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I'm sure you get a lot of questions like this one, so I apologise if its more of the same. I've done a bit of a search, but I didn't find anything which really answered my question. I'm a south african student finishing my final year of high school with Cambridge (this means I cant tell you any SAT scores or similar)

I'm considering a course in applied mathematics next year, but I've never been terribly brilliant with maths. I've found that I've enjoyed it this year especially and I've done quite a decent course in maths. I'm just not sure whether I'll be able to cope with a University maths course. Do you have any advice for me to help me decide whether I've got what it takes? I'm also interested in physics, but applied maths seems to be more useful in the real world and combines some physics with maths. I'm not too worried about how much I'll earn after studying, but I have wondered whether a job using applied maths (I would do a computer science course too) would be financially viable, or whether go with my other choice which is human genetics?

Any advice would be very appreciated!

Thanks

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