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    Okay, so my family has only just moved to England from France (we are originally Canadian) and I am at an age where most English students begin their A levels. Unfortunately, I was homeschooled for the two years we lived in France, and, consequently, have no exam results of any kind. As a result of my mothers resourcefulness, however, I was able to get into a sixth form college, but I do wonder if my lack of GCSE's will affect my chance of getting into University in years to come.
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    Okay, so my family has only just moved to England from France (we are originally Canadian) and I am at an age where most English students begin their A levels. Unfortunately, I was homeschooled for the two years we lived in France, and, consequently, have no exam results of any kind. As a result of my mothers resourcefulness, however, I was able to get into a sixth form college, but I do wonder if my lack of GCSE's will affect my chance of getting into University in years to come.
    Just get Maths and English. Talk to the school. they tend to be the minimum for uni and they are sat for twice a year.

    You will soon find out whether your home schooling was enough to enable you to deal with formal education. If your A levels are good then most unis will look past a lack of GCSE (especially with an explanation), but it would be easier if you had them in Maths and English.

    Only a few of the very top Unis consider grades at GCSE or if you had intentions of applying for medicine. There are some courses which ask for five, but plenty only ask for two and A levels matter many times more.
 
 
 
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