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    Hey, I need to get A* A A to get into the uni I want to go to, and I'm not sure how easily I can achieve this, so here are my scores for AS:
    History - 87% UMS, A in Unit 1 & 2
    Philosophy and Ethics - 96% UMS, A in Unit 1 and 2
    English Literature - 91% UMS, A in Unit 1 and B in Unit 2

    My exam boards for my A2 exams are AQA for History (HIS3K), AQA for English (LITB3), and OCR for Philosophy and Ethics (G581 and G582).

    What do I need to do to get an A* in History, A* in Philosophy ad Ethics, and an A in English with these existing scores?

    Thanks.
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    Assuming you've calculated the percentage UMS correctly:
    A*-History: 90%
    A*-Philosophy and ethics: 90%
    A-English: 69%
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    Assuming you've calculated the percentage UMS correctly:
    A*-History: 90%
    A*-Philosophy and ethics: 90%
    A-English: 69%

    wow, that's pretty low for English ,thank God. I'm confident about the other two, but I've always struggled with English. I'm pretty sure I calculated it correctly for English, I got 62/80 UMS for the coursework and 120/120 UMS for the exam. That's 91% right?

    I just looked it up and if I get a B in the Coursework this year, all I need is slightly above a D to still get an A haha
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    (Original post by CallumWSmith)
    wow, that's pretty low for English ,thank God. I'm confident about the other two, but I've always struggled with English. I'm pretty sure I calculated it correctly for English, I got 62/80 UMS for the coursework and 120/120 UMS for the exam. That's 91% right?

    I just looked it up and if I get a B in the Coursework this year, all I need is slightly above a D to still get an A haha
    Yes that's 91%. It's funny how UMS works out sometimes. I only have to turn up to two of my three further maths exams this year to get an A*.
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    (Original post by CallumWSmith)
    I got 62/80 UMS for the coursework and 120/120 UMS for the exam. That's 91% right?
    Yes, if you have 182/200 at AS you only need another (320-182=)138 UMS from the A2 units to get an A overall.
 
 
 
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