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    Hey, so I have an M1 exam coming up, and the thing is, I have not revised for it at all.

    Before anyone yells 'fie on you!' I would just like to say I am currently a Y13 student who has been studying for 11 other exams (Including C3, C4 and S1), alongside completing 2 lots of English Literature coursework that easily took me about 60 hours each. So I have been a busy person I just have ran out of time, and right now it is a question of strategy.

    I took this M1 exam last year and got a U, but I think it looks seriously bad if I retook it and got another U. I personally think I should not go to this exam, so I don't have to put down that second U.

    I'm not going to Uni this year, so I'll probably do Decisions for next year as an external candidate somewhere. Or if I completely flunk maths at A2 level, another topic.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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    (Original post by Ultimage)
    Hey, so I have an M1 exam coming up, and the thing is, I have not revised for it at all.

    Before anyone yells 'fie on you!' I would just like to say I am currently a Y13 student who has been studying for 11 other exams (Including C3, C4 and S1), alongside completing 2 lots of English Literature coursework that easily took me about 60 hours each. So I have been a busy person I just have ran out of time, and right now it is a question of strategy.

    I took this M1 exam last year and got a U, but I think it looks seriously bad if I retook it and got another U. I personally think I should not go to this exam, so I don't have to put down that second U.

    I'm not going to Uni this year, so I'll probably do Decisions for next year as an external candidate somewhere. Or if I completely flunk maths at A2 level, another topic.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
    Nobody will care if you retake it and get another U. Seriously. Take it, you might get a better U or even an E that improves your total ums and makes the critical difference to your final grade.


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    Nobody will care if you retake it and get another U. Seriously. Take it, you might get a better U or even an E that improves your total ums and makes the critical difference to your final grade.


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    Really? I would think it makes me look like a lazy student who didn't try hard enough! But if I'm to take Decisions next year, I'm not sure what the difference would be anyway?

    Thanks for replying by the way
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    (Original post by Ultimage)
    Really? I would think it makes me look like a lazy student who didn't try hard enough! But if I'm to take Decisions next year, I'm not sure what the difference would be anyway?

    Thanks for replying by the way
    To the extent that universities look at unit results (which isn't very much outside of the most competitive courses and universities) any damage was done when you got the U in the first place. If you are not applying to Cambridge there are few places/courses that will even enquire about unit results.

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