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    I'm >20 and have been tutoring for the past year or so and finished my A levels a few years ago. I retook some modules last year and am planning to retake more this year. These will be my final retakes. I'm thinking of applying to Oxbridge next year to enter into higher education. I don't want to go anywhere else so I'll only be applying to one uni. Will I have to mention retakes in my application? What if I got like 100% in every module (just imagine) will that look good or will the fact that they're retakes matter? Thanks
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    (Original post by johnperp)
    I'm >20 and have been tutoring for the past year or so and finished my A levels a few years ago. I retook some modules last year and am planning to retake more this year. These will be my final retakes. I'm thinking of applying to Oxbridge next year to enter into higher education. I don't want to go anywhere else so I'll only be applying to one uni. Will I have to mention retakes in my application? What if I got like 100% in every module (just imagine) will that look good or will the fact that they're retakes matter? Thanks
    http://help.ucas.com/contract12/index.html
    The Ucas declaration is very clear. You declare all exams for which you have a result and not to do so is fraudulent.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    http://help.ucas.com/contract12/index.html
    The Ucas declaration is very clear. You declare all exams for which you have a result and not to do so is fraudulent.
    I don't think that answers my question. What I'm asking is if I retake an exam, get a better grade, then apply with that grade. I'm declaring all my grades. I don't see where it says you have to declare the fact that you retook the exam to get the grade. If it does then I'm sorry as I don't have time to read through it all.
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    (Original post by johnperp)
    I don't think that answers my question. What I'm asking is if I retake an exam, get a better grade, then apply with that grade. I'm declaring all my grades. I don't see where it says you have to declare the fact that you retook the exam to get the grade. If it does then I'm sorry as I don't have time to read through it all.
    It's not difficult:

    You took an exam, and received a grade. You declare the grade.

    You retook the exam, and received a grade. You declare the grade.

    tl;dr you declare both.



    It's clearly stated in the first few paras of the link:

    Declaration

    Please read this declaration and tick the box to confirm that you accept its terms, so we can process your application. You must tick the box to confirm that you accept the terms of the declaration, otherwise we cannot accept or process your application. This means that you agree to our*general terms and conditions for use of the UCAS website, the*privacy policy*and the terms of the declaration as follows:

    The information you supply

    If we, or a university or college, have any reason to believe that you or your referee have:

    left out any information, including any qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade or qualifications for which you are still awaiting results,

    given false or misleading information,

    etc...


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    (Original post by jneill)
    It's not difficult:

    You took an exam, and received a grade. You declare the grade.

    You retook the exam, and received a grade. You declare the grade.

    tl;dr you declare both.



    It's clearly stated in the first few paras of the link:

    Declaration

    Please read this declaration and tick the box to confirm that you accept its terms, so we can process your application. You must tick the box to confirm that you accept the terms of the declaration, otherwise we cannot accept or process your application. This means that you agree to our*general terms and conditions for use of the UCAS website, the*privacy policy*and the terms of the declaration as follows:

    The information you supply

    If we, or a university or college, have any reason to believe that you or your referee have:

    left out any information, including any qualifications you have completed, qualifications with an unsuccessful grade or qualifications for which you are still awaiting results,

    given false or misleading information,

    etc...


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    Good morning, I think I understand now thanks. So if you used a new exam board I'm assuming you also have to declare the grade? And final question: What if your previous grades are from like 5 years ago, do you still have to declare the grades? And will said grades impact your application negatively if they were bad (but your new ones are all A*'s for example)? Thanks
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    (Original post by johnperp)
    Good morning, I think I understand now thanks. So if you used a new exam board I'm assuming you also have to declare the grade? And final question: What if your previous grades are from like 5 years ago, do you still have to declare the grades? And will said grades impact your application negatively if they were bad (but your new ones are all A*'s for example)? Thanks
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    (Original post by johnperp)
    I don't think that answers my question. What I'm asking is if I retake an exam, get a better grade, then apply with that grade. I'm declaring all my grades. I don't see where it says you have to declare the fact that you retook the exam to get the grade. If it does then I'm sorry as I don't have time to read through it all.
    You have to enter it- you take the exam and got a particular grade you need to put on the form. If you take it again you declare that as well.

    All grades means that -all grades, including the bad ones you retook and the ones you took several years ago- How ever you ask the question the answer is the same

    Frankly the fact that you can't be bothered to read the information offered to you by posters is shocking. If you don't have time to read the rules of an application form you are filling in - maybe you should be questioning if you should be filling in the form at all !
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    The form will give you an option to enter a new set of grades to cover all the exams you have sat or will sit. You will have to enter the exam series, the exam board, and the modules taken, along with the grades you got both overall and within each module (UMS is not required). You will also have to enter any pending results, which are entered identically as regular ones, with the only difference being the fact that you put "Pending" instead of a grade.

    For example:
    AQA - English Literature B A2 - June 2009 - A (<-- Overall grade)
    LITB3 - B
    LITB4 - A

    But, to answer your question, you do have to enter all your past and future exams, and the grades you achieved in them.
 
 
 

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