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    Hey I'm an internation student i was doing o levels but wasn't able to complete all my years and give exams all my classmates are in year 11back home but I was somehow overage for gcse in uk btw I'm 16 was born on 17 July 2001 and the minimum age for o level is like 18 0r 19 and I was studying in a independent school too.my no year is wated and i also studied one year in italy.So I'm interested in medicine like a lot i got 6a*s and 2a In my first year of o level which were school exam.now after moving to uk I'm doing my gcses at college as I'm overage I'm doing five gcse cause that's what they only offer but they only offer math in foundation which I didn't you can only get a low b but I want to proceed to medicine is it alright or should I try do something else I mean sit maths privately
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    Hey I'm an internation student i was doing o levels but wasn't able to complete all my years and give exams all my classmates are in year 11back home but I was somehow overage for gcse in uk btw I'm 16 was born on 17 July 2001 and the minimum age for o level is like 18 0r 19 and I was studying in a independent school too.my no year is wated and i also studied one year in italy.So I'm interested in medicine like a lot i got 6a*s and 2a In my first year of o level which were school exam.now after moving to uk I'm doing my gcses at college as I'm overage I'm doing five gcse cause that's what they only offer but they only offer math in foundation which I didn't you can only get a low b but I want to proceed to medicine is it alright or should I try do something else I mean sit maths privately
    Thats quite confusing.

    Medicine is very competitive. You need high GCSE in some cases and High A levels.

    GCSEs are normally required to be able to sit the A level. The two most commonly required ones are Chemistry , then Biology. You need to be doing those at GCSE.

    They do not like resits at A level so best get it right on first sitting.

    If you are clever then its straightforward to teach yourself a GCSE and sit as a private candidate or you could do it via distance learning.

    You may find it very difficult to do A levels because of your age. You might have to do those via distance learning as well. It is not hoing to be easy for you.
 
 
 
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