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How confident are people in getting A and A* at Alevel?

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    Just wondering. I mean after my GCSE Results, I was so confident that i'll get 4A*s. Where did the motivation go?
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    It's still there, doesn't mean your entitled to anything but.
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    You can do it, Future Doctor (Are you an android, or just very ahead of your time?)
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    People will get positively repped for saying not very confident, but people will get negatively repped for being confident!

    So, I am very confident!!
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    Probably 90% of the StudentRoom
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    Fair play they are easy, its just CBA attitude thats driving me nuts.
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    I was, but now it's been announced that the government have asked exam boards to lower the number of people getting A's, and in particular A*'s, I am less so.
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    IMO A's are the not the hard thing to get but the A* is a whole step up from an A, an A requires a average amount of revision but to get an A* real effort is needed and you have to be quite intelligent to begin with to be capable of getting an A*
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    (Original post by dmccririck)
    I was, but now it's been announced that the government have asked exam boards to lower the number of people getting A's, and in particular A*'s, I am less so.
    Source?
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    (Original post by Whatever210)
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    Not gonna lie, my physics teacher, who also advises people on their uni choices. She is extremely well informed, and judging by our colleges performance this year compared to last year, I'm gonna take her word for it!
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    The people who are most confident that they can get an A* are probably the least likely to get it.
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    My name is Zhy, and I'm hoping for a clean sweep of 100 UMS.

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    My name is Zhy, and I'm hoping for a clean sweep of 100 UMS.

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    Getting A should be easy, getting three/four A*s... hmmm
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    Not particularly confident
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    I'm pretty sure I'm screwed for physics
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    (Original post by tehforum)
    My name is Zhy, and I'm hoping for a clean sweep of 100 UMS.

    Oh dear. I know exactly what you're talking about... unfortunately...
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    (Original post by tehforum)
    My name is Zhy, and I'm hoping for a clean sweep of 100 UMS.

    rofl
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    (Original post by tehforum)
    My name is Zhy, and I'm hoping for a clean sweep of 100 UMS.

    Zhy ... let me ask you Why ?
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    (Original post by Bullet Knuckle)
    Zhy ... let me ask you Why ?
    It's engrained in my genes.


    100 UMS or I die.

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