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    I'm 19 and preparing to resit my GCSE in maths as an external student. I basically have no confidence when it comes to maths and I really struggle. My partner has been helping me and tutoring me but on occasions we do clash when there is something I don't understand.

    I think what I'm asking is for someone to help me over msn or PM. I cannot give specifics on the various sections on maths because it is virtually everything I need help with.

    For example yesterday I was attempting to work on upper and lower bounds and I just cannot get my head around it.

    Feel free to reply to me on here or via PM.

    Thanks
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    Go through work, and anytime you have a problem, post it in this maths forum.
    People are really quick in replying and happy to help
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    maths watch
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    Just keep on doing a lot of questions. That is the only way to understand maths.
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    http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/c...page=15&page=0
    alot of the introductory ones will be gcse level.
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    Hi, I can't help you at all but I am in the exact same position and also taking GCSE Maths privately, I'm 21

    I'm absolutely terrified. I sat the first exam in November as I was doing it alongside my other course at college but the teacher wouldn't let me continue last month because I failed the first module and was getting left behind so much ( unfair considering I wasn't able to attend school in year 10/11 after being really ill) and as a result lost all faith in myself until I found out I could arrange my own exams without his input at college so now I've my resit and next module in March and then the last one in June. I hope you manage to get some help!
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    how do you resit gcse maths as an external candidate? i'd like to get an a*
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    (Original post by Jordan1990)
    I'm 19 and preparing to resit my GCSE in maths as an external student. I basically have no confidence when it comes to maths and I really struggle. My partner has been helping me and tutoring me but on occasions we do clash when there is something I don't understand.

    I think what I'm asking is for someone to help me over msn or PM. I cannot give specifics on the various sections on maths because it is virtually everything I need help with.

    For example yesterday I was attempting to work on upper and lower bounds and I just cannot get my head around it.

    Feel free to reply to me on here or via PM.

    Thanks
    Have you got this

    It's very useful and explains everything clearly
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    Feel free to post any problems you're having in the Maths forum
    There are plenty of us knocking around who are quite handy at it.
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    (Original post by Jfranny)
    how do you resit gcse maths as an external candidate? i'd like to get an a*
    I got in touch with AQA to find out places I could sit it who accept external candidates.

    See this for list of centres

    http://store.aqa.org.uk/admin/librar...ND-CENTRES.PDF

    I got in touch with my chosen centre and it's being taken from there.
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    (Original post by Jordan1990)
    I got in touch with AQA to find out places I could sit it who accept external candidates.

    See this for list of centres

    http://store.aqa.org.uk/admin/librar...ND-CENTRES.PDF

    I got in touch with my chosen centre and it's being taken from there.
    thanks
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    (Original post by Jordan1990)
    I got in touch with AQA to find out places I could sit it who accept external candidates.

    See this for list of centres

    http://store.aqa.org.uk/admin/librar...ND-CENTRES.PDF

    I got in touch with my chosen centre and it's being taken from there.
    i wouldn't have to sit the exam with a class of year 11 students from a school i don't know would i? that would be quite embarrasing.. :eek:
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    (Original post by Jfranny)
    i wouldn't have to sit the exam with a class of year 11 students from a school i don't know would i? that would be quite embarrasing.. :eek:
    I have no idea but by the time I sit the exam ill be 20...imagine how I feel lol
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    (Original post by Jordan1990)
    I'm 19 and preparing to resit my GCSE in maths as an external student. I basically have no confidence when it comes to maths and I really struggle. My partner has been helping me and tutoring me but on occasions we do clash when there is something I don't understand.

    I think what I'm asking is for someone to help me over msn or PM. I cannot give specifics on the various sections on maths because it is virtually everything I need help with.

    For example yesterday I was attempting to work on upper and lower bounds and I just cannot get my head around it.

    Feel free to reply to me on here or via PM.

    Thanks
    http://www.mymaths.co.uk/

    I have a login but it's my school's so I'm not sure about giving it to you.

    They have some free stuff, they're quite good
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    (Original post by Cannonball)
    http://www.mymaths.co.uk/

    I have a login but it's my school's so I'm not sure about giving it to you.

    They have some free stuff, they're quite good
    I know mymaths, I used it when I was resitting the first time, my old school have changed the password
    Don't worry about giving me yours, I can ask my younger sister for hers
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    (Original post by Jordan1990)
    I know mymaths, I used it when I was resitting the first time, my old school have changed the password
    Don't worry about giving me yours, I can ask my younger sister for hers
    do you find it helps?
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    (Original post by Cannonball)
    do you find it helps?
    It did at the time when I first used it. It's been well over a year since I last used it x
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    Hi, first post so apologies if it´s in the wrong place

    Basically I´m a mature student living overseas & I´d like to resit my Maths GCSE, I haven´t a clue where to start and am hoping for some advice.

    Im 30 and haven´t studied maths since I was at school, my other GCSE´s where all As & Bs, I was hopeless at Maths though and got an E!!!

    My ideas so far are paying for a distance learning course (ICS Learn?) and wondered if anyone had any experience with this & could reccomend a good course. My other ideas involved trying to find a tutor locally and finding out about free resources online.

    I know I could find some of this info out with a Google search, but what I´m really hoping for on here is some personal advice from someone who´s maybe been in a similar position.

    Many thanks and good luck to all of you with exams coming up : )
 
 
 
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