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    For the 2017 AS exams I got:
    M1- D
    C1 -C
    C2 - B
    I would really like an A overall but I was thinking of retaking only C1 since M1 would add alot of extra pressure as I'm also doing biology and religious studies.
    Could you guys give me suggestions? Thanks
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    For the 2017 AS exams I got:
    M1- D
    C1 -C
    C2 - B
    I would really like an A overall but I was thinking of retaking only C1 since M1 would add alot of extra pressure as I'm also doing biology and religious studies.
    Could you guys give me suggestions? Thanks
    If you want an A then it's going to be really tough to get with a D and B in AS units. So unfortunately I would recommend retaking M1 and probably C2 also.

    Which A2 applied unit are you doing? If it's M2 then you'll probably find that M1 becomes much easier.

    I recommend speaking to your teacher about all this if you haven't already.
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    (Original post by Notnek)
    If you want an A then it's going to be really tough to get with a D and B in AS units. So unfortunately I would recommend retaking M1 and probably C2 also.

    Which A2 applied unit are you doing? If it's M2 then you'll probably find that M1 becomes much easier.

    I recommend speaking to your teacher about all this if you haven't already.
    I'm doing d1 for applied this year. I got a B in c2 so should I do c1 and m1 as they are my worst grades?
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    I'm doing d1 for applied this year. I got a B in c2 so should I do c1 and m1 as they are my worst grades?
    If I was looking at it, C1 shouldn't be hard for you neither should C2 so retake both as you should be able to get an A in those two. Although C2 should be your priority. Also, like @Notnek said retaking M1 would be beneficial to you if you are doing M2 because the concepts would become more clear enabling you to perform much better in your resit hopefully.
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    (Original post by y.u.mad.bro?)
    If I was looking at it, C1 shouldn't be hard for you neither should C2 so retake both as you should be able to get an A in those two. Although C2 should be your priority. Also, like @Notnek said retaking M1 would be beneficial to you if you are doing M2 because the concepts would become more clear enabling you to perform much better in your resit hopefully.
    Will the best grades be added overall?
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    Will the best grades be added overall?
    Do you mean UMS wise? Yes I believe so. They take your higher score from both tests so if you got (lets hope not) a U in C2, they would consider your first grade which is a B.
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    I'm doing d1 for applied this year. I got a B in c2 so should I do c1 and m1 as they are my worst grades?
    Yes you should do M1 and C1. I would advise also doing C2 again if you have the time to revise it.
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    If you are after an A you probably want a minimum of a B, preferably an A in all modules so I would definitely resit M1 and C1
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    (Original post by y.u.mad.bro?)
    Do you mean UMS wise? Yes I believe so. They take your higher score from both tests so if you got (lets hope not) a U in C2, they would consider your first grade which is a B.
    Oh right, thank you
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    For the 2017 AS exams I got:
    M1- D
    C1 -C
    C2 - B
    I would really like an A overall but I was thinking of retaking only C1 since M1 would add alot of extra pressure as I'm also doing biology and religious studies.
    Could you guys give me suggestions? Thanks
    Hey guys an update on this, I spoke to my teacher and she thinks it's easier to resit c1 and c2 only as m1 may take alot of work. I'm not doing m2 either so would it be possible to still get a good grade by retaking these modules?
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    I did C1,c2 and S1 in AS and got BCC respectively.
    Then I retook C1 and c2 and along with c3 c4 and m1 in A2 I got an A overall. I got an A in all modules apart from my c from the S1 module.
    So in the end I had AAAAAC which came out as an A overall. So yeah its possible.
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    (Original post by H3n)
    I did C1,c2 and S1 in AS and got BCC respectively.
    Then I retook C1 and c2 and along with c3 c4 and m1 in A2 I got an A overall. I got an A in all modules apart from my c from the S1 module.
    So in the end I had AAAAAC which came out as an A overall. So yeah its possible.
    Did it take less effort to get those grades for c1 and c2?
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    For the 2017 AS exams I got:
    M1- D
    C1 -C
    C2 - B
    I would really like an A overall but I was thinking of retaking only C1 since M1 would add alot of extra pressure as I'm also doing biology and religious studies.
    Could you guys give me suggestions? Thanks
    I'll be honest and say that, u=in my experience it is unlikely you will get a grade A. What were your UMS? That will give us a better idea ...

    I'd tend to suggest retaking C1 and C2 but I'll confirm when you post your UMS.
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    Yeah, c3 and c4 basically build on c1 and c2 so revising them whilst studying c3 and c4 helped me understand c3 and 4 better anyway. But yes C1 and c2 were easier second time round
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    I'll be honest and say that, u=in my experience it is unlikely you will get a grade A. What were your UMS? That will give us a better idea ...

    I'd tend to suggest retaking C1 and C2 but I'll confirm when you post your UMS.
    why would it be unlikely? My ums are 65, 72 and 54
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    why would it be unlikely? My ums are 65, 72 and 54
    Total ums = 191 [grade C] and you need 480 for an A.

    In my experience people find C3 and C4 more difficult and you have no grade A modules yet.
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    (Original post by H3n)
    Yeah, c3 and c4 basically build on c1 and c2 so revising them whilst studying c3 and c4 helped me understand c3 and 4 better anyway. But yes C1 and c2 were easier second time round
    Was there anything specific you did to improve those grades? Like did you just use the textbook then do practice questions?
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    (Original post by hh_vv)
    Was there anything specific you did to improve those grades? Like did you just use the textbook then do practice questions?
    Lots of past papers (almost all of them) bar a couple from like 2005. Went to workshops at my college to go through questions I couldn’t do. And just practice practice practice. The text book is good for specific questions and areas of maths but past papers generally get you to use those skills in different scenarios.
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