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    Okay basically i'm in year12 now and I've been looking into optometry and you need at least a B for physics gcse so i've been thinking about retaking it, but what if it affects how i do in my AS exams. Also would the university care if I got a C at physics gcse, especially if i have work experience at Specsavers? I really need help if i should retake or not :/
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    GCSE exams, although easier than AS still take up much valuable time that needs to be spend revising for the tests. If there is a particular course that you want at a particular university then I suggest that you retake it but I think you should look around - many universities have differing entry requirements and you may be able to do it somewhere else but with a C. Work experience at Specsavers is much more valued by the universities as it shows you have in-job knowledge that many other candidates don't have but requirements are requirements unless you want to go through clearing.

    How are you finding A levels?
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    (Original post by King's Regent)
    GCSE exams, although easier than AS still take up much valuable time that needs to be spend revising for the tests. If there is a particular course that you want at a particular university then I suggest that you retake it but I think you should look around - many universities have differing entry requirements and you may be able to do it somewhere else but with a C. Work experience at Specsavers is much more valued by the universities as it shows you have in-job knowledge that many other candidates don't have but requirements are requirements unless you want to go through clearing.

    How are you finding A levels?
    True, I think I might retake it but i hope it doesn't mean i flop my as exams ( I'm finding a levels alright, i do maths, chem, bio and ICT. I think i just need the holiday to revise everything ive done thoroughly coz im finding it hard to make time for revision right now with all the homework
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    True, I think I might retake it but i hope it doesn't mean i flop my as exams ( I'm finding a levels alright, i do maths, chem, bio and ICT. I think i just need the holiday to revise everything ive done thoroughly coz im finding it hard to make time for revision right now with all the homework
    Yeah, I know the feeling. But if you are understanding the work then I think you will do all right in the exams.
 
 
 

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