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I failed maths twice, should i just completely forget about chemical engineering? watch

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    I got an E for Maths in my first AS year.
    I then got a D overall for Maths in my second AS year.
    My teachers have predicted me AAB, for Chemistry, English literature and maths respectively. And during the second year i was working on an A in all modules for maths.

    I really wish to study chemical engingeering at Surrey and Heriott Watt but is it worth me applying?
    I have a great personal statement and also great grades in chemistry and the other subject.

    Please be honest
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    This is going to sound harsh but entry requirements are there for a reason - chemical engineering has a lot of maths in it, so if you struggle with a level maths what makes you think you can handle university level maths? Are you actually struggling with the maths or are you just lazy?
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    No, im not lazy. I worked extremely hard the second time around but failed one of the modules but got two B grades in the others. That pulled my grade down.
    I just want to know whether they are going to condiser my application at all.

    (Original post by InadequateJusticex)
    This is going to sound harsh but entry requirements are there for a reason - chemical engineering has a lot of maths in it, so if you struggle with a level maths what makes you think you can handle university level maths? Are you actually struggling with the maths or are you just lazy?
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    No, im not lazy. I worked extremely hard the second time around but failed one of the modules but got two B grades in the others. That pulled my grade down.
    I just want to know whether they are going to condiser my application at all.
    There is a possibility of it being an anomalous result. You never know, I heard maths overall was much harder this year =)
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    (Original post by Itsallaconundrum)
    No, im not lazy. I worked extremely hard the second time around but failed one of the modules but got two B grades in the others. That pulled my grade down.
    I just want to know whether they are going to condiser my application at all.
    Of course they will have a look at your overall application: AS grades, teacher references, personal statement and any other relevant factors.

    Perhaps Maths isn't for you if you have only managed a 'D' in it second time round, in spite of working very hard?

    You can always achieve / over-achieve your predicted grades and go through adjustment, but that will be really hard.
 
 
 
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