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Hi I'm in year 12 and have recently got my AS jan results back.*
I want to study medicine at Cambridge and am aware it is very competitive.
My results are
Chemistry. A (129/150 ums 86%)
Biology A (88/90)
Physics. A (88/90)
Maths A (100/90)
Chemistry is the most important subject for medicine and also my worst mark.
However Cambridge frown on resits.
So does the advantage of resitting and improving outweigh the disadvantage?
Also if I pay to resit and decide not to attend(change my mind) does this count as a 0/150 resit mark?
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You can change you mind about resitting up to 24 hours before an exam (or at least thats my school's policy). If you pull out it doesn't mean anything you get no resit mark as long as you are officially taking out of exam. I would say no point in resitting as you already have 90%+ in rest and there is no point trying to get higher in one module if it is going to risk others. Plus Cambridge will see all your results anyway so they will know your initial mark so its not really worth it. You are better off getting higher on other modules than stressing about one.
Hope this helps
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