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    Just a quick question about the solomon papers for the core units, are they supposedly harder or of equal difficulty in comparison to the actual exam? My tutor recommends them instead of past papers, but is there any actual difference in difficulty? Thanks
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    (Original post by afc4l)
    Just a quick question about the solomon papers for the core units, are they supposedly harder or of equal difficulty in comparison to the actual exam? My tutor recommends them instead of past papers, but is there any actual difference in difficulty? Thanks
    They are quite a bit harder. So if you manage to do most of the solomon papers, you will ace the exam. But this was in my days, which was like 4 years ago, not sure if exams have gotten harder or easier.
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    Paper A easiest paper L hardest (think that's the last one)

    So yes they're definitely harder after about paper C

    Do them in order
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    Thats really encouraging, thanks a lot!
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    They're harder than the regular past papers.
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    (Original post by raiden95)
    Paper A easiest paper L hardest (think that's the last one)

    So yes they're definitely harder after about paper C

    Do them in order
    This isn't true. It is a myth that is perpetuated on TSR.
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    (Original post by Mr M)
    This isn't true. It is a myth that is perpetuated on TSR.
    Personally I think they are slightly harder.
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    (Original post by 2710)
    They are quite a bit harder. So if you manage to do most of the solomon papers, you will ace the exam. But this was in my days, which was like 4 years ago, not sure if exams have gotten harder or easier.
    Exams have definitely gotten harder recently
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    I did all the solomons running up to my C1 exam and it worked, the exam was tough but a little easier than a solomon paper
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    (Original post by Mr M)
    This isn't true. It is a myth that is perpetuated on TSR.
    I remember doing C2 last year, for C2 they are actually as hard or harder
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    Personally I think they are slightly harder.
    I agree they are a bit harder than the actual papers. I was saying the letter A, B, C etc does not denote their difficulty.
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    (Original post by Mr M)
    I agree they are a bit harder than the actual papers. I was saying the letter A, B, C etc does not denote their difficulty.
    Look at the first and last paper in a set of solomon papers, they do look different in difficulty to me
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    (Original post by raiden95)
    Look at the first and last paper in a set of solomon papers, they do look different in difficulty to me
    yeah but that doesn't account for the middle set , ive found that some of the later solomon papers are easier than the first ones ( this is for C1 )

    btw , where could i find C2 solomon papers ?
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    yeah but that doesn't account for the middle set , ive found that some of the later solomon papers are easier than the first ones ( this is for C1 )

    btw , where could i find C2 solomon papers ?
    Assuming you're not self taught i'd presume your tutor would be able to get you some if not i wouldn't know sorry buddy
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    (Original post by afc4l)
    Just a quick question about the solomon papers for the core units, are they supposedly harder or of equal difficulty in comparison to the actual exam? My tutor recommends them instead of past papers, but is there any actual difference in difficulty? Thanks
    I strongly disagree. I'd say first do ALL past papers. Then do the Solomon papers as they are slightly harder, so you have to build up some confidence.
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    (Original post by .raiden.)
    Look at the first and last paper in a set of solomon papers, they do look different in difficulty to me
    This isn't my opinion. It is a fact.
 
 
 
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