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    (Original post by h1347698)
    I did mechanics and found it hard. The grade boundaries seem high, i'm worried about not reaching a good grade
    No, I remember coming out and my teacher stopped me and I just .... laughed about it. Like that's how bad it was. I genuinely think I've gotten an E because I remember coming out and thinking I got about 58% and those marks turn out to an E this year which is... fantastic. Cried after C1 but looking back I reckon it was my best paper
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    You can probably resit next year. Don't worry at all. You'll probably understand it a lot better naturally as you learn more maths without having to put as much work in as you did in AS into it. Don't not work, but don't stress it so much.
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    (Original post by emilylunny)
    No, I remember coming out and my teacher stopped me and I just .... laughed about it. Like that's how bad it was. I genuinely think I've gotten an E because I remember coming out and thinking I got about 58% and those marks turn out to an E this year which is... fantastic. Cried after C1 but looking back I reckon it was my best paper
    Good luck
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    I personally think the grade boundaries for C1, C2 and S1 are quite reasonable (although I think C1 should be a tiny bit lower) but I am so annoyed at how many silly mistakes I know I've made in each of the exams. My sixth form don't let you resit exams either unless you resit the ENTIRE year for all of your subjects which is just ridiculous. Usually in C1, I was getting at least 68/75 in practice papers but in the actual exam, I've probably got around 57/75 UGH. Same with S1.
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    (Original post by Reexox)
    You can probably resit next year. Don't worry at all. You'll probably understand it a lot better naturally as you learn more maths without having to put as much work in as you did in AS into it. Don't not work, but don't stress it so much.
    I'm mainly worried about getting less than a C. Of course I will resit in that case but I will be so upset since I did put focus into maths. I like maths and there is no way I want to give it up, I am capable but the exams are harsh.
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    (Original post by h1347698)
    I'm mainly worried about getting less than a C. Of course I will resit in that case but I will be so upset since I did put focus into maths. I like maths and there is no way I want to give it up, I am capable but the exams are harsh.
    I was there last year. Maths didn't click for me until Easter of my AS year. I really had to work to catch up on the C1 I didn't understand. I went to extra lessons, worked at home constantly. I understood C2 decently though. I came out with a C in C2 and 1 UMS mark of a C in C1. It's a slap in the face. Not gonna lie. But I resat this year and I'm hoping to have got better now it's clicked for me. You did your very best and it will be upsetting at first. But eventually you realise although your grades didn't reflect your work ethic or understanding of the subject, you'll cope better in A2 because you know how to work independently and you have the base understanding you need for A2. Best of luck, I hope this helps you feel a bit better!
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    (Original post by h1347698)
    Good luck
    thank you!!! you too
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    so I actually got a high B- contrary to what I was expecting! How did you guys do?
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    (Original post by L_frank)
    so I actually got a high B- contrary to what I was expecting! How did you guys do?
    Managed to get a pretty nice A on as maths -edexcel
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    I got an A- 278/300! UMS
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    (Original post by L_frank)
    hmm I seriously messed up the C2 exam and consequently I am dreading seeing that sheet of paper tomorrow. Tbh, C1 didn't even go that well for me either. I was on track to get an A... but I think I'm looking at a C tomorrow. Quite disappointed at this as I have been looking at applying for AAA courses. Do you think I still have a chance at receiving offers if I do get a C in Maths?
    More importantly, with a C at As-level maths is it possible to get an A or B as a final grade if I resit the c2 exam and maybe c1?
    Thank you.
    C2 was low across the board for my school, I scraped a B in that. What was your applied unit? Did you sit any others (e.g. for further maths)?
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    C2 was low across the board for my school, I scraped a B in that. What was your applied unit? Did you sit any others (e.g. for further maths)?
    I scraped a B in C2 too and will resit c2 next year. Got a high A in C1 and a low A in my applied module D1.
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    (Original post by L_frank)
    I scraped a B in C2 too and will resit c2 next year. Got a high A in C1 and a low A in my applied module D1.
    Pretty much the same. I'm not resitting though. I stormed S1 and got a high B in D1 and mid B in C2 which means that if I put D1 as part of my AS then I still get an A overall (I had had S1 as my applied module). I can then use S1 as part of my Further Maths AS, meaning I can get an A in that (D2 was mediocre so that and D1 could only get me a B).
 
 
 
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