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Who here achieved wholly/mostly A*s in their GCSE'S & A levels? watch

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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    ...in what subjects?
    At GCSE, 8A* and 2A

    I'm about to do my A2s and am predicted 5A* in the sciences, maths and further, so I hope I can do it!
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    At GCSE, 8A* and 2A

    I'm about to do my A2s and am predicted 5A* in the sciences, maths and further, so I hope I can do it!
    Would you like a job? I'm being serious.
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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    Would you like a job? I'm being serious.
    What does the job entail?
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    9 A*s
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    What does the job entail?
    Your expertise in academia; tutoring.
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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    Your expertise in academia; tutoring.
    Ok, I'll pm you.
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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    ...in what subjects?


    Many people..
    I dunno why I'm still up but anyhow I got A*s in GCSE at Maths, English Language, English Lit, double science, geography history (very high UMS in most, check profile if you care..), at A level I got A*s in Physics, Maths, Further Maths and English Literature
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    Many people..
    I dunno why I'm still up but anyhow I got A*s in GCSE at Maths, English Language, English Lit, double science, geography history (very high UMS in most, check profile if you care..), at A level I got A*s in Physics, Maths, Further Maths and English Literature
    Yes, I have checked. They're stomach-able...

    On that note, I have a serious question. How did you achieve this feet? Was it through sheer gut-wrenching effort, or a combination of clever genes/effort/precise time management?

    TY much in advance..
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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    Yes, I have checked. They're stomach-able...

    On that note, I have a serious question. How did you achieve this feet? Was it through sheer gut-wrenching effort, or a combination of clever genes/effort/precise time management?

    TY much in advance..
    Are you referring to the GCSEs in particular?
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    At GCSE, 8A* and 2A

    I'm about to do my A2s and am predicted 5A* in the sciences, maths and further, so I hope I can do it!
    Oh my god the things i would do to be this smart.
    Do you work really hard or it it natural to you?
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    Are you referring to the GCSEs in particular?
    Well you could be extra polite, and tell me about both
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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    Well you could be extra polite, and tell me about both
    GCSEs it depends
    Maths, well, it's maths GCSE...I revised within a few days of each exam I think, using past papers copiously and some CGP books
    English Lit, I dunno, just always had a knack for spouting rubbish, it seems to work..same with English Language really
    Other subjects, work varied a lot. Just revised within a couple of days for my first history exam, but revised for a couple of weeks for the next two, using the textbooks. Geography, revised maybe a week and a bit before each exam using the set textbooks. For both these subjects I would copy out facts over and over until I remembered them.
    For Science, in first GCSE we did in Year 10 I was a bit less diligent, in Year 11 I revised quite early and hard for Science.

    For A Level, basically lived and breathed maths and further maths and revised english lit and physics within the last couple of weeks (though I did of course work for them as well throughout the year, especially physics), hence the weaker UMS in those
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    GCSEs it depends
    Maths, well, it's maths GCSE...I revised within a few days of each exam I think, using past papers copiously and some CGP books
    English Lit, I dunno, just always had a knack for spouting rubbish, it seems to work..same with English Language really
    Other subjects, work varied a lot. Just revised within a couple of days for my first history exam, but revised for a couple of weeks for the next two, using the textbooks. Geography, revised maybe a week and a bit before each exam using the set textbooks. For both these subjects I would copy out facts over and over until I remembered them.
    For Science, in first GCSE we did in Year 10 I was a bit less diligent, in Year 11 I revised quite early and hard for Science.

    For A Level, basically lived and breathed maths and further maths and revised english lit and physics within the last couple of weeks (though I did of course work for them as well throughout the year, especially physics), hence the weaker UMS in those
    Would you say you had a knack for Maths too, at GCSE, e.g finding the topics easy etc
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    (Original post by Genialtropism)
    Would you say you had a knack for Maths too, at GCSE, e.g finding the topics easy etc
    Yeah kinda but I was a bit of a dark horse, I think I didn't really start to get maths until late in Y11. I didn't seem to do much work to catalyse such a change, just like a switch flicked...but indeed most of it was easy
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    Yeah kinda but I was a bit of a dark horse, I think I didn't really start to get maths until late in Y11. I didn't seem to do much work to catalyse such a change, just like a switch flicked...but indeed most of it was easy
    Well, do you mind - using your knowledge of Physics - to give me that switch too?

    I'm an ambitious guy, but more of a creative one at that, so from an academic perspective, I screw up elegantly when it comes to subjects like Maths/Chemistry, despite my heart yearning for these creme' de la creme' grades. I find my thoughts coalescing over why I can't be an exemplary student (like yourself, yes), but my motivation fluctuates like the weather; one time I feel like I can conquer the world, the other...It's too complicated so I might well give up. What could be wrong?

    Only asking, because you've hiked the mountains...
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    (Original post by BirdIsWord)
    Oh my god the things i would do to be this smart.
    Do you work really hard or it it natural to you?
    Nooo, definitely hard work!
 
 
 
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