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    Is it possible for me to resit all (minimum 4/5) GCSE's. How do I do this and will it be extremely difficult as I'm currently studying Biology, Chemistry and Psychology a levels. I got mainly B's in my exam and 2 A's but I really want to do dentistry now. I've never considered it before because I've always felt I'm not capable of it but now I'm like why should I limit myself because of people. During my GCSE's I suffered severe depression (wanting to die, hurt myself etc) which is the reason why I didn't perform well and gave up in y11 even though I've always been a high achiever. Anyway is it possible and how do I do it? Do uni's even except resit GCSEs....
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    Is it possible for me to resit all (minimum 4/5) GCSE's. How do I do this and will it be extremely difficult as I'm currently studying Biology, Chemistry and Psychology a levels. I got mainly B's in my exam and 2 A's but I really want to do dentistry now. I've never considered it before because I've always felt I'm not capable of it but now I'm like why should I limit myself because of people. During my GCSE's I suffered severe depression (wanting to die, hurt myself etc) which is the reason why I didn't perform well and gave up in y11 even though I've always been a high achiever. Anyway is it possible and how do I do it? Do uni's even except resit GCSEs....
    Yes, but ask your school and you will probably have to pay for the exams. You also have to decide if the exam dates will conflict with A levels as well as how much it will detract/ take energy from your A level grades.

    If the school wont let you then you will have to organise it yourself and find a private test centre. Talk to the teacher/ head and explain why you wish to do it.
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    You can get on to courses with the grades you have. A good UKCAT and getting your a level grades will be more important. Have you done work experience yet?
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    (Original post by redhelen)
    You can get on to courses with the grades you have. A good UKCAT and getting your a level grades will be more important. Have you done work experience yet?
    I'm going do some however, my grades limit the places i could apply to
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    i thought most dentistry school don't accept gcse retakes , could be wrong though
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    (Original post by Magnolia0)
    Is it possible for me to resit all (minimum 4/5) GCSE's. How do I do this and will it be extremely difficult as I'm currently studying Biology, Chemistry and Psychology a levels. I got mainly B's in my exam and 2 A's but I really want to do dentistry now. I've never considered it before because I've always felt I'm not capable of it but now I'm like why should I limit myself because of people. During my GCSE's I suffered severe depression (wanting to die, hurt myself etc) which is the reason why I didn't perform well and gave up in y11 even though I've always been a high achiever. Anyway is it possible and how do I do it? Do uni's even except resit GCSEs....
    Don't do that, as far as I'm aware dentistry schools don't accept GCSE retakes anyway. Just do really well in your A-levels, get loads of work experience and smash the UKCAT like others have said. If worst comes to worst there's always the option of graduate entry dentistry
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Don't do that, as far as I'm aware dentistry schools don't accept GCSE retakes anyway. Just do really well in your A-levels, get loads of work experience and smash the UKCAT like others have said. If worst comes to worst there's always the option of graduate entry dentistry
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