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    Hey so for my AS levels i got CCCD and i plan on doing Arts and Sciences at UCL. Therefore I need at least AAA. I do Product Design, RE and Maths. Any tips or suggestions on turning things around?
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    Hey so for my AS levels i got CCCD and i plan on doing Arts and Sciences at UCL. Therefore I need at least AAA. I do Product Design, RE and Maths. Any tips or suggestions on turning things around?
    To be realistic, you may have to take a gap year, as even if your capable of AAA your AS grades may not be enough to get you an offer.
    But if you're set on getting AAA you'd need to be prepared for a fair few resits and start revising from around March and put plenty of time in. I'd say at least 5 hours a week per subject. Any free periods you get use them to get plenty of work done so you have less to do at home so you can focus more on revision

    Hope it all goes well next year
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    (Original post by Sam280297)
    To be realistic, you may have to take a gap year, as even if your capable of AAA your AS grades may not be enough to get you an offer.
    But if you're set on getting AAA you'd need to be prepared for a fair few resits and start revising from around March and put plenty of time in. I'd say at least 5 hours a week per subject. Any free periods you get use them to get plenty of work done so you have less to do at home so you can focus more on revision

    Hope it all goes well next year
    What about BBCD for AAA at A2? What advice can you give me?
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    Snap! I got the same at AS (Physics, Maths, History - dropped Chemistry), having been predicted As and Bs and am aiming to do much better at A2. For Maths, I've been told C3 and C4 make the AS units a lot simpler, so I'm hoping to do much better in the resits. If you haven't already, ask your teachers for your mark breakdown (if your board issues it), as I've found it helpful to know if it's a particular topic I struggled with, or whether it's exam technique across that whole paper that needs improving. Other than that, unfortunately I think it's just a case of revise, revise, revise, and praying for nice papers

    Try not to be disheartened - getting Cs means you've got at least 60% right, so it's just a case of getting those extra few marks next time round! If you don't get the offers you want, there's always adjustment or you can reapply the following year having taken a year out

    Hope it goes better for you next time round - any other tips/advice you get I'd be grateful for!
 
 
 

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