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    I sat my GCSE's in 1993 I wasn't a good girl at school hence why I got such bad
    grades (3 x E's 3 x F's so I resat them. I didn't pick up my results for this but I know I passed them... I have been intouch with the examination board who are saying they have no record of my results so they are looking into it for me..

    I want to apply for Dental Hygiene/Therapy but the minimum entry is 5 GCSE plus a Qualification in nursing which I have at NVQ Level 3. I was wondering should I still go ahead and give in my originals and sit a Higher Education course or should I just resit my GCSE's do they really look at your photocopied results when they ask for
    them? Seems pointless as this doesn't show a true representation of the person I am now 23 years later.

    please advise thanks

    Have a look at an Access to Higher Education course. These can be done full and part time and should be accepted in place of your GCSEs.
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