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    AS levels are harder than GCSEs, some A* students go down to Ds even with revision. I wouldn't get so complacent.
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    Yes, of-course you can. In fact, just skip A-Levels entirely... go do your degree. Now.









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    Stop being so big-headed!
    GCSEs are nothing campared to AS. I too was an A* student and achieved one of the best grades my school had ever seen + had A*s in Maths, Stats and English Lang in yr 10.
    And...I thought I was better than everyone else when it came to college and didn't put any effort into my studies and hardly attended lessons / got more distracted by my social life that I consequently did terrible in my ASs and achieved B/Cs. Thusly I'm forced to take out a year of my life and apply post-A-level to uni.

    But if you still think you can do it then maybe you're trying to say you want to complete AS AND A2 units in one year. I don't know how they'll be able to predict your A-level grades like that if you want to start uni 1 year ahead of your friends though.
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    You're in for a shock if you think that A* at GCSE automatically means you're good enough for A level. Stop being so arrogant!
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    (Original post by Octohedral)
    Hey people, it sounds like a genuine mistake. OP, if you want challenging go for Olympiads, STEP etc. It would have been AEAs, but some idiot stopped that particular avenue of bettering yourself....
    Cheers man
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    a hydrocarbon was subjected to combustion analysis. A sample of the compound gave 0.3`4g CO2 and 0.129g H20.
    calculate the masses of carbon and hydrogen in the sample

    if you're so clever answer this for me please cheers
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    (Original post by Wodeford)
    I thought they were like GCSE's, you don't need them to continue to A level, but essentially they're an easier version of the harder course (AS)...
    You should really be being informed about this stuff at school... What would be the point if they didn't count for anything?
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    (Original post by friendlyface)

    But if you still think you can do it then maybe you're trying to say you want to complete AS AND A2 units in one year. I don't know how they'll be able to predict your A-level grades like that if you want to start uni 1 year ahead of your friends though.
    I think I'll try and do that thank you!
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    (Original post by Wodeford)
    I think I'll try and do that thank you!
    Pointless.
    1) No uni will take you without predicted grades etc.
    2) You'll Fail.
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    (Original post by Wodeford)
    I think I'll try and do that thank you!
    OK then, as you wish. But you'll have to check with the college/sixth-form if they'll allow you to do this + you'll have to work your ass off. Good Luck.

    BTW - I doubt the unis will consider you without any AS grades.
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    (Original post by gorila7)
    a hydrocarbon was subjected to combustion analysis. A sample of the compound gave 0.3`4g CO2 and 0.129g H20.
    calculate the masses of carbon and hydrogen in the sample

    if you're so clever answer this for me please cheers
    ^ Why I'm not taking science, perhaps?
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    i bet hes going to take silly subjects lyk business studies loooool try sciences...
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    Go back to revising for your GCSEs you jumped up little...
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    AS plus A2 equal full A level, guess your not that smart then :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Wodeford)
    They've always seemed pretty pointless to me. I'm looking for a challenge, and I'd love to skip straight to A levels. I'm set to get mainly A*'s at GCSE having achieved A*'s in all of my exams so far. Would I be able to do, for instance, History, Ancient History and Classical Civilisation A2 and an AS in Maths for my first year in college and then go on to do A2's in Geography, Philosophy, Maths and Economics in the second year?
    what would me more impressive is if you skipped your pointless GCSES and went straight to A levels/undergrad degree...
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    i think u shud skip a levels, skip the degree and get a job.......












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    (Original post by Wodeford)
    Izzi tho bruv? Pardon me I'll just go and get my chav rifle.
    Even if they were a chav, they probably would have known that an AS was half an A level :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Wodeford)
    Oh right, I didn't realise that AS actually counted towards the A level.
    quit embarrassing yourself, go stick to your general certificate of secondary education before progressing to AS (advanced subsidary) incase you didn't realise.
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    :rofl:

    In any case, even if AS were done solely for fun, it's not like GCSEs mean you could manage with A2s. Even good GCSEs. My GCSEs were really rather nice, and I struggled a fair bit starting AS just because it's quite a change; I shudder to think what my reaction to starting A2s would have been had I not had AS first.
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    (Original post by This Honest)
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    AS plus A2 equal full A level, guess your not that smart then :rolleyes:
    You'll be surprised lol. My mate who has very good GCSEs and AS results, thought that the only reason why we do an AS year was so that we could get predictions for A2 (which he thought was the whole A level).

    But unlike the OP, he wasn't arrogant.
 
 
 

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