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    Hello, I am planning to retake 3 AS exams next summer as well as my A2 exams. People who have done it, be honest. Will I end up having a nervous breakdown? Have you got any helpful tips in managing?
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    Hello, I am planning to retake 3 AS exams next summer as well as my A2 exams. People who have done it, be honest. Will I end up having a nervous breakdown? Have you got any helpful tips in managing?
    You'll be fine! teachers make out its impossible but its really no added effort to learn your AS as well as A2 - this is because A2 is usually a build upon AS. make sure you do all the retakes you want, don't listen to teachers because they have their own agenda. I didn't retake one of my tests for the same reason you mentioned and it stopped me from achieving the grade i wanted and looking back at it i honestly could have managed it.
    hope this helped
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    Hello, I am planning to retake 3 AS exams next summer as well as my A2 exams. People who have done it, be honest. Will I end up having a nervous breakdown? Have you got any helpful tips in managing?
    I retook 3 AS exams and i had 2 A2 exams it was totally fine. You need to find a balance when it comes to revising though. I suggest you start compiling all your AS revision material and start revising for AS now so that you have enough time to revise for A2 as well
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    (Original post by Voss_1)
    You'll be fine! teachers make out its impossible but its really no added effort to learn your AS as well as A2 - this is because A2 is usually a build upon AS. make sure you do all the retakes you want, don't listen to teachers because they have their own agenda. I didn't retake one of my tests for the same reason you mentioned and it stopped me from achieving the grade i wanted and looking back at it i honestly could have managed it.
    hope this helped
    Thank you, you did help. Also, when do they start asking you about retakes? I heard its in like January?
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    I retook 3 AS exams and i had 2 A2 exams it was totally fine. You need to find a balance when it comes to revising though. I suggest you start compiling all your AS revision material and start revising for AS now so that you have enough time to revise for A2 as well
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    (Original post by Abcdefghijk123)
    Thank you, you did help. Also, when do they start asking you about retakes? I heard its in like January?
    haha glad i could be of assistance

    Yeah like December / January time is when my sixth form asked about them. Most people get a grade or two higher when retaking modules (especially science) so don't be put off doing them
 
 
 

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