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    I'm thinking of retaking maths as I got a C but think I could get a B even though I was 20 marks off . I'm doing A levels at the moment which are biology , chemistry, geography and economics . Do you think I would be Able to handle it on top of maths gcse ?
    Also because I feel like I'm limited with a C in maths and my choices for uni and courses are limited .
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    Hello,
    How did you do in your gcses overall ? The jump from gcse to A-level is huge and so if you struggled at gcse I would advice against a retake.
    However, if you feel confident that you'll be able to put in the extra work and have the motivation to do it, go for it !
    All the best
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    (Original post by chubb890)
    I'm thinking of retaking maths as I got a C but think I could get a B even though I was 20 marks off . I'm doing A levels at the moment which are biology , chemistry, geography and economics . Do you think I would be Able to handle it on top of maths gcse ?
    Also because I feel like I'm limited with a C in maths and my choices for uni and courses are limited .
    GCSEs don't actually end up mattering too much for uni applications - most unis just care about A levels, they might want to know how many A*s or As you got but not really specific subjects or at least not that I'm aware
    A levels are really difficult to manage especially at the beginning, it might not be worth spending time redoing that exam but its up to you anyway

    good luck either way
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    Ate you sure that they don't matter as much because loads of uni that I saw require a B in maths . Also I juat feel like I will have more opportunities with a B in maths and I would only focus on them for 2 months as the exam is in 2 months
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    (Original post by lee1999wright)
    Hello,
    How did you do in your gcses overall ? The jump from gcse to A-level is huge and so if you struggled at gcse I would advice against a retake.
    However, if you feel confident that you'll be able to put in the extra work and have the motivation to do it, go for it !
    All the best
    Hey thanks for the reply and I didn't do too well for my gcse I got 5 Bs in economics , geography , core science , additional science and English literature and I got 2 Cs in maths and English language and 2 D in French and art but there was a mistake with art so that could possibly move up .


    I don't struggle that much like I go a B in the maths mock but I do find it hard. In the real exam I didn't get to a finish a paper but I found out that I got 85/200 however a B was very high this year .
    What do you think ?
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    Honestly, you passed maths. You have some pretty intense A-level subjects there and if I was you i'd focus on them.
    Edexcel ? I remember last year I scraped 98/200 which was just a B grade and as they've put the grade boundaries up, its just not worth a resit.
    Universities will be happy to see you've passed maths as most gcse entry requirements for uni courses are 5 A* - C inc English & Maths which you have so that should not be a problem when applying.
    Advice, focus hard on your A-levels and leave gcses back in year 11.
    All the best
 
 
 
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