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    (Original post by gainsbourg)
    Not worth your time?

    I'm your equal, at least...

    Don't you want to play?
    Bit homoerotic
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Ok

    It's so surprising how you have such good work ethic.
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    FP1,M1,S2... I wasn't allowed to take FM due to only having a B at GCSE and I've come along way since then and they're finally entering me after my 98 in Core 1, Further maths isn't much different from standard maths in AS year anyways so its perfectly manageable to self-teach and gives me a headstart when I actually have to self-teach
    But surely before you need to do S1, M1, C1-4, have you done them already?
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    (Original post by JerzyDudek)
    But surely before you need to do S1, M1, C1-4, have you done them already?
    Nope? People do AS maths and further maths together; C3 and C4 barely interrelate with FP1, and even then FP1 is like its own separate module, the only thing that has come up from c3 and c4 is parametric equations and iteration, not that either of those are massive challenging
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    (Original post by Lord Frieza)
    It's so surprising how you have such good work ethic.
    Learnt it quicky in sixth form shortly after my average gcses. Had so much freetime with 3 Alevels so decided to self-teach to fill in the gaps and ensure I'm a competitive applicant
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    Bit homoerotic
    It's just a verb...?
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    (Original post by milienhaus)
    Ok, I do Maths at Cambridge and people here definitely have resat modules. OP, if you can get all your grades up to A's (and your Maths/FM grades to high A's, preferably over 90%) your application will be fine.
    are cambridge going to care about resitting january modules for bio and chem if im trying to apply for maths
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    (Original post by yoitsro)
    are cambridge going to care about resitting january modules for bio and chem if im trying to apply for maths
    No-one definitively knows, but it does make a difference yes.
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    (Original post by yoitsro)
    are cambridge going to care about resitting january modules for bio and chem if im trying to apply for maths
    Not very much if they end up a lot better, and assuming your maths/further maths scores are very good.
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    So I received my some of my AS level exam results today and I'd say I got Average technically speaking, ABC in Maths, Economics and History respectively. I'm looking to Apply to in the future, Cambridge/Warwick/Exeter/Bristol/Durham for mathematics in the future, however all of these technically speaking would like AAA at AS level, hence my decision.
    The following UMS of my March Grades
    Core Mathematics 1 - 98ums
    Economics 1 - 76ums
    HY2 (History) - 64ums

    Now considering my hard work I'm personally devastated about econ and history... however I've gotta keep going and therefore I will be resitting these modules in the summer. Since economics at alevel and history at alevel are not closely related to maths; if I do not require resits in mathematics/FM will my application still be competitive? I got B's and C's at gcses so maybe this could factor in? What does everyone think, given the unis I'm thinking of will these two resits damage my application?

    PS taking all FM modules in the summer
    On the 'Bristol applicants stalking page', you've put that your AS grades were AAAA, not ABC?!
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    (Original post by Derp96)
    On the 'Bristol applicants stalking page', you've put that your AS grades were AAAA, not ABC?!
    I got ABC in my January results and got AAAA in my final results (I did say on the thread I'm doing further maths in June)
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    I got ABC in my January results and got AAAA in my final results (I did say on the thread I'm doing further maths in June)
    Oh, my bad . Have you been made any offers yet?
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    (Original post by Derp96)
    Oh, my bad . Have you been made any offers yet?
    No offers yet but I've got 5 acknowledgements. I applied on the 11th and changed Bath in for Exeter out
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    No offers yet but I've got 5 acknowledgements. I applied on the 11th and changed Bath in for Exeter out
    Nice. I'm hoping to make my applications this coming week. Trouble is, my GCSE's were below what I consider to be the general standard for uni's such as Bristol and Bath, I got really really bas AS results and I've had mixed opinions about my personal statement (ranging from one teacher sayings it was "the best mathematics personal statement they'd every seen" to another saying "Put it in the bin and start again" ). Anyway, I'm applying to both Bristol and Bath, not feeling too confident though...
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    (Original post by Derp96)
    Nice. I'm hoping to make my applications this coming week. Trouble is, my GCSE's were below what I consider to be the general standard for uni's such as Bristol and Bath, I got really really bas AS results and I've had mixed opinions about my personal statement (ranging from one teacher sayings it was "the best mathematics personal statement they'd every seen" to another saying "Put it in the bin and start again" ). Anyway, I'm applying to both Bristol and Bath, not feeling too confident though...
    Yeah my GCSEs are kinda below the standard as well. Well it depends how bad ur AS results are and it also depends on the type of school you're from for Bristol. Good luck anyway though!
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    (Original post by Derp96)
    Nice. I'm hoping to make my applications this coming week. Trouble is, my GCSE's were below what I consider to be the general standard for uni's such as Bristol and Bath, I got really really bas AS results and I've had mixed opinions about my personal statement (ranging from one teacher sayings it was "the best mathematics personal statement they'd every seen" to another saying "Put it in the bin and start again" ). Anyway, I'm applying to both Bristol and Bath, not feeling too confident though...

    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Yeah my GCSEs are kinda below the standard as well. Well it depends how bad ur AS results are and it also depends on the type of school you're from for Bristol. Good luck anyway though!

    Don't worry about GCSEs, even Oxford care very little about them for undergraduate mathematics. Also, don't worry about your personal statement excessively - you're not going to be rejected on the basis of it.
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    (Original post by Noble.)
    Don't worry about GCSEs, even Oxford care very little about them for undergraduate mathematics. Also, don't worry about your personal statement excessively - you're not going to be rejected on the basis of it.
    Really? I think the GCSE thing is what puts many off applying for Oxford.
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    (Original post by keromedic)
    Really? I think the GCSE thing is what puts many off applying for Oxford.
    I can't speak for other subjects but I'm under the impression that for maths, MAT + AS results + interview matter a lot more for Oxford. I seriously doubt they'd reject someone who can achieve 80%+ on MAT on the basis of poor GCSEs that are irrelevant to a maths degree.
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    (Original post by keromedic)
    Really? I think the GCSE thing is what puts many off applying for Oxford.
    Yes, although I'm referring only to maths. They put significantly more weight on the MAT and interview performance to the point where the majority of decisions will be made purely on the basis of MAT/interview performance.
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    (Original post by Noble.)
    Yes, although I'm referring only to maths. They put significantly more weight on the MAT and interview performance to the point where the majority of decisions will be made purely on the basis of MAT/interview performance.
    Fair enough. I admit, I don't really pay attention to the details of non-medicine admissions. I may have to retract some advice I'd given to a couple individuals then!
 
 
 
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