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    (Original post by Rosaknows)
    That comes up in GCSEs too..
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    No point looking at what grades you got and deciding that way. Think about what you want to do after your A levels
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
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    it's ok people make mistakes, no need to be embarrassed.
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    (Original post by Rosaknows)
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    it's ok people make mistakes, no need to be embarrassed.
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    So..you,Wanna fight about it?
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
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    yes you obviously are

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    no, but it seems like you do.
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    (Original post by unique_freak)
    If i was a super freak genius I would take them most definitely, unfortunately im not, so im scared i will struggle too much.
    But you got As in all those subjects! You don't need to be a super genius to get good grades. The secret to getting good grades is determination, hard work and CONFIDENCE
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    (Original post by ThatPerson)
    GCSEs aren't that great an indicator of ability in A-Level(Although getting A's does show that you have some ability).

    However I agree that its really about how much work you put in, and you can still get top grades even if you aren't "gifted" at Maths.

    To answer the question though, I think you need to weight up the pros and cons of each A-Level and decide on that, and what you want to do after A-levels.
    I will do that, thanks!
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    (Original post by SkinnyKat)
    But you got As in all those subjects! You don't need to be a super genius to get good grades. The secret to getting good grades is determination, hard work and CONFIDENCE
    hmm maybe, hopefully it is
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    (Original post by victoriajackson)
    I only got a B at GCSE and I got a B at AS level so I think you should be fine. It is a lot of work though but then again so are most A-levels I do chemistry, biology and physics as well and I love them and as long as you're willing to put the work in you should do quite well.

    Oh and if you want to do pharmacy definitely do chemistry.
    oh okay thanks!
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    (Original post by unique_freak)
    oh okay thanks!
    Just read my original reply and realised it doesn't make much sense! I was talking about the maths, I got a B at GCSE and a B at As level.
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    (Original post by __Student__)
    No point looking at what grades you got and deciding that way. Think about what you want to do after your A levels
    yeah i think i wanna do engineering or pharmacy
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    (Original post by unique_freak)
    hmm maybe, hopefully it is
    A-level Maths is ridiculously straightforward, understand the concepts and you can do pretty much any question they give you. You don't need to be a "super freak genius" to do it at all.

    Why consider a maths-heavy course like engineering if you're not confident about your ability to do A-level maths though? The level of maths you'll do during an engineering degree course will be considerably higher than that of A-level maths, so if you don't think you can handle it, you might want to reconsider.
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    A-level Maths is ridiculously straightforward, understand the concepts and you can do pretty much any question they give you. You don't need to be a "super freak genius" to do it at all.

    Why consider a maths-heavy course like engineering if you're not confident about your ability to do A-level maths though? The level of maths you'll do during an engineering degree course will be considerably higher than that of A-level maths, so if you don't think you can handle it, you might want to reconsider.
    because i like physics
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    A-level Maths is ridiculously straightforward, understand the concepts and you can do pretty much any question they give you. You don't need to be a "super freak genius" to do it at all.

    Why consider a maths-heavy course like engineering if you're not confident about your ability to do A-level maths though? The level of maths you'll do during an engineering degree course will be considerably higher than that of A-level maths, so if you don't think you can handle it, you might want to reconsider.
    ^this.

    There are hard questions in the book, but you won't be asked them in the exam.
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    ^this.

    There are hard questions in the book, but you won't be asked them in the exam.
    so its not that hard? and someone who is currently working at an A grade at maths gcse would be able to cope
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    (Original post by unique_freak)
    so its not that hard? and someone who is currently working at an A grade at maths gcse would be able to cope
    I got an A in GCSE Maths and self taught AS Maths in 4 months


    So yes, it's easy, especially if you are in a class

    There's someone on this site doing further maths with a B at GCSE and they get on very well too

    If you think you'll be able to do it, you'll be able to. If you think you wont be able to do it, you wont be able to do it. And that's just the bottom line my friend.
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    (Original post by unique_freak)
    yeah i think i wanna do engineering or pharmacy
    I would advice you to definitely do Maths, Physics, One of biology or science, then for the last one anything really
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    I got an A in GCSE Maths and self taught AS Maths in 4 months


    So yes, it's easy, especially if you are in a class

    There's someone on this site doing further maths with a B at GCSE and they get on very well too

    If you think you'll be able to do it, you'll be able to. If you think you wont be able to do it, you wont be able to do it. And that's just the bottom line my friend.
    thanks! helped me alot
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    (Original post by __Student__)
    I would advice you to definitely do Maths, Physics, One of biology or science, then for the last one anything really
    i think i will do maths and all three sciences as i like science and i wanna keep my options open
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    (Original post by unique_freak)
    i think i will do maths and all three sciences as i like science and i wanna keep my options open
    Lol I meant One of biology or chemistry (how embarrassing) , If you'd all 4 then definitely go for it. I am choosing maths, biology, chemistry and another I'm not sure about. Although I've been acing my physics exam, there a huge difference between the difficult from GCSE and A level so I don't want to take the risk and then end up flopping.
 
 
 
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