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    I left college in July and started at university, but since then I've decided that the course I picked was a mistake so I'm intending on dropping out and re-applying for maths. I got 3 A's at A level, but most of the unis I'd like to apply to are asking for A*s now, so I'm considering re-taking a couple of modules to try and boost my grades. Does anybody know how to go about doing this after leaving college? If I re-take a module somewhere, do you automatically get a new A-level certificate from the exam board with your new overall grades, even if you left a year ago. Or do I need to inform the exam board that I'm retaking modules?

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    I finished sixth form last year. I was so close to getting an A* and A in 2 of my subjects i decided to take a year out an resit. I went back to Sixth Form and they allowed me to sit my exams there as an external candidate, I had to pay though. Im sure if you went back to college and asked if you can resit some exams theyll allow you to do it there. They will tell the exam board saying you are sitting an exam with them, when you get your results youll then get the grade for the module and a new certificate with the overall A-Level.
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    I finished sixth form last year. I was so close to getting an A* and A in 2 of my subjects i decided to take a year out an resit. I went back to Sixth Form and they allowed me to sit my exams there as an external candidate, I had to pay though. Im sure if you went back to college and asked if you can resit some exams theyll allow you to do it there. They will tell the exam board saying you are sitting an exam with them, when you get your results youll then get the grade for the module and a new certificate with the overall A-Level.
    That doesn't sound too bad at all. I'm not sure I'd go back to my original college, but I'm sure I can find somewhere nearby to resit. Thanks for the advice
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    That doesn't sound too bad at all. I'm not sure I'd go back to my original college, but I'm sure I can find somewhere nearby to resit. Thanks for the advice
    Im sure any College/Sixth form centre will allow you to resit as an external candidate, goodluck!

    I think i had to pay around £17 for one module, not a wallet breaker if you can get an A* haha
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    Im sure any College/Sixth form centre will allow you to resit as an external candidate, goodluck!

    I think i had to pay around £17 for one module, not a wallet breaker if you can get an A* haha
    I've got used to thinking of fees in terms of thousands now rather than tens of pounds, so £17 seems very reasonable Thanks a lot.
 
 
 
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