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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    Well I have 8 in total. 2 really good, 6 alright and 2 really bad :rant: But tried to forget about them :sadnod: When do you finish?
    Hopefully you'll get the class you want - I've had absolutely awful exams and always got a lot higher than I expected. Remember if you found it hard, chances are the vast majority did too.

    I've already graduated (ages ago now ), stick around as this place is great procrastination when studying for actuarial exams!
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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    Well I have 8 in total. 2 really good, 6 alright and 2 really bad :rant: But tried to forget about them :sadnod: When do you finish?
    2+6+2 \not= 8.

    I hope addition wasn't one of the things tested
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    2+6+2 \not= 8.

    I hope addition wasn't one of the things tested
    Oh dear :sigh: I've imagined more exams then I actually did :sigh:

    I hate exams :sadnod:
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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    Oh dear :sigh: I've imagined more exams then I actually did :sigh:

    I hate exams :sadnod:
    You better hope the two you made up were the ones that went badly rather than the ones that went well
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    You better hope the two you made up were the ones that went badly rather than the ones that went well
    Probably easier to list

    Abstract Algebra - Alright
    Numbers and functions - Well
    Geometry - Alright
    Calculus - Horrible
    Stats - Horrible
    Astrophysics 1 - Well
    Linear Methods - Alright
    Dynamical Systems - Alright

    So 2 Well, 4 alright, and 2 bad. FML so much

    Results on the 6th July :eek:

    How have exams gone so far?
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    2+6+2 \not= 8.

    I hope addition wasn't one of the things tested
    In a fourth year exam I actually wrote 2+2=5. I could never look the lecturer in the eye. That beauty cost me getting 100% on that paper, sigh
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    (Original post by cpdavis)

    How have exams gone so far?
    Fine I suppose. I've only had Greek so far and that was the one I wanted to get out of the way
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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    Astrophysics
    What sort of stuff do you do?
    I'm really looking forward to this sort of stuff i.e. cosmology, GR etc
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    What sort of stuff do you do?
    I'm really looking forward to this sort of stuff i.e. cosmology, GR etc
    Well this year, we focused on stuff that is predominately within our Solar System. So this was a lot of planet movement and orbits, the build up of stars, the working of the telescope :yuck:. Next year it gets more interesting as we look at more cosmology and stuff that I find more interesting (cluster of galaxies, dark matter etc.) I'm hoping that in my third year I would be able to do a particular course at UCL called "Physical Cosmology" :love: I'm also taking some modules in my third year, one of them being "Space-Time Geometry and General Relativity" or "Cosmology and General Relativity" (depending which one I get accepted onto)

    Astrophysics and cosmology gets so cool :awesome:


    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    Fine I suppose. I've only had Greek so far and that was the one I wanted to get out of the way
    Thats good to hear
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    This week and next week are gonna be bad :<
    Triple exam clash on Thursday which includes Philosophy Implications and FP3 and C4. Wahhh.
    Then next Thursday I have a clash of M2 and an S2 resit (of which I initially got 60/100.. how awful)

    I'll struggle to not get an A* in Maths now, but I still need two more 90s in either M2, S2 or FP3 (already got a 90 in D2 last year ) to get the A* in F Maths.

    And then I don't even wanna talk about STEP/AEA papers...
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    (Original post by CiaraLou13)
    This week and next week are gonna be bad :<
    Triple exam clash on Thursday which includes Philosophy Implications and FP3 and C4. Wahhh.
    Then next Thursday I have a clash of M2 and an S2 resit (of which I initially got 60/100.. how awful)

    I'll struggle to not get an A* in Maths now, but I still need two more 90s in either M2, S2 or FP3 (already got a 90 in D2 last year ) to get the A* in F Maths.

    And then I don't even wanna talk about STEP/AEA papers...
    Yay I'll be doing the M2/S2 together as well, fun times.
    My plan is to 100 FP3 to get the A* in FM.

    Good luck with the triple clash.
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    Next week is bad here for poor eldest son. Monday STEP I, Wednesday STEP II and his 18th birthday, Thursday M3 and Friday S2 and M4 back to back in the afternoon. Friday evening is heading to Belfast with a pile of friends for the weekend which I'm sure will be a calm and sensible occasion!
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    (Original post by CiaraLou13)
    This week and next week are gonna be bad :<
    Triple exam clash on Thursday which includes Philosophy Implications and FP3 and C4. Wahhh.
    Then next Thursday I have a clash of M2 and an S2 resit (of which I initially got 60/100.. how awful)

    I'll struggle to not get an A* in Maths now, but I still need two more 90s in either M2, S2 or FP3 (already got a 90 in D2 last year ) to get the A* in F Maths.

    And then I don't even wanna talk about STEP/AEA papers...
    Oh goodness! 3 exams on one day! What are you going to do?
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    Bah! There are still maths exam clashes? That is insane. At least the exams are only 90 minutes long. I seem to remember a bizarre clash of P1 and P3 (so C1 and C3/4), but surely there's a better way to schedule to further minimise clashes :-/

    Good luck all. I hear some of the mechanics has been awful...
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    (Original post by shamika)
    Bah! There are still maths exam clashes? That is insane. At least the exams are only 90 minutes long. I seem to remember a bizarre clash of P1 and P3 (so C1 and C3/4), but surely there's a better way to schedule to further minimise clashes :-/

    Good luck all. I hear some of the mechanics has been awful...
    The boards agree on 9 half day sessions for Maths exams. There will therefore generally be 2 exams per session. How the individual boards schedule their exams within those sessions is up to them. Edexcel largely do it by putting an AS module with an A2 module and a single A level module with a FM module, but this doesn't suit everybody, especially if they are doing resits.
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    I've got M5 and FP3 clashing
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    I've got M5 and FP3 clashing
    That's just ridiculous! Surely nearly everyone taking M5 is also taking FP3?
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    (Original post by shamika)
    That's just ridiculous! Surely nearly everyone taking M5 is also taking FP3?
    Maybe. If you are one of the 250 or so candidates worldwide taking M5, you are wither not doing any Statistics modules or not doing both of FP2 and FP3.
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    250 take M5? Don't know whether that's a tiny amount or not... do you have the stats for the other modules?
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    I've got M5 and FP3 clashing
    This seems to happen every year. Talk about a stupid clash.

    OCR had Latin and Greek GCSE at the same time this year :confused:
 
 
 
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