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Got my AS results and did terribly in OCR Maths and I don't know what to do now? watch

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    My friend collected my AS results yesterday and I have been studying 5 subjects this past year. I was targeted all B's at the start of the year.
    At AS I got an A/Distinction in ICT, A in Financial Studies, A in Business and Economics, D in Psychology ( will retake both exams 3 UMS of an C) and the worst one an U in Maths. C1 I got an D, S1 an E, C2 took it completely down and I got a pathetic UMS which was an U and it took my whole grade down.

    I've always loved maths and it's been one of my favourite subject it was a major suprise that i didn't get an A in GCSE but I didn't work hard enough at all and I didn't focus throughout the whole year. I definitely didn't give my 100% and i should have got a tutor so the fault is completely mine.

    I didn't really enjoy the topics that we learnt throughout the year and I found it difficult but C3 looks better and I didn't give my 100% which could have meant a different story.

    I can continue with 4 subjects but I knew I did badly in the exams so I wanted to focus on it for the next year and therefore I dropped out of extra curricular stuff I could have done in the next year. My sixth form say you need an D to continue with the subject but i'm going to organise a meeting and see what they say as I really think if I put my mind on it, I could get an A/B like my other friends. I think my biggest problem is that, I haven't yet decided on what courses I want to do

    If I get in my predicted grade will be low and the courses I'm looking at in Uni ask for a high Maths grade. Not really sure what to do, any advice. If I do drop maths what courses do I look at? I don't really have a clue as it is different to what I was planning. I will reply.
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    I'm in a similar situation where I've always enjoyed Maths but didn't do well in at AS. Are you planning to ask them to resit your exams and carry over to A2 next year or to retake the whole course?
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    (Original post by Mank123)
    I'm in a similar situation where I've always enjoyed Maths but didn't do well in at AS. Are you planning to ask them to resit your exams and carry over to A2 next year or to retake the whole course?
    I will retake and I am going to ask if they can let me continue to A2 and i've got several things to say which might persuade them. It might not be enough but it's worth a shot as my a levels are mainly focused on Maths and it's sort of ruined my future and I can't stop thinking about it
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    (Original post by krs122)
    I will retake and I am going to ask if they can let me continue to A2 and i've got several things to say which might persuade them. It might not be enough but it's worth a shot as my a levels are mainly focused on Maths and it's sort of ruined my future and I can't stop thinking about it
    Don't you feel the workload of AS Maths as well as A2 Maths along with your other subjects may be too much? If you feel you can do it then it's worth a shot but just be sure that you can do it would be my advice.
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    (Original post by Mank123)
    Don't you feel the workload of AS Maths as well as A2 Maths along with your other subjects may be too much? If you feel you can do it then it's worth a shot but just be sure that you can do it would be my advice.
    Mate its a massive wake up call and I feel very determined and I know that I will get my target grade of atleast a B. I just hope they let me in and it doesn't affect my future too much. I will be potentially doing 9 or 11 exams at A2, if i retake psychology too or continue with it but I'll drop it if I get less than expected. Whatever happens I will retake C1, C2 and S1.
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    I got a U in maths too so don't worry, you're not the only one! However, you got several A's in your other subjects so WELL DONE!!. I do understand that you don't want to give up Maths because surely you want to go on and do maths at uni but the fact is that an A/A* will be required. It's not impossible but I'd say it's really hard (not to mention you've got other subjects for A2 as well). If you do drop maths, you could go on and study business and/or economics at uni because they consist of some Maths elements.
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    (Original post by koeytin)
    I got a U in maths too so don't worry, you're not the only one! However, you got several A's in your other subjects so WELL DONE!!. I do understand that you don't want to give up Maths because surely you want to go on and do maths at uni but the fact is that an A/A* will be required. It's not impossible but I'd say it's really hard (not to mention you've got other subjects for A2 as well). If you do drop maths, you could go on and study business and/or economics at uni because they consist of some Maths elements.
    But I used to love maths but I just didn't put the effort in! the courses I was looking at revolve at Maths and I think my teacher might be a bit leniant.
 
 
 
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