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Is it OK to lie on CV?

Honesty isn’t the best policy, at least according to some job seekers. People often stretch the truth on their CV and cover letters in an attempt to land work, new research by OfficeTeam has revealed. Giving in to the temptation to lie when applying for a job is risky though.

Can an employer check your education?

Let’s face it – one of the most common aspects of falsification on a candidate’s resume is their education. Potential employers can validate the following items with an education verification: Candidates’ degree/diploma/credential. Graduation or completion date.

Do I have to put my degree grade on my CV?

Technically, unless they specifically ask, you’re not legally required to inform potential employers what degree classification you got. On your CV you can just write BA (Hons) in English or BSc (Hons) in Psychology. Lying on your CV is not the way forward. It’s only going to make you look bad if an employer checks.

Do employers look at GCSE?

Most employers expect people to have good maths and English GCSEs and without this, it can be hard to get your foot in the door. Most graduate schemes and school leaver programmes will have minimum GCSE grade requirements too.

Can I lie about my GCSE results?

Remember your best subjects and put them at the highest, don’t out and out lie though, just remember what you can. No, absolutely don’t guess and don’t lie. You can be dismissed for providing false information. If you don’t know you need to find out from your exam board by contacting them.

Do GCSEs determine your future?

No, they do not determine your future, but the characteristics you have that partly led to your GCSE results do play a huge role. GCSEs are a useful predictor of some things. Very poor GCSE results correlate well with a lack of conscientiousness, and very good results correlate well with being a fast learner.

Are A levels harder than GCSEs?

You hear it all the time – A-Levels are a lot harder than GCSEs. A-Levels are a big jump from GCSE. It’s important to have all the facts, so you don’t end up taking an A-Level subject that’s much harder than you thought.

Do universities ask for GCSE certificates?

Yes and no. When you apply for university, the only qualifications you’re likely to have are GCSEs. Universities won’t admit you on GCSEs alone, they’ll require A levels or IB or BTEC, etc. But you won’t have those results until after you’ve applied.

What happens if I don’t get my GCSE certificates?

If you don’t know the exam board, you could contact the school or college where you took the exams, or ask a friend who took the same exams, as they may still have their certificates and will detail the name of the exam board. Find out who to contact if the exam board no longer exists.

Can I lie about my GCSE results on UCAS?

No. You’ll probably get found out, and may lose your place. UCAS has a verification team, and most schools and colleges check their students’ applications before they’re sent. Plus, most universities will ask you to bring your certificates to enrolment, and if there are discrepancies, they may refuse to enrol you.

Can I do GCSE online?

Our GCSE Courses are all studied online through our online campus that allows students to work in their own time with expert tutor support. Once you sit your GCSE exams, you will be awarded with an Edexcel GCSE qualification. Enrol on more than one course and you will automatically get 20% off.

What are the easiest GCSE?

The Easiest GCSE Subjects to Pass

  1. Modern foreign languages. With a pass rate of almost 90%, it’s clear that these are amongst the easiest to pass!
  2. Sciences. Science subjects like Biology, Chemistry and Physics (alongside any Combined versions) are also some of the easiest subjects to pass at GCSE.
  3. English literature.
  4. Music.
  5. Religious studies.

Can I take a GCSE privately?

Yes, absolutely. You can choose to sit your exams privately even after being taught in a traditional secondary school. However, most people who choose to take their GCSEs private fit one or more of the following categories: Adults returning to education.

How much does a GCSE cost?

As a GCSE student studying in-person through a sixth-form or college, you can expect to pay tuition fees of £8000 or more for your GCSE course. Alternatively, online GCSE qualifications are often more affordable and range from between £285 to £429 per course.

Is GCSE free for adults?

Adults (19+) who do not have a GCSE grade 4/C or above in either English or Maths are entitled to study these courses for free. Our GCSE courses for adults are class-based only and run from September to June each year.

Can you do GCSE at any age?

GCSEs are the main qualification taken by 14 to 16-year-olds, but are available to anyone of any age. You can take GCSEs in a wide range of academic and ‘applied’ or work-related subjects at school or your local Further Education (FE) college.

How many GCSEs do you need?

Firstly, if you’re here for the short answer here it is: The majority of students will take 9/10 GCSEs, and this amount is perfectly credible to colleges, universities and employers. However, a very small amount of students will take 11 GCSEs and an even fewer amount of students will take 12+ GCSEs.

Is 7 an A in GCSE?

Grade 8 is the equivalent of in between grades A* and A. Grade 7 is the equivalent of a grade A.

Are 8 GCSEs enough?

8 is plenty. For most sixth form applications you only need 6 or 7. Having more obviously gives you the advantage that you can afford to do worse in some and still get good offers but, if you feel like you can’t take more, 8 is plenty.

Can I drop a GCSE subject?

Dropping GCSEs only for ‘exceptional circumstances’, leaked DfE guidance states. School leaders will be told to only allow GCSE students to drop a subject in “exceptional circumstances” next year, according to draft guidance on the reopening of schools. However some schools are already acting.

What is the least amount of GCSEs you can do?

five GCSEs

Can you drop English GCSE?

GCSE students in England will be able to drop subject areas in English literature and history exams next year. Poetry is one of the topics that will become optional following concern that schools may not be able to cover all areas because of the pandemic.