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    100% in iGCSE physics tops it but I was so happy with my A in Lit. I was settled for a C.
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    Full marks in History and Food Tech GCSE, highest in year in General Studies mocks, getting an A in English Lit AS without revising (don't do that, please revise) and my unconditional Leicester offer for Law with Politics (probs be my insurance but still) WELL DONE WITH ALL OF YOURS, THEY'RE AMAZING!!!
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    (Original post by Marshmallow9999)
    I'm deciding between an exam-heavy course at a Russell Group uni, and a coursework-heavy course at a less-prestigious uni.Think I'm leaning towards the coursework uni- it'll hopefully be less stressful and let me enjoy uni more and get more involved in clubs and things 😯
    I think the main motivation will just be the greater oopportunities when I finish :-)

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    I'd probably go for the same as you! My MSc course had no exams and it was so much preferable in my opinion.

    And it's definitely a good thing to be able to get more involved in clubs and sports and things - you can often get just as much out of those things as you can from the academic side of things when it comes to applications, interviews, job opportunities etc.

    I hope it goes well, whatever you choose.
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    Going from a working grade 9 to working grade 2 in 6 weeks in national 5 maths!
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    (Original post by Liv1204)
    I'd probably go for the same as you! My MSc course had no exams and it was so much preferable in my opinion.

    And it's definitely a good thing to be able to get more involved in clubs and sports and things - you can often get just as much out of those things as you can from the academic side of things when it comes to applications, interviews, job opportunities etc.

    I hope it goes well, whatever you choose.
    Thank you :-)

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    Once I got 10/10 on a Year 7 French vocab test.
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    7 A*s. :-)
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    Getting 11A*s at GCSE and getting 39/40 in my English Literature (WJEC board) GCSE controlled assessment and 20/20 on English Language assessment.

    BTW, I think a swarm of TSR users with only academic accomplishments and nothing else are going to arrive on this thread soon.
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    Pencil for spelling 'electricity' right in year three
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    dropped only one mark in GCSE maths
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    Binge watching all seasons of Grey's Anatomy in one term.
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    A* in italian A level
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    Got a C in GCSE further maths when I did no work on it at all and only agreed to be entered into the exam because I had nothing better to do.
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    Being accelerated in school i guess. more of an ongoing process than an achievement but yeah.
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    (Original post by Retired_Messiah)
    Got a C in GCSE further maths when I did no work on it at all and only agreed to be entered into the exam because I had nothing better to do.
    lol i swear u only need like 10 marks on each paper to get a C in gcse further maths.... it's the lowest grade u can get (other than a U).
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    (Original post by ♥Samantha♥)
    lol i swear u only need like 10 marks on each paper to get a C in gcse further maths.... it's the lowest grade u can get (other than a U).
    Ya grade boundaries are hella low but the maths in it made about as much sense as Japanese to me. The U was a highly plausible outcome.
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    On GCSE Geography (Edexcel) got 398/400 ums. Dropped 2 ums on the 3rd paper as I ended up not revising properly and answering the complete wrong question (answer 2 of the 4 available and on one of those 2 answered what we hadn't studied).
    Was pretty happy about that. Unfortunately that trend didn't continue.........
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    gold in the Uk Maths Challenge
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    (Original post by lisboonpop)
    gold in the Uk Maths Challenge
    Ooh well done! Which one was that in?

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    100 UMS in my GCSE physics exams (coursework let me down grrrr)

    Then 100, 100, 98 UMS in my GCSE biology and chemistry exams (coursework let me down once again)

    Although I was buzzing with these results, I was even more impressed to get an A* in history GCSE despite learning nothing for 2 years (literally, our teacher did nothing but tell us to copy from the textbook) as well as getting full UMS in one exam.
 
 
 
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