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    I am currently an AS student taking my examination on Feb/March series. i've decided to take one subject in May/June series but that would be as a private candidate as my school does not offer the may series.
    Will taking exams in different series affect my uni applications and also as a private candidate? Will it look bad during my application or will the uni only look at grades?
    I was told that some uni do not allow students to take their exams in different series and prefer them to complete all subjects in one series.

    Usually when students in my school take exams as private candidate ,they take for their A2 when they have passed out of school .
    So is it okay to split my exams as i am not very confident taking it?

    PLEASE HELP ME DECIDE AS I HAVE TO SUBMIT MY STATEMENT OF ENTRY IN A WEEK ...
    Your help is highly appreciated . Thank you in advance!
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    I’m not entirely sure as I took at A Levels in the May/June season but surely this is the same for people taking GCSE English and Maths retakes who do theirs in the January/May series. Their exams are staggered throughout the year and will be on their UCAS and as far as I know, people who did this had no problems!

    If you still aren’t sure, ring up the Universities you want to apply to and ask to speak to their admissions team, who I’m sure will clarify the individual policy for their University.

    I hope this helps and good luck with your application!
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    (Original post by danielsmaddi)
    I’m not entirely sure as I took at A Levels in the May/June season but surely this is the same for people taking GCSE English and Maths retakes who do theirs in the January/May series. Their exams are staggered throughout the year and will be on their UCAS and as far as I know, people who did this had no problems!

    If you still aren’t sure, ring up the Universities you want to apply to and ask to speak to their admissions team, who I’m sure will clarify the individual policy for their University.

    I hope this helps and good luck with your application!

    The exam i'll be taking is going to my first shot and not as retake . i just wanna split into different series but for that i'll have to be a private candidate outside school . But for my A2 i'll be completing in school for Feb/March series . I just don't know if it's a bad idea.
    And i should ring up the unis . Thanks! (:
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    Hi again, yes I’m aware that you’re taking it first time over different exam periods over the year but what I was trying to say that it isn’t uncommon as student who retake their Maths and English GCSEs are equally in the same position with their exams being spread over the year. I know quite a few people who took exams during different parts of the year due to a variety of reasons and there was never a problem for them applying to University.

    Good luck!
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    Hi again, yes I’m aware that you’re taking it first time over different exam periods over the year but what I was trying to say that it isn’t uncommon as student who retake their Maths and English GCSEs are equally in the same position with their exams being spread over the year. I know quite a few people who took exams during different parts of the year due to a variety of reasons and there was never a problem for them applying to University.

    Good luck!
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