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    I went to sixth form from 2010-2012 and achieved ABB.
    I resat two papers in Jan 2013 to improve a grade at a different college.

    Does this go in my CV as a separate education institution or can I state I went to xx sixth form 2010-2012 and achieved AAB?
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    That's technical not true so could get you into some issues with employers if they ask to check your academic certificates.

    I would advise adding the extra year and the other institution to explain you decided to take your grades up to what they are.

    Doing resits isn't as big a thing as it used to be, especially because so many candidates resit modules during their courses now which make it difficult to tell in many instances whether their actual grades were from a first sitting or not.






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    (Original post by J-SP)
    That's technical not true so could get you into some issues with employers if they ask to check your academic certificates.

    I would advise adding the extra year and the other institution to explain you decided to take your grades up to what they are.

    Doing resits isn't as big a thing as it used to be, especially because so many candidates resit modules during their courses now which make it difficult to tell in many instances whether their actual grades were from a first sitting or not.






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    Thanks for replying. I'm just worried I'll be overlooked and it'll make me look like I can't get things right the first time around.
    Would it look weird/bad/unprofessional in this type of format:

    Sept '10 - June '12 XX Sixth Form
    A levels: Psych (A), Chem (B), Bio (B)

    Jan '13 YY College
    A level: Chem (A)



    Or should I go with this format?:

    Sept ‘10 – March ‘13 XX Sixth Form and YY College, London
    A levels: Psychology (A), Chemistry (A), Biology (B)
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    That's fine. You could make it clear that you resat two papers only rather than the whole qualification (if that is correct)


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    I would do the first one if anything, makes it slightly clearer as to what you sat. The second option could make it look more like you resat everything.


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    (Original post by J-SP)
    I would do the first one if anything, makes it slightly clearer as to what you sat. The second option could make it look more like you resat everything.


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    Okay thanks
 
 
 
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