Will it look bad for medicine if i resit my gcse maths?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-28 12:21:54 - Similar - Report/Block

I want to apply for medicine, and last year when i sat my gcse maths i missed out a double page in one of the papers. i still ended up with an A (4 ums marks off an A*) which is very annoying, i currently take AS further maths and am more than capable of getting A* if i were to resit Getting this extra A* would say me up to 8 A*'s, but ho...

Secondary Should I resit my Maths GCSE or not?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2012-11-02 11:56:33 - Similar - Report/Block

Basically, I got a B for maths in GCSE. Don't get me wrong, I'm happy that I didn't fail or anything, but I just feel that a B isn't 'good enough', and I'm somewhat considering resitting the two exams that I did in June. I'm in two minds about it, as most uni's require at least a B at GCSE, which I already have, but I just want an A at le...

Accounting and finance GCSE maths B

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-02 02:59:21 - Similar - Report/Block

I want to do A&F at uni and have a decent set of GCSE results, 1 A* 5 As 4 Bs, and and predicted AAA for next year, but one of my Bs at GCSE is in maths... I want to appy to Durham, Newcastle, Leeds and Exeter but they require A in maths. I was going to email them and ask if it's worth applying and get the A in maths GCSE part of a condit...

Maths GCSE exam in June, help!

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-17 00:10:48 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm currently in year 11. I completed my Edexcel Maths GCSE (Linear, 1ma0) in year 10 (last year). I got an A overall, with 147 marks which is a comfortable A (164 A*, 126 A). Our Maths teacher asked us in September 2012 if we wanted to resit in March 2013 (the exam was 2 weeks ago) and I said no, I was extremely happy with an A. But rece...

Maths GCSE - Aftermath

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-11 22:20:18 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello there guys. I was itching myself this particular question all day and thought i might need different opinions. I have done my maths exam for GCSE and obtained a A*. However i am being urged by my teachers and parents, that I should take further maths at A-level, which I am not sure of. Therefore I would like to know whether or not,...

Maths in medicine - what should I brush up on?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-22 00:06:48 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone, So I'm starting medicine in September I didn't study A level maths and I got a B in GCSE maths back in the day when I took it! The last time I properly used my maths skills was for the GAMSAT which I sat in September which was without a calculator. I'm ok-ish at maths but I'm a bit worried I might be behind other students as...

How important are GCSE grades when applying?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-24 04:04:18 - Similar - Report/Block

I noticed that unis in the UK tend to be quite heavy on their GCSE requirements for entry into medicine. I was considering doing a bachelor of biomedicine before then specialising in medicine in Australia, but was just wondering how much importance is placed on GCSE grades there- is the focus more on A/AS level results? The reason I ask i...

Want to be a teacher, but can't get a C in Maths GCSE

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-14 12:46:12 - Similar - Report/Block

Basically, I'm doing AS-levels and they are going really well. Just had my first exam yesterday and it (hopefully) went well. Fingers crossed! But I'm predominately an English student and NOT a maths student. I have struggled with Maths since I was in primary school. My highest grade I have ever gotten in Maths GCSE was an E... and to bec...

Are my predicted grades good enough for medicine?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-04 16:11:20 - Similar - Report/Block

are these gcse grades good enough for medicine Biology-A* Chemistry-A Physics-B RE-A* PE-B Health and social care-AA (2 GCSE's for this subject) English literature-A English language-A History-A* Maths-A German-B (i completed this GCSE in year 9 i was in fast track german) 3A* 6A 3B I plan on taking these subjects for A-Levels, I hope to...

How do I ace my Maths GCSE?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-27 01:17:04 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello all, I'm currently with Edexcel and doing the modular course. I've done Unit 1 last March and resat Unit 2 in March(in which I got a C originally, and was 3 marks off an A in the resit) and going to do Unit 3. However, my teacher has entered my to resit Unit 1 (in which I was a mark off an A). I'm not struggling with the content of...

Sixth form taking a level maths but worried about GCSE Maths

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-23 16:31:19 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm currently taking AS Maths and AS Stats, and hopefully I wish to carry this subject onto A2, but doing a lot of the AS material has made me realise my foundation for maths isnt very strong as my GCSE Maths grade says (I got an A). Most of what I learned at GCSE has slipped out through my head, probably because I didnt learn it properly...

Biomed to medicine?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-11 20:02:33 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi so I was wondering due to my poor gcse results of 2a 6b and 1c and only doing 3 AS levels (wasn't allowed to do anymore) if it would be possible to apply for biomed at a uni that also provides a medicine course and switch over after 2/3 years? I'm pretty confident of obtaining 3As in biology chemistry and maths in my AS's. or should I...

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Maths revision help

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-25 22:19:51 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm doing GCSE maths, I've failed about 5 times now, I've tired tuition from 2 or three different people which was a waste of money as i didn't learn much, and i can't learn this way for some reason. maths is one of those subjects you have to practice of but I've tired a few ways like cgp books, past papers, maths-watch, it still doesn't...

Additional Maths GCSE/FSMQ?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-21 20:03:23 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi there:) I was wondering whether there was a large difference between the Additional Maths FSMQ and GCSE? I'm planning on applying to do one of these whilst independently studying for it. Also, are there any actual textbooks for Additional Maths or is it just a mix of books put together? Like the GCSE maths textbooks and then just C1 an...

Secondary What will my result be?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-11 22:03:13 - Similar - Report/Block

I got a high C in my T6 maths and at least a low B in my T4. I planned for a T6 resit but now I don't want to do it. I'm scheduled to do AdMaths next year but it's unlikely now as I hate Maths. My parents won't let me back out of the resit or out of AdMaths unless they know that I'll pass. What grade am I likely to get? (C, B, etc.)...

Secondary futher maths gcse, FSMQ or start AS maths

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-23 14:05:12 - Similar - Report/Block

My sister is currently in year 8 at the moment and doing well with maths. Her teachers have suggested, she could take her GCSE maths next year, so would have less to do in year 11.She also wants to study maths at a-level. She clearly will forget most or what she has learnt if she doesn't do any "real" maths for the next two years. We are...

Secondary Maths GCSE Results Edexcel

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-18 12:45:15 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello guys, Have you got your Maths GCSE Result from the exams you sat in February and March? I was really worried I got a B because I wouldn't be able to do Further Maths but I got an A. I was still really disapointed so hopefully I will retake it. What are your thoughts on me retaking and also what did you get? HadjerBoum :)...

Should I take further maths (AS-Level)?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-21 16:18:58 - Similar - Report/Block

I am predicted A* in GCSE Edexcel Maths, and I was wondering whether AS Further Maths is right for me. I will be doing normal maths to A2, and Further Maths to AS. However, people have said FM is very VERY hard. Can i still manage Further maths even if i'm doing it only to AS Level , or is still that hard? (Also, is it true that AS-FM is...

Simple Techniques for Improving Your GCSE Maths

calameo.com - 2012-10-11 11:28:35 - Similar - Report/Block

Probably the most challenging areas of examinations for a lot of students is actually GCSE maths. Maths is made to check not just knowing about it associated with mathematical topics, but...

How to resit?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-19 17:25:21 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I recently got a C in my english lit for GCSE and i want to resit for higher paper but my school won't let me, they are saying that I can only sit the same exam twice, which is bullcrap because i know people in sixth form resitting there english 4 times. Please help me out how can I resit it? I am in year 11. Btw would paying for it w...

Gcse retakes help!

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-06 00:06:48 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi all, I retaked my gcse maths and in the summer of 2012 found out I got a grade C AGAIN! I wasn't far off a grade B. I took AQA Gcse Maths unit 3 in June 2012 however I want to retake the exam again in June 2013 hopeing to boost my overall grade to B. Is this possible as I really need Grade B in GCSE Maths ??...

Is Medicine possible if I work harder?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-10 17:59:49 - Similar - Report/Block

My GCSEs results/predictions: Maths: A* Eng Lang: A Eng Lit: A* Biology: A Chemistry: A Physics: A History: B German: B Gov and Pol AS Level (early): C (But I think I can get a B :D) Anyway, basically, I'm doing Bio, Chem, Maths and Economics at A Level. Hopefully at UCL or Queen Mary's. My question is: If I do end up getting AAA at A2 fo...

Is Kingston Uni good for a Maths degree?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-11 17:13:46 - Similar - Report/Block

I love maths and ive got a C grade in alevel maths and A in gcse maths. But i find other subjects boring, but i have a huge passion for maths. Isit worth getting a degree in maths at Kingston uni? I want to be a maths teacher, if i get a 2:1 or a 1st, can i still get a well paid job with a maths degree and become a secondary maths teacher...

Science GCSE B1 Result/Resit help?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-18 00:57:10 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, i did an exam in January, and i got my result recently. I got a B, but i was 2 marks off an A. I had mixed emotions about this grade because i was ill on the day and had about an hour and a half sleep before hand, but i knew if i would have put i time and was feeling up to it i could have done better. I was just wondering whether i sh...

Secondary GCSE History - medicine (especially OCR) help

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-21 19:57:09 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone For anyone doing GCSE History in the next few weeks, this revision site is really useful... http://mrgodman.co.uk/ Also you can get an iphone app to help with the revision, especially if your doing medicine through time. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gcse...5 27663351?mt=8 :D :eek:...

Secondary Ocr gcse maths advice

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-24 02:17:04 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi guys repeating my gcse maths again and again and I'm so tired of failing it :( has anyone passed OCR maths foundation and be willing to give me exam techniques or encouragement on what I could do to hopefully pass these exams in June 2013? Thanks much appreciated :( :( This was posted from The Student Room's iPhone/iPad App...

Predicted GCSE Grades and Medicine

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-21 19:37:49 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi there everyone, I am currently in year 10. I would just like to know whether I would be considered in the medical field with the following GCSE grades: Maths: B English Language:B English Literature: A Science: B Re: B French:B Geography: B Psychology: B History: B ICT: B Media Studies: A Please take into consideration that these are o...

A level chemistry or Latin?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-26 23:55:46 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey guys, I'm deciding my a levels, so far I've got maths, further maths and physics; I just can't decide whether chemistry or Latin would be a better fourth option. I find Latin easier and think that I would be more likely to take it to A2 than chemistry and would probably do better. I'm looking to do maths, engineering (maybe... Maybe f...

Sixth Form Maths grade good enough for Grammar sixth form?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2012-09-02 01:20:18 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi guys, I am doing the modular system to gain my GCSE mathematics qualification and I was wondering what type of grade in maths I would need to get into a grammar sixth form. I am not looking to carry on maths as an A-Level but I am aware that your GCSE maths qualification is important for gaining access to good sixth forms and uni's. So...

Medicine VS Maths and Chemistry

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-21 12:38:17 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi there, I am currently in possession of an offer to study medicine from Imperial and an offer to study Maths and Chemistry at Exeter and Southampton. My problem is, however, I don't know what to go for. I would have though that a degree from Imperial (in anything) would be better than a degree from the other two although I'm not sure ho...

Other/Not applicable Self teaching GCSE maths

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-20 19:15:38 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi im going to self teach myself GCSE maths (edexcel) and was wondering what book/guide I should buy and if there are any online resources I can use? Also do you think it is possible to do this to A/A* standard in 4 weeks (between 15-25 hours a week) as I will be start teaching it to myself after my AS exams on the 5 of june and will do a...

Edexcel Further Maths A Level + Maths A2 in one year

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-13 01:39:50 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I have chosen Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics for AS. Unfortunately, I was unable to choose Further Maths because I switched colleges and they had no spaces for FM by the time I joined. I am thinking in applying for either Computer Science or some sort of engineering course at Uni, and have realised that I'm most likely at some...

Secondary Additional Maths GCSE/FSMQ?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-21 19:52:41 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi there:) So I'm planning to apply to do an Additional Maths GCSE/FSMQ after encouragement from my teacher but it will be all independent study. I was wondering whether to do GCSE or FSMQ and whether one was much harder than the other? And if there are any actual textbooks out there for additional maths? I have C1 & C2 textbooks already...

Secondary GCSE ICT or GCSE Business?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-03 22:30:39 - Similar - Report/Block

Need help choosing which of these to do for GCSE. I plan on doing Medicine at Uni and I've already done these: -RE -History -French -Latin -Geography...

Secondary Best maths textbook for new GCSEs?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-11 17:45:56 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I know it's a bit early.. but I'm starting GCSE maths in september and I was just wondering what the best maths textbooks/ revision books are? I'm really bad at maths, and I'm predicted to get an A/A*.

A-level resit policy for Medicine - UEA

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2012-08-23 15:32:47 - Similar - Report/Block

A-Level Resit Policy Norwich Medical School will consider A-Level resits if grades BBB was obtained at the first sitting. Candidates who are wishing to resit one subject will be required to have predicted A* Candidates re-sitting two A-Level subjects are required to have predicted grades of A*A Candidates re-sitting three A-Level subjects...

Question about predicted grades

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-07 00:13:00 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi guys, I'm doing maths and further maths..So in my school I had to take whole a-level maths in my AS year..I've done 4 of my exams (C3 and C4 are left)...I'm likely to achieve As in all of them except one module (M1) which went really bad and I don't even want to think about the grade I would get :D Anyways lets say if my overall maths...

*NEED HELP* Are these A-Levels a good choice for me?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-05 18:44:56 - Similar - Report/Block

Ok so for A-Level I have chose: ~Maths: Got an A at GCSE ~History: Got an A at GCSE ~Physics: Got a B at GCSE ~Chemistry: Got an A at GCSE Are these good choices? Because I would like to go into a career in either chemical engineering or accountancy, are these subjects suitable for that?...

GCSE maths retake

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-15 13:32:44 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi all Basically I need some last minute help about retaking GCSE maths. I took my GCSE's last year- and im doing AS levels now. I got a C in maths (about 2 UMS of a B) which i thought wouldnt be a problem, but now ive been looking at more uni's, a lot of what I want to do needs a B. What do I do? Am i too late to retake? I called AQA ear...

Secondary Additional Maths - Suitable for Medicine?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-21 19:15:38 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey guys :) my teacher has asked me whether i want to do additional maths or not and im not too keen on (especially as i want to do medicine in the future) but i dnt really know the 'pros and cons' of doing it .. so i was hoping u guys could help!:o to anyone who is currently doing it...how is it? hard or easy? interesting or dull? why di...


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