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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    On the plus side you get a clean slate at uni even if you mess up one or two exams (I did poorly in an A-level further maths module that was kind of a foundation for uni level maths, but I'm doing okay-ish-sorta-kinda-now )
    Alright yeah that's good... if they accept me I'll be waiting on the clearing hotlines while opening that envelope :lol: might as well bring 2 phones xP

    But that's great! Daym maths at uni tho :eek: mashallah I dont wanna jinx it but I also have no idea how yall can do that **** with your brain :lol: there's gonna be a fair bit of maths in chemistry too pray for me x_X <3
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    (Original post by z33)
    Alright yeah that's good... if they accept me I'll be waiting on the clearing hotlines while opening that envelope :lol: might as well bring 2 phones xP

    But that's great! Daym maths at uni tho :eek: mashallah I dont wanna jinx it but I also have no idea how yall can do that **** with your brain :lol: there's gonna be a fair bit of maths in chemistry too pray for me x_X <3
    :lol: yeah.. don't be caught with 2 phones though :lol: (one being one of those nokia phones.. :erm:) maybe a cell phone will do though, and make it clear to the other person that you're calling from a cellphone.

    :rofl: I don't know either :iiam: obvs it's different from uni to uni but one guy who does Chem at my uni does a maths course for people who hate maths or don't have much practice with it, so you'll probably be fine :lol: it'll be the chem that's a nightmare tbh, I don't even know how you do it at A-level with OCR :eek4: :hide:
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    :lol: yeah.. don't be caught with 2 phones though :lol: (one being one of those nokia phones.. :erm:) maybe a cell phone will do though, and make it clear to the other person that you're calling from a cellphone.

    :rofl: I don't know either :iiam: obvs it's different from uni to uni but one guy who does Chem at my uni does a maths course for people who hate maths or don't have much practice with it, so you'll probably be fine :lol: it'll be the chem that's a nightmare tbh, I don't even know how you do it at A-level with OCR :eek4: :hide:
    :lol: ayyy dem Nokias aint that bad... I mean they're more of a weapon than a phone tbh :rofl:
    Alright will do!

    :lol:
    Omgggg really?! Ooooh imma ask about that bc I meaannn i can barely count xD

    Omggg salters took the pissssssss. I feel like it's not too bad if you have the right teachers, a good memory, and if you aren't doing OCR Salters :rofl: literally had no resources :cry2:

    But I feel like it's the only science I can do without wanting to die ukno? Like biology has its own bloody dictionary and I can't deal with that. There's not enough storage space in my brain.

    And physics is for superhuman minds, the opposite of what I have :lol: so chem is just right
    *famous last words*
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    **** THERE IS ONLY 11 DAYS ..

    Im praying we get hit by a comet and we are all wiped out, so I dont have to see my results ...
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    C3 C4 S2 Edexcel Maths grade boundary predictions???
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    (Original post by z33)
    :lol: ayyy dem Nokias aint that bad... I mean they're more of a weapon than a phone tbh :rofl:
    Alright will do!

    :lol:
    Omgggg really?! Ooooh imma ask about that bc I meaannn i can barely count xD

    Omggg salters took the pissssssss. I feel like it's not too bad if you have the right teachers, a good memory, and if you aren't doing OCR Salters :rofl: literally had no resources :cry2:

    But I feel like it's the only science I can do without wanting to die ukno? Like biology has its own bloody dictionary and I can't deal with that. There's not enough storage space in my brain.

    And physics is for superhuman minds, the opposite of what I have :lol: so chem is just right
    *famous last words*
    :rofl: :awesome: I'll keep that in mind :rofl:

    Yes, I'm sure you will

    Yeah check your module catalogue thingy if you can see it. Though some uni pages for their modules are so confusing and useless :hide:

    does Salters have anything to do with it being Chemistry by any chance? :iiam: asking the real questions here. (I know it offers bio and physics presumably but still) or maybe they are salty in their marking or something. Sounds crazy difficult though, having 0 resources must not be fun.

    :rofl: fairs, you'll be fine, maybe, probably. As long as you don't let stuff pile up ya know and keep on top of lab work in particular, and balancing having a life too :lol:

    Give yourself a bit more credit than that :hand:
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    :rofl: :awesome: I'll keep that in mind :rofl:

    Yes, I'm sure you will

    Yeah check your module catalogue thingy if you can see it. Though some uni pages for their modules are so confusing and useless :hide:

    does Salters have anything to do with it being Chemistry by any chance? :iiam: asking the real questions here. (I know it offers bio and physics presumably but still) or maybe they are salty in their marking or something. Sounds crazy difficult though, having 0 resources must not be fun.

    :rofl: fairs, you'll be fine, maybe, probably. As long as you don't let stuff pile up ya know and keep on top of lab work in particular, and balancing having a life too :lol:

    Give yourself a bit more credit than that :hand:
    Haha when you wanna catch a pokemon but you dont have any pokeballs just knock it out with a nokia :lol:

    They are confusing sometimes so I just gave up but I'll have another look!

    Ooooohhhhh hunny dont even get me started
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    Yeah it's taught based around context rather than content. Made by a saltmaker company I think. You have 2 textbooks, one for reference, one for context. And like it would talk about how steel is useful/ how it was made and then tell you which page you can find the mechanisms and theory behind it on.

    Just a mess really, textbook questions have no answers, no glossary, no online resources, a tonnneeeeeee of unexplained practicals - which is what we spent our lessons doing instead of actual content, the specification is weird as well and it seems like OCR B didnt even have it in mind when making their exam papers this year -_-
    They are sooo picky with their mark schemes it's unbelievable.
    /rant

    Oh well I'm happy it's all over though I can't believe I made it out alive! Well... we'll see on results day for sure :lol: but regardless **** OCR and **** Salters. :lol:
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    Need 210 UMS in edexcel maths.

    66/75 C4
    60/75 C3
    50/75 S2

    Is that enough? Im ****ing terrified.
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    (Original post by z33)
    Haha when you wanna catch a pokemon but you dont have any pokeballs just knock it out with a nokia :lol:

    They are confusing sometimes so I just gave up but I'll have another look!

    Ooooohhhhh hunny dont even get me started
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    Yeah it's taught based around context rather than content. Made by a saltmaker company I think. You have 2 textbooks, one for reference, one for context. And like it would talk about how steel is useful/ how it was made and then tell you which page you can find the mechanisms and theory behind it on.

    Just a mess really, textbook questions have no answers, no glossary, no online resources, a tonnneeeeeee of unexplained practicals - which is what we spent our lessons doing instead of actual content, the specification is weird as well and it seems like OCR B didnt even have it in mind when making their exam papers this year -_-
    They are sooo picky with their mark schemes it's unbelievable.
    /rant

    Oh well I'm happy it's all over though I can't believe I made it out alive! Well... we'll see on results day for sure :lol: but regardless **** OCR and **** Salters. :lol:
    That's too cruel :noway: :hide: :cry:

    :rofl: so they want to make it as difficult as possible for you to do well, I see. Fun. That means though that you might just be fine for uni good luck :lol:
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    That's too cruel :noway: :hide: :cry:

    :rofl: so they want to make it as difficult as possible for you to do well, I see. Fun. That means though that you might just be fine for uni good luck :lol:
    Maybe a bit :hmmmm:

    Mhmmmmmm. Trust me man I had a blast :yep: that's trueeeee I heard they use their textbooks in like second year of uni so hopefully! Thanks
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    (Original post by 89778thatguy)
    Need 210 UMS in edexcel maths.

    66/75 C4
    60/75 C3
    50/75 S2

    Is that enough? Im ****ing terrified.
    It may just about be enough judging by previous boundaries from the top of my head, but none of us can say for certain.
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    (Original post by Sacred Ground)
    Haha fair enough, I always get excited for the Olympics - I think it's the thought of knowing how hard the athletes have worked to be there


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    Yeah you have to appreciate how much work the athletes have put in, but I guess I'm just not interested in things like equestrian like you mentioned haha


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    (Original post by SH0405)
    Are you...are you alright?
    I am great, thank you.

    More importantly, are YOU alright.
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    (Original post by 89778thatguy)
    Need 210 UMS in edexcel maths.

    66/75 C4
    60/75 C3
    50/75 S2

    Is that enough? Im ****ing terrified.
    Honestly, I think, yes. Normally yes. But this year a lot of people did well on C4 and S2 is generally not a tough exam so we'll see.
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    (Original post by QueenBee98)
    I did do AQA Lit B But I knew straight away that I had failed AS, but I didn't know the true extent of my failure :rofl: I tend to stress about everything really... I mean, if someone does something to hurt me and we argue, I struggle to sleep until the issue is resolved, even if I have to apologize to them myself :rofl:
    Argh gosh that must be terrible, I sleep like a baby tbh, I doubt I would have any problems sleeping in the middle of a motorway . We did the same exam, maybe it's just me but I feel with lit exams you always do way better than you think. I hope this result goes well for you anyway.
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    What are peoples grade boundaries for AQA MPC3? With all the petitions and complaining etc, I hope the B is around 40/75, then I should scrape an A overall
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    I ask a lot of questions but... one more. I don't really like my insurance choice, so if I don't make it to my firm, can I enter Clearing without rejecting my insurance place?
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    (Original post by pecora)
    I ask a lot of questions but... one more. I don't really like my insurance choice, so if I don't make it to my firm, can I enter Clearing without rejecting my insurance place?
    No - you'll need to be asked to be released from your insurance choice if you want to enter clearing.
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    10 days, time is flowing fast
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    The 100m final is on at 2am LMAO
    I go to bed at 5am anyway lmao
 
 
 
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