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    Hi,
    basically in the summer, I didn't revise at all, and got Bs and Cs instead of As. I'm now retaking one History module, and two Geography modules, in addition to a Politics A2 module and a Geography A2 module. I think I might have to settle for a B in Geography, and in one module I already have 74 UMS, which is a B, whilst the other is a C, which I know I could easily bump up to a B at least. I'm almost guaranteed an A in Politics, as I got 88 and 92 UMS last year. It's History that I'm most worried about, as I desperaterly need an A, but it's more technique based than knowledge to be honest, although I may do a tactical retake of another module in the summer to bump up my UMS from 84 to something in the 90s. I'm thinking of cancelling the Geography unit in which I got 74, and if my other Geography exams go well and set me up for an A, I may retake it in the summer.

    If it's any help here's my exam timetable:

    January:

    14th Geography retake - one where I got a C

    19th History retake

    20th Politics and Geography retake, which I may or may not take

    1st Feb - Geography A2


    Summer:

    17th May – History resit (possible tactical resit)

    19th May - History resit (the one I'm doing in January - just put it down in case it goes tits up)

    24th May – Geography resit ( the one I'm thinking about cancelling in January)

    10th June - History

    13th June - Politics

    14th June – Geography

    Any ideas what I should do?!
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    Well if it's going to prove a huge hindrance to your other exams and you don't feel you can get any better then you may as well but I wouldn't opt to do it in June over Jan, you already have a lot of exams in June so do it in jan if you do decide to resit. IIRC you won't get your money back if you do decide not to take it though.
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    (Original post by LFChrispy)
    Hi,
    basically in the summer, I didn't revise at all, and got Bs and Cs instead of As. I'm now retaking one History module, and two Geography modules, in addition to a Politics A2 module and a Geography A2 module. I think I might have to settle for a B in Geography, and in one module I already have 74 UMS, which is a B, whilst the other is a C, which I know I could easily bump up to a B at least. I'm almost guaranteed an A in Politics, as I got 88 and 92 UMS last year. It's History that I'm most worried about, as I desperaterly need an A, but it's more technique based than knowledge to be honest, although I may do a tactical retake of another module in the summer to bump up my UMS from 84 to something in the 90s. I'm thinking of cancelling the Geography unit in which I got 74, and if my other Geography exams go well and set me up for an A, I may retake it in the summer.

    If it's any help here's my exam timetable:

    January:

    14th Geography retake - one where I got a C

    19th History retake

    20th Politics and Geography retake, which I may or may not take

    1st Feb - Geography A2


    Summer:

    17th May – History resit (possible tactical resit)

    19th May - History resit (the one I'm doing in January - just put it down in case it goes tits up)

    24th May – Geography resit ( the one I'm thinking about cancelling in January)

    10th June - History

    13th June - Politics

    14th June – Geography

    Any ideas what I should do?!
    What is your school's policy? Will you get a refund/some money back.
    If were you i would take the resit & revise for it as much as i can (making sure it does not interfere with my other exams). Trust me its better to get as many exams as possible out of the way (& putting less pressure on yourself).

    In june (no offence intended) you don't know whether you will have to resit any of your Jan modules (and you would already have 6 exams).

    Take not this is my opinion & may not be right for you
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    You were taking A-Levels and you didn't revise at all... good grief
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    (Original post by nerimon18)
    You were taking A-Levels and you didn't revise at all... good grief
    I revised on the day
    I got 6 A*s, 5 As and a B at GCSE with no revision, got two As in January modules last year with no revision, and I thought 'this is easy' - turns out it isn't
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    (Original post by Ree-Shay)
    What is your school's policy? Will you get a refund/some money back.
    If were you i would take the resit & revise for it as much as i can (making sure it does not interfere with my other exams). Trust me its better to get as many exams as possible out of the way (& putting less pressure on yourself).

    In june (no offence intended) you don't know whether you will have to resit any of your Jan modules (and you would already have 6 exams).

    Take not this is my opinion & may not be right for you
    I've only got three exams in June, the other ones I put down were possible retakes
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    Plus I don't get study leave in January
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    (Original post by LFChrispy)
    I revised on the day
    I got 6 A*s, 5 As and a B at GCSE with no revision, got two As in January modules last year with no revision, and I thought 'this is easy' - turns out it isn't
    Well that's whats A-Level is like mate, GCSE's are piss easy thats why you did so well without revision, AS levels are completely different... didn't your teachers warn you about not studying hard for AS-level?:confused:
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    (Original post by LFChrispy)
    I've only got three exams in June, the other ones I put down were possible retakes
    Drop it if you think it will make revision harder for you.
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    Just to clarify, I only have three exams in June, but the ones I put down were possible retakes
 
 
 
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