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    I am currently in year 12 and I have started my as levels this year. I do Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Maths. I have so far found the first three accessible and I am confident in doing good in them but maths has always been my kryptonite. I got a B in GCSE and was told I will struggle in A level maths. My only problem with maths is those questions that require you to think and pull together all your prior knowledge. So far I have been struggling with the workload and I frequently find myself stumped in Questions. To add more misery I do one of the hardest exam boards (MEI) mainly due to the lack of resources you are given by the board. If it was something like edexcel or AQA I would have more resources that are specific.

    I want to do dentistry in uni and am thinking about dropping maths, to aid my other subjects because most of my weekends are occupied by maths homework. Also because I struggle with maths and know I will definitely find it progressively harder throughout the year. The dental schools I have looked at don't require maths as a compulsory subject. For example: QMUL and KCL. But will not having maths make me less competitive and less likely to get a place. Also I could only find these two dental schools in London, does anyone else know any others in LONDON only please.
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    (Original post by TheAlphaParticle)
    I am currently in year 12 and I have started my as levels this year. I do Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Maths. I have so far found the first three accessible and I am confident in doing good in them but maths has always been my kryptonite. I got a B in GCSE and was told I will struggle in A level maths. My only problem with maths is those questions that require you to think and pull together all your prior knowledge. So far I have been struggling with the workload and I frequently find myself stumped in Questions. To add more misery I do one of the hardest exam boards (MEI) mainly due to the lack of resources you are given by the board. If it was something like edexcel or AQA I would have more resources that are specific.

    I want to do dentistry in uni and am thinking about dropping maths, to aid my other subjects because most of my weekends are occupied by maths homework. Also because I struggle with maths and know I will definitely find it progressively harder throughout the year. The dental schools I have looked at don't require maths as a compulsory subject. For example: QMUL and KCL. But will not having maths make me less competitive and less likely to get a place. Also I could only find these two dental schools in London, does anyone else know any others in LONDON only please.
    What were your GCSE over grades just wondering and I'm sure you defo need maths bio and chem for dentistry otherwise you can forget about applying it is essential I wanted to do dentistry as well but my poor GCSE grades aren't anywhere near as good to be one.. I needed A*'s instead i got A's B's and even 4 C's.... And was not allowed to do chemistry for A-level so oh well, instead I will hopefully do investment banking as it relates to maths.
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    (Original post by TheAlphaParticle)
    I am currently in year 12 and I have started my as levels this year. I do Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Maths. I have so far found the first three accessible and I am confident in doing good in them but maths has always been my kryptonite. I got a B in GCSE and was told I will struggle in A level maths. My only problem with maths is those questions that require you to think and pull together all your prior knowledge. So far I have been struggling with the workload and I frequently find myself stumped in Questions. To add more misery I do one of the hardest exam boards (MEI) mainly due to the lack of resources you are given by the board. If it was something like edexcel or AQA I would have more resources that are specific.

    I want to do dentistry in uni and am thinking about dropping maths, to aid my other subjects because most of my weekends are occupied by maths homework. Also because I struggle with maths and know I will definitely find it progressively harder throughout the year. The dental schools I have looked at don't require maths as a compulsory subject. For example: QMUL and KCL. But will not having maths make me less competitive and less likely to get a place. Also I could only find these two dental schools in London, does anyone else know any others in LONDON only please.
    I've applied this year for Dentistry and I dropped Maths at AS, Majority of the university if not all the unis don't mind as long as you have Biology and Chemistry
 
 
 
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