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    Last year for AS i got U... and obv dropped it

    I'm applying for Biomedical Science this year and the university i'm (hopefully) going to want BCC... i probably will get that... But should i retake maths in the summer to get it to at least an E at AS?
    I have to make my decision by this Thursday, and i'm worried that i'd be spreading myself thin cos all my subjects are quite demanding atm AND i'm working towards doing my Grade 8 piano AND Grade 4 organ this summer as well... Ahh so much stuff happening!

    Also, my sister was like if you want to retake it then aim high there's no point of doing it if you're only gonna pick up a few marks... Which is true i guess, but i was thinking that an E is a pass... but yeah :confused:

    Just wanted other opinions (:
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    Exactly how badly did you do last year? Did you do badly or all three units, or quite well in two, and horrendously in the other? Because there's quite a difference between retaking 1 unit and retaking 3.
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    (Original post by Revolution is my Name)
    Exactly how badly did you do last year? Did you do badly or all three units, or quite well in two, and horrendously in the other? Because there's quite a difference between retaking 1 unit and retaking 3.
    C1 - 50/100
    C2 - 40/100
    M1 - 20/100

    I'm not even gonna think about M1, that was an absolute nightmare
    I was thinking of perhaps retaking either 1 or both of C1 and C2?
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    Did you even try in M1? Surely you can get atleast 40/100 in that just from remembering SUVAT equations and a bit of logic
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    (Original post by xSkyFire)
    Did you even try in M1? Surely you can get atleast 40/100 in that just from remembering SUVAT equations and a bit of logic
    If i was being honest, i don't think i tried as hard as i could've

    If i feel that i really suck at something, i sometimes completely shut off from it, don't want to know about it
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    Dont jeapordise your other 3 A levels just to get an E in AS maths
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    (Original post by xxxpenguinnnxxx)
    C1 - 50/100
    C2 - 40/100
    M1 - 20/100

    I'm not even gonna think about M1, that was an absolute nightmare
    I was thinking of perhaps retaking either 1 or both of C1 and C2?
    So you were only actually 10 UMS off the E. So having another hash at M1 seems like the best idea, or, if you really don't want to do that, then you could maybe ask if your school does D1 (Decision Maths)? It's certainly annoying, but conceptually quite easy, and you really wouldn't need to put much effort in in order to get 30 UMS.
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    (Original post by Banburyhammer)
    Dont jeapordise your other 3 A levels just to get an E in AS maths
    :ditto:
    Forget retaking maths, unless you can get a higher grade than E as well as achieving your predicted grades. If you seriously think you can't get a C or above, then just concentrate on your other 3 A levels.
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    Maths shouldn't be attempted at A Level if you don't like it much. It is a very demanding subject. If you try to do that too this summer, it will probably affect your performance in your other subjects and you also won't have time to practice your piano and organ playing.
 
 
 
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