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    can guys give me any tips I rally want a A*/Abut would settle for a b anything that I can do in it to give me more marks
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    Hiya, I did this last year and ended up with an A in my CA and an A* overall. All I can say is write absolutely everything to do with your fieldwork, everything that goes wrong and why, use loads of graphs and diagrams and remember to annotate them really well.
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    (Original post by dcencima)
    can guys give me any tips I rally want a A*/Abut would settle for a b anything that I can do in it to give me more marks
    I got an A* in my coursework and my advice is to be really pedantic with everything. You only have 20 hours and 2000 words so you need to plan your time as well- including time to check your work for errors. I can't remember if I went over that 2000 words mark but I would definitely try to stay within it or just over.

    There are five sections:
    Geographical Understanding (basically an introduction with theory)
    Methodology
    Data Presentation
    Data Interpretation
    Evaluation

    I would look at each section individually with the specification next to it and maybe look at an examiner's report on the AQA website. e.g. here. I was given a really good mark scheme but I can't find it online! However, I did do the above.

    Lastly, make sure you listen to your teachers, include everything they recommend and ask if you're stuck. They can only help you with some things but they will try their hardest to help.

    I hope this helps. (:

    P.S. Don't settle. It's only a few lessons of hard work
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    Your teacher has told you that you need to do one method of your own to get a B or higher, right? Also, when writing your methodology, make sure you state the use of everything, and in particular how it will help your results to be accurate.

    Finally, it's a long bit of coursework, but stick at it, because it feels so good once you're done!
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    (Original post by dcencima)
    can guys give me any tips I rally want a A*/Abut would settle for a b anything that I can do in it to give me more marks
    Ask if you could have an example from your teacher
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    (Original post by A.J.Rimmer)
    Your teacher has told you that you need to do one method of your own to get a B or higher, right? Also, when writing your methodology, make sure you state the use of everything, and in particular how it will help your results to be accurate.

    Finally, it's a long bit of coursework, but stick at it, because it feels so good once you're done!
    (Original post by karmacrunch)
    I got an A* in my coursework and my advice is to be really pedantic with everything. You only have 20 hours and 2000 words so you need to plan your time as well- including time to check your work for errors. I can't remember if I went over that 2000 words mark but I would definitely try to stay within it or just over.

    There are five sections:
    Geographical Understanding (basically an introduction with theory)
    Methodology
    Data Presentation
    Data Interpretation
    Evaluation

    I would look at each section individually with the specification next to it and maybe look at an examiner's report on the AQA website. e.g. here. I was given a really good mark scheme but I can't find it online! However, I did do the above.

    Lastly, make sure you listen to your teachers, include everything they recommend and ask if you're stuck. They can only help you with some things but they will try their hardest to help.

    I hope this helps. (:

    P.S. Don't settle. It's only a few lessons of hard work
    i finished doing my hlc but have two extra lessons what do i do checked over my work dont think i have missed anything
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    (Original post by dcencima)
    i finished doing my hlc but have two extra lessons what do i do checked over my work dont think i have missed anything
    Double check and then triple check by reading everything slowly. Look over the mark scheme/specification again and that should be it!

    Good luck!
 
 
 
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