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    which exam board is harder and which do unis like more (Russell groups)
    I've heard OCR is significantly more challenging but I'm not sure?
    what do you guys think?
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    Firstly, is this for a level or GCSEs? Secondly, how are you able to choose - surely your school would decide?
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    apparently AQA is most valuable?
    but people say OCR is harder?
    idk
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    (Original post by Ensorcell)
    Firstly, is this for a level or GCSEs? Secondly, how are you able to choose - surely your school would decide?
    I was wondering for A-Levels.
    I'm applying to different sixth forms each of which do different boards so I want to know which one is harder
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    which exam board is harder and which do unis like more (Russell groups)
    I've heard OCR is significantly more challenging but I'm not sure?
    what do you guys think?
    Should be roughly the same difficulty

    Universities don't care which board you sit.
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    A lot of effort is putting into ensuring that the standard is comparable across boards - Ofqual has the final say on grade boundaries to ensure this is true. Almost all the people on TSR who tell you that board X is way harder than board Y will only have every experienced one of them and are just making stuff up.

    Universities don't care which board you do.
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    It's the grades that matter, not the boards. Choose the best sixth form college for helping you to get the highest marks, not which board they're doing
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