Yes, sometimes. Apparantly if you don't put any extra effort into your a-levels, you can expect to go down by at least 2 grades. And probably even more if you were the kind of person that got As with virtually no effort and think you can do the same at a-level.
How much time do you spend on each subject outside of lessons. On normal weeks ie no official exams coming up, apparantly (although this varies between people) you should be doing the same amount outside of lessons as you are inside. Which works out at 9-10 hours in total per subject. At a-level you're usually still classed as a full time student. But if you only do 4 subjects, thats about 15-20 hours a week of lessons, and you need to make the rest up yourself with independant study to about 30-35 hours.
Plus, are they subjects you did at gcse or new ones like politics/law/sociology/psychology ? (although some places do them at gcse I know)
Do people honestly think that someone with 3 red gems cares about rep anymore?
Last edited by Clare~Bear; 26-09-2012 at 16:54.
yes it's normal but you can bring it up to a's by jan/jun
Last edited by Groat; 26-09-2012 at 16:27.
Unfortunately, yep. As we all discovered in year 12 (most sadly in the Jan exams) an A/A* grade at GCSE is more like the equivalent to a C/D at A level.
A levels require a crazy amount of work and motivation, it's just something you'll get used to as time goes on
Last edited by Icedancer95; 26-09-2012 at 16:27.