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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    Yeah I had to do that in my Geography and RE lessons but I never did anything
    I never specifically stated I actually used that time :laugh:. I spent it either talking (am guilty of disturbing other people who were revising) or reading manga, whilst my friend decided to watch anime whilst sitting blatantly infront of the teacher
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    (Original post by zerock)
    Nope, London.
    Guessing you're looking into medicine or something?
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    (Original post by zerock)
    I see you're doing the same A-Levels as me :beer:
    lol, as is almost 80% of people on TSR
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    Coming back to the UK tomorrow, miss it so much
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Why don't you do further maths or physics or computer science?

    I hate English as well.

    The place I'm going to is awkward. You have to choose one subject from each block. I can't take Further Maths because it would mean not taking Chemistry, which I obviously need for a medical degree.

    From the last block I've got a choice of Media Studies, Business Studies, Physics, Geography, English Language and Literature and Law.

    Media and Business are a waste of time. Physics would be a good choice but like English, I'm not particularly fond of it. Geography I can't do as I didn't take it at GCSE. So that leaves English or Law.

    Stupid, stupid college.
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    Has anyone volunteered at a hospital? I've heard they're pretty hard to get into.
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    (Original post by techno836)
    :wavey: I'm excited :woo:

    Let me know how you get on, and we can celebrate together. Like the nerds we are.
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    (Original post by techno836)
    Haha thankyou I'm currently Pre-learning chemistry AS
    'Pre-learning'- I see you're getting a headstart on your classmates already. :run:. What board are you taking your subjects at?
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    The place I'm going to is awkward. You have to choose one subject from each block. I can't take Further Maths because it would mean not taking Chemistry, which I obviously need for a medical degree.

    From the last block I've got a choice of Media Studies, Business Studies, Physics, Geography, English Language and Literature and Law.

    Media and Business are a waste of time. Physics would be a good choice but like English, I'm not particularly fond of it. Geography I can't do as I didn't take it at GCSE. So that leaves English or Law.

    Stupid, stupid college.
    If I was you I would've taken physics for many reasons.

    Seen as you have a good combo of science and mathematics based subjects, physics should complement all the other ones that you are taking.
    I wouldn't want to switch from an English mood to a science mood all the time.
    English is more time taking, if you like writing essays upon essays then go for it, but I'm sure you don't

    Plus if you don't like physics just drop it after a year.
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    (Original post by EvasiveRose)
    'Pre-learning'- I see you're getting a headstart on your classmates already. :run:. What board are you taking your subjects at?
    I nearly fainted opening the Chemistry AQA GCE book.

    Looks hard.
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    The place I'm going to is awkward. You have to choose one subject from each block. I can't take Further Maths because it would mean not taking Chemistry, which I obviously need for a medical degree.

    From the last block I've got a choice of Media Studies, Business Studies, Physics, Geography, English Language and Literature and Law.

    Media and Business are a waste of time. Physics would be a good choice but like English, I'm not particularly fond of it. Geography I can't do as I didn't take it at GCSE. So that leaves English or Law.

    Stupid, stupid college.
    most medical uni's don't accept further maths with maths (at least at A2 anyway) and I'd choose English ..although I hate places that do it in blocks like that and limit your choices or force you to have one you don't like
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    (Original post by zed963)
    If I was you I would've taken physics for many reasons.

    Seen as you have a good combo of science and mathematics based subjects, physics should complement all the other ones that you are taking.
    I wouldn't want to switch from an English mood to a science mood all the time.
    English is more time taking, if you like writing essays upon essays then go for it, but I'm sure you don't

    Plus if you don't like physics just drop it after a year.

    I'm really not sure, cause I'm worried of taking it and not getting a good grade which will count against me for medicine
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    (Original post by EvasiveRose)
    'Pre-learning'- I see you're getting a headstart on your classmates already. :run:. What board are you taking your subjects at?
    yepp :lol: and I know maths is OCR MEI and i'm not too sure for the others which order they're in :/ ... I believe its biology is OCR, Physics is Edexcel, and chemistry is AQA

    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    Let me know how you get on, and we can celebrate together. Like the nerds we are.
    I will do .. I got a neg ??? :dontknow:
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    (Original post by techno836)
    most medical uni's don't accept further maths with maths (at least at A2 anyway) and I'd choose English ..although I hate places that do it in blocks like that and limit your choices or force you to have one you don't like

    I would never in a million years get a grade in further maths that meets the standard needed for medicine. I wouldn't put myself through it D:
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    (Original post by zed963)
    I nearly fainted opening the Chemistry AQA GCE book.

    Looks hard.
    I agree. But hopefully TSR will get us through Chemistry :yay:
    I'm either going to be doing Chemistry with the AQA board or OCR board depending on the sixth form I end up with. Although, it's most likely going to be the OCR board. If anyone has any experience of doing GCSE/A-Level exams with OCR feel free to share
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    I would never in a million years get a grade in further maths that meets the standard needed for medicine. I wouldn't put myself through it D:
    haha my school tried forcing me to do 5 AS's by taking further maths tried and failed :lol: .. I don't think so not with there being no January exams anymore either :emo:
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    (Original post by EvasiveRose)
    I agree. But hopefully TSR will get us through Chemistry :yay:
    I'm either going to be doing Chemistry with the AQA board or OCR board depending on the sixth form I end up with. Although, it's most likely going to be the OCR board. If anyone has any experience of doing GCSE/A-Level exams with OCR feel free to share
    I've heard they're supposed to be the most comprehensive.

    My sixth form were supposed to do OCR physics but they changed to AQA for some reason.
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    I'm really not sure, cause I'm worried of taking it and not getting a good grade which will count against me for medicine
    I'm interested in medicine too. If I was you, I'd go for English as it shows you have more breadth (strong essay subject) instead of Physics (which if you don't have a passion for, will most likely end up struggling to do)
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    (Original post by pinkgorilla)
    Hopefully, they will be low. Maybe like around 40-something for an A*. Hopefully low 40s so that 100 UMS wont be too hard to get.
    What about an A?
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    (Original post by techno836)
    haha my school tried forcing me to do 5 AS's by taking further maths tried and failed :lol: .. I don't think so not with there being no January exams anymore either :emo:

    The college I'm going to tried to get everyone to take just three; I completely refused... if anything, I'd want to take five. Even a fifth one in General Studies or Critical Thinking is better to have than not, seens as how easy they're meant to be.
 
 
 
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