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    I got a B in AS level Maths, and I was hoping for an A* at A-level.
    Do I need to resit a module to get it up to an A at AS before I can achieve an A*?
    Or can really high A2 score pull up my grade to an A*?
    thanks.
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    Depends on your capabilities. AS modules will become very easy once you are doing C3/4. Personally, I would resit.
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    C3 and C4 are easier

    I got

    91 in C1, 73 in C2, 96 in C3 and 96 in C4. No point.

    I did get an A though. (edit: at AS) ... I got an A* overall

    What were your module grades?
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    (Original post by Jam')
    C3 and C4 are easier

    I got

    91 in C1, 73 in C2, 96 in C3 and 96 in C4. No point.

    I did get an A though.

    What were your module grades?
    If you don't mind me asking, what text books did you use? I just got my AS results and now i REALLY want an A* at A2
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    (Original post by Jam')
    C3 and C4 are easier

    I got

    91 in C1, 73 in C2, 96 in C3 and 96 in C4. No point.

    I did get an A though.

    What were your module grades?
    How didn't you get an A*?
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    (Original post by eco1995)
    I got a B in AS level Maths, and I was hoping for an A* at A-level.
    Do I need to resit a module to get it up to an A at AS before I can achieve an A*?
    Or can really high A2 score pull up my grade to an A*?
    thanks.
    You need 90% across C3 and C4 so 180/200 in those two modules. Besides that, your scores in other modules can be anything as long as your total score adds up to an A overall (480/600).

    A resit or two may be useful in case you don't make big enough improvements to pull your score up by enough on A2 exams alone.

    Good luck.
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    (Original post by Jam')
    C3 and C4 are easier

    I got

    91 in C1, 73 in C2, 96 in C3 and 96 in C4. No point.

    I did get an A though.

    What were your module grades?
    what were your S1 M1 grades :eek: you must have just missed an A* :/
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    (Original post by Jam')
    C3 and C4 are easier

    I got

    91 in C1, 73 in C2, 96 in C3 and 96 in C4. No point.

    I did get an A though.

    What were your module grades?

    I got 79 in C1, 62 in C2, and 80 in S1.

    I was going to resit C2...my Maths tutor said I should have got higher but I missed a few lessons. Next year I won't miss any lessons and will do more work at home.

    Should I resit C2 though?
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    (Original post by eco1995)
    I got a B in AS level Maths, and I was hoping for an A* at A-level.
    Do I need to resit a module to get it up to an A at AS before I can achieve an A*?
    Or can really high A2 score pull up my grade to an A*?
    thanks.
    You must retake so to pull ur overall score.
    Also u need to consider that core 3 and 4 are based on As modules if u havent got the full concept in c1 and c2 then it's a bit difficult to get 90 + in c3 and c4.
    regards
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    Not necessarily, to get an A* grade at A level you need an A grade in the A-Level (so at least 80% UMS) AND 90% or higher UMS in A2. So if you were to get 90% A2 you should get over 80% ums overall and get your A* grade

    By 90% UMS next year i mean in C3 and C4 as said above
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    it is possible to get a C at AS then get and A* after A2 theoretically without resitting. AS 180/300 (C) A2 300/300 (100% unlikely but eh) = 480/600 = A and because C3+C4 > 180 ---> A*
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    (Original post by Goods)
    it is possible to get a C at AS then get and A* after A2 theoretically without resitting. AS 180/300 (C) A2 300/300 (100% unlikely but eh) = 480/600 = A and because C3+C4 > 180 ---> A*
    I believe for maths you need 90+ for all the core exams this means c1 and c2 need to be 90+ too.


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    This is why jam didnt get an a*


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    (Original post by BarryIsMyName)
    I believe for maths you need 90+ for all the core exams this means c1 and c2 need to be 90+ too.


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    nope you need to average an A overall (480/600) and have a aggregate of 180 between C3 and C4
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    (Original post by Goods)
    nope you need to average an A overall (480/600) and have a aggregate of 180 between C3 and C4
    I see now sorry for misinformation


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    (Original post by Paddy S)
    How didn't you get an A*?
    At AS I got an A ... I got an A* overall.
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    (Original post by Jam')
    At AS I got an A ... I got an A* overall.
    Fair enough, it sounded like you meant you only got an A overall.
 
 
 
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