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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Too easy, heck, they're so easy that the top unis ignore them and have to dish out their own entrance exams.
    Haha lol I was made to believe by so many it was solid.
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    I got an A* at GCSE and got an A in maths and a B in further maths last year for AS.

    I have found a lot more revision is needed for AS and A2 than GCSE. For the GCSE exam I only revised for 2 days before, while for AS I worked from the Easter holidays.

    For A2 I'm predicted an A in maths but I would like to get an A*, and in further maths predicted a B.

    How many hours a day is just how many I feel like, can range from like 0-7.

    Basically a lot more work is required than GCSE so I wouldn't say it's easy, but it's fine as long as you put in the effort.
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Sorry for the title...

    I need to make a serious decision whether or not A level maths is for me. If you have done/are currently doing AS maths / A Level please tell me about what your maths GCSE grade was and how you find A level maths now. What grade are you working at/were working at in AS Maths and when did you start learning/revising the content yourself? How hard did you have to work to get to where you're at - How many hours for example every day or week?

    Any advice for me (a year 11 student who has almost completed GCSEs and is around a grade C/B student)?

    Many thanks.
    I got an A* last year at GCSE and I've found AS maths quite challenging... but thats just me!
    If you do a lot of work, AS maths won't be that bad for you... However if you're not getting an A or above at GCSE maybe AS maths isn't for you as GCSE is seriously easy (in comparison) and the AS course is quite fast paced.. you're expected to have mastered everything on the GCSE syllabus when you start

    But like I said, if you put in the work AS maths won't be bad
    Good luck with all of your exams!!!:gthumb::fluffy:
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    (Original post by Arima)
    okay, i'll look it up on amazon its way cheaper than dem graphic calcs thank god
    Without it, I wouldn't have gotten an A at A level... Just because of silly mistakes made and not realising
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Hi thank you so much! I picked Maths , Chemistry & Physics for next year (3 A Levels)
    Yeah that's a good idea. I might get tuition in September if possible eventhough it's costly. I'll try to find someone with good reviews though so it is worth it if I do well. Thanks again and best of luck to you!
    No problem and Yes tuition will surely help that's great news :P, You can message me any time for help if you want preferably Physics or Chemistry ahaha, Also during the summer holidays you might want to start maths early so you get a head start ? I'd recommend you go to

    http://www.examsolutions.net/ - maths videos really helpful

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/

    - this website will help you in all your subjects and it is my life saver for science. It also has lots of maths past papers and solomon papers (these are like actual exam papers but are not but they show full working out use them if you do OCR or Edexcel).

    Youtube: (Physics)

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZz...C-Dl_VVUVHYDYw

    Youtube Chemistry:

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPt...25YHw5SPGdPz0g

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MrERintoul

    These are all the main online resources I use. It really will help you a lot starting maths early try to master some of Core 1 before you start will benefit you.

    Also for note taking don't spend too much time on them focus on practicing exam questions more by using physics and maths tutor and your boards website. Because honestly I made great notes but I don't use them as much so don't spend too long on them.

    I hope this helps good luck for next year Hopefully I can retake my AS year next year so I can finally pass Mathematics good luck
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    (Original post by Cinna21)
    No problem and Yes tuition will surely help that's great news :P, You can message me any time for help if you want preferably Physics or Chemistry ahaha, Also during the summer holidays you might want to start maths early so you get a head start ? I'd recommend you go to

    http://www.examsolutions.net/ - maths videos really helpful

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/

    - this website will help you in all your subjects and it is my life saver for science. It also has lots of maths past papers and solomon papers (these are like actual exam papers but are not but they show full working out use them if you do OCR or Edexcel).

    Youtube: (Physics)

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZz...C-Dl_VVUVHYDYw

    Youtube Chemistry:

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPt...25YHw5SPGdPz0g

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MrERintoul

    These are all the main online resources I use. It really will help you a lot starting maths early try to master some of Core 1 before you start will benefit you.

    Also for note taking don't spend too much time on them focus on practicing exam questions more by using physics and maths tutor and your boards website. Because honestly I made great notes but I don't use them as much so don't spend too long on them.

    I hope this helps good luck for next year Hopefully I can retake my AS year next year so I can finally pass Mathematics good luck
    Thank you so much!

    What about AQA exam board? Is it still useful?!
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Thank you so much!

    What about AQA exam board? Is it still useful?!
    Yes all the stuff I sent will be useful for all exam boards.
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    (Original post by Cinna21)
    Yes all the stuff I sent will be useful for all exam boards.
    OK thank you so much!!!
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    OK thank you so much!!!
    No problem, I just don't want anyone who is a C/B student at gcse to make the mistakes I did Good LUCK
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    (Original post by Cinna21)
    No problem, I just don't want anyone who is a C/B student at gcse to make the mistakes I did Good LUCK
    Hehe thanks.
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Sorry for the title...

    . What grade are you working at/were working at in AS Maths and when did you start learning/revising the content yourself? How hard did you have to work to get to where you're at - How many hours for example every day or week?



    Many thanks.

    GCSE Maths: A*A*

    AS Maths: C.

    Units grades: AAU.

    Moral of the story, do NOT take d1. Just do s1 or m1. That pile of **** brought my grade down by 2 smh.

    I can't remember how many hours i put in for AS but I've probably tripled the hours for A2.
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    (Original post by Lawliettt)
    GCSE Maths: A*A*

    AS Maths: C.

    Units grades: AAU.

    Moral of the story, do NOT take d1. Just do s1 or m1. That pile of **** brought my grade down by 2 smh.

    I can't remember how many hours i put in for AS but I've probably tripled the hours for A2.
    Thank you for your advice!!
    I'm doing maths A level next year you see so want to know as much as possible so thanks again! :-)
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    Gsce Maths: A*

    A level Maths : I want a A*
    Im in year 12 and I do further maths
    therefore I have to do c1,c2,c3,c4 and our school made us do m1 and m2.

    C1 and C2 are really easy ( not much different from gsce) and people expect you to get 100 ums.
    I revised 3 days before just doing lots of past papers. I think I lost 1 or 2 marks in each paper.
    C3 and C4 is harder but the exam can only ask you a certain amount of questions so doing lots of past papers will help you a lot and you will can understand it easily.
    If you want an A in A level maths its not that hard but in the exam you can make many little errors which can cost you.
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    A level maths requires a lot of memory but is manageable and easy if you put time into it. I got myself a 99p A grade revision guide/notes of ebay and it covered the entire thing and it was in note form so it was so easy to revise which made the course so easy for me. The ebay sellers name is bargaindealsdev if you interested, you can enter it into google and it will come up. They will help you if you choose maths A level as the notes are so good to revise. They also have other subjects which are good too
 
 
 
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