me feel a little better Thanks!
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    (Original post by Molly_xox)
    Wow, really? :eek: okay then...that's made me feel a little better Thanks!
    :yep: Don't beat yourself up over the results you get, no matter how good or bad they are.
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    ermahgerd I'm part of the A level page now :woo:
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    ermahgerd I'm part of the A level page now :woo:
    So...many...newbies! :eek:
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    So...many...newbies! :eek:
    haha you're welcome! pretty excited for A levels not gonna lie (never thought I'd say that) :awesome:
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    I'm just saying that the number of GCSE and equivs won't have much impact so long as it's reasonable (so around the 9-11 standard). Having 20+ GCSEs shouldn't make much difference to having 12 GCSEs.
    Ha, if they were the same grades I'd love the 20+ one
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    For anybody who's interested, AQA's UMS converter has been updated with the June 2013 series now.

    http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administ...t-marks-to-ums
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    (Original post by tsjmcgrath)
    For anybody who's interested, AQA's UMS converter has been updated with the June 2013 series now.

    http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administ...t-marks-to-ums
    Your tweeting worked then!
 
 
 
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