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    Hello tsr, I have received my AS level results and was slightly disappointed with one grade. But I will move on.


    This is my study nlog

    About Me:
    Hey, my name is ChiefKwen this thread is for "Grow your grades" but I would like to start a little earlier this time. The main goal of this blog is to note down what I am doing to move forward with my education and apply to medicine. I will be studying A2-level subjects Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Religious Studies. I enjoy going to the gym, sports( football, basketball and any sport that involves working in a team). I also enjoy going to a debate club, poetry club, and drawing.

    I also plan to record on this blog extra curricular activities done and create a new blog on a separate website.

    My Grade Goals:


    Chemistry A2: A*
    Biology A2: A*
    Maths A2: A*
    Religious studies A2: A*

    (18/08/16) AS results day:

    Biology AQA: A
    -Both exams felt similar in terms of difficulty. No heart questions so these will probably come up this year for A2 exams.

    Plans to improve:
    -Read more on the AS level work.-Practice writing essays for the exams.-Begin past papers.-Tutor if need be.-Attend workshops before and after school. -Read ahead if time is available.


    Maths AQA: A

    - I did quite badly on the C1 section but managed to redeem myself through my C2 and M1 scores.

    Plans to improve:
    -Practice exam questions and techniques.-Begin past papers early even if I can not fully do them yet.-Tutor if need be.-Attend workshops.-Read ahead for class work.

    Religious Studies OCR: A
    -Ran out of time for both papers and had to rush the 10 markers. I was worried I may not have achieved the grade I needed.

    Plans to improve:-Read more on the AS level work.-Practice writing essays for the exams.-Begin past papers work early.-Attend workshops-Read more extracurricular work-Do essays under timed conditions.

    Chemistry AQA: B
    This was what disappointed me. I was worried I had done terribly on the first paper. But I need an A prediction in order to apply to any medical school but I am not sure if my teachers will give it to me.

    Plans to improve:
    -Read more on the AS level work.
    -Practice writing essays for the exams.
    -Begin past papers work early.
    -Tutor if need be.
    -Attend workshops


    My Career Goals

    My ultimate career goal is to become a medical doctor. I am heavily inspired by Che Guevara and his works around south america before he joined Castro.

    I wish and hope that I am able get the Grades to apply to either:

    University College London: A*AA
    Imperial College London: A*AA
    Oxford:A*AA
    Leeds: AAA,
    Kings College London: AAA
    Newcastle: AAA

    I am not sure which uni to apply to; I understand there are some way out of my reach. But after a discussion with a tutor at school and emailing the universities I will reduce my choices down to four.


    So far these universities have replied to my email:
    Leeds:
    Newcastle:
    Attachment 574680574682
    Oxford:
    Attachment 574680574682
    UCL;


    Thank you for reading.

    (Edit: first picture is the response from Leeds).
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    (Original post by ChiefKwen)
    This is a continuation from this thread:

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...1#post67046304

    Hello tsr, I have received my AS level results and was slightly disappointed with one grade. But I will move on.


    This is my study nlog

    About Me:
    Hey, my name is ChiefKwen this thread is for "Grow your grades" but I would like to start a little earlier this time. The main goal of this blog is to note down what I am doing to move forward with my education and apply to medicine. I will be studying A2-level subjects Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Religious Studies. I enjoy going to the gym, sports( football, basketball and any sport that involves working in a team). I also enjoy going to a debate club, poetry club, and drawing.

    I also plan to record on this blog extra curricular activities done and create a new blog on a separate website.

    My Grade Goals:


    Chemistry A2: A*
    Biology A2: A*
    Maths A2: A*
    Religious studies A2: A*

    (18/08/16) AS results day:

    Biology AQA: A
    -Both exams felt similar in terms of difficulty. No heart questions so these will probably come up this year for A2 exams.

    Plans to improve:
    -Read more on the AS level work.-Practice writing essays for the exams.-Begin past papers.-Tutor if need be.-Attend workshops before and after school. -Read ahead if time is available.


    Maths AQA: A

    - I did quite badly on the C1 section but managed to redeem myself through my C2 and M1 scores.

    Plans to improve:
    -Practice exam questions and techniques.-Begin past papers early even if I can not fully do them yet.-Tutor if need be.-Attend workshops.-Read ahead for class work.

    Religious Studies OCR: A
    -Ran out of time for both papers and had to rush the 10 markers. I was worried I may not have achieved the grade I needed.

    Plans to improve:-Read more on the AS level work.-Practice writing essays for the exams.-Begin past papers work early.-Attend workshops-Read more extracurricular work-Do essays under timed conditions.

    Chemistry AQA: B
    This was what disappointed me. I was worried I had done terribly on the first paper. But I need an A prediction in order to apply to any medical school but I am not sure if my teachers will give it to me.

    Plans to improve:
    -Read more on the AS level work.
    -Practice writing essays for the exams.
    -Begin past papers work early.
    -Tutor if need be.
    -Attend workshops


    My Career Goals

    My ultimate career goal is to become a medical doctor. I am heavily inspired by Che Guevara and his works around south america before he joined Castro.

    I wish and hope that I am able get the Grades to apply to either:

    University College London: A*AA
    Imperial College London: A*AA
    Oxford:A*AA
    Leeds: AAA,
    Kings College London: AAA
    Newcastle: AAA

    I am not sure which uni to apply to; I understand there are some way out of my reach. But after a discussion with a tutor at school and emailing the universities I will reduce my choices down to four.


    So far these universities have replied to my email:
    Leeds:
    Newcastle:
    Attachment 574680574682
    Oxford:
    Attachment 574680574682
    UCL;


    Thank you for reading.

    (Edit: first picture is the response from Leeds).
    Good luck ChiefKwen, hope you get your 4 A*s and I'm sure you'll get an A grade prediction, i got a B in law and I'm now predicted an A
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    Good luck ChiefKwen, hope you get your 4 A*s and I'm sure you'll get an A grade prediction, i got a B in law and I'm now predicted an A
    Thank you alot for the support BR1999
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    25/08/2016

    UKCAT
    Today I plan on doing 2 hours of UKCAT revision intially, then printing of my cv to hand in to a local pharmacy and dentists. Then after plan to continue with UKCAT revision for 6 hours with breaks in between 2 hour sections.

    Recently I took an untimed UKCAT official mock getting a score of:
    -AR: 770
    -VR: 684
    OR: 651
    AVG: 701
    and Band 2 in the SJ section. Which is isn't exactly the best :/ but I will continue with practice.

    For chemistry today I plan to finish off the holiday booklet and revise my AS notes. Then look onto the A2 syllabus. For maths I will finish the day by working on C2 to C3 questions for one hour.
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    Today was a staff training day. Recently I have been finding maths extremely difficult so I decided to focus on that for today. I went through integration by parts. Integration using substitution and will finish off on Mechanics 2 ( moments). Then report back.
    Still have not yet heard from any universities and am scared about my bmat results, only two more days to go !



    Revision material:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErtQ...X2ie3c&index=6
    http://www.mathedup.co.uk/a-level-ta...core-takeaway/
    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/...on-worksheets/
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    I have scheduled for the 26th of November an interview practice session at a hospital so I also plan on revising my personal statement. So here is my plan for the rest of the week:


    1. Complete notes on personal statements including:

    -Zika virus school presentation super curricular - What I learned from it, Skills I now have
    -Antibiotics essay super curricular - How it challenged me( a lot ) and how I balanced this with school work
    -Reflection on work experience( 6 weeks at three different hospitals speaking to different nurses, ST1s, F1s ,F2s, optometrists and consultants) - How I was made to understand what was going on and was engaged in the situations.
    -Clinic experience - how it was often filled with patients - This showed me a realistic side of the profession
    - Witnessing teamwork in the work place.
    -Using the hospital equipment to help the consultant with patients.
    -Calling patients in to be seen
    -Seeing surgery + business negotiations with pharmacy reps.

    -Being part of a poetry club, slamming, and presenting on Ken Saro - Wiwa
    -Being part of a debate club entering competitions, being a chair, teaching others to debate also.
    -Using gym and running as a stress relief

    I plan to have all this completed by the 26/11/2016
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    6 months till the exams begin. Oh man. :/ :/ :/ :/ :/ :/ :/ :/
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    Hello, I started the thread before the 2017 entry of grow your grades, can you please help me move it to the gyg section ?
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    Plans for today:

    -Complete preparation for interview, by going of the four medical pillars and memorising case studies for each of them, and to also revise the basic medical ethics - 2 hours


    -Complete biology topic 6 revision for test on "organisms respond to changes in the environment", go over:
    -Response to stimuli
    -Nervous coordination and muscles
    -Homoeostasis,

    Then finish with past paper questions.


    -Run for 45mins -1 hour

    -Complete Maths revision, review questions on algebra and functions for C3, including:
    -Modulus
    -Graphs of lnx and e^x,
    -Transformation of graphs
    Questions to be done one physics maths tutor

    (1hour 30 mins)


    -Religious studies, create a poster and argument for a questions on the via negativa,and falsification and verification. ( 1hour 30mins)


    -Finish off any biology revision in section 6( focusing mainly on muscles and homoeostasis)
 
 
 
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