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    I studied my GCSE's back in 2004, I got really terrible results:

    English - E
    Maths - E
    Science - FF
    History - D
    RE - C
    Media - C
    IT - F

    (I also have a GNVQ in IT - Merit, and Key skills level 2 in Communication and Application of number)

    I worked for a few years then relised what a balls up I made of my education and went back to college.

    Since back at college I tried for once in my life and I now have 360 UCAS points from my level 3 Qualification.

    After completing my level 3 course, I am now re-taking my English and Science GCSEat a local college.

    Now, do I have too put my GCSE's from 2004 on the form? it is not really a reflection of who I am today.

    Thanks for any replies guys.
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    (Original post by StudyHard_LiveBetter)
    Now, do I have too put my GCSE's from 2004 on the form? it is not really a reflection of who I am today.
    Yes, but they probably won't really be taken into account.

    Make sure you include the ones you're retaking twice - one from 2004 with the grade, one from 2011 as pending. You might want to re-do the maths as well.
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    You still have to enter them, unfortunately. They will see that you are retaking some of your GCSE's, and they will see that due to the gap you have obviously made a concious decision to enter back into education. Good GCSE grades, whilst compulsory at some universities, aren't at most.
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    It will be evident from your current grades/results that your GCSE grades aren't a true reflection of your abilities. You'll be 23 by the time you start uni (you're in the same school year as me) and a lot has happened between then and 16. Universities will recognise this especially given you've got such high grades from your college course. However, you must include them on the form. As has been said, consider resitting the maths too whilst you're at it as it could only cause problems in the future as maths, English and science are the basic GCSEs graduate schemes have as their requirements on top of their A level and degree entrance requirements.
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    Thanks guys

    Anyone know why it's a must though? Like .. if they accept you on just the grades you put on, who cares about the one's you have not put on if the ones you did declare are good enough?

    Seems a little strange to me, but I understand that I must and will, just curious haha.
 
 
 
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