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(Original post by Uzair63)
Bristol does, anglia and Leicester only accept with ABB first sitting
For GCSE resits? I’m not taking about A-Level resists. Why would what I got for my first a-level sitting natter for GCSEs?
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GANFYD do you know if Bristol, East Anglia or Leicester accept gcse resists as well?

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Leicester allow English, nil else
ARU are OK with resits.
Bristol allow 1 resit of any exam at GCSE.
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Leicester allow English, nil else
ARU are OK with resits.
Bristol allow 1 resit of any exam at GCSE.
Ok thank you. That means I have Sheffield and Bristol then if I end up resitting both gcse and a-levels. If I manage to get B’s in these autumn exams, then I can add east Anglia to my list but not Leicester. Thanks
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(Original post by GANFYD)
Leicester allow English, nil else
ARU are OK with resits.
Bristol allow 1 resit of any exam at GCSE.
Sorry to be a pain, but do you know if Keele accept gcse resists as well?

thank you so much
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Sorry to be a pain, but do you know if Keele accept gcse resists as well?

thank you so much
Pretty sure they do. They say
"Please note all GCSE requirements must normally be met prior to application, with the exception of applicants undertaking Access courses with maths/English GCSEs simultaneously.

However, for 2021 entry only, students completing A levels or equivalent in 2021 who were scheduled to retake GCSEs in Year 12 in 2020 and were not awarded grades based on school/college assessments may apply with pending GCSE results. If you are in this position you must a) declare all achieved grades in your completed qualifications and b) include the relevant pending GCSEs in the list of qualifications not yet completed in your UCAS application. Any offer will be conditional on grades achieved in these GCSEs as well as your A level/equivalent."


If they were OK with "scheduled resits", suggests they would be accepted
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Pretty sure they do. They say
"Please note all GCSE requirements must normally be met prior to application, with the exception of applicants undertaking Access courses with maths/English GCSEs simultaneously.

However, for 2021 entry only, students completing A levels or equivalent in 2021 who were scheduled to retake GCSEs in Year 12 in 2020 and were not awarded grades based on school/college assessments may apply with pending GCSE results. If you are in this position you must a) declare all achieved grades in your completed qualifications and b) include the relevant pending GCSEs in the list of qualifications not yet completed in your UCAS application. Any offer will be conditional on grades achieved in these GCSEs as well as your A level/equivalent."


If they were OK with "scheduled resits", suggests they would be accepted
Yeah, that’s what I thought when I read the requirements on their websites. Sure does sound like they do doesn’t it? Ok, thank you. Do you think I should contact them at some point to confirm or do you think it’s a safe assumption to make based on the above?
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Yeah, that’s what I thought when I read the requirements on their websites. Sure does sound like they do doesn’t it? Ok, thank you. Do you think I should contact them at some point to confirm or do you think it’s a safe assumption to make based on the above?
No harm in asking them to clarify, andthen please post here for other people to share, thanks
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No harm in asking them to clarify, andthen please post here for other people to share, thanks
Ok will do, I’ll send them an email tomorrow and once I get a reply, I’ll post here. Really hoping they do accept them in general
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Has anyone got into medicine from re-resitting?

I'm just wondering.
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Has anyone got into medicine from re-resitting?

I'm just wondering.
Presumably so. Otherwise why would this thread be made?

See the first post of this thread for a list of med schools accepting resits.

There is also a thread for people applying to start in 2021/22 for gap year / resit / retake applicants: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6642808
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Presumably so. Otherwise why would this thread be made?

See the first post of this thread for a list of med schools accepting resits.

There is also a thread for people applying to start in 2021/22 for gap year / resit / retake applicants: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6642808
I quickly just checked the thread you showed me and it’s just people who are resitting. I didn’t see anyone who has or is re-resitting. The people who took the autumn exams but got CAGs don’t are resitting once not twice
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I quickly just checked the thread you showed me and it’s just people who are resitting. I didn’t see anyone who has or is re-resitting. The people who took the autumn exams but got CAGs don’t are resitting once not twice
Many med schools don't even count the autumn exams as official resits, so you'll find them either https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6654034 or https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6101390

Some could just linger around the individual med school threads https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6410398
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Has anyone got into medicine from re-resitting?

I'm just wondering.
Yes, many people, every year
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Has anyone got into medicine from re-resitting?

I'm just wondering.
Yes i know many who have offers after resitting
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Yes i know many who have offers after resitting
No I don’t mean people who are resitting, I’m talking about the people who had to resist after they have already resat the exams. Essentially people who’ve had to do alevels more or equal to three times
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No I don’t mean people who are resitting, I’m talking about the people who had to resist after they have already resat the exams. Essentially people who’ve had to do alevels more or equal to three times
So did you sit your a level exams three times? Exeter allows multiple a level resits but I don’t think there are other med schools that allows multiple resits... GANFYD do you know if there are any other med schools that accept multiple a level resits?
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So did you sit your a level exams three times? Exeter allows multiple a level resits but I don’t think there are other med schools that allows multiple resits... GANFYD do you know if there are any other med schools that accept multiple a level resits?
I have sat my A-levels twice, the second one being the recent Autumn exams. I have an offer from Soton for this September, and they offer multiple resits on a case by case basis which is what I am trying to go for. If Soton agrees to hold my offer for a couple more months, then I can resit in Summer and best-case scenario, start in September as was planned. Coronavirus has definitely changed the norm, so it could go either way. Soton doesn't need to know my results until sometime around February, so I'm doing my remarks and constructing my letter of extenuating circumstances. I know loads of people have been successful after resitting, but I don't know anyone who has gone down this route so I'm entering unknown territory with a lot of unknown possibilities (most people go abroad or quit by the point but I have too much to lose so I'm pushing on). It would be a bit more encouraging/hopeful if someone has had a similar experience with multiple resits, hence why I'm asking.
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So did you sit your a level exams three times? Exeter allows multiple a level resits but I don’t think there are other med schools that allows multiple resits... GANFYD do you know if there are any other med schools that accept multiple a level resits?
I cannot think of any, off the top of my head, though that may be different if the Autumn resitting of CAGs is one of the 3 attempts, as that is possibly being seen as a "free" attempt by some unis. It would also depend on whether there are any ExCircs at all, so would suggest OP contacts those they are interested in to explain their specific situation
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No I don’t mean people who are resitting, I’m talking about the people who had to resist after they have already resat the exams. Essentially people who’ve had to do alevels more or equal to three times
Ah, then Edge Hill dont have any restrictions on A-level resits and same with Bristol for this year.

However this can change next year so make sure to contact the admissions team before applying! E.g. Previously Southampton and ARU allowed 2 resit attempts but this year only allowed one.
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It would also depend on whether there are any ExCircs at all, so would suggest OP contacts those they are interested in to explain their specific situation
Yeah Sheffield allow 2 resits if there is ExCircs - but they dont tell you before you apply if your circumstances will be accepted as extenuating, so bit of a gamble!
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