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    I'm taking A-level maths (hopefully) this year and I have no clue how the next 2 years are gonna look, any insight?
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    If you generally maths and problem solving, then the course is for you. It's not the easiest subject. Take my 2 years as an example. First year was easy . I just did loads of past papers and I was fine. However, 2nd year it's gets too more complicated. If you can keep up with the work and practise loads then your fine.

    Also, AQA made our exams so much harder than they normally are. My Core 3 and 4 I literally just failed them. AQA made our papers hard and I don't think I will get B overall.
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    AS is surprisingly nice, and you wonder what all the horror stories were about. Then A2 was like having your balls slowly crushed in a vise.(excluding m1 which is meant to be an AS i think)
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    Taking maths to A level was one of the worst decisions I ever made. That's because I chose it due to thinking it's what universities will want for my current course, rather than because I actually enjoyed it.
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    Imagine being hung, drawn and quartered
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    (Original post by exofan123)
    I'm taking A-level maths (hopefully) this year and I have no clue how the next 2 years are gonna look, any insight?
    Despite what all may say, it's all relative to the person. If you did very well in GCSE maths expect to do well in A level maths and the opposite is also true.
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    (Original post by exofan123)
    I'm taking A-level maths (hopefully) this year and I have no clue how the next 2 years are gonna look, any insight?
    If you are talking about Edexcel. C1234 & M1 are easy if you put in the work. One problem you will face is M2, in my opinion the hardest exam in all A-levels, and I do Physics. Math's is really not that bad IF you put in the work.
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    it's ruined my chances of going to uni
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    (Original post by fartinugget)
    Despite what all may say, it's all relative to the person. If you did very well in GCSE maths expect to do well in A level maths and the opposite is also true.

    What did you get in a level and GCSE maths?
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    (Original post by Rajive)
    What did you get in a level and GCSE maths?
    GCSE A*
    AS-A(even though i haven't got my actual result though , yes i'm that confident )
    A level yet to do
    I'm also doing a few more modules than usual though (6 more)
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    (Original post by fartinugget)
    GCSE A*
    AS-A(even though i haven't got my actual result though , yes i'm that confident )
    A level yet to do
    I'm also doing a few more modules than usual though (6 more)
    Do you think an A is fine to do it?
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    (Original post by Rajive)
    Do you think an A is fine to do it?
    An A is fine to do A level maths? yea of course it is
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    (Original post by fartinugget)
    Despite what all may say, it's all relative to the person. If you did very well in GCSE maths expect to do well in A level maths and the opposite is also true.
    I got A* in IGCSE maths(96% average) but barely got a B in AS maths..
    yeah..no..
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    (Original post by BirdIsWord)
    I got A* in IGCSE maths(96% average) but barely got a B in AS maths..
    yeah..no..
    Well there's always exceptions and the general trend
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    it's easy if you do enough past papers.
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    Imagine Getting your hopes up and life crushing it over and over again basically.

    Maths is enjoyable I'd say but, it's just, it makes you feel so bad when you get questions wrong because it looks easy and simple but turns out to be more complicated.




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    Feels like **** with they way my exam went today:/
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    It's really either Maths or Physics, and the latter terrifies me so much
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    Depends how much aptitude you have and how hard working you are
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    In terms of difficulty, it isn't too bad, but make sure you stay on top of your work and don't leave revision until two days before the exam (like I did).

    When it comes to the content, I enjoyed it at the start, but by the end of AS, I hated it. The FM content is a lot more interesting, but now I'm completely done with maths and I hate it. Just make sure you definitely want to do it, and look a the content to see if you would enjoy it. Enjoying it will make revising for it 50x easier.
 
 
 
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