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    Choosing a-level options. Definitely doing maths, chemistry, physics. The dream would be natsci at cambridge, but I'd probably apply for physical, first year do biology of cells, chemistry, physics, and end up specializing in chemistry or biochemistry later on. If not cambridge, durham or york natural science and joint honours courses would be great. Basically I want to do a broad course with lots of flexibility (I'm a big picture kind of learner) but most likely ending up doing some form of chemistry. (biophysics also looks awesome...i'd be happy doing any kind of research I feel is worthwhile, which for me is more bio based)

    I love biology to pieces and extra science stuff I've done so far (crest, extra reading) have all been biology/biochemistry based. But, I find maths really easy (never revised, get 96-100% every test and top in UKMTs easy) and have been told I could do further maths. I think I'd rather do biology interests-wise, (I love maths, but fm would just be more of the same whilst biology would be a range of stuff I find really interesting), would I be putting myself at a disadvantage when it comes to applying for uni if I'm applying for physical natsci at cambridge without further maths?
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    Choosing a-level options. Definitely doing maths, chemistry, physics. The dream would be natsci at cambridge, but I'd probably apply for physical, first year do biology of cells, chemistry, physics, and end up specializing in chemistry or biochemistry later on. If not cambridge, durham or york natural science and joint honours courses would be great. Basically I want to do a broad course with lots of flexibility (I'm a big picture kind of learner) but most likely ending up doing some form of chemistry. (biophysics also looks awesome...i'd be happy doing any kind of research I feel is worthwhile, which for me is more bio based)

    I love biology to pieces and extra science stuff I've done so far (crest, extra reading) have all been biology/biochemistry based. But, I find maths really easy (never revised, get 96-100% every test and top in UKMTs easy) and have been told I could do further maths. I think I'd rather do biology interests-wise, (I love maths, but fm would just be more of the same whilst biology would be a range of stuff I find really interesting), would I be putting myself at a disadvantage when it comes to applying for uni if I'm applying for physical natsci at cambridge without further maths?
    One of my students studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge and told me he really regretted not taking Further Maths. His A Levels were Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Music. How useful it will be will depend on the pathway you eventually take.
 
 
 
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