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    There are roundabout 130 days left until our end of Year 13 exams... and when I put it like that it's literally petrifying haha-
    I want to be able to think about my A-Level exams and not be terrified, so I have decided to actually study. (a genial idea)
    So without further ado let me improve my grades before my parents sacrifice me to whatever gods are above!!


    Hi I'm greycorns and I'm extremely lazy! ;^)
    I didn't revise for even one hour before my GCSEs, nor before my Year 12 mocks. This is how I did-


    GCSEs

    Spanish - A*
    Philosophy - A
    English Lit - B
    English Lang - B
    History - C
    Art - C
    Maths - C
    Physics - C
    Biology - C
    Chemistry - D


    End of Year 12 exams

    Spanish - A*
    Art - B
    History - B


    Now my most recent 'currently working at's for this year are quite abysmal lmao. (but that's because I haven't put any work in to deserve good grades, well done me)

    CWA - Jan 2018

    Spanish - A
    History - C
    Art - D


    Before I got these results, I got predicted end grades, which would be the grades I put in my UCAS form for universities to see.

    PEG - 2017

    Spanish - A
    History - B
    Art - B


    With these grades, I applied to five universities. These are the offers I got.


    University offers

    Newcastle University - BA Modern Languages - 4 Years (year abroad) - ABB/BBB
    Offer received (conditional)

    University of Aberdeen - MA German and Spanish and Latin American Studies - 5 years (year abroad) - BBB
    Offer received (conditional)

    University of Dundee - MA European Studies and European Languages and Culture - 4 years (year abroad) - BBB
    Offer received (conditional)

    Heriot-Watt University - MA Applied Languages and Translating: Spanish and German - 4 years (year abroad) - BBB
    Offer received (conditional)

    Aberystwyth University - BA European Languages - 4 years (year abroad) - BBC
    Offer received (conditional) (received handwritten letter)


    And that's all well and good! ...until I don't get the grades I need for the offers, and end up living with my parents basement for the rest of my life. (: And I don't really want that if I'm honest.

    If I dedicate a day per week to studying one of my subjects, I can really get immersed in it and not just skim a textbook for 15 minutes. I will ideally use my free periods every day to revise these subjects, and when I get home, do at least an hour, then get on with homework tasks.

    Revision 'timetable'

    Monday - Spanish
    Tuesday - Tudor history
    Wednesday - Art
    Thursday - Nazi history
    Friday - Spanish IRP and History coursework
    Saturday - //
    Sunday - Everything

    In this blog I will make posts about when I revise, how I revise, and how I'm improving. And if I don't update, feel free to verbally abuse me in the comments. x

    Let's go!



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    AS

    Spanish - A*
    Art - B
    History - B





    How did you get an A* at AS level...?
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    How did you get an A* at AS level...?
    It was an AS mock, I guess? My school doesn't count them. I got 97/100, would assume that's equal to an A* lol
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    It was an AS mock, I guess? My school doesn't count them. I got 97/100, would assume that's equal to an A* lol
    Oh fairs - you can't actually get an A* at AS though.
 
 
 

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