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    Hey guys, i think i will be getting BBB in psychology, biology, and english this summer. I will take an intensive chem course during A2 at a local college with night classes to get the A Level in two years and i am aiming for an A*. I will apply after a gap year so would places like bsms and southampton mind if i retake an AS modual during A2 to bump them up ? Cheers
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    even then it's down to probability

    and chemistry A level is considered the hardest a level, more so than further maths. Be wise, to do the chem course in one year sounds like a challenge
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    (Original post by ilyking)
    even then it's down to probability

    and chemistry A level is considered the hardest a level, more so than further maths. Be wise, to do the chem course in one year sounds like a challenge
    Chemistry the hardest A level, are you taking the piss?!
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    BBB will be very good compared to some people. Its not uncommon for people to get Ds Es and Us at AS. Or at least where i go....
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    (Original post by tface)
    Chemistry the hardest A level, are you taking the piss?!
    I'm doing f.maths and chemistry is approximately 3.5 times harder than f.maths. most people I know doing f.maths agree, I think so too.

    I'm doing OCR salters chem btw, hardest course out there
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    (Original post by ilyking)

    I'me doing OCR salters chem btw, hardest course out there
    Same, i actually think if we didn't do Salters chemistry wouldn't be that bad..
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    (Original post by tface)
    Chemistry the hardest A level, are you taking the piss?!
    Obviously it's subjective, but out of the subjects I do (Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Psychology) Chemistry I find to be the most demanding and difficult. It's been discussed on this forum a fair bit and generally Chemistry is seen as one of the hardest, if not the hardest A level. Again, it's subjective to where your skills lie, I know I find it a lot easier than I would find French or History A levels.
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    Becareful with chemistry it is really challenging. I wish you all the luck.
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    (Original post by ilyking)
    I'm doing f.maths and chemistry is approximately 3.5 times harder than f.maths. most people I know doing f.maths agree, I think so too.

    I'me doing OCR salters chem btw, hardest course out there
    Challenging, sure, but not impossible.
    IK find biology harder, purely for those stupid how science works questions.
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    (Original post by ilyking)
    I'm doing f.maths and chemistry is approximately 3.5 times harder than f.maths. most people I know doing f.maths agree, I think so too.

    I'me doing OCR salters chem btw, hardest course out there
    It can't be. If it is as hard as you're saying it is then I must be a genius, because I have V. high UMS for chemistry.

    As it is, I am not a genius, so I doubt chemistry is as hard as you're making out.

    That said, I would advise against sitting the whole A level in a year extra to three other subjects, unless you were some kind of a genius.
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    If you're getting Bs in sociology and English and Bio you won't get an A in chemistry.
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    (Original post by ilyking)
    I'm doing f.maths and chemistry is approximately 3.5 times harder than f.maths. most people I know doing f.maths agree, I think so too.

    I'me doing OCR salters chem btw, hardest course out there
    That's because further maths is no harder than regular maths. It's extra maths, ie the modules not chosen, and not further.
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    (Original post by SteveCrain)
    If you're getting Bs in sociology and English and Bio you won't get an A in chemistry.
    its due to a lack of effort.......not capability :cool:
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    It's a next to 100% chance of you getting four rejections if you apply for medicine.
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    (Original post by Glen_Nichols)
    It's a next to 100% chance of you getting four rejections if you apply for medicine.
    I dont care. Its what i want to do. i will just apply again.
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    Chemistry is difficult. However, what saves it is that it's interesting. I found maths terribly dull, which is why I never went far with it(just a GCSE).
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    (Original post by mclovin123)
    its due to a lack of effort.......not capability :cool:
    ok; be aware of two things.

    You'll get 4 rejections due to your below par AS grades and lack of evidence concerning what grade you'll get in Chemistry

    Unis tend to want 4 AS levels sat in the AS year.

    Email places ASAP about that second point
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    (Original post by SteveCrain)
    ok; be aware of two things.

    You'll get 4 rejections due to your below par AS grades and lack of evidence concerning what grade you'll get in Chemistry

    Unis tend to want 4 AS levels sat in the AS year.

    Email places ASAP about that second point
    No i think either no one noticed or i did not say but i am looking to complete my a levels then take a gap year then apply and fingers crost get an unconditional offer.
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    (Original post by mclovin123)
    No i think either no one noticed or i did not say but i am looking to complete my a levels then take a gap year then apply and fingers crost get an unconditional offer.
    Well I've looked on a couple of sites and this "You should study four AS subjects" is bandied around.
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    (Original post by SteveCrain)
    Well I've looked on a couple of sites and this "You should study four AS subjects" is bandied around.
    in one year? I called southampton and i told the women i was speaking to my situation and plans and she said "that would be fine". Could she have been wrong?

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