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    I plan to do Chemistry and Biology (main two, I haven't chosen any others yet) for A levels. I do double science at the moment (Year 10).

    My friend told me that there was someone who got A* in double science and is struggling in AS biology. So I kind of got worried when she mentioned that.

    Is the difference between double and triple science really big? Also, will picking triple science make A level chemistry and biology MUCH easier, or just a bit?
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    There is a jump from GCSE to A-level even from triple science but lots of people in my school did double science and then chem and biology A-levels and got top grades. Put in the effort and you'll be fine
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    You actually will need to put time and effort into learning/revising/doing homework for AS/A2 in order to get a grade. It's not like GCSE where you can blag it having done no preparation - that's where I went wrong and now I'm literally paying for my ignorance with resits
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    There is a big jump (not to exaggerate too much) from GCSE Science to A-level Sciences. In Biology and Chemistry.

    My tip is to adapt to the workload quickly, get on top of it by making notes after every lesson, be very organised and if you're doing OCR, watch out for those bloody seals in the second year.

    You have been warned.
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    (Original post by InadequateJusticex)

    My friend told me that there was someone who got A* in double science and is struggling in AS biology.
    If you want to be a scientist or work in a scientific field then this is the type of data/info that you should flat-out ignore.
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    Thanks for the information, everyone

    I have a few friends in Sixth Form and they've told me that there IS a big gap between GCSE and A Levels. But I'll definitely try even more harder when I finish my GCSE's.
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    If you want to achieve buddy your going to have to put effort and time into it.
 
 
 
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