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    Hello

    I want to get an A Level in Maths.

    Which is the easiest test organization?

    When is the earliest I can take the exams?

    Which papers do I need to read?

    Is there a comprehensive guide please?

    Also, if I don't achieve the grade I want, can I retake it next year?

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    thanks!
    Which is the easiest test organization?
    Are you a private candidate teaching yourself? Are you an international candidate or in the uk?
    Probably the best choice is Edexcel because it is so widely available and wealth of free resources can be found.
    They offer both uk and international A level in maths with the same content but some differences in exam structure.

    When is the earliest I can take the exams?
    May/June this summer.

    Which papers do I need to read?
    Core maths units 1-4 are mandatory. You then get to choose which two optional units you need to complete the qualification. The allowed combinations are clearly described in the specification you will find on your chosen examiners web site.

    Is there a comprehensive guide please?
    If you choose Edexcel then the best books for a self study candidate would be from this series (6 books required)
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Edexcel-AS-...el+c1+textbook
    There are many useful web sites of which www.examsolutions.net is arguably the best.

    Also, if I don't achieve the grade I want, can I retake it next year?
    Yes

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    I am in UK private candidate teaching myself.
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    I am in UK private candidate teaching myself.
    Then as long as you can find a local centre to offer the Edexcel exams at a reasonable price, that's what I'd recommend.
    To be honest other than what topics appear in which unit, there no significant difference if you do the AQA, Edexcel or regular OCR specification. I suggest that you don't do OCR-MEI specification as there's a course work element in C3.

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