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    Hi, I've just received my AS level results and after disappointing GCSE results and just generally not expecting to do well I'm now wondering what my options are, as I exceeded my expectations by quite a bit...

    GCSE - A*,2A,5B,3C,1D

    AS Level Results - A,3B
    A - Maths, 99% (100,97,100)
    B - English, 1 Mark from an A (159/200)
    B - Chemistry, 8 Marks from an A (232/300)
    B - Psychology, bang on a B in both of the exams lol, (140/200)

    Are these good? Are these bad? Brutal honesty is fine, I just don't know where I should look for courses...
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    What do you want to study? Do you have any idea?
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    (Original post by LeFailFish)
    What do you want to study? Do you have any idea?
    I'm definitely thinking of Maths now
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    (Original post by pryngles)
    I'm definitely thinking of Maths now
    To study Maths you need Further Maths so you would need to take that at AS level this year. (Most universities like it as a full A level but some are happy with just the AS). A maths-related degree may be more appropriate depending on your interests... but obviously it's your choice.
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    (Original post by LeFailFish)
    To study Maths you need Further Maths so you would need to take that at AS level this year. (Most universities like it as a full A level but some are happy with just the AS). A maths-related degree may be more appropriate depending on your interests... but obviously it's your choice.
    When I picked up my results my head of sixth form told me that she would be happy to sandwich in further maths if I wanted, so do you think that's a good idea? Or should I stick to the AS and only drop 1 subject, rather than dropping 2 and doing the full a level... Worried about the workload
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    (Original post by pryngles)
    When I picked up my results my head of sixth form told me that she would be happy to sandwich in further maths if I wanted, so do you think that's a good idea? Or should I stick to the AS and only drop 1 subject, rather than dropping 2 and doing the full a level... Worried about the workload
    You're clearly very talented at Maths, so if you worked really hard you could probably do it. But it would be a huge amount of work, so it's up to you - if you think you could cope, go for it. You can always drop down to just the AS if the work gets too much.
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    (Original post by LeFailFish)
    You're clearly very talented at Maths, so if you worked really hard you could probably do it. But it would be a huge amount of work, so it's up to you - if you think you could cope, go for it. You can always drop down to just the AS if the work gets too much.
    Alright, thanks very much for the advice!!
 
 
 
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