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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
    What are people up to this half term?
    A ton of programming. :emo: Damn AQA and their ridiculous Computing coursework requirements.
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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
    What are people up to this half term?
    Revision/homework ........ Well just procrastinating from doing any of it really


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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
    What are people up to this half term?
    Off on holiday- no h/w for me!


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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
    What are people up to this half term?
    I'm going to finish A Storm of Swords or be eaten by my friend (she read the entire series in 6 weeks while I was still in the part of the series that I found boring, being a show-watcher)
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    I'm going to finish A Storm of Swords or be eaten by my friend (she read the entire series in 6 weeks while I was still in the part of the series that I found boring, being a show-watcher)
    How can you read the books

    I started before summer, got half way through the first... Still half way through the first lol
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    Half term hurray
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    How can you read the books

    I started before summer, got half way through the first... Still half way through the first lol
    The books are way better than the show, and the show is ****ing amazing, so you can see how much I love the books.

    It took me like a year to finish the first book, I think because I was reading it with the intent of seeing how it compared to the show rather than with the intent of reading a good book (plus the first season was quite faithful to the book so there wasn't a huge deal of interesting stuff happening for me). Then it took me another 6 months to get through the first half of the second book, before my friend started reading the books (she hadn't seen the show yet) and finished them. At that point I was like, "**** it I'll start reading more I've been sad that I don't read as much anymore anyway" and soon realised that the books are incredible.
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    The books are way better than the show, and the show is ****ing amazing, so you can see how much I love the books.

    It took me like a year to finish the first book, I think because I was reading it with the intent of seeing how it compared to the show rather than with the intent of reading a good book (plus the first season was quite faithful to the book so there wasn't a huge deal of interesting stuff happening for me). Then it took me another 6 months to get through the first half of the second book, before my friend started reading the books (she hadn't seen the show yet) and finished them. At that point I was like, "**** it I'll start reading more I've been sad that I don't read as much anymore anyway" and soon realised that the books are incredible.
    I just can't read now I've watched it lol
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    Seeing perfect pitch in action still amazes me...
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I just can't read now I've watched it lol
    Well that's what I'm saying, once you're through the first book the rest of the series is awesome.
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    Quickly being reminded of why I dislike school breaks It's so lonely...
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    Well that's what I'm saying, once you're through the first book the rest of the series is awesome.
    But I can't do it :cry2:
    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    Quickly being reminded of why I dislike school breaks It's so lonely...
    I've been off for a week already. Had some sort of depressive breakdown for few days but then I thought **** sadness. Party tomorrow... Should stop any lonely feels. Might try meet up with a friend next week or something

    Maybe you should do something with someone?
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    hmmmm which chapter from C3 should I start revising first ??? Think I'm going to with chapter 1 or 8 ( aka the easy ones )
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    But I can't do it :cry2:


    I've been off for a week already. Had some sort of depressive breakdown for few days but then I thought **** sadness. Party tomorrow... Should stop any lonely feels. Might try meet up with a friend next week or something

    Maybe you should do something with someone?
    I'm just annoyed that my friends are playing the new Civilisation without me (I can't afford it) I actually went to the cinema with people yesterday :lol: My friend has a birthday party on Monday too.

    I can hardly complain; I have a friend who fell off her motorcycle and had to be alone in hospital for 3 weeks - she's out of hospital now, but she doesn't start school again until after half term.

    I'm just playing Smite by myself :mmm:
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    (Original post by sarahiscool)
    hmmmm which chapter from C3 should I start revising first ??? Think I'm going to with chapter 1 or 8 ( aka the easy ones )
    Hardest ones first
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    University Offers - Help?

    Q1) If you meet a university entry requirement and your personal statement is very good, you would norm be offered a place right?

    Q2) How many grades below a university entry requirement would a uni consider you for a conditional offer? - with the assumption you have a strong reference + Personal statement?

    Q3) Can other universities see where else you have applied to OR is that information not available to Uni's?

    Q4) If you go into Clearing will universities only consider grades or would they consider your personal statement/reference at that stage? Are remaining places offered
    to candidates based on first come first serve assuming you meet the entry requirements?
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    (Original post by XxKingSniprxX)
    University Offers - Help?

    Q1) If you meet a university entry requirement and your personal statement is very good - Offered a place right?

    Q2) How many grades below a university entry requirement would a uni consider you for a conditional offer?

    Q3) Can other universities see where else you have applied to OR is that information not available to Uni's?
    Unis cannot see where else you have applied
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    (Original post by XxKingSniprxX)
    University Offers - Help?

    Q1) If you meet a university entry requirement and your personal statement is very good, you would norm be offered a place right?

    Q2) How many grades below a university entry requirement would a uni consider you for a conditional offer? - with the assumption you have a strong reference + Personal statement?

    Q3) Can other universities see where else you have applied to OR is that information not available to Uni's?

    Q4) If you go into Clearing will universities only consider grades or would they consider your personal statement/reference at that stage? Are remaining places offered
    to candidates based on first come first serve assuming you meet the entry requirements?
    Q1. Yes
    Q2. Depends on the uni, if they see your grades are below entry requirements they may reject you right off the bat. There are some exceptional cases though.
    Q3. No
    Q4. I still don't really know what clearing is
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Q1. Yes
    Q2. Depends on the uni, if they see your grades are below entry requirements they may reject you right off the bat. There are some exceptional cases though.
    Q3. No
    Q4. I still don't really know what clearing is
    Clearing is basically

    When you miss your firm and insurance

    And so you have no uni place

    But unis still have spaces to fill

    So you can apply to them basically
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    Question: If you guys couldn't go to uni what would you do as an alternative?
 
 
 
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