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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
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    It depends on what you want to do afterwards. Are you looking to study at Uni or go into a particular field of work?
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    I did it and got BBC but never did work as hard as I should have. The things I didn't understand at the time (particularly in unit 5 biology) I never put in the independent work required to learn.
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    Not extremely hard

    Not really a good idea without maths, no point imo

    Depends what you wanna do
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    I'm doing bio physics and chem and they're all tough the same as other a levels. Physics (and occasionally chem) can get horrible at times when maths comes in and I'm the only one in the class that has no clue what's going on but if you just work at it, ask the teacher for help or your friends then it's fine. I love them all (most of the time) and I would hate to be doing anything else, if you enjoy them all then go for it.
    Just warning chemistry becomes much much worse after gcse and I complain about it all the time and yet I didn't quit after as and I do actually like it when think about it.

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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Not extremely hard

    Not really a good idea without maths, no point imo

    Depends what you wanna do

    Im going to pick maths since i got an A* in Gcse and feel i am good at it, i want to be an aerospace engineer where physics and maths are compulsory.
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    Im going to pick maths since i got an A* in Gcse and feel i am good at it, i want to be an aerospace engineer where physics and maths are compulsory.
    Don't do bio then

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Chemistry/Economics/Language
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Don't do bio then

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Chemistry/Economics/Language

    With further maths i am realy apprehensive about chosing it since i feel as if i have taken on too many subjects and i am left having to revise constantly which has made my last two years of secondary school terrrrribleeee!!! and i don't want to be in the same situation with further maths as it is alot of work and i dont wan to be put under too much pressure
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    With further maths i am realy apprehensive about chosing it since i feel as if i have taken on too many subjects and i am left having to revise constantly which has made my last two years of secondary school terrrrribleeee!!! and i don't want to be in the same situation with further maths as it is alot of work and i dont wan to be put under too much pressure
    But then engineering will be a pressure.

    Maths Further Maths Physics and fourth subject isn't a big workload.

    The maths and physics all overlap and help each other.

    I feel it's like taking 3 subjects if anything
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    But then engineering will be a pressure.

    Maths Further Maths Physics and fourth subject isn't a big workload.

    The maths and physics all overlap and help each other.

    I feel it's like taking 3 subjects if anything
    I really want to got to a good uni like imperial and im am worried that by taking on 12 exams in total/ 6 per year JUST for maths i may screw up y grades and risk a chance at going to a prestigious uni
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    I really want to got to a good uni like imperial and im am worried that by taking on 12 exams in total/ 6 per year JUST for maths i may screw up y grades and risk a chance at going to a prestigious uni
    Well you won't get into a prestigious uni for engineering without further maths if your school offers it.

    Don't be scared of FM, people over hype it's difficulty
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    That's what I'll be doing! Taking maths to AS. If you are truly fascinated by science and how the universe works- this means further reading etc- then doing three sciences will be great fun. If not, you'll probably hate it.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Well you won't get into a prestigious uni for engineering without further maths if your school offers it.

    Don't be scared of FM, people over hype it's difficulty

    i've taken iinto account everything you've said and have just changed y applications for college and replaced maths with further maths and removed Biology and i really hope that you are right about further maths having an 'over hyped diffculty'.
    Thanks
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    i've taken iinto account everything you've said and have just changed y applications for college and replaced maths with further maths and removed Biology and i really hope that you are right about further maths having an 'over hyped diffculty'.
    Thanks
    I'm glad you've done that too many people come here and don't listen to advice. Trust me when I say if you want a serious shot at a top uni for engineering, Further Maths is basically a must if your school offers it.

    Do you know what board you'll be with?

    It's a much better thing to do, Biology will be useless and it'll consume your time, so boring and memorising.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I'm glad you've done that too many people come here and don't listen to advice. Trust me when I say if you want a serious shot at a top uni for engineering, Further Maths is basically a must if your school offers it.

    Do you know what board you'll be with?

    It's a much better thing to do, Biology will be useless and it'll consume your time, so boring and memorising.

    Edexcel , Although for GCSE's i am with AQA
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    Edexcel , Although for GCSE's i am with AQA
    Edexcel is very easy to cope with

    Many resources

    Many people to help

    You'll be fine
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Edexcel is very easy to cope with

    Many resources

    Many people to help

    You'll be fine

    I checked out exam solution and c1 edexcel, im pretty suprised that in a few hours i was able to pick up the basics of intergration, diffrentiation and sigma notation which has really given me confidence DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    I checked out exam solution and c1 edexcel, im pretty suprised that in a few hours i was able to pick up the basics of intergration, diffrentiation and sigma notation which has really given me confidence DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
    It's super simples

    Good luck
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    (Original post by mrmahadsaid)
    i've taken iinto account everything you've said and have just changed y applications for college and replaced maths with further maths and removed Biology and i really hope that you are right about further maths having an 'over hyped diffculty'.
    Thanks
    Even if you do find it a bit difficult, it will make your first year of uni markedly easier.
 
 
 
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