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    Hiya I'm a potential a-level student and my aim over the course of the two years is to achieve 95%+ in all modules.

    My subjects are

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Geology

    What should I do? What shouldn't i do? How should I do it? How shouldn't i do it?
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    You're a Harvard alumnus and UK U17s Best Mathematician you tell me, spill state secrets.
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    (Original post by fnatic NateDestiel)
    You're a Harvard alumnus and UK U17s Best Mathematician you tell me, spill state secrets.
    This is a genuine thread, pls
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    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    Hiya I'm a potential a-level student and my aim over the course of the two years is to achieve 95%+ in all modules.

    My subjects are

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Geology

    What should I do? What shouldn't i do? How should I do it? How shouldn't i do it?
    Well I can tell you for maths and further maths you should be doing as many questions as you possibly can. I think you could do it easily in maths and further maths if you have the motivation and are good at maths. (I'm assuming you're both those things from this aspiration).

    What you shouldn't do is underestimate exams. You may think A levels are really easy and they sometimes are but some exams in some years are really hard, and you need to be prepared for the hard questions or you probably won't get 95%.
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    (Original post by crayolaguy)
    Well I can tell you for maths and further maths you should be doing as many questions as you possibly can. I think you could do it easily in maths and further maths if you have the motivation and are good at maths. (I'm assuming you're both those things from this aspiration).

    What you shouldn't do is underestimate exams. You may think A levels are really easy and they sometimes are but some exams in some years are really hard, and you need to be prepared for the hard questions or you probably won't get 95%.
    Do you by any chance know when C1 exam is?
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    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    Hiya I'm a potential a-level student and my aim over the course of the two years is to achieve 95%+ in all modules.

    My subjects are

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Geology

    What should I do? What shouldn't i do? How should I do it? How shouldn't i do it?
    Not for the moral and intellectual vacuity of someone whose highest aspirations appear to be as follows (unless this veils an earning-to-give motive, which I highly doubt):

    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    200k - yr 1
    350k - yr 2
    500k - yr 3
    1m+ - yr 4
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    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    Do you by any chance know when C1 exam is?
    Do I know when what core 1 exam is? core 1 2015?

    I did my core 1 exam this year. I don't know when it is next year.
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    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    Do you by any chance know when C1 exam is?
    It depends which exam board you are taking.
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    (Original post by Compost)
    It depends which exam board you are taking.
    Is it possible to email the college and find out what exam board they use?
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    I take my hat off to you sir, I wish I had this mind frame when I started my A-levels.
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    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    Do you by any chance know when C1 exam is?
    It will be at some point in May, as there are no more January exams. AS exams are usually in May and A2 exams are usually in June.
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    If you are being serious and want to achieve this, I recommend you buy textbooks for all the modules you will be sitting next year, and work through them over the summer. Then throughout the year instead of learning new topics, you will be re-learning, making it easier to absorb the correct information and you'll have good practise.
    For maths do SOLOMON papers, and use the website xtreme paper solutions or whatever they are called, to get these past papers. Mark all your past papers and learn from your mistakes. You still have a long time to go though, I only really started revising after Easter and from unofficial mark schemes think I got 95%+ in my 7 maths modules and my physics exams - although not in chemsitry.
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    (Original post by hedja)
    If you are being serious and want to achieve this, I recommend you buy textbooks for all the modules you will be sitting next year, and work through them over the summer. Then throughout the year instead of learning new topics, you will be re-learning, making it easier to absorb the correct information and you'll have good practise.
    For maths do SOLOMON papers, and use the website xtreme paper solutions or whatever they are called, to get these past papers. Mark all your past papers and learn from your mistakes. You still have a long time to go though, I only really started revising after Easter and from unofficial mark schemes think I got 95%+ in my 7 maths modules and my physics exams - although not in chemsitry.
    Thanks in actually doing Edexcel for maths and so do most people. Why Solomon papers? Is there something different in them than normal past papers? Thanks for the advice
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    (Original post by JAIYEKO)
    Hiya I'm a potential a-level student and my aim over the course of the two years is to achieve 95%+ in all modules.

    My subjects are

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Geology

    What should I do? What shouldn't i do? How should I do it? How shouldn't i do it?
    For physics, do all the past papers, including the old ones back to 2002, and memorise the mark scheme wording on every possible thing you could be asked about (I tend to go through the spec and add markscheme answers to in on a word document). A lot of the difference between getting 90 and getting 100 is in exam technique, though luck is also a key factor. Sometimes it will seem like you would never have been able to guess the markscheme for a given question however much revision you'd done (which is a reason why you shouldn't be fixated too much on the actual numerical outcome, but it's fine to at least aim that high). Therefore your aim in preparation should be to minimise the effects of luck. Also read the textbook and do all the questions in it. Use the spec as a revision list as this is what examiners will base the questions on! What board will you be doing?

    With maths, do all the past papers, you can go back to 2001/2. Also do all the questions in the textbook. This should leave you capable of tackling any exam question. Then just make sure you practise checking your work until you don't miss mistakes in the actual exam (people tend to neglect that checking your work is a skill that can be practised.

    I didn't do geology.

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