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    (Original post by usycool1)
    No, unless you want to apply to Cambridge.

    UCL even say that they give a small preference to people who do a contrasting subject.
    So would you count economics as a contrasting subject ?

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    (Original post by Lucy96)
    How come? It must be hard for you, you're getting so many results! Though I know you'll be absolutely fine

    Exactly, it's unfair and I guarantee they felt nervous and worried about their results Good luck!



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    If I get good a level results, I'll be confident in my GCSEs...

    If not, then it'll have the opposite effect..

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    I try to keep myself busy then one day BAM i'll be reminded of the fact GCSE results are looming
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    (Original post by XXSimranXX)
    yhh haha we'll be alright though hopefully we are just worrying over nothing

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    Erm you will be, not sure about me though! But hopefully
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    hi people, i want to do economics at uni so thought i should take maths, further maths, history and economics at a level. are these the right options for economics?
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    Yeah totally!!!
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    (Original post by jellie88)
    Erm you will be, not sure about me though! But hopefully
    noo dont say that haha i dont think i have done well im trying to be positive. Theres nothing we can really do about it now but just be hopeful

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    (Original post by XXSimranXX)
    noo dont say that haha i dont think i have done well im trying to be positive. Theres nothing we can really do about it now but just be hopeful

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    True true, I'll adopt a hopeful attitude then too
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    (Original post by jellie88)
    True true, I'll adopt a hopeful attitude then too
    thats the spirit!!

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    (Original post by XXSimranXX)
    thats the spirit!!

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    (Original post by LiamMcMorrow)
    Sorry where are my manners, good luck to you as well
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    If I get good a level results, I'll be confident in my GCSEs...

    If not, then it'll have the opposite effect..

    Thank you
    True, but then again, as you're fully aware...A levels are harder and so you shouldn't get too disheartened! But you're going to do great! Would you be okay with an A in maths or do you want the A*? And what do you want for history? An A no less?
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    (Original post by Lucy96)
    Thank you

    True, but then again, as you're fully aware...A levels are harder and so you shouldn't get too disheartened! But you're going to do great! Would you be okay with an A in maths or do you want the A*? And what do you want for history? An A no less?
    I know I messed up maths, so I have an A. I'll resit the one module next year and get the A*

    History, I want an A in that! I loved it :erm:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I know I messed up maths, so I have an A. I'll resit the one module next year and get the A*

    History, I want an A in that! I loved it :erm:
    You "messed up" and got an A?!
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I know I messed up maths, so I have an A. I'll resit the one module next year and get the A*

    History, I want an A in that! I loved it :erm:
    Oh how frustrating, but still, an A is pretty amazing, especially at your age! And oh that's great, shouldn't be any trouble for you at all then

    Aww haha, good history was the one subject I should have had a strong A in, I was getting 28/29 out of 30 in most mocks near the end...but I just messed up in the exams and I'll probably end up with a C or something

    My thinking: "Oh the October Revolution will NEVER come up " chose not to revise it properly...guess what came up! :unimpressed::facepalm:
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    (Original post by jellie88)
    You "messed up" and got an A?!
    It was one module I messed up, the A* one. The difference between an A.and A* is huge. I have leniency from AS marks.

    (Original post by Lucy96)
    Oh how frustrating, but still, an A is pretty amazing, especially at your age! And oh that's great, shouldn't be any trouble for you at all then

    Aww haha, good history was the one subject I should have had a strong A in, I was getting 28/29 out of 30 in most mocks near the end...but I just messed up in the exams and I'll probably end up with a C or something

    My thinking: "Oh the October Revolution will NEVER come up " chose not to revise it properly...guess what came up! :unimpressed::facepalm:
    It's fine, I'm over it many people found it very hard so... It was exam pressure though. I wrote things like 5.5-2 = 3 which messed up the whole question. (did that a few times on questions)

    That's great aah, at GCSE that happened to me... But at AS the exact questions I wanted came up! so thankfully I'm hoping it was okay. Although one 24 marker was meh.

    You'll be fine :ahee:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    It was one module I messed up, the A* one. The difference between an A.and A* is huge. I have leniency from AS marks.
    I'm sure you'll be fine. Everyone always thinks they've done worse than they actually get!
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    (Original post by jellie88)
    I'm sure you'll be fine. Everyone always thinks they've done worse than they actually get!
    No, I know the actual answers and mine were wrong :lol: if there are follow through marks it might be okay... 60/75 minimum I hope but not enough for the A*
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    No, I know the actual answers and mine were wrong :lol: if there are follow through marks it might be okay... 60/75 minimum I hope but not enough for the A*
    You can still get an A* depending on the grade boundaries I think

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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    No, I know the actual answers and mine were wrong :lol: if there are follow through marks it might be okay... 60/75 minimum I hope but not enough for the A*
    Oh. I hate it when that happens, when you've just made a silly mistake on a question that you could've answered perfectly. Nerves make me do that. Oh well you've got ages to fix that and retake it because you're two years ahead of the rest of us!
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    (Original post by XXSimranXX)
    You can still get an A* depending on the grade boundaries I think

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    I hope they're super low. I think I know one person online who has a potential full marks...

    (Original post by jellie88)
    Oh. I hate it when that happens, when you've just made a silly mistake on a question that you could've answered perfectly. Nerves make me do that. Oh well you've got ages to fix that and retake it because you're two years ahead of the rest of us!
    Yeah, lost me so many marks! Only 4 marks were lost on actual my knowledge...

    Yeah. Thanks for the re assurance
 
 
 
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