Does it take the same intelligence to get 6 and 10 A* and please explain why?
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Are 6 A* no different from 10A* in GCSEs? watch
- Thread Starter
- 12-10-2017 21:08
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- 12-10-2017 21:13
No of course not. If you get 10 then you have been more spread out and had less time to dedicate to each subject. It does depend on the subject matter though I guess.
From a professional point of view though once you're past a certain level it really stops mattering past English and maths above c level. If you have those GCSES aren't really worth much in the grand scheme of things.
- 12-10-2017 21:14
GCSE's don't measure intelligence at all, It's just about commitment and effective revision. E.g. I know multiple people who got 10+ A*'s at GCSE and they all got between AAA-ABB at A Level. This is because at GCSE they were good at a lot of things a 'Jack of all trades', but not particularly amazing at anything. While people who got a few A*'s at GCSE got A*AA-A*A*A* at A Level so their intellectual potential is clearly higher in a specialised area. So to answer your question 0A* at GCSE takes the same level of intelligence as 10A*.