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    I did maths As edexcel summer 2013 and got a C and got bad results in the rest. So I decided to retake the maths as a whole and chose new subjects and the maths was AQA this time but I got a wors grade and I was wondering if I could carry on with my edexcel grade or do I have to carey on with my new aqa grade plz someone help!!!
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    Take btecs and achieve distinction/D*'s?

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    (Original post by bob marly)
    I did maths As edexcel summer 2013 and got a C and got bad results in the rest. So I decided to retake the maths as a whole and chose new subjects and the maths was AQA this time but I got a wors grade and I was wondering if I could carry on with my edexcel grade or do I have to carey on with my new aqa grade plz someone help!!!
    I am not sure whether you would be allowed to transfer credit from the Edexcel AS now that you have completed the AQA AS. I doubt many teachers would know the answer unless they have encountered the same situation before. This would be something I would ask my exams officer to advise on.

    I think you should plan to resit your C1 & 2 units with AQA anyway. You should find that studying A2 will boost your AS core skills and it ought to be possible, with a reasonable amount of revision, to significantly improve. You need to improve those AS core skills if you hope to be successful at A2.

    Are you sure A level maths is the best choice to continue with? There's not much difference between the edexcel and aqa syllabus so it's a bit worrying that you did worse after an extra year of study. Do you need to change your study approach or revision technique?

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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    I am not sure whether you would be allowed to transfer credit from the Edexcel AS now that you have completed the AQA AS. I doubt many teachers would know the answer unless they have encountered the same situation before. This would be something I would ask my exams officer to advise on.

    I think you should plan to resit your C1 & 2 units with AQA anyway. You should find that studying A2 will boost your AS core skills and it ought to be possible, with a reasonable amount of revision, to significantly improve. You need to improve those AS core skills if you hope to be successful at A2.

    Are you sure A level maths is the best choice to continue with? There's not much difference between the edexcel and aqa syllabus so it's a bit worrying that you did worse after an extra year of study. Do you need to change your study approach or revision technique?

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    I don't know because I was a grade A student throughout the year then when it came to the exam I cracked under the pressure.
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    You can carry on with Edexcel if the specification is still being used (it hasn't been updated yet).

    You will still need to declare your Aqa AS results on ucas and universities may or may not ask why you have two AS maths results.
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    It's really up to you do really wannma struggle on subjects for entire year or do you want other subjects, what are your career plans


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    It's really up to you do really wannma struggle on subjects for entire year or do you want other subjects, what are your career plans


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    I don't think ill be doing A levels I just came back from an interview today and im now going ti be working as a junior stockbroker so I don't think I will need to do my A levels at this moment in time. Thanks for all of your advice though it was really helpful
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    Perhaps you can look at a levels in the future or perhaps do them from home in a couple of years.


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    Too many people pursue education for too long. A lot of people just aren't suited to doing A-levels and probably should leave after GCSE. This could be for any number of reasons: it's the typical convention, parental pressure etc. Sometimes it's best for people to pursue something that they are more passionate about, or at least, more naturally competent at. Judging from your literary ineptitude (you managed to misspell carry in the question) you are probably one of those people. You shouldn't take this as a negative by any stretch of the imagination. This is because it doesn't necessarily pay to be "book-smart" in life but it does pay to be savvy, good with people and so on. Take Jamie Oliver for example, I bet he couldn't read a page of "A Cat in The Hat" but he is worth millions doing what he loves and is having the time of his life - I am very "book-smart" and I would kill to be in his position. Life is what YOU make of it. Make a bold decision, be brave and enhance your life rather than chasing B's in school to get a place at Sh**hole Metropolitan Uni to read painting by numbers.
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    (Original post by bob marly)
    I did maths As edexcel summer 2013 and got a C and got bad results in the rest. So I decided to retake the maths as a whole and chose new subjects and the maths was AQA this time but I got a wors grade and I was wondering if I could carry on with my edexcel grade or do I have to carey on with my new aqa grade plz someone help!!!
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    I found doing them as an adult is a lot easier and I am more prepared with them and plus as a sixteen year old I didn't have the usual five gcses at grade I barely scrapped d's simply because of my tutors at school assumed that because I spent 7 years in a special education needs school that doing gcses would be too much they never believed I could go higher than D and was never pushed further. But now as an adult I have managed open university, access courses and got A's straight away.
    So my advice is never give up
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