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    Has anyone done bad in their AS and then smashed it at A2?

    I am kind of looking at the sciences and maths.
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    Has anyone done bad in their AS and then smashed it at A2?

    I am kind of looking at the sciences and maths.
    I've seen it happen. Remember that mathematically you can scrape a C in AS and still get an A* in A2 (you'd need 100% but still possible.) I would recommend retakes though if you did bad at AS since universities look at them over your A2s unless you already have them.

    The key is to put the time in - and make sure you firmly understand the content. As an arts student I can safely say we have it slightly easier in some ways (harder in others) - we just learn really how to answer the exam with prescribed content. Sciences do that as well, but in some subjects (*coughChemistrycough*) it can be pretty difficult because you need to be prepared to know how to answer anything on the huge syllabus specifically. Keep your mathematic skill up because your sciences are all in some way based on it. I suppose the same is true of A2 to an even larger extent.

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