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    hey, i did A level english literature with OCR and didn't do so good in my A2 year. i will now redo the a level with nec in one year however it is with a different exam board so i will recieve an eng lit A level qualification but with a different exam board. i was wondering if unis would find it bad that i have two eng lit a levels with different exam boards ?
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    Well, if you can somehow hide it they might not even get to know that you did two English literature levels.

    On the other hand, you can still justify your decision and it shows that you are willing to do the same test twice if it helps you to get a better grade.
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    wouldn't hiding it risk my application? i'm positive you have to declare every grade you have
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    (Original post by jimmy786123)
    hey, i did A level english literature with OCR and didn't do so good in my A2 year. i will now redo the a level with nec in one year however it is with a different exam board so i will recieve an eng lit A level qualification but with a different exam board. i was wondering if unis would find it bad that i have two eng lit a levels with different exam boards ?
    No they will find it no more unusual than if you have retaken some units in a gap year to improve your existing grade. It could even be thought of as positive evidence that you have been maintaining your study skills all year with a new set of literature works to achieve a full A level rather than than "travelling" or other time filling activity.
    Don't waste space in your personal statement to focus on it but you can ask your referee to explain your decision in your reference.
    Do not try to hide anything about your academic record, if discovered it would cause your ucas application to be cancelled and could cost you your place even after you have started your uni course.


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    No they will find it no more unusual than if you have retaken some units in a gap year to improve your existing grade. It could even be thought of as positive evidence that you have been maintaining your study skills all year with a new set of literature works to achieve a full A level rather than than "travelling" or other time filling activity.
    Don't waste space in your personal statement to focus on it but you can ask your referee to explain your decision in your reference.
    Do not try to hide anything about your academic record, if discovered it would cause your ucas application to be cancelled and could cost you your place even after you have started your uni course.


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    thank you for this reply, i was worried that uni's would see that i have two eng lit a-levels with different exam boards and they would view it negatively.
 
 
 

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