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    I was looking at medical schools and for many of them it says you have to complete your a levels over a 2 year period. But it doesn't say whether they have to be consecutive? Would it still count over a 2 year period if I did my AS levels one year and came back another year later (after some work) to do my A2 year? Or resit AS and A2 together after a year off, would this classify as 2 years?

    I'd greatly appreciate an answer.
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    (Original post by MedicalMeister)
    I was looking at medical schools and for many of them it says you have to complete your a levels over a 2 year period. But it doesn't say whether they have to be consecutive? Would it still count over a 2 year period if I did my AS levels one year and came back another year later (after some work) to do my A2 year? Or resit AS and A2 together after a year off, would this classify as 2 years?

    I'd greatly appreciate an answer.
    You'd probably have to ask universities individually for that one as it's so unusual.
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    :ditto:

    Quite a unique case tbh. Ask the universities.
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    (Original post by MedicalMeister)
    I was looking at medical schools and for many of them it says you have to complete your a levels over a 2 year period. But it doesn't say whether they have to be consecutive? Would it still count over a 2 year period if I did my AS levels one year and came back another year later (after some work) to do my A2 year? Or resit AS and A2 together after a year off, would this classify as 2 years?

    I'd greatly appreciate an answer.
    I'm curious why you ask this. If you are Y12, worrying about your AS grades, and figuring out some fallback strategies in case they don't go well, here's my advice... stop worrying right now, do the best you can in your exams, and figure out your options later. Good luck!
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    I don't think it would class as 2 years, while you're not taking exams or going to school during that year it could still give you an unfair advantage.
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    I agree it probably wouldn't count as two years - you could quite easily use that entire year to revise, which gives you an advantage.

    If you have a legitimate reason they might make an exception. However, if you just want a year out I really don't recommend it at that point, because A2 builds heavily on AS, and you'll either have to spend the whole year working or you risk forgetting things.
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    (Original post by MedicalMeister)
    I was looking at medical schools and for many of them it says you have to complete your a levels over a 2 year period. But it doesn't say whether they have to be consecutive? Would it still count over a 2 year period if I did my AS levels one year and came back another year later (after some work) to do my A2 year? Or resit AS and A2 together after a year off, would this classify as 2 years?

    I'd greatly appreciate an answer.
    You would have to ask individual universities, as others have said. If you are in AS and worried about AS results, my advice is to stick at it. I have a friend who got a handful of Es in his first January exams of AS, aacc at the end of Year 12, and after retaking the entire AS for one subject, and getting predicted an A, obtained 2 offers.
    Even if you couldn't get offers with your AS results, if you managed the feat of retaking whilst also doing A2 exams, and got AAA after Year 13, you could then apply in a gap year.
 
 
 
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