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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    I'm in the same position - got 77, know I can get 90 so I didn't see the point in not resitting. Yeah, the timing is tricky! What did you get in ewp if you don't mind me asking?
    I picked up my guitar for the first time in years last night in my attempt to explain harmony to you yeah will probs be worth it!



    No idea sorry, we don't do CIE! maybe have a look on their website?

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    Thank you! I'd feel bad if I said I still don't understand harmonies but I have a better idea of what they are now :lol:
    Are you going to start playing the guitar again though?
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Thank you! I'd feel bad if I said I still don't understand harmonies but I have a better idea of what they are now :lol:
    Are you going to start playing the guitar again though?
    Oh I'm glad! Thought my explanation was a bit rubbish xD
    Not during A2s, I will probably recommence once I've finished my last singing exam /a level exam over summer I never learnt much other than basic chords, a few chorus' of my favourite rock songs and a few classical melodies. It's a lifetime goal of mine to be able to play classical gas.

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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    Oh I'm glad! Thought my explanation was a bit rubbish xD
    Not during A2s, I will probably recommence once I've finished my last singing exam /a level exam over summer I never learnt much other than basic chords, a few chorus' of my favourite rock songs and a few classical melodies. It's a lifetime goal of mine to be able to play classical gas.

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    I know about 3 chords to be honest, I can play power chords but mostly I've been learning solos etc been playing for almost 3 months now and I still can't play a song from start to end
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    I know about 3 chords to be honest, I can play power chords but mostly I've been learning solos etc
    Ah decent, would LOVE to be able to play a good solo I mainly know bar chords because of the type of stuff I learnt to play

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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    I'm in the same position - got 77, know I can get 90 so I didn't see the point in not resitting. Yeah, the timing is tricky! What did you get in ewp if you don't mind me asking?
    I picked up my guitar for the first time in years last night in my attempt to explain harmony to you yeah will probs be worth it!



    No idea sorry, we don't do CIE! maybe have a look on their website?

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    ?! You're redoing daaaamn... I might then.... It's just simple mechanics and some hookes law...

    I got 150

    It was j for that paper, like past papers I'd been knocking out in 15 minutes but that one...The mistakes I made were hilarious
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    ?! You're redoing daaaamn... I might then.... It's just simple mechanics and some hookes law...

    I got 150

    It was j for that paper, like past papers I'd been knocking out in 15 minutes but that one...The mistakes I made were hilarious
    exactly, and what with me retaking m2 and doing g484 too I genuinely feel like I can't go wrong revision wise.

    wow, impressive. I was so annoyed at the EWP paper, praise the lord for 59% A grade boundary. Was getting at least 90 in all past papers then worked out I only got about 67 in the actual thing. Felt so stretched for time in that exam too. Genuinely came out of it thinking I'd got a C or less
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    Ah decent, would LOVE to be able to play a good solo I mainly know bar chords because of the type of stuff I learnt to play

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    This is my favourite one at the moment, it's reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal good


    I'm learning how to play it but I need to become better a lot more fluid with sweep picking first
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    This is my favourite one at the moment, it's reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal good


    I'm learning how to play it but I need to become better a lot more fluid with sweep picking first
    dream theater are good. do you like periphery?
    Ive got a super talented guitar playing friend who can play the solo from afterlife - a7x (if you're familiar)
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    exactly, and what with me retaking m2 and doing g484 too I genuinely feel like I can't go wrong revision wise.

    wow, impressive. I was so annoyed at the EWP paper, praise the lord for 59% A grade boundary. Was getting at least 90 in all past papers then worked out I only got about 67 in the actual thing. Felt so stretched for time in that exam too. Genuinely came out of it thinking I'd got a C or less
    Exactly. Damn, I think I'll ask if I get rejected from Cambridge, I'll do it. Because if I get 90 I'll have 298 in the AS. Stupid isa :lol:

    I liked the fact it was super difficult because even though I know I dropped a good 10 marks, the boundaries meant I'd be fine. 67% raw? What did that come to?
    Everyone felt crap after that exam. Because it like linked electricity with photons and everything, it was great lol

    But agreed it was definitely a *****

    Chemistry was the same
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    dream theater are good. do you like periphery?
    Ive got a super talented guitar playing friend who can play the solo from afterlife - a7x (if you're familiar)
    Dream Theater are my favourite atm!! I've heard of Periphery and their complex polyrhythms but I've never actually listened to them.

    Actually, my friend wanted me to help him play Afterlife :lol: I don't know if we're actually going to do it, but it's for a concert thingy in March time

    My life ambition atm is to be able to play all of Moonlight Sonata 3rd Movement on the guitar, my pro guitar friend says it's the hardest thing he's ever seen on the guitar
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Exactly. Damn, I think I'll ask if I get rejected from Cambridge, I'll do it. Because if I get 90 I'll have 298 in the AS. Stupid isa :lol:

    I liked the fact it was super difficult because even though I know I dropped a good 10 marks, the boundaries meant I'd be fine. 67% raw? What did that come to?
    Everyone felt crap after that exam. Because it like linked electricity with photons and everything, it was great lol

    But agreed it was definitely a *****

    Chemistry was the same
    Yeah I know what you mean, I like that boundaries work that way tbh. About 128/130 ums I think. My physics ums were very bad but my classwork/revision in A2 has increased massively so I'm feeling much more confident this year.
    I loved the last question, when we went through it in class it seemed I was the only person that got it. But the QWCs on the potential divider and waves i hated. I only really like the photons part of the course hahaha.
    Yeah I heard about that, my friend said it was the hardest unit 2 paper he'd seen

    Feeling much more motivated for exams this year though

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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    Yeah I know what you mean, I like that boundaries work that way tbh. About 128/130 ums I think. My physics ums were very bad but my classwork/revision in A2 has increased massively so I'm feeling much more confident this year.
    I loved the last question, when we went through it in class it seemed I was the only person that got it. But the QWCs on the potential divider and waves i hated. I only really like the photons part of the course hahaha.
    Yeah I heard about that, my friend said it was the hardest unit 2 paper he'd seen

    Feeling much more motivated for exams this year though

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    So a solid grade nonetheless

    That's awesome if you got around 90% last year and you're working better this year then who knows how high you can get.

    50 marks was on electricity... Was ridiculous. Yeah me too! Photons was the best, the rest was crap. Hated waves. Couldn't even answer some questions in the exam
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    So a solid grade nonetheless

    That's awesome if you got around 90% last year and you're working better this year then who knows how high you can get.

    50 marks was on electricity... Was ridiculous. Yeah me too! Photons was the best, the rest was crap. Hated waves. Couldn't even answer some questions in the exam
    I only got about 85% in phys last year but also the coursework got moderated down by 10ums which was kind of annoying :P thanks ! am genuinely looking forward to the rest of the course, just started looking at g485 papers and they don't look that bad so far (on what we've covered like)

    I know D: Waves were the worst imo because of how half arsed the explanations are. Like they don't fully explain HOW a standing wave is formed in a double open ended tune you just have to accept that it does

    am definitely looking forward to physics at uni :P
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Dream Theater are my favourite atm!! I've heard of Periphery and their complex polyrhythms but I've never actually listened to them.

    Actually, my friend wanted me to help him play Afterlife :lol: I don't know if we're actually going to do it, but it's for a concert thingy in March time

    My life ambition atm is to be able to play all of Moonlight Sonata 3rd Movement on the guitar, my pro guitar friend says it's the hardest thing he's ever seen on the guitar
    I listen to older bands in general but I quite like tesseract and periphery :P
    that would be so cool! post a video if you do \o/
    gonna have a look at it now

    holy jesus HOW
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    I listen to older bands in general but I quite like tesseract and periphery :P
    that would be so cool! post a video if you do \o/
    gonna have a look at it now
    I'm still too noob to understand how truly difficult it is, but I think it's going to be quite a few years before I could play that :lol: I'll check those out. I've been listening to a lot of Crossfaith recently too, couldn't believe they were Japanese
    \m/
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    I only got about 85% in phys last year but also the coursework got moderated down by 10ums which was kind of annoying :P thanks ! am genuinely looking forward to the rest of the course, just started looking at g485 papers and they don't look that bad so far (on what we've covered like)

    I know D: Waves were the worst imo because of how half arsed the explanations are. Like they don't fully explain HOW a standing wave is formed in a double open ended tune you just have to accept that it does

    am definitely looking forward to physics at uni :P
    Coursework doesn't count... Keep it in terms of exams with Cambridge I think it was unfair you had rejection pre interview, because others had interviews at other colleges with same or lower UMS...

    G484 is super easy. Like 20 mins and full UMS easy. G485... Haven't had a look. Shouldn't be too hard. But idk, it seems like it's gonna be a slog (I've already said how boring I find it all)

    Urgh, I just skipped it lol, although, I liked drawing curves, felt smart
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Coursework doesn't count... Keep it in terms of exams with Cambridge I think it was unfair you had rejection pre interview, because others had interviews at other colleges with same or lower UMS...

    G484 is super easy. Like 20 mins and full UMS easy. G485... Haven't had a look. Shouldn't be too hard. But idk, it seems like it's gonna be a slog (I've already said how boring I find it all)

    Urgh, I just skipped it lol, although, I liked drawing curves, felt smart
    hahah xD yeah, idk, I kinda always had a feeling I wouldnt get an interview tbh but thanks man there are much better suited people for cambridge than me around! my rejection letter made me laugh a bit too, came across as super arrogant

    yeah im just starting to go through papers for that at the moment and feeling like its literally just gonna take learning the definitions word for word and I'll be ready.
    the mathsy questions are really good. some of the QWCs are horrific.... 7 marks for a medical imaging one D: :cry:
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    hahah xD yeah, idk, I kinda always had a feeling I wouldnt get an interview tbh but thanks man there are much better suited people for cambridge than me around! my rejection letter made me laugh a bit too, came across as super arrogant

    yeah im just starting to go through papers for that at the moment and feeling like its literally just gonna take learning the definitions word for word and I'll be ready.
    the mathsy questions are really good. some of the QWCs are horrific.... 7 marks for a medical imaging one D: :cry:
    Oooh, what did the letter say? If you don't mind me asking

    Lol I don't bother learning definitions I just hope for the best. Most of the time those are all the marks I lose, so I'm a bit silly for not j learning them

    Urgh medical, I'm gonna hate that.
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    So to gain a better appreciation of how difficult it is, I looked at the tab and tried it and yeah... :indiff:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Oooh, what did the letter say? If you don't mind me asking

    Lol I don't bother learning definitions I just hope for the best. Most of the time those are all the marks I lose, so I'm a bit silly for not j learning them

    Urgh medical, I'm gonna hate that.
    I don't think I've got it any more, but it was along the lines of
    "with regret your application is not being taken any further, thank you etc etc" then the line that got me was " we are deeply sorry for the disappointment this has inevitably caused you"

    I just try and get the key words that the markscheme seems to highlight, one that springs to mind is "TOTAL" when describing "the principle of the conservation of momentum"

    Yeah, we've not properly started it yet but I had a look at it and I swear to god its essays
 
 
 
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