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    Got BCD at AS, how realistic would it be to achieve ABB?
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    That depends on two things: your UMS scores and how hard you're willing to work.

    1. Check how far away you're from the next grade (especially the B and the C). If you find that you're only a few marks off, then you can potentially not resit those subjects as long as you're willing to work hard for a mid to high A in these subjects. If not, then a resit is probably a safer option.

    2. If you're willing to work hard, then you can get what you want. I'm not saying that in a sentimental 'you-can-be-anything-you-want' way nor am I saying that working yourself to death is the best thing either. This is all about studying smart: listen in class, do the work, ask the teacher for one-on-one help when you need it, have the ability to articulate your specific problem areas as opposed to 'help I'm stuck lolz', develop a deep understanding of the subject (i.e. think about how it applies to your life, how it's similar to other things, how you'd explain it to your younger siblings etc.) beyond just rote memorising the syllabus, be able to have that knowledge so ingrained that you could potentially teach it to the class and last, but by no means least, do past papers with an eye on consistently hitting the score range that you need and fixing enough problem areas to be able to raise your score to that area. If you start to do study smartly early enough and leave plenty of time to do all the past papers with a few days to spare before the exam, the pre-exam hysteria will be significantly reduced so you have time to actually relax and do things you enjoy while everyone else is in such a frenzy.

    So, if you're willing to do study smartly and resit strategically, then ABB is definitely not out of reach. Sure, previous pre-exam performances might tell you that studying like this just doesn't sit well with your personality, but if you want proof it works, I managed to go from a D in AS Maths (I actually failed one module) to an A at A2(the module I failed was where I got my highest score too), resitting my AS whilst doing my A2. You have the time to make things happen, use it.
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    Thanks that's helped a lot! I'm the B on of the exams was a A and the other a low C, so I'm retaking the C to get and A overall. And for the D I am retaking to hopefully go for a C or B. And then this year do the studying smart all through the year and get as much exam practice as possible.
 
 
 
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