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    Does any one know anything about IB further maths? I emailed Cambridge to see if they preferred A levels or IB to study maths. They said if i did the IB i should do further maths standard level. I can't find out much about it on the internet. If any one does it or knows about it I would really appreciate it?
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    Does any one know anything about IB further maths? I emailed Cambridge to see if they preferred A levels or IB to study maths. They said if i did the IB i should do further maths standard level. I can't find out much about it on the internet. If any one does it or knows about it I would really appreciate it?
    About 100 people take it worldwide every year. It's suicidal. You would have the colossal pressure of (almost undoubtedly) needing to obtain a 7 in SL Further Maths, as well as any STEP conditions and a ridiculously high overall point score which means you would have to be really strong in your other 5 subjects too. This is IF you somehow managed to get an offer.

    In comparison, A level maths is modular so you don't need to learn everything at once and you can retake exams over and over.

    It all seems horribly unfair when you make comparisons!
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    (Original post by cissyrobinson)
    Does any one know anything about IB further maths? I emailed Cambridge to see if they preferred A levels or IB to study maths. They said if i did the IB i should do further maths standard level. I can't find out much about it on the internet. If any one does it or knows about it I would really appreciate it?
    Hey dude, I am doing IB Further Maths SL on a self study basis as a 7th subject. Its very hard and I am barely going to score a 4, but if you have then, nothing is hard.

    And as far as cambridge offer is concerned, they will never ask for a 7, because I dont know if anyone ever got it.
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    (Original post by kingxlr8)
    Hey dude, I am doing IB Further Maths SL on a self study basis as a 7th subject. Its very hard and I am barely going to score a 4, but if you have then, nothing is hard.

    And as far as cambridge offer is concerned, they will never ask for a 7, because I dont know if anyone ever got it.
    I do. Last May, 12 people out of 115 got a level 7 (source: May 09 statistics bulletin).

    Also you are wrong. I can remember seeing a member on here who has an offer asking for a level 7. Also I think if this thread were to be re-posted in f38 there would be many more responses.

    I can't for the life of me understand why you would self study fmaths sl as an extra subject. That's crazy.
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    I do. Last May, 12 people out of 115 got a level 7 (source: May 09 statistics bulletin).

    Also you are wrong. I can remember seeing a member on here who has an offer asking for a level 7. Also I think if this thread were to be re-posted in f38 there would be many more responses.

    I can't for the life of me understand why you would self study fmaths sl as an extra subject. That's crazy.
    Thanks for the statistics . My mistake.


    I am kind of crazy. in addition to that 7th subject I am also taking 4 higher level subjects.
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    Thanks for the advice,
    I have reposted this in the other forum.
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    (Original post by cissyrobinson)
    Thanks for the advice,
    I have reposted this in the other forum.
    xxx
    No problem
 
 
 

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