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    to a certain extent people might lie about their results on here if they wanna do that thats fair enough as long as people realise BCDE are all passes and all repectible whether some of you people wnat to admit it or not
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    Got an A in maths AS, although it wasnt actually cashed in.
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    Also doesn't the government look at the grades ad whole. Aren't they saying that 25% for the grades are As, not that 25% of people get at elast one A. If everyone here got exactly one A the results here would be 100% but if everyone took 4 A-levels only 25% of the grades would be As.

    FOrgive me if I'm wrong, I've not started A-levels myself yet.
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    I got 4 - 1 for French, 2 for Health and Social Care, and 1 for Biology
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    (Original post by marisad_uk)
    oh well i helped boost the no's up a bit BBC I feel thick
    don't worry you're not the only one.
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    Yeah i got 2 As, but a B and a C too which kills the effect.
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    3 AS A's in Bio, History and English.
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    I agree about the media harping on about "if you don't get an "A" grade, you're thick"; getting an "A", never mind many of them, requires hard work, dedication, and intelligence. A "C" grade is mean to be the average, remember? (At least, I think it is meant to be). Getting over 80% overall for As and A2 is no mean feat. I got 4 A2s, but two of my subjects (History and Politics) I got an A by 9 and 1 mark(s) respectively: And I don't consider myself thick, dumb, unintelligent, whatever.

    So don't feel bad if you've gotten under an "A" - the media is wrong, as it is on plenty of subjects - and remember that A-Levels are done by a minority of young people in the country (i.e. under 50%, but I'm not sure how much exactly). Then take the minority of those doing A-Levels and going to uni (currently about 42%), and you're in a pretty elitist group...
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    Yes I got 5 A's at AS level
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    (Original post by emonk89)
    Also doesn't the government look at the grades ad whole. Aren't they saying that 25% for the grades are As, not that 25% of people get at elast one A. If everyone here got exactly one A the results here would be 100% but if everyone took 4 A-levels only 25% of the grades would be As.

    FOrgive me if I'm wrong, I've not started A-levels myself yet.

    Yeah I think that's right. I.e. if 96% of A-levels are passed it doesn't mean that 96% of people pass their A-levels, rather 96% of A-level papers that are marked achieve a grade E or above.

    I hope that made sense, lol...
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    I got one A. I actually also got an A in A2 English Literature (just this year) but was let down by my AS result, so ended up with a B overall.
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    Most of the A grades will belong to a relatively small group (i.e. each person will get more than one A), meaning that despite 25% of all grades being A, it won't be 100% of people getting one A (assuming, that is, that everyone does 4 A-levels).

    I also suspect that TSR is frequented by a reasonably large number of top students.
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    i got As in everything except critical thinking (C - woohoo!). and yeh, i don't think TSR is going to give you a very fair sample, as people on here are, by definition, interested in their studies. you aren't going to get many people on the forum who are chronic truants or who have never done homework in their lives.

    and i certainly wouldn't agree with the "if you don't get an A grade, you're thick" thing - all the stuff in the media about A-levels being dumbed down is a load of ****: of course things are different to how they were 20 years ago, it's a completely new system. on the other hand, i also really don't agree with the "if you got straight As you are a geek/genius who has no right to worry about results/very arrogant person" thing. in fact, that pisses me off much more than the newspapers saying A-levels are being dumbed down.
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    this is a very biased sample and totally unfair and cant be generalised to a ll te people who took as/a2.

    the reason is the people who are members of tsr are usually much clevrer than the majority, only people with good grades (majority of time ) will come and flaunt their good grades.

    the people who dont do well will propbably slacking off/playing /hanging out in gangs.......
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    I got 1 for geography
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    3 A's at AS History, Law and Psychology and damn proud regardless of A levels being "easy exams" or of the increasing number of students achieving AAAAA.

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    (Original post by asjad_03)
    this is a very biased sample and totally unfair and cant be generalised to a ll te people who took as/a2.

    the reason is the people who are members of tsr are usually much clevrer than the majority, only people with good grades (majority of time ) will come and flaunt their good grades.

    the people who dont do well will propbably slacking off/playing /hanging out in gangs.......
    not to mention that the people whe dont get good grades may not post thier results on here but still may come here and still may have done well, just not have achievd an A grade or whatever.
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    1 A at A2 General Studies (OBVIOUSLY doesn't really count) and 2 As at AS Eng Lang and AS Eng Lit...woo, plus 7 marks off an A in History, which will be an A by next year
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    interesting statistics :rolleyes:
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    I got an A in ICT.
 
 
 

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