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    Got my maths module results back today. I got a A in my C1 which is part of my Maths modules and I'm happy with but M1, which is one of my further maths modules, I only got a B. It's not that close to an A as well and I really am hoping to get A's overall this year and A*'s next year so is it worth resitting or just focusing on the other modules?
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    (Original post by Foreconcious)
    Got my maths module results back today. I got a A in my C1 which is part of my Maths modules and I'm happy with but M1, which is one of my further maths modules, I only got a B. It's not that close to an A as well and I really am hoping to get A's overall this year and A*'s next year so is it worth resitting or just focusing on the other modules?
    Take my advice and avoid re-sits unless it's absolutely necessary. Focus on new material rather than dwelling on the past. Remember, it gets exponentially harder to get the top grades in a test, so if you didn't get them last time - there's no guarantee you'll succeed next time unless you put a lot of effort in. That could easily be time wasted getting top marks in your new exams.
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    (Original post by Foreconcious)
    Got my maths module results back today. I got a A in my C1 which is part of my Maths modules and I'm happy with but M1, which is one of my further maths modules, I only got a B. It's not that close to an A as well and I really am hoping to get A's overall this year and A*'s next year so is it worth resitting or just focusing on the other modules?
    You can still get an A* with a B in one module, just work harder..the same thing happened to me today with a B in D1 and being only one mark off, i was allowed to send it back for a remark. But for me my most important subject is chemistry and i need an A* in it next year, but today i got my result for it and turned out i only got a B in unit one so instead of retaking i'm just going to focus on my summer exams and aim for higher A's to allow me to get the A* grade, that's what you should do but if you think you can handle the extra exam, then its up to you. However, today i was told by my teacher that if you retake then you must stick with the grade that you earned with your re-sit even if it is lower! If that's the case then i think a retake would be pointless as long as you work hard for your summer exams... I hope this helped from one confused student to another....
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    i would suggest not resitting atm. i got a low B in m1 as well and it is my worst maths or further maths grade. it hasn't brought me down much and i'm aiming for an A* in the summer, so unless you do badly this summer i would just leave it. And it is one less exam to worry about.
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    okay thank you I'll ask my teacher but I most likely won't resit it especially since it clashes with D1 I'll be taking in summer anyway
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    Hi, I'm in a similar position, I was going to start a new thread but figured it would be best to put it in this thread. Essentially, I did C1 and C2 in Jan and also got an A and B. I got 77 UMS in C2, which looking back is ridiculous since I found it a lot easier that C1 in which I got 99 UMS . (The UMS for C2 went down, so turns out I was 2 marks off an A.)

    I am going to apply for a remark but inn the event I don't go up, do you think it would be a good idea to resit? I have read your previous replies to OP, but hand to heart I find C2 easy, please don't neg it's just the other modules I'm studying are so much harder compared to C2 haha.

    I do understand your argument it's just that I would probably do a few practice papers leading up to it and be fine , and fortunately it doesn't clash with any of the other modules ( closest is D1 S1 on the 17th of May and C2 the 24th). One main argument is that I know I can get a much higher UMS, this will boost up my avg AS modules just in case my others do not go as well- the emission of Jan 2014 exams also means that this might probably be the only resit I may do...

    The only thing that will really put me off a resit is of university. I am aiming to apply for Cambridge (realistically unlikely I know but it's good to aspire) and I know that Camb are fine with a slipup as long as the other modules are still high avg. What I can't remember is what they think of resits. Please let me know if if they will prefer a B 7 UMS for C2, or hopefully 90+ UMS with a resit?

    Thank you, I appreciate all answers
 
 
 
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