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hey guys!i just sat my gcses this may/june.
in a nutshell, i don't really like math. but i worked hard and practiced a lot and am expecting either an A or an A* in it. I am pretty fair at chemistry, however, i absolutely hate moles and chemical calculations. i am mostly
taking biology, mathematics, economics and chemistry/psychology. i haven't decided yet, but i wanted to keep my options open for either medicine or epidemiology at oxbridge. having said all this, i want to know if chemistry As and A level (in edexcel) are mainly calculation based or conceptually and data based. if i must take it, how do i potentially prepare?is chemistry manageable and will i be able to manage it?
many thanks for taking out your time!
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if you want to do medicine you have to do chemistry most course if not all require it and the moles will become easy with a little practice dont worry
sorry btw I dont do edexcel I do aqa but content should be similiar
chemistry a s and a2 is a mix of calculation and theory so its not purely one or the other
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also to prepare for chemistry just make sure you understand the gcse concept and as you do a s levwl make sure you understand thoae topics unserstanding is really important and I think youll be able to gandle it

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Chemistry is a lot of moles and calculations and reaction pathways and boring stuff - there is a little bit of content you need to learn but it's mainly concepts and calculations.

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Chemistry is compulsory for Medicine
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(Original post by 2000rules)
hey guys!i just sat my gcses this may/june.
in a nutshell, i don't really like math. but i worked hard and practiced a lot and am expecting either an A or an A* in it. I am pretty fair at chemistry, however, i absolutely hate moles and chemical calculations. i am mostly
taking biology, mathematics, economics and chemistry/psychology. i haven't decided yet, but i wanted to keep my options open for either medicine or epidemiology at oxbridge. having said all this, i want to know if chemistry As and A level (in edexcel) are mainly calculation based or conceptually and data based. if i must take it, how do i potentially prepare?is chemistry manageable and will i be able to manage it?
many thanks for taking out your time!
You will definitely need chemistry for medicine. I did Edexcel chemistry A level and I think they are fine. There are a lot of calculation Qs in Edexcel. Yes chemistry is manageable. For calculation, you need to do a lot of practice on that ( I've used calculation for AS/A2 chemistry by Jim Clark) and ask your teacher for help. Also, do a lot of revision before exams and practice a lot of past papers (for my A2 I did at least 40 past papers). Use websites like chemrevise, maths and physics tutor and chemguides, they are very useful.
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