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    I am a mature student and need to to A-levels in biology and chemistry in May/June 2017. I am happy to self-prepare, however, there are the practical elements of the A-levels that I cannot do by myself. Therefore, I am looking for a college where I could do these and also, ideally, actually take the A-level exams.
    Any recommendations?
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    (Original post by ArtScience)
    I am a mature student and need to to A-levels in biology and chemistry in May/June 2017. I am happy to self-prepare, however, there are the practical elements of the A-levels that I cannot do by myself. Therefore, I am looking for a college where I could do these and also, ideally, actually take the A-level exams.
    Any recommendations?
    Ask examination centres in your area if they will accept you.
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    Ask examination centres in your area if they will accept you.
    Yes, I agree. That was my approach in the first place. But it seems harder than I thought.
    I have really bad experience just recently- I went to a college called London Brookes college and they confirmed my A* predicted grades for bilogy and chemistry in apllication for medicine and literally yesterday morning they sent me an email out of nowehere to say that they will not provide them- this is 3 days before the application deadline- so I am not going to miss a whole year!
    Therefore, I would like recommendation based on experience.
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    (Original post by ArtScience)
    Yes, I agree. That was my approach in the first place. But it seems harder than I thought.
    I have really bad experience just recently- I went to a college called London Brookes college and they confirmed my A* predicted grades for bilogy and chemistry in apllication for medicine and literally yesterday morning they sent me an email out of nowehere to say that they will not provide them- this is 3 days before the application deadline- so I am not going to miss a whole year!
    Therefore, I would like recommendation based on experience.
    Other independent colleges such as David Game, Campbell Harris, Duff Miller and Pascals have done practicals in the past but I don't know if they have have geared up for the new reformed A level practicals. (99% sure Campbell Harris have but they are very expensive). I think they all could do the exams.
    Also try http://www.thetutorialfoundation.co....ination-centre - I think they can do the CIE practicals but not other examiners.



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    (Original post by ArtScience)
    Yes, I agree. That was my approach in the first place. But it seems harder than I thought.
    I have really bad experience just recently- I went to a college called London Brookes college and they confirmed my A* predicted grades for bilogy and chemistry in apllication for medicine and literally yesterday morning they sent me an email out of nowehere to say that they will not provide them- this is 3 days before the application deadline- so I am not going to miss a whole year!
    Therefore, I would like recommendation based on experience.
    Oh ok. Search for examination centres on google and try checking their reviews.
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    Other independent colleges such as David Game, Campbell Harris, Duff Miller and Pascals have done practicals in the past but I don't know if they have have geared up for the new reformed A level practicals. (99% sure Campbell Harris have but they are very expensive). I think they all could do the exams.
    Also try http://www.thetutorialfoundation.co....ination-centre - I think they can do the CIE practicals but not other examiners.


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    Thank you so much- I am going to call around tomorrow to see which one is the least costly..
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    (Original post by ArtScience)
    Thank you so much- I am going to call around tomorrow to see which one is the least costly..
    Good luck, it might be helpful to others if you update the thread with what you discover.


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