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    Just started AS. Hoping to complete a levels in maths biology and chemistry. How do you suggest I go about getting 3A*s
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    For maths do as many past papers as you can
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    Just started AS. Hoping to complete a levels in maths biology and chemistry. How do you suggest I go about getting 3A*s
    You cannot get A* at AS level
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    (Original post by glassanimal)
    You cannot get A* at AS level
    I know. I was talking about the full A level. I just said I started AS to convey that I've just started these course
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    I thought schools stopped doing AS, and are just doing the 2 year A-level courses
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    (Original post by xyolox)
    I thought schools stopped doing AS, and are just doing the 2 year A-level courses
    CIE provide international AS & A Level overseas, so non-UK students still have AS Level.
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    The worst part is that there's a completely new spec for biology and chemistry, so there'll only be one past paper
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    The worst part is that there's a completely new spec for biology and chemistry, so there'll only be one past paper
    There are specimen papers, and the old.spec are still helpful
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    (Original post by xyolox)
    I thought schools stopped doing AS, and are just doing the 2 year A-level courses
    most people I know still call the stuff you do in year 12 AS, even if its not technically accurate. also some schools/colleges still enter students for the new AS exams, even if it doesn't count towards the final A-level grade
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    (Original post by xyolox)
    I thought schools stopped doing AS, and are just doing the 2 year A-level courses
    Your school can still choose to submit u for external AS exams but if it's linear then it doesn't count towards your overall A level grade

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    (Original post by emilysmith268)
    most people I know still call the stuff you do in year 12 AS, even if its not technically accurate. also some schools/colleges still enter students for the new AS exams, even if it doesn't count towards the final A-level grade
    No but I am doing the AS exams this year, its up to the school if they want to enter you or not. But it doesn't count towards your A2 grade
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    There are specimen papers, and the old.spec are still helpful
    yeh agreed, tho specimen papers are pretty bad, especially in the case of our physics (we did aqa), but yh at least theres them. Old spec questions sorted by topics are equally good if not a better resource, and you can find them in physicsandmathstutor website.
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    Hey those are the subjects i took and i got 3 A*s. I second the past papers advice. I think i did every paper i could find online, marked them and then wrote out answers that i got wrong from the mark scheme and tested myself on them later on. I think that helped a lot!
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    Just started AS. Hoping to complete a levels in maths biology and chemistry. How do you suggest I go about getting 3A*s
    Trying to achieve the same
 
 
 
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