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    The question is pretty self explanatory
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    B to an A* by a mile. The better you get, the more difficult it is to improve by the same number of marks.
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    depends on the subject and your ums
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    I think that going from B to A* is easier than C to A.

    In both instances you have to work very hard, but for going from a B at AS to an A* in A2, theoretically you don't need to resit anything.

    If you go from C to an A without resits (it may be the case that it's impossible to get an A but possible to get an A*) then you're working just as hard as in the first case, if not harder, and if not then you're resitting and you've got a bit more work to do. :bricks:
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    B to A* is easier. You just need 80% overal and 90% in second year. C to A still need A overall however you will probably need to resit the AS exams because of the amount of marks you will need at A2 otherwise so more work to do. B to A* just need to work hard in second year.
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    B to an A*
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    I think that going from B to A* is easier than C to A.

    In both instances you have to work very hard, but for going from a B at AS to an A* in A2, theoretically you don't need to resit anything.

    If you go from C to an A without resits (it may be the case that it's impossible to get an A but possible to get an A*) then you're working just as hard as in the first case, if not harder, and if not then you're resitting and you've got a bit more work to do. :bricks:
    Theoretically speaking that is true! However most of the time, students wanting to go from a B to an A* would still retake at least one module (AS).

    Also, wouldn't the retake paper become easier if you work hard in year 13, because you've covered all the A2 content which is essentially an extension to AS? This is for maths/sciences btw.
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    (Original post by ASTK98)
    Theoretically speaking that is true! However most of the time, students wanting to go from a B to an A* would still retake at least one module (AS).

    Also, wouldn't the retake paper become easier if you work hard in year 13, because you've covered all the A2 content which is essentially an extension to AS? This is for maths/sciences btw.
    Yes, you're right. I suppose that they would want to 'guarantee' at least an A.

    What you've said is definitely true for Maths, as people often find that they need to do little work other than the things that are exclusively in C1/C2. Sciences.. I don't think the AS/A2 content overlaps as much as it does for Maths.

    But there's also having to do past papers for resits and a slightly busier exam timetable, which can be pretty stressful if they're all close together. :bricks:
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    Even A to A* is harder than C to A lmao.
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    (Original post by ubisoft)
    Even A to A* is harder than C to A lmao.
    Not necessarily
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    (Original post by BioStudentx)
    B to an A* by a mile. The better you get, the more difficult it is to improve by the same number of marks.
    what about B to an A? I've been told by my chemistry teacher that it is difficult to go from those grades...but i dont really get it surely it can't be too hard to go one grade up?
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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    what about B to an A? I've been told by my chemistry teacher that it is difficult to go from those grades...but i dont really get it surely it can't be too hard to go one grade up?
    It's not. Most people usually go up by a grade in year 13 anyway, it's 2 grades+ when it starts to get difficult
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    I agree with BioStudentx, but it is strange to think that you can get a B at A2, and be 1 mark away from an A*.
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    Someone who can get an A just needs to work harder to get an A*.

    But alot of B grade students can get an A.
    I can't really think of anyone i know who could go from a C to an A.

    So i'd say C to an A.
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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    what about B to an A? I've been told by my chemistry teacher that it is difficult to go from those grades...but i dont really get it surely it can't be too hard to go one grade up?
    If you're resitting some exams then yes, it shouldn't be too hard, but A2 for the sciences is a bit of a step up and it does get quite difficult sometimes. I got an A and a B in Physics and Chemistry at AS, and got exactly the same grades at A2 without any resits.
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    Like most people have already said, C to A is literally impossible (only C to B and C to A* is possible) without retakes. B to A* you just need to focus on A2 and not retake anything. So C to A is harder because more work is involved.
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    (Original post by crayolaguy)
    Like most people have already said, C to A is literally impossible (only C to B and C to A* is possible) without retakes. B to A* you just need to focus on A2 and not retake anything. So C to A is harder because more work is involved.
    is this without retaking anything?


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    i think u can do whatever u want, u can go from a D to an A as long as u are determined
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    (Original post by deavionG)
    i think u can do whatever u want, u can go from a D to an A as long as u are determined
    Exactly, hard work is everything
 
 
 
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