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    I got a b at GCSE maths and I'm thinking of taking maths at a level along with ICT and business. However it's been 2 years since I done my GCSEs because I dropped out of college during my first year due to a long term illness so I'm worried the 2 year gap has made me forget a lot of things from GCSE maths and if it might hold me back from getting a A at a level maths? ??
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    Go for it, I got a B for maths gcse but I fully expected to get an A for it but the exam was harder than usual. I do AS maths currently and am going to sit exams soon, it should be fine.
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    Honestly, If you're willing to put the work in it'll be okay.
    I got an A at GCSE and got U's in my first lot of mock exams... I slacked so I got what I deserved.
    I highly recommend using "exam solutions" this goes through every single topic on the syllabus and has past papers for you to try with worked video solutions to help you understand.
    I've been getting A's ever since I've used this site and put the work in.

    Anything is possible if you want it enough.

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    i would definitely do it if i were you! i think maths is a really important subject and tbh if you do enough practice you soon get the hang of it.
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    I enjoyed maths at GCSE but found the A level to very boring and repetitive. I would really recommend picking another subject unless you really enjoy maths. You really only need a basic level of maths to do the A level since you won't really use much of your GCSE knowledge for maths.
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    If I were you, I wouldn't choose maths with a B at GCSE unless you're willing to learn GCSE maths to an A* level beforehand. This is because C1 starts off assuming you know things to the A* level at GCSE, and so learning it to this level would make up for your B in the past.
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    Yeah do it, low grade boundaries are always nice
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    Only if you're going to put in the effort. Being good at Maths wont cut it.

    I did well at GCSE with no effort so I thought I'd be fine at A level and got a U.
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    (Original post by Shahikra)
    I got a b at GCSE maths and I'm thinking of taking maths at a level along with ICT and business. However it's been 2 years since I done my GCSEs because I dropped out of college during my first year due to a long term illness so I'm worried the 2 year gap has made me forget a lot of things from GCSE maths and if it might hold me back from getting a A at a level maths? ??
    I do A level maths and got an A at GCSE, there are a few people in my class who got B's but a lot of them had to drop it throughout the year because they couldn't keep up. However there are still a lot of people taking A Level maths at my school who are coping just fine and are predicted C's. If you feel confident enough go for it, but br prepared to put a LOT of work in! xx
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    (Original post by Jasaron)
    If I were you, I wouldn't choose maths with a B at GCSE unless you're willing to learn GCSE maths to an A* level beforehand. This is because C1 starts off assuming you know things to the A* level at GCSE, and so learning it to this level would make up for your B in the past.
    Great answer! Totally agree.
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    thanks for the advice i will consider it
 
 
 
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