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    Last year I got a B. I flunked statistics and it dropped me down so far. I got around 226 UMS last year. This year I am aiming for an A* I believe I am capable of it because I am naturally good at maths (Got an A* in my Mocks this year). I am just wondering if it's impossible for me to get an A/A* this year? I am retaking stats as well.
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    (Original post by SirRaza97)
    Last year I got a B. I flunked statistics and it dropped me down so far. I got around 226 UMS last year. This year I am aiming for an A* I believe I am capable of it because I am naturally good at maths (Got an A* in my Mocks this year). I am just wondering if it's impossible for me to get an A/A* this year? I am retaking stats as well.
    It's possible without re-sitting Stats.
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    (Original post by Compost)
    It's possible without re-sitting Stats.
    I've already applied to retake stats so I have no choice but to do it. How possible is it? What would I need to achieve?
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    (Original post by SirRaza97)
    I've already applied to retake stats so I have no choice but to do it. How possible is it? What would I need to achieve?
    You need:
    • at least 480/600 UMS overall
    • at least 180/200 UMS from C3 and C4.
    Improving your S1 would increase your chances of getting an A, it will not increase your chances of getting an A*. (You can still withdraw from S1 and get a refund up to 21 April )
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    Defo possible may I ask did you find c2 paper hard
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    (Original post by bluefashionlover)
    Defo possible may I ask did you find c2 paper hard
    No I didn't find it hard but I was lazy and I made a huge mistake in one question, Why do you ask?
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    (Original post by Compost)
    You need:
    • at least 480/600 UMS overall
    • at least 180/200 UMS from C3 and C4.
    Improving your S1 would increase your chances of getting an A, it will not increase your chances of getting an A*. (You can still withdraw from S1 and get a refund up to 21 April )
    Thanks, I think I'll do stats and be on the safe side if I don't get my A*.
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    Because I am doing it soon and it is the one I am least confident about
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    (Original post by SirRaza97)
    Last year I got a B. I flunked statistics and it dropped me down so far. I got around 226 UMS last year. This year I am aiming for an A* I believe I am capable of it because I am naturally good at maths (Got an A* in my Mocks this year). I am just wondering if it's impossible for me to get an A/A* this year? I am retaking stats as well.
    How are you revising for C3 and C4. Are you just doing past papers non-stop?
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    (Original post by bluefashionlover)
    Because I am doing it soon and it is the one I am least confident about
    Aha, don't worry. I'd advise making sure you have C1 down. As in you can walk into that exam knowing you can get above 90 UMS. Once you get C1 down, then C2 becomes easier.

    Hardest topics in C2 ,imo, are integration, geometric series and application of differentiation - (The question at the end of the paper) . I can't stress enough that doing past papers is useful. It's beyond useful because you get a taste of what they can throw in. Maths papers are set out so that questions are of difficulty by grade level. This is how they can separate the A's from the B's and so on.

    Make sure you understand what you are doing. Just memorizing a method doesn't really help if the maths question becomes a bit ambiguous. Good luck!
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    (Original post by SamTheMan86)
    How are you revising for C3 and C4. Are you just doing past papers non-stop?
    A lot of past papers and anything I didn't get right I see what the mark scheme does and understand it more by going back to the topic. I'm very confident with C3 but I need to work on C4.
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    Thank you so much Good luck in your exams I hope you get that A*
 
 
 
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