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    i got a B in Maths and chemistry should i resit them before i apply to med school or will it hinder my chances of getting into uni
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    Best advice is to contact universities directly. Some allow you to retake GCSE's so you can meet their minimum requirements, some do not allow it (i.e. if you retake Maths and get an A*, they would still only consider the B grade). Depends entirely on the university.
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    (Original post by Beska)
    Best advice is to contact universities directly. Some allow you to retake GCSE's so you can meet their minimum requirements, some do not allow it (i.e. if you retake Maths and get an A*, they would still only consider the B grade). Depends entirely on the university.
    Fully agree with you there
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    (Original post by Beska)
    Best advice is to contact universities directly. Some allow you to retake GCSE's so you can meet their minimum requirements, some do not allow it (i.e. if you retake Maths and get an A*, they would still only consider the B grade). Depends entirely on the university.
    thanks i'll call them monday morning but this is mainly for Bristol and kings if any of you know their policies on this
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    Kings might not like it, they think heavily of the amount of A*s you have in your first sitting, but better make sure and give them a ring
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    sorry ive got another question but i thought it would be better to use an already existing thread

    does re sitting modules of gcses hinder chances?
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    (Original post by halii_94)
    sorry ive got another question but i thought it would be better to use an already existing thread

    does re sitting modules of gcses hinder chances?
    If you're within your GCSE year (i.e. do your GCSE's within 2 years) then no, I did and I think quite a lot of other people would have done. If you've finished your GCSE's (eg. currently sitting your AS) and want to go back and resit a module to increase the overall grade, that is where it might become complicated and you should check with individual medical schools.
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    (Original post by Beska)
    If you're within your GCSE year (i.e. do your GCSE's within 2 years) then no, I did and I think quite a lot of other people would have done. If you've finished your GCSE's (eg. currently sitting your AS) and want to go back and resit a module to increase the overall grade, that is where it might become complicated and you should check with individual medical schools.
    thanks
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    If you resit a module your dates will change, i.e. if your current date was June but then sat a module in January and your overall mark went higher, you would get a new certificate with the January date on it, this tells universities that you have resat something. So that is the problem.
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    (Original post by raveen789)
    If you resit a module your dates will change, i.e. if your current date was June but then sat a module in January and your overall mark went higher, you would get a new certificate with the January date on it, this tells universities that you have resat something. So that is the problem.
    Again, this is not an issue if you are resitting within the 2 GCSE years.
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    (Original post by Beska)
    Best advice is to contact universities directly. Some allow you to retake GCSE's so you can meet their minimum requirements, some do not allow it (i.e. if you retake Maths and get an A*, they would still only consider the B grade). Depends entirely on the university.
    do you think it would be better if i did an IGCSE? so its a separate qualification altogether?
 
 
 
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