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    Ok I got 5A* 3A 2B at GCSE and I'm doing maths, further maths, economics, geography and French AS level which I'll drop at end of year 12

    Is it possible do you think for me to get 3A* at a level or AAA*?

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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    Ok I got 5A* 3A 2B at GCSE and I'm doing maths, further maths, economics, geography and French AS level which I'll drop at end of year 12

    Is it possible do you think for me to get 3A* at a level or AAA*?

    Thanks for any replies


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    Did you get A/A* for maths gcse? If so then those grades are definitely possible.
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    It is possible as long as you work hard. Getting straight A*'s at GCSE won't guarantee A*'s at A-level, for one a-levels require a lot more work than gcse's. There are people that come to college thinking that good GCSE's will mean good a-level results when it isn't always the case.
    As long as you work hard then i'm sure you can manage to get the results you want!
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    (Original post by ApplyYourself)
    Did you get A/A* for maths gcse? If so then those grades are definitely possible.
    Got 1% over the A* boundary


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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    Got 1% over the A* boundary


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    You'll be fine, gotta work hard though.
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    (Original post by ApplyYourself)
    You'll be fine, gotta work hard though.
    Thanks

    I just worry because I didn't get a "comfortable" A* so I wonder if I will be able to get an A in further maths

    I did Edexcel igcse maths


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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    Thanks

    I just worry because I didn't get a "comfortable" A* so I wonder if I will be able to get an A in further maths

    I did Edexcel igcse maths


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    Don't worry too much about it. Just get into the maths and make sure you do some problems everyday, don't be afraid to ask here get a tutor if things get difficult, which they most likely will.

    Main thing is that we learn maths by getting questions wrong and then seeing where we went wrong, so don't be disheartened when it happens. It happens to me all the time :rolleyes:
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    GCSE isn't a baseline measure for how well you will perform at A level. Anyone can get A*A*A* if they work hard.
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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    Ok I got 5A* 3A 2B at GCSE and I'm doing maths, further maths, economics, geography and French AS level which I'll drop at end of year 12

    Is it possible do you think for me to get 3A* at a level or AAA*?

    Thanks for any replies




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    of course it's possible but it's not necessarily likely. I have friends who got similar GCSEs and did tremendously badly at AS level (talking Ds and Es). Granted, I go to a not very academic sixth form but still.
    Also, people who took 5 AS levels generally did worse even if they did very well at GCSE.

    Geography and economics are relatively easy to get good grades in I've heard, so is maths if you're mathematically minded (Assuming you are) so while it will be very challenging if you study every evening from now until the end of A2 you'll have a good chance

    I take French A2 and found it well nigh impossible at AS (ended up with a C) but ironically I'm finding A2 a lot easier and hoping for at least a B, hopefully an A. I would say French is relatively easy to get a good grade in once you've grasped the grammar and have a reasonable vocabulary which usually doesn't come until the A2 year, but once it's 'clicked' French is a very good subject to do so I'd recommend considering carrying on with French to A2!
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    I'm not trying to be mean or anything but I see questions like this all the time like 'can I get this grade..' or 'do you think it's possible for me to do well..?'

    In my opinion it's just a bad question, who cares who people on average get? Who cares what other people think you'll get? I can guarantee it is possible for you to get those grades. Why do you need someone to tell you if they think you can?
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    (Original post by crayolaguy)
    I'm not trying to be mean or anything but I see questions like this all the time like 'can I get this grade..' or 'do you think it's possible for me to do well..?'

    In my opinion it's just a bad question, who cares who people on average get? Who cares what other people think you'll get? I can guarantee it is possible for you to get those grades. Why do you need someone to tell you if they think you can?
    Agreed, the only thing you can really ask is how will one find achieving such feat of achievement, it is always possible, but more difficult for others.
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    With those grades at GCSE: some do amazingly, some do ok/poorly. It's up to you to put the work in and revise.
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    Nice A Levels there.
 
 
 
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