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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Hopefully Still, the standard of students at any good university will be unbelievably high. You can feel like a prodigy in Secondary school and get trashed by hundreds of other people at University.

    I know! It just wasn't a place I would've thought to be excellent for Mathematics.
    It's quite easy to feel like a prodigy in secondary school, it's when you meet real talent that you come crashing back down to Earth

    QS ranks Zurich higher than all UK unis barring Oxbridge! (for maths that is)
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    It's quite easy to feel like a prodigy in secondary school, it's when you meet real talent that you come crashing back down to Earth

    QS ranks Zurich higher than all UK unis barring Oxbridge! (for maths that is)
    Ah well...will just have to up the game for the next two years...

    But ARWU rates UCL higher...
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    Who heres done the gcse history aqa medicine through time exam and if so how did you find it

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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Ah well...will just have to up the game for the next two years...

    But ARWU rates UCL higher...
    UCL? For maths? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    UCL? For maths? :lolwut:
    :dontknow:

    Edit: My mis-reading...apologies... :emo:
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    :dontknow:

    Edit: My mis-reading...apologies... :emo:
    That's fine

    UCL are pretty awesome overall, but they don't quite seem to have the same rep for maths as they do for other subjects.
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    Who heres done the gcse history aqa medicine through time exam and if so how did you find it

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    Yeah, it was alright, the long answer questions for medicine were a bit of a ***** though
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    That's fine

    UCL are pretty awesome overall, but they don't quite seem to have the same rep for maths as they do for other subjects.
    Would've had UCL as an insurance if I was taking Economics Like you said, they're generally extremely good at most subjects but lag behind for some.

    Any recommendations as to how to study for Additional Further Maths? (since you're one of the less than 100 people taking it )
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    Only science exams to tackle now... So glad history is over.


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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Would've had UCL as an insurance if I was taking Economics Like you said, they're generally extremely good at most subjects but lag behind for some.

    Any recommendations as to how to study for Additional Further Maths? (since you're one of the less than 100 people taking it )
    Well, technically I'm taking it next year as I have to be done with Maths/FM before I can start AFM, but I guess I'm doing more modules than a typical FM student at this point (including FP3 which is quite often used as an AFM module). So I can maybe still be considered a "current AFM student"

    Utilise khanacademy wherever possible. One problem is that you may find there is a lack of resources for some of the harder modules, whereas there seems to be a ton of resources available for all the easy modules! :rolleyes:

    Someone on here who's doing M4/M5 now told me that the textbooks don't explain stuff that well, and that it's best to use the CD that comes with the textbook to get a better idea of the content.
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    Well, technically I'm taking it next year as I have to be done with Maths/FM before I can start AFM, but I guess I'm doing more modules than a typical FM student at this point (including FP3 which is quite often used as an AFM module). So I can maybe still be considered a "current AFM student"

    Utilise khanacademy wherever possible. One problem is that you may find there is a lack of resources for some of the harder modules, whereas there seems to be a ton of resources available for all the easy modules! :rolleyes:

    Someone on here who's doing M4/M5 now told me that the textbooks don't explain stuff that well, and that it's best to use the CD that comes with the textbook to get a better idea of the content.
    Haven't been on Khan Academy for an incredibly long time. Everything look so different. :eek:
    Gave up hope learning the traditional way when I saw the textbook for MEI
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Not all is lost by going to Cambridge or Imperial... It's not as if Cambridge doesn't intellectually stretch, has nothing engaging, is full of drones etc.? :confused: Besides, the chances of getting into Cambridge will likely be higher for me than getting into somewhere like MIT.

    Have fun studying wasting an extra year on a bachelor, diluting your concentrations from your A-Levels and general extra prep for America rather than doing anything more useful.
    I won't be doing A-levels :confused:. IB at a UWC (or worst case scenario Highers and Advanced highers)

    I actually will have fun, thank you very much! It really doesn't require that much prep, just a couple of hours on a weekend to practice for the SATs, asking other teachers to write reccomendations - they should be willing to fi you've been an exemplary student and writing some essays that are maximum 500 words. I wasn't being serious when I said "full of drones", I was being sarcastic. Generally though, the type of student who thrives at Cambridge is very different to the type that thrives at a top U.S. school - that's more what I was implying.

    In the past 2 weeks, I have talked to 3 CEOs at banks (Standard Chartered, UBS etc), 2 managing partners at magic circle firms and an entrepreneur :woo:. I feel like I can speak to anyone now :cool: All in the name of fundraising!
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Haven't been on Khan Academy for an incredibly long time. Everything look so different. :eek:
    Gave up hope learning the traditional way when I saw the textbook for MEI
    hah! If you're on MEI, you've got more choices when it comes to modules, which is always a plus. I'm on Edexcel, and they've only got 18 modules, so no flexibility there at all
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    (Original post by simmy123)
    Who heres done the gcse history aqa medicine through time exam and if so how did you find it

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    I did, and I found it alright! I don't think I wrote enough though, damn timing
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    (Original post by jonathanparkes)
    Yeah, it was alright, the long answer questions for medicine were a bit of a ***** though
    What do you think the grade boundaries will be and i think i hve got 41/54

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    I won't be doing A-levels :confused:. I actually will have fun, thank you very much! It really doesn't require that much prep, just a couple of hours on a weekend to practice for the SATs, asking other teachers to write reccomendations - they should be willing to fi you've been an exemplary student and writing some essays that are maximum 500 words. I wasn't being serious when I said "full of drones", I was being sarcastic. Generally though, the type of student who thrives at Cambridge is very different to the type that thrives at a top U.S. school - that's more what I was implying.

    In the past 2 weeks, I have talked to 3 CEOs at banks (Standard Chartered, UBS etc), 2 managing partners at magic circle firms and an entrepreneur :woo:. I feel like I can speak to anyone now :cool: All in the name of fundraising!
    Have you actually raised any funds yet, though? :pierre:
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Your love of abuse
    :eek:
    What abuse?
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    (Original post by Meliss)
    So what's not a joke then
    Rakim :nope:
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    (Original post by Meliss)
    :eek:
    What abuse?
    I don't need to share the screenshots again...
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    I don't need to share the screenshots again...
    There was no abuse, bro. :rolleyes:
    Just some clever planning and you falling for it! but really, is there any exam that isn't a joke? :eek:
 
 
 
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