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    I have been homeschooled for the past two years and tried to get a few GCSEs in this past year but it turned out I'm not very good at homeschooling myself. I also had appendicitis during most of my exams and ended up only sitting English Language. I don't expect to have done particularly well in this exam as I had only just come out of hospital and didn't manage to get much revision done.

    Because of this I have decided to go back to school, and since the GCSE courses are two years long I decided to start in year 10. The teacher I spoke to suggested that this would be the best course of action.

    Does being a year behind make a difference when it comes to university and such? I'm sure I'll change my mind in the next ~4 years, but right now I want to become a doctor. Does being a year behind affect my chances of getting into medical school or anything?
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    No. I don't think so at least. You have a valid reason so y should it?
 
 
 
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