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    so im currently doing as levels chemisty phiysics maths and further maths, my gcse's were decent but i got an A in maths. I thought i'd get an A* through the whole summer, i don't want to sound snobby but this really upset me. I decided i'd work a lot harder this year. I find as maths and further maths a fun challenge and ive read ahead and almost finished both courses. I have full confidence in myself to get 4As with high ums in maths and further maths and i'd like to do maths at a top uni but i'm afraid the A at gcse will disadvantage me. PS if i get high ums 4As with 1A*5As3Bs will i be disadvantaged at places like cambridge/imperial.
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    so im currently doing as levels chemisty phiysics maths and further maths, my gcse's were decent but i got an A in maths. I thought i'd get an A* through the whole summer, i don't want to sound snobby but this really upset me. I decided i'd work a lot harder this year. I find as maths and further maths a fun challenge and ive read ahead and almost finished both courses. I have full confidence in myself to get 4As with high ums in maths and further maths and i'd like to do maths at a top uni but i'm afraid the A at gcse will disadvantage me. PS if i get high ums 4As with 1A*5As3Bs will i be disadvantaged at places like cambridge/imperial.
    No these uni really want to see you well in your A-level. Focus on your A-levels and just make your personal statement really great.
    GCSE are used as consideration but doesn't really effect on their decision.


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    (Original post by meowgoesthedog)
    so im currently doing as levels chemisty phiysics maths and further maths, my gcse's were decent but i got an A in maths. I thought i'd get an A* through the whole summer, i don't want to sound snobby but this really upset me. I decided i'd work a lot harder this year. I find as maths and further maths a fun challenge and ive read ahead and almost finished both courses. I have full confidence in myself to get 4As with high ums in maths and further maths and i'd like to do maths at a top uni but i'm afraid the A at gcse will disadvantage me. PS if i get high ums 4As with 1A*5As3Bs will i be disadvantaged at places like cambridge/imperial.
    Hi I'm sort of in the same situation as you but six months early! I did GCSE Maths yesterday and will be gutted if i get an A! It's not being snobby it's being ambitious !

    If you're doing Math And Further Math for AS Level there is honestly no point in retaking GCSE. If you get As at AS that will completely overtake your A in GCSE Maths and they won't care about your GCSE result! my friend's sister got into Cambridge to do some language degree without even getting A* in languages at GCSE - so just focus on AS now!
 
 
 
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