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    can guys give me any tips I rally want a A*/Abut would settle for a b anything that I can do in it to give me more marks

    Hiya, I did this last year and ended up with an A in my CA and an A* overall. All I can say is write absolutely everything to do with your fieldwork, everything that goes wrong and why, use loads of graphs and diagrams and remember to annotate them really well.

    (Original post by dcencima)
    can guys give me any tips I rally want a A*/Abut would settle for a b anything that I can do in it to give me more marks
    I got an A* in my coursework and my advice is to be really pedantic with everything. You only have 20 hours and 2000 words so you need to plan your time as well- including time to check your work for errors. I can't remember if I went over that 2000 words mark but I would definitely try to stay within it or just over.

    There are five sections:
    Geographical Understanding (basically an introduction with theory)
    Data Presentation
    Data Interpretation

    I would look at each section individually with the specification next to it and maybe look at an examiner's report on the AQA website. e.g. here. I was given a really good mark scheme but I can't find it online! However, I did do the above.

    Lastly, make sure you listen to your teachers, include everything they recommend and ask if you're stuck. They can only help you with some things but they will try their hardest to help.

    I hope this helps. (:

    P.S. Don't settle. It's only a few lessons of hard work

    Your teacher has told you that you need to do one method of your own to get a B or higher, right? Also, when writing your methodology, make sure you state the use of everything, and in particular how it will help your results to be accurate.

    Finally, it's a long bit of coursework, but stick at it, because it feels so good once you're done!

    (Original post by dcencima)
    can guys give me any tips I rally want a A*/Abut would settle for a b anything that I can do in it to give me more marks
    Ask if you could have an example from your teacher
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