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    I was wondering if I should do A level maths, I got a low A but in year 7 my target was a C lol I dont know why, so I'm proud but I did work hard for it in year 11. I got into A level maths because I passed the entrance exam, and with maths I woule pick sociolgoy, history and epq.

    I was wondering if you guys think I will struggle? I know I can work hard but still it could get a bit much right? any advice is appreciated thanks
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    I think you'll be fine, just work hard that's really all I can say


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    Do you think that you had to work hard to achieve the low A? If you struggled heavily in achieving that, I would definitely recommend you consider whether you have the capability of studying it at A-Level or not.

    I'm obviously unaware of how rigorous the entrance exam to the subject would be but I assume it would be able to weed out those who cannot succeed at the subject fairly quickly.

    In the end, if you begin to struggle at the subject during the first couple weeks, you can simply switch to something else instead!


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    If you want to do it, then do it.
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    I know lots of people who got A's at GCSE and went on to get A/A* at A level. It's all down to hard work and past papers tbh and ALWAYS ask for help on a topic you don't get or go on examsolutions.com
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    (Original post by valdokarina)
    I was wondering if I should do A level maths, I got a low A but in year 7 my target was a C lol I dont know why, so I'm proud but I did work hard for it in year 11. I got into A level maths because I passed the entrance exam, and with maths I woule pick sociolgoy, history and epq.

    I was wondering if you guys think I will struggle? I know I can work hard but still it could get a bit much right? any advice is appreciated thanks
    I think you've got sufficient pre-requisite knowledge to do well. I wouldn't recommend anyone below an A at GCSE take A Level maths, or any of the physical sciences, generally speaking. Just make sure you put the effort in from the begginning, as it can get daunting very swiftly,
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    (Original post by valdokarina)
    I was wondering if I should do A level maths, I got a low A but in year 7 my target was a C lol I dont know why, so I'm proud but I did work hard for it in year 11. I got into A level maths because I passed the entrance exam, and with maths I woule pick sociolgoy, history and epq.

    I was wondering if you guys think I will struggle? I know I can work hard but still it could get a bit much right? any advice is appreciated thanks
    How confident are you with algebra?

    How hard will you work?
 
 
 
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