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    Edexcel offers more A level and AEA maths exam than any other examboard (it's basically the most popular for maths).
    My physics teacher told me edexcel is the most renowned for all of the 3 A level sciences.
    My question: Is edexcel the most renowned for A level maths and sciences??

    The other examboards...
    1) I've also been hearing about OCR being best for A levels in social sciences/ humanities because it's run by cambridge + oxford. Apparently, them unis are top in the country for degrees in social sciences/humanities??
    2) Is AQA the most renowned for languages??
    3) If all of the above are true, what does this mean for the remaining examboards?? WJEC and CCEA?
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    I probably wouldn't say 'Specalist' but some exam boards certainly have bigger reputations for certain subjects than others. Some of them create much more appealing exams/content than others.

    E.g. I hear AQA Biology is not that great especially with a big hype over the Unit 2 not having enough questions about the actual syllabus
    But exam boards don't really matter come universities in my opinion. I'm sure its more about academic potential than achieving 'XXX' Grade on AEA than AQA
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    Yh, I agree about some having a greater reputation than others.

    Eg. More people like edexcel over OCR for physics because OCR have really dodgy questions and edexcel is more challenging.
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    I always assumed Edexcel maths was so popular because the questions tend to be really similar each year, so it's easier than other exam boards. :dontknow:
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    (Original post by PythianLegume)
    I always assumed Edexcel maths was so popular because the questions tend to be really similar each year, so it's easier than other exam boards. :dontknow:
    I agree with this, Ive sat maths modules with both Edexcel and AQA and have found AQA to be harder Which may explain why more people sit Edexcel Maths

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    (Original post by Dingo749)
    I agree with this, Ive sat maths modules with both Edexcel and AQA and have found AQA to be harder Which may explain why more people sit Edexcel Maths

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    I used to think edexcel is really hard and aqa is easy - i guess i was wrong.
 
 
 
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