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    (Original post by jamie_jca)
    Does anyone know if LSE accept EPQ as an AS level?
    If you check their admissions pages it states that they encourage people to take the EPQ but do not set it as a prerequsite, so I'm guessing they don't. Give them a call in a weeks time?
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    (Original post by Ultimate_Geek)
    I loved doing my EPQ, I found it really interesting and revelled in the chance to do something completely off my own back without any 'course guides' or 'specifications' to stick to.
    I'm with you on this - I had a few tearing-my-hair-out moments when filling out the logbook, but overall I really enjoyed the freedom to research and write about exactly what I wanted and present it, within reason, how I liked.

    Also, strangely, I really enjoy referencing :ahee:
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    Alright guys, I'm a mature student going back to college. They offer the EPQ...Do you complete the EPQ during the AS year or A2?
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    "Was Gordon Brown a successful Prime Minister?"

    Is that a good idea for an EPQ?
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    (Original post by jamie_jca)
    "Was Gordon Brown a successful Prime Minister?"

    Is that a good idea for an EPQ?
    I would imagine that if you defined some broad criteria for what makes a successful PM and then narrowed these down (they love a bit of narrowing) then it should work I don't know how you'd choose the criteria though - you could conduct a survey, find a source that has some or simply come up with them yourself, I suppose.

    Anything is a 'good idea' if you're interested enough in it to write 5000+ words!
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    Hi I wanted to know, if you dont take a direct quote from somewhere do you have to footnote it, or do you just put it in the bibliography?


    THANNKS
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    i need to find a topic for my epq and get a first draft completed before i go back. i'm hoping to do history and politics or politics and international relations so i think a good topic would be isreali foreign policy. however i'm not sure how i can word the question. can anyone help ?
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    I'm currently doing my EPQ but got my AS results today - not as expected a CCCC. Will universities dismiss the epq with those grades or does it show my determination and hard work?
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    Woot woot got A* for my extended project today.
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    (Original post by xXHD-LoverXx)
    Woot woot got A* for my extended project today.
    Oooh Well Done! :woo:
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    (Original post by lessQQmorepewpew)
    i need to find a topic for my epq and get a first draft completed before i go back. i'm hoping to do history and politics or politics and international relations so i think a good topic would be isreali foreign policy. however i'm not sure how i can word the question. can anyone help ?
    I'd probably look at a particular event, either in Israel or world wide, and its effect on Israeli foreign policy. I'm sure it wouldn't be hard to find one for Israel.
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    Everyone from my year that did the EPQ had their grades dropped by 3 grades. I went from an A to a D. How great..
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    how many marks was the ocr one out of?
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    Heya everyone!

    I am doing an EPQ level 3 as a 5000 word essay on nursing.
    I've had no advice from teachers and I'm really stuck.
    How should I start my essay or structure it?

    Thanks everyone !
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    (Original post by xXHD-LoverXx)
    Woot woot got A* for my extended project today.
    How many points did you get? I got an A, wondering how far off I was :P
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    I started my EPQ this summer, now at 4,500 ish words, the project is due 19th of September. Will I get my results before I submit my UCAS? If not, will I be able to update it once I receive my results?

    Same with AQA BACC? If anyone knows

    Well done to everyone who got good results!
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    Got my title, just don't know how to start my essay :confused:
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    I am going to start an extended project in September and i have a few ideas of what i could go with:
    1. History of Computers
    2. Computing and the Law
    3. Ethical problems shown on films e.g. Homophobia, sexism, racism (How could i title this?)
    4. Modern attitudes compared to past attitudes e.g. Changes in social acceptance

    Does anyone have any ideas?
    (I will be doing this along side my A2 courses)
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    I can't offer you much advice about your subject choice, but I've just received an A* grade for my extended project and can thoroughly recommend it - as long as you're prepared to put in the effort.

    Choose the subject that interests you most - it doesn't matter too much how it fits with your university course, as the EPQ demonstrates your independent research skills and discipline more than anything.
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    (Original post by alexmagpie)
    I can't offer you much advice about your subject choice, but I've just received an A* grade for my extended project and can thoroughly recommend it - as long as you're prepared to put in the effort.

    Choose the subject that interests you most - it doesn't matter too much how it fits with your university course, as the EPQ demonstrates your independent research skills and discipline more than anything.
    Ahh thanks, i was thinking of doing an ICT related course in university, would it be ok if i did a project which was not related?
 
 
 
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