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    So I take maths, chemistry, biology and further maths.

    In year 12 I did 2 of my A2 modules (stats 2, core 3) with the intention of doing core 4 + some or all of further maths in year 13.

    Now I am in year 13, I'm doing D1, M1 and FP1 as further AS maths. I'm not sure whether to carry on with this, or concentrate on core 4 + chemistry + biology this year.

    I don't find AS further maths difficult but it takes up a lot of time doing all the exercises in the book and past papers. I would finish AS further maths by Christmas and so would have lots of time to revise.

    I am predicted A*A*A(A in AS FM).

    The main problem is that I don't know what course I am applying to. I might take a gap year if I can't decide soon. I might consider medicine, or even a maths degree (probably not straight maths, maybe maths + biology). When I spoke to maths at Leeds, the admissions tutor basically said it was fine, I'll have to get AAA without further maths but lower entry requirements if I have FM. He sounded quite certain, but I don't think they come across this scenario much so I'm worried when it comes to me applying this or next year they could change their minds and reject me.

    Although I have spoken to loads of unis, doing loads of different courses, and pretty much all of them don't mind that I've taken modules early, and don't value and extra a level, should I keep doing it?

    I feel like I could get A*A*A without further maths but might be looking more at AAAA if I did further maths.

    Do you think I should keep on doing it?
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    (Original post by A*my)
    So I take maths, chemistry, biology and further maths.

    In year 12 I did 2 of my A2 modules (stats 2, core 3) with the intention of doing core 4 + some or all of further maths in year 13.

    Now I am in year 13, I'm doing D1, M1 and FP1 as further AS maths. I'm not sure whether to carry on with this, or concentrate on core 4 + chemistry + biology this year.

    I don't find AS further maths difficult but it takes up a lot of time doing all the exercises in the book and past papers. I would finish AS further maths by Christmas and so would have lots of time to revise.

    I am predicted A*A*A(A in AS FM).

    The main problem is that I don't know what course I am applying to. I might take a gap year if I can't decide soon. I might consider medicine, or even a maths degree (probably not straight maths, maybe maths + biology). When I spoke to maths at Leeds, the admissions tutor basically said it was fine, I'll have to get AAA without further maths but lower entry requirements if I have FM. He sounded quite certain, but I don't think they come across this scenario much so I'm worried when it comes to me applying this or next year they could change their minds and reject me.

    Although I have spoken to loads of unis, doing loads of different courses, and pretty much all of them don't mind that I've taken modules early, and don't value and extra a level, should I keep doing it?

    I feel like I could get A*A*A without further maths but might be looking more at AAAA if I did further maths.

    Do you think I should keep on doing it?
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    If you're going for a Maths degree then I'd drop either Biology or Chemistry. If not then drop Further Maths.
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    (Original post by JT114455)
    If you're going for a Maths degree then I'd drop either Biology or Chemistry. If not then drop Further Maths.
    I haven't decided on a course. I might choose something like natural sciences, in which case I need maths, chemistry AND biology to do it. I don't want to drop chemistry or biology, but i can see how this is an advantage to some people who are taking the full A2 further maths.

    I think it's more important for me to get the grades to keep a variety of courses available to me rather than having a further A level which no unis require, even some maths departments don't require it.

    Thanks for your advice.
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    (Original post by A*my)
    I haven't decided on a course. I might choose something like natural sciences, in which case I need maths, chemistry AND biology to do it. I don't want to drop chemistry or biology, but i can see how this is an advantage to some people who are taking the full A2 further maths.

    I think it's more important for me to get the grades to keep a variety of courses available to me rather than having a further A level which no unis require, even some maths departments don't require it.

    Thanks for your advice.
    Good plan, good luck.
 
 
 
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