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    So...

    I got my first (readable) exam timetable today, looked at it (it's attached, there's no personal info on it), and to my horror both my Computing and Chemistry exams are on the same day... At the same time.

    Great.

    I don't know whats going to happen, but my guess is I'll do the computing exam, have an hour (12-13) supervised (which will be absolute torture), and then do Chemistry in the afternoon at 1300...

    (Morning exams are at 0900, afternoon 1300 in my centre).

    Do you have any clashes (do you have your timetables yet?), and if so, how does your centre 'resolve' them...?

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    I think you have to sit in 'isolation' or something where you can't talk to anybody between the two exams and you have to have an invigilator there too. Good luck
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    When we have clashes we usually are in isolation, possibly with other people with the clash and we do them one after another, so you do one exam first. Have a bit of a break usually not very long though and then launch into the second one, it's a bit sucky as a system to be fair
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    Several years ago I had a number of instances where this happened. We simply sat one paper after the other, though with a short supervised break between them to have a stretch and so on. If they are not particularly long papers it shouldn't prove overly taxing.
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    I had a clash for my AS exams last year. We sat our longer exam first at 9 o'clock, and then we got taken into isolation. We were allowed to talk to each other if necessary but it's unlikely that you'd want to considering you should be revising for your next exam. We were then taken to the exam hall to do our second exam at around 1:30. So yeah, you're likely to get a break between exams to revise and clear your mind in preparation for your next.
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    Several years ago I had a number of instances where this happened. We simply sat one paper after the other, though with a short supervised break between them to have a stretch and so on. If they are not particularly long papers it shouldn't prove overly taxing.
    One's 3 hours, the other 2 hours... Quite annoying, actually.


    Oh well, I've had 2 exams in the same day before. It's really common...

    Guess I'm lucky I didn't end up with 3 exams in 2 days...
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    Got 2 clashes this year ! **** you WJEC
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    For A levels and GCSEs I had a couple of clashes, which was a bummer but the most I spent in the exam hall was 4 hours at once...

    Now at uni, when a single exam can be 3 hours, it seems like a piece of cake! Thankfully no clashes for these uni exams!
 
 
 
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