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I really want to do a Maths + CS joint degree for 4 years at university. I'm currently in Year 13 doing Maths + Mechanics (and Physics, Chem).

How hard will I find it? Just to give you a clue, I got marks in the high 90 %s in my modules in Maths, so I am good at whatever exams test you for, but lots of people say you have to naturally good at maths to do well at university, and I'm not sure if I'm really that naturally good...

I can pick up concepts somewhat easily, and have a good memory, but I do find the STEP test (here are some samples: http://www.maths.cam.ac.uk/undergrad/admissions/step/advpcm.pdf [Broken]) slightly difficult. Some parts of it are easy, and most parts I understand by reading through the answers and few parts I don't understand. I'm not doing Further Mathematics so maybe that has something to do with it, as that link does have questions for STEP 2 and 3. But at university level I guess you can do those with your eyes closed??

So am I good enough for Maths? Sorry if this seems muddled but it's hard to write it down properly.

What I mean is, if you're doing uni level Maths and you're doing well, did you find that you were really really really clever at college/school (who didn't need to do a lot of practise for anything)?

I really want to do a Maths + CS joint degree for 4 years at university. I'm currently in Year 13 doing Maths + Mechanics (and Physics, Chem).

How hard will I find it? Just to give you a clue, I got marks in the high 90 %s in my modules in Maths, so I am good at whatever exams test you for, but lots of people say you have to naturally good at maths to do well at university, and I'm not sure if I'm really that naturally good...

I can pick up concepts somewhat easily, and have a good memory, but I do find the STEP test (here are some samples: http://www.maths.cam.ac.uk/undergrad/admissions/step/advpcm.pdf [Broken]) slightly difficult. Some parts of it are easy, and most parts I understand by reading through the answers and few parts I don't understand. I'm not doing Further Mathematics so maybe that has something to do with it, as that link does have questions for STEP 2 and 3. But at university level I guess you can do those with your eyes closed??

So am I good enough for Maths? Sorry if this seems muddled but it's hard to write it down properly.

What I mean is, if you're doing uni level Maths and you're doing well, did you find that you were really really really clever at college/school (who didn't need to do a lot of practise for anything)?

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