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    • What's uni like compared to A levels?

    • Did people find it a huge step up or not?

    • How difficult is it to get a first class degree?

    • On average how much time a night would I have to spend to get a first? Is it possible to have a life as well AND get a first?
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    Probably a bit easier than a levels, at least first year - way less work! :p:
    Essays are a fairly big step up, forget getting full marks for some ****** essay you did during morning break, or even a high mark.
    Pretty difficult, I've tried my best on a fair few essays, sure I got one 74 but mostly get 2:1s (bear in mind I got very high marks at school with no effort (not trying to brag))
    No idea!
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    (Original post by kellywellydoodle)

    What's uni like compared to A levels?
    Different. More self reliance needed.

    Did people find it a huge step up or not?
    Academically, not really, but in terms of workload, yes.

    How difficult is it to get a first class degree?
    Pretty hard.

    On average how much time a night would I have to spend to get a first? Is it possible to have a life as well AND get a first?
    It doesn't really work that way, it's not a factory that if you put in x amount of iron you get x amount of steel. It varies from person to person. The simplest answer is, wait till you get here, if you aren't getting firsts then you obviously need to work harder!

    And yeah, of course it's possible to have a life and get a first
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    On an open day visit, I asked the students about the jump from A Level to university and they said the jump from GCSE to A Level was a lot higher than A Level to University. So if you can get through A Level successfully, I'm guessing you should be fine at university aswell (don't quote me on this though)
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    i heard the only way to get a first is to drink yourself retarded every night for three years
 
 
 
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