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    Enigmatically will tutor us year 12'ers in Maths.
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    I can't up vote your post for some wierd reason. :I

    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    Enigmatically will tutor us year 12'ers in Maths.
    Lol yeah I am pretty much here to help. ColossalAtom wil steer us into BMAT success and fill medicine lecture halls with TSRarians. Let us make it big guys, the future of the U.K. is on our shoulders.

    P.S. Message me if you need help.
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    (Original post by Michelle9920)
    This looks interesting, might as well join in!

    Hi Peeps,
    My name's Michelle, 16 years old, just started yr12 like the rest of you I'm sure.
    Not many hobbies, but: reading, socialising (if it counts), going to the gym and art&photo manipulation )

    I'm taking: -Economics -Geography -English Lit.

    Considered doing an AS or the EPQ, but I've heard some Uni's don't even regard it so much, so I suppose it's better to concentrate and spend more time on the subjects I've picked instead to get a better grade.

    ..I'm also here for advice to be honest.. I really REALLY enjoy art and photo manipulation to the point I got an A* in my Art GCSE Final Result, and kind of wanted to take it for A-Levels, but took English instead because it's valued more and I suppose it gives me more uni (and career) course choices in future.. and my mum pretty much disregarded even the idea of doing art.

    Any opinions on this? (I got an A in english lit, which surprised me very much- as I was only expecting a B).
    Did I make the right decision in doing English Lit. rather than Fine Art?
    Hey Michelle! If you got an A*, and really enjoy the subject, you should consider taking art.
    I had my first Fine art lesson today, I met so many other arty people and we get to go on trips and lots of opportunities. I would never take a subject becuase it's more 'valued'. Every subject is equally hard- it's myth from 10 years ago that some of them are harder. (My teachers have told me.) They're only harder if you don't like learning them.
    Do what you like best and you will get the results you'll want! If you don't take it you might never get a chance to to it later in life. (Besides, isn't it a nice break from all the writing subjects?)
    Unless you need that english for your uni of course.
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    (Original post by Enigmatically)
    I can't up vote your post for some wierd reason. :I



    Lol yeah I am pretty much here to help. ColossalAtom wil steer us into BMAT success and fill medicine lecture halls with TSRarians. Let us make it big guys, the future of the U.K. is on our shoulders.

    P.S. Message me if you need help.
    You're obligated to since you mentioned you're an aspiring mathmo. Yes, the future of the UK was born in the year of 2000.
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    Heeey! Am absolutely ready for something new! Set of sites is ready to. Essayskills.com is waiting for me and for my new orders
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    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    You're obligated to since you mentioned you're an aspiring mathmo. Yes, the future of the UK was born in the year of 2000.
    The day I become a Trinmo is they day when I have a testicle surgically removed (maybe by you) from my two friends who bet against me with their left nuts. Might do engineering as well (tried their preadmission test and it wasn't that hard at all). What a year 2018 will be XD. What college are you going to apply to or are you still sifting through?
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    (Original post by Enigmatically)
    The day I become a Trinmo is they day when I have a testicle surgically removed (maybe by you) from my two friends who bet against me with their left nuts. Might do engineering as well (tried their preadmission test and it wasn't that hard at all). What a year 2018 will be XD. What college are you going to apply to or are you still sifting through?
    I thought about Gonville & Caius college, because they claim that they are unmatched in medicine compared to other colleges. One of the founders of that college was a physician, so I guess it makes sense.They also take the most medical students out of the other colleges (like 22-24 in total). I went to an open day this year, but I spent most of my time at sessions like 'Introduction to Cambridge', 'Student finance' and some other things that was time consuming. So I didn't do a thorough research on all the colleges I can apply to. I might go to another open day in 2017.

    What about you?
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    Caius would be good for you I guess as it is close to where the practical medical tests occur.

    I'm a Trinity College aspirant. Richest college so generally cheaper accommodation and food, if you get a first you get nice Scholar benefits (like £1000) and accommodation is quality. Just have an affinity towards it.

    Will you be taking part in any super-curricula activities like Olympiads? There is one for Biology and one for Medicine if that floats your boat. Beefs up your application and helps you to learn something a bit advanced earlier which could help in the future.
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    (Original post by Enigmatically)
    Caius would be good for you I guess as it is close to where the practical medical tests occur.

    I'm a Trinity College aspirant. Richest college so generally cheaper accommodation and food, if you get a first you get nice Scholar benefits (like £1000) and accommodation is quality. Just have an affinity towards it.

    Will you be taking part in any super-curricula activities like Olympiads? There is one for Biology and one for Medicine if that floats your boat. Beefs up your application and helps you to learn something a bit advanced earlier which could help in the future.
    Don't think I can on top of studies and working part-time. I can beef it up other ways.
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    (Original post by Mr...)
    It's all a bit mad, I love my new school and I've made great friends there but the work has already sort of overwhelmed me. I started work yesterday and I already have 3 essays due in on Friday. But it's all good because I'm keeping on top of things and reading ahead.

    How are you
    Nice!! That's great! We've been welcoming newbies at my school as well. How many 'study periods' do you have? :mmm:

    I'm fine, thanks. I've come to my senses about the enormity of Biology. :lol: I'm really enjoying Chemistry and we haven't done too much in Maths yet. ++
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    (Original post by Mr...)
    I already have 3 essays due in on Friday
    and here i am complaining about my french essay i got last week you do all essay subjects right?

    gonna use the coming weekend to start writing up my notes and do some practice for maths, i already feel like i'm falling behind
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    Anyone doing computer science here ?
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    and here i am complaining about my french essay i got last week you do all essay subjects right?

    gonna use the coming weekend to start writing up my notes and do some practice for maths, i already feel like i'm falling behind
    Did you ever have Ms Brannon because I have her as one of my French teachers and she NEVER lets us speak English.... ever. Yep, and everyone is telling me that it's hard.

    I'm shocked that I had to buy loads of refill paper pads thingies because they don't give exercise books

    Same, I am reading ahead this weekend and watching some French movies
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    Nice!! That's great! We've been welcoming newbies at my school as well. How many 'study periods' do you have? :mmm:

    I'm fine, thanks. I've come to my senses about the enormity of Biology. :lol: I'm really enjoying Chemistry and we haven't done too much in Maths yet. ++
    I have 5 + 1 supervised study session what about yourself


    Apparently everyone is worried about Bio at my school because of you don't do OCR at GCSE it's much harder :dontknow: but you'll be fine I'm sure.

    I'm really just enjoying everything in its enormity
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    ColossalAtom

    Hi! I'm homeland.lsw and I guess I'm in year 12
    I'm doing maths, bio, chem and physics and hope to apply for medicine. So far I'd say chemistry is my favourite subject followed by physics.
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    what a shock!

    I guess this is really happening
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    R.I.P the right/left ring finger of every year 12 student doing humanities.
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    So biology, is going to kill me!!


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    (Original post by Waveyalex)
    Anyone doing computer science here ?
    me!
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    Anyone else already finding the A Level content quite difficult for the Sciences?
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    (Original post by surina16)
    Anyone else already finding the A Level content quite difficult for the Sciences?
    It's taking me a while to get my head around the atom hotel business in chemistry :emo:
    but so far carbohydrates in bio seems ok...
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    (Original post by Mr...)
    Did you ever have Ms Brannon because I have her as one of my French teachers and she NEVER lets us speak English.... ever. Yep, and everyone is telling me that it's hard.

    I'm shocked that I had to buy loads of refill paper pads thingies because they don't give exercise books

    Same, I am reading ahead this weekend and watching some French movies
    never had her as a teacher but she ran my french a level taster session, she basically said 'it's going to be tough but we'll try and make sure you don't fail' hehe
    how are you finding the school so far? not too bad i hope
    i think it's quite common not to give out exercise books? i can't imagine how much paper you'd end up using with all those essays to do
    french i feel is okay so far, i can generally get the gist of what the teacher is saying but my question forming game is weak so i just stay quiet lmao
 
 
 
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