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    If someone completes A levels in 3 takings will that affect his or her future anyhow?Its really urgent so I will be waiting for replies.
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    I'm quite sure that top universities for competitive courses like Law/Medicine/Economics etc. frown upon not completing A-Levels in one sitting.

    Best contact admissions tutors and ask.
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    How can I contact an admission tutor?
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    by phone/e-mail/fax etc.
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    ...Google some university's that you're intreseted in, find the course on their website and then look for any contact details.
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    It's only the really competitive courses and universities that frown much upon this. i.e. medical schools don't like it really unless there's a good reason. I did 3 years and got offers from good universities for physics this year and my offers werent any higher. Don't make a big deal out of it on your personal statement, I didn't even mention it in my personal statement and was never asked about it in any interviews. We actually had some admissions tutors in college for a few days when UCAS applications were going on and I asked one about this and he basically he said he doesnt know any admissions tutors in any university who are particularly bothered by 'year 14' applications, they're much more interested in where you're at now and where you're heading rather than where you've been in the past.
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    It's only the really competitive courses and universities that frown much upon this. i.e. medical schools don't like it really unless there's a good reason. I did 3 years and got offers from good universities for physics this year and my offers werent any higher. Don't make a big deal out of it on your personal statement, I didn't even mention it in my personal statement and was never asked about it in any interviews. We actually had some admissions tutors in college for a few days when UCAS applications were going on and I asked one about this and he basically he said he doesnt know any admissions tutors in any university who are particularly bothered by 'year 14' applications, they're much more interested in where you're at now and where you're heading rather than where you've been in the past.
    Well I am not totally sure about the competitive courses I don't really know which courses are competitive.Is law school is a part of it?People have distinct opinion on this few says 3 sittings are for losers and few says its 3 sittings doesn't really matter as long as the results are okay.I am totally lost.
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    (Original post by Aayon)
    Well I am not totally sure about the competitive courses I don't really know which courses are competitive.Is law school is a part of it?People have distinct opinion on this few says 3 sittings are for losers and few says its 3 sittings doesn't really matter as long as the results are okay.I am totally lost.
    People take 3 years for a variety of reasons. With regard to Uni admissions, in general it doesn't really matter. I wouldn't say 3 years are for 'losers', but then again I did 3 years so I'm probably a bit biased :p:.

    If there are genuine reasons, 3 years are fine and the extra year is worth it if it gets you where you want to be.
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    And Law school is definately competitive!

    Just email the admissions of the universities your interested in and see - like others have said its usually only in special cases they would allow it.
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    I took my O levels in 3 sittings I hope that won't make a difference.Anyways I just sent a mail to London Metropolitan University asking them about 3 sittings.
 
 
 

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