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    Yeah sounds good. Peace✌️
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    (Original post by Katniss15)
    I'm in year 12 so I'm half way through AS. I think some units are really nice like core one, mechanics and decisions. I was really struggling with stats but I'm starting to get it (with a bit of help). How are you guys doing, any subjects that your struggling with?
    Well, I certainly need to do some work with maths, but the rest I am finding okay... Albeit I am being told to drop a subject which I am not too happy about...
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    Wow, what are they asking you to drop? or do you decide?
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    (Original post by Katniss15)
    Wow, what are they asking you to drop? or do you decide?
    I decide, but unfortunately it will probably have to be economics even though that is my best subject; all because I want to go into engineering
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    (Original post by BryonyG98)
    I decide, but unfortunately it will probably have to be economics even though that is my best subject; all because I want to go into engineering
    but then why do you want to study Eng if Econ's your best subject?

    tbh dropping a subject is the one once you make it to Y13.
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    That's a shame, I don't see why you have to drop an A-level if you don't want to and you can manage it, surely it's more beneficial to do more?
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    (Original post by Katniss15)
    That's a shame, I don't see why you have to drop an A-level if you don't want to and you can manage it, surely it's more beneficial to do more?
    (Original post by Guills on wheels)
    but then why do you want to study Eng if Econ's your best subject?

    tbh dropping a subject is the one once you make it to Y13.
    The problem is that I didnt do too well in my mocks for maths and now my teachers are worried...

    I have always wanted to go into engineering and just took economics because it sounded fun and interesting and I have really found it to be so, however I still thoroughly enjoy physics, maths and chemistry which is why I want to go into engineering
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    (Original post by BryonyG98)
    The problem is that I didnt do too well in my mocks for maths and now my teachers are worried...

    I have always wanted to go into engineering and just took economics because it sounded fun and interesting and I have really found it to be so, however I still thoroughly enjoy physics, maths and chemistry which is why I want to go into engineering
    I'm sure if you got your maths grades up they'd see that you're capable of handling 5 A2 levels. however universities typically only look are your best three subjects and if doing 5 means that you get 5A's instead of 4A*s then you may not be able to apply to top universities
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    (Original post by Jinay)
    I'm sure if you got your maths grades up they'd see that you're capable of handling 5 A2 levels. however universities typically only look are your best three subjects and if doing 5 means that you get 5A's instead of 4A*s then you may not be able to apply to top universities

    I definitely wouldnt take 5 at A2, but it just seems like a waste to have done 3/4 of the economics syllabus and not get anything from it...
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    (Original post by BryonyG98)
    The problem is that I didnt do too well in my mocks for maths and now my teachers are worried...

    I have always wanted to go into engineering and just took economics because it sounded fun and interesting and I have really found it to be so, however I still thoroughly enjoy physics, maths and chemistry which is why I want to go into engineering
    are you doing further maths? if not, and you defo want to do eng, then drop chem.

    how well?
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    (Original post by Jinay)
    I'm sure if you got your maths grades up they'd see that you're capable of handling 5 A2 levels. however universities typically only look are your best three subjects and if doing 5 means that you get 5A's instead of 4A*s then you may not be able to apply to top universities
    There's no point in even doing 4. Cambridge actually prefer three. I know, because I asked.
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    (Original post by Katniss15)
    That's a shame, I don't see why you have to drop an A-level if you don't want to and you can manage it, surely it's more beneficial to do more?
    it's not beneficial at all :')
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    At all? I'm sure that doing 5 A-Level and getting A's in them would be more impressive than a student who has three A's. And other Universities expected applicants to have more than three As-levels. I know, I asked.
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    Most definitely: you're strongly advised to have 4AS levels but 3A*s at A2 would put you in better stead than an applicant with A*A*AA
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    Day One

    Today I have made a revision timetable and a list of everything I need to do. I have done some Chemistry revision with Jinay and watched a few revision videos here https://www.youtube.com/user/Jsouassou/playlists - I have found these quite useful.

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    Oh yeah I forgot to say, I will be posting a picture of the revision notes I do so if anyone likes the look of them and wants a copy just PM me and I'll get them sorted enjoy!
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    Day two

    I had a chemistry end of module test today, I thought it went quite well but we shall see when I get my marks back.

    I have also started making core two revision notes, by using mymaths and my class work as a guide.

    Tomorrow I will get my mock results back very nervous!
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    Day three

    Today I got my mock results back. They are as follows

    chemistry - U
    further maths - C
    maths - A
    physics - A

    Clearly I need to do a lot of work in chemistry
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    (Original post by Katniss15)
    Day three

    Today I got my mock results back. They are as follows

    chemistry - U
    further maths - C
    maths - A
    physics - A

    Clearly I need to do a lot of work in chemistry
    At least you know there not all below A grade. You only really have two subjects to focus on
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    Yeah I guess your right, and the further maths paper we sat was pretty hard. I going to take this as motivation to go on to get those grades I need!
 
 
 
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