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    So here's the issue. I did so, so badly at iGCSE maths last year and I desperately want to change that.

    I neglected revision for the subject, like I did for all my others, believing that I was capable of getting it without any work (this tactic has always worked well for me and it got me very good grades APART from maths). I got a C, whereas my other grades were A/A* - and this is a huge problem seen as I'm aiming for a computer science course at Durham or someplace like that.

    I am taking maths at A-Level, and I'm doing fine - I now have my work under control and I am in good study habits (write notes every night, extra lessons for every subject, reading around subjects every night, attending clubs, ect.). What went wrong at GCSE was not my understanding but just my revision, or lack of thereof. I know that I can get an A or above, just that I need to get my parents to agree to it - they're rather against the idea.

    -How do I convince my parents it's worth it?
    -How do I prepare properly, considering I'm doing a-level maths?
    -When do I need to confirm everything by?
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