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    Most of my GCSE grades were A/A* but now I'm doing A-levels, most of my grades are terrible. I'm doing maths, chemistry, physics and psychology and the only thing I'm getting As in is psychology. In maths, chemistry and physics my average grade is a D and my teachers probably think i'm thick. I understand the content but I always screw up in the tests. I have been studying but I obviously haven't been studying enough. My mocks are in two months and i'm scared i'm going to fail everything

    Well I just got my grades back, I was all A/A* too but got BCC even though I knew everything, I can only assume wrong technique.

    Takes perseverance and hard work. In Chemistry especially I was working at U's for the first 5 months or so, before I began to sit down and make a conscious effort to understand the content and practice questions weekly. I got mostly A/B's at GCSE, and 3A*'s and an A at A-level, so how well you do ultimately comes down to your efforts, as opposed to how good your GCSE's were.
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