Is IGCSE a bag thing (need answer asap)

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bobbybrown12
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im studying as levels but at the same time i retaking maths GCSE. My teacher didn't let me do the November maths GCSE exam so he said i have to wait for next retake which was on January. Yesterday, he told our class that were now doing IGCSE maths because they entered us late and there's a charge. if i dont want to do it i would have to wait until june which would be bad considering
that im studying a levels.

My questions are:

Does doing IGCSE make you look stupid?
in my CV can i just put GCSE maths or do i have to put IGCSE?
Should i just pay myself to do the normal GCSE?
would IGCSE maths limit my university choices?

i have up till tomorrow to decide
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IGCSE definitely doesn't hinder you. I've heard it's supposed to be slightly harder. And ofc putting "I/i" in front of anything makes it sound cooler. Just look at Apple's success. :3
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If Steve Jobs did GCSE's...
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I did iGCSE Maths. It's quite a bit harder than normal GCSE (so it doesn't make you look stupid) and it does look good on uni applications. If you were putting it on your CV you could probably just say it was a GCSE, I don't think many employers would discriminate based on whether you did GCSE or iGCSE.
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(Original post by bobbybrown12)
Does doing IGCSE make you look stupid?
No.

(Original post by bobbybrown12)
Should i just pay myself to do the normal GCSE?
It's not available in January. You would have to wait until the summer.

(Original post by bobbybrown12)
would IGCSE maths limit my university choices?
Not at all.
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I had been doing the IGCSE math course, until I switched schools. Btw I found that IGCSE math is a bit harder than gcse math, so don't worry. Also I've heard that uni's don't really care if you take gcse or igcse, it's all the same, just depends upon your grade.
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