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    Hello, all

    Im currently doing my A/s levels right now (re sitting the year), and was wondering how is A Level Geography, ICT and Business? and I have one more question, I re sat my IGCSE English exam last year and I got a D, now should I go for another re sit this year to try and get that C? From what I've heard I think most Uni's wants a C in English. Any help would be appreciated thanks =)

    PS. Im doing the Edexcel board for both IGCSE's and A levels and got a D in first language english.
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    I think it is wise to re-sit IGCSE English.
    Can you not do the GCSE? - it is likely easier.
    I appreciate that if you are an international scholar, 'probably not' is the answer! :woo:

    As for A Level geography, ICT and business, they would seem to lend themselves to "soft science" - they are probably fine if you intend to go into business or using computers for any other purpose
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    Well If you are a former Business student then the three subjects are fine and yes you should give the English Exam as C is the minimum requirement
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    (Original post by placenta medicae talpae)
    I think it is wise to re-sit IGCSE English.
    Can you not do the GCSE? - it is likely easier.
    I appreciate that if you are an international scholar, 'probably not' is the answer! :woo:

    As for A Level geography, ICT and business, they would seem to lend themselves to "soft science" - they are probably fine if you intend to go into business or using computers for any other purpose
    Yeah probably can't :P. I intend to go in to the Business field and do Marketing. I heard there is like a 75 mark question or something stupid like that in Geography? It's that in IGCSE English in classes I use to get D's etc once in a while C's but when it came to doing mock exams and such I always scored C's, but when I did the final exam, I got a D, which im afraid i might screw up again this yeas =S.
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    (Original post by iRush)
    Yeah probably can't :P. I intend to go in to the Business field and do Marketing. I heard there is like a 75 mark question or something stupid like that in Geography? It's that in IGCSE English in classes I use to get D's etc once in a while C's but when it came to doing mock exams and such I always scored C's, but when I did the final exam, I got a D, which im afraid i might screw up again this yeas =S.
    Well ... you already have a D, so you will either improve or stay at a D if you re-sit - it would be one more opportunity to get that grade!

    To be honest, I'm not sure about a 75-mark question as I have not taken geography, but I wouldn't be surprised!

    It sounds as though you have picked suitable subjects for a career in marketing :yes:
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    (Original post by placenta medicae talpae)
    Well ... you already have a D, so you will either improve or stay at a D if you re-sit - it would be one more opportunity to get that grade!

    To be honest, I'm not sure about a 75-mark question as I have not taken geography, but I wouldn't be surprised!

    It sounds as though you have picked suitable subjects for a career in marketing :yes:
    Thanks a lot m8 =D. My headmaster asked for the A Level entries and IGCSE entries last week and I have to tell him next week whether im re sitting or not, so yeah Ill do it. Well anyway back to Geography revision :P. Thanks to you to Jonathan3909 =P.

    Btw how much revision did you put in to your As levels? and how much should you put in for A levels? I know its a very big step but did you going over the work as soon as you started or?...

    Thanks for the help =)
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    (Original post by iRush)
    Thanks a lot m8 =D. My headmaster asked for the A Level entries and IGCSE entries last week and I have to tell him next week whether im re sitting or not, so yeah Ill do it. Well anyway back to Geography revision :P. Thanks to you to Jonathan3909 =P.

    Btw how much revision did you put in to your As levels? and how much should you put in for A levels? I know its a very big step but did you going over the work as soon as you started or?...

    Thanks for the help =)
    No problem!

    I think it is probably wise to do the re-sit - good choice!

    I put in a fair amount of revision, but mostly for the few days before the exams, rather than months in advance!
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    (Original post by placenta medicae talpae)
    No problem!

    I think it is probably wise to do the re-sit - good choice!

    I put in a fair amount of revision, but mostly for the few days before the exams, rather than months in advance!
    Alright then thanks!
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    Geog is the most respected of those A levels.

    Business is easy ifyou have a decent memory, it constitutes little more than a regurgitation of information from what I wan gather.
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    (Original post by paddy__power)
    Geog is the most respected of those A levels.

    Business is easy ifyou have a decent memory, it constitutes little more than a regurgitation of information from what I wan gather.
    Business is actually pretty easy, and your right all you need is decent memory. ICT is coursework so thats fine, and a practical. Geography is toughest of them all for me right now.
 
 
 
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