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    I've just completed my AS and now I've got A2 coursework to do during the summer holidays but I don't see the point in starting it if I end up failing my AS. What should I do? :confused:
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    You should do it to the best you can, if you have failed you can resit, and a good coursework may give you the few extra marks you need for the next grade. What do you gain from putting in no effort, what if you get really bad coursework but have done well, then you go down a grade?

    Best thing to do, spend lots of time getting it as good as you can, if you didnt do aswell as you hoped resit, at least you will have the cw out of the way. Im sure you did fine anyway :yep:

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    Just do it, and do it well!
    Then if u havent failed you dont have to worry.

    What grade do u think youve got?
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    coursework is very easy marks especially at A2 level and you can always retake the AS ones.
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    I'm not sure what grade I've got, but I really hope I passed and thanks for the advice people. I know A2 is hard, are you sure the cw is easy though? I thought it would be really hard.
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    CW is usually easier than the exams (not always for everyone), so you should try and get the best marks you can in the coursework, then it won't matter as much if you slip up a bit in the exam. It also takes some pressure off and you won't feel like your whole A level is hanging on you doing well in the exam.
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    (Original post by Sara_1992_17)
    I'm not sure what grade I've got, but I really hope I passed and thanks for the advice people. I know A2 is hard, are you sure the cw is easy though? I thought it would be really hard.
    Coursework is generally easier as you can do it in your own time with no pressure, also you can talk to teachers get it marked etc. In terms of the content usually it is fairly simple it is your analytical skills coursework examins, whereas the exam is a knowledge test.
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    No way!? Surely it's just planning...and that's the absoulte max input.

    There's no need until you start A2. Well, no one I knew did.
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    c/w is easier than the exams but that's only because the exams are much harder at A2 than at AS anyway. In no way is coursework *easy*, I must have gone through atleast 4 drafts before I was sure of a decent A.
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    Do the coursework to the best quality you can. You are not 100% sure of what your results are and you may end up keeping the subject.
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    Do it, especially if you needed those few marks to get to the next grade:yes:
 
 
 

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