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    (Original post by Dr. 2 be)
    I would love to intercalate at UCL to do zoology
    You've already got another degree, though! That's craazy, haha. What is your current degree in?

    I really would like to intercalate, or do a Masters afterwards. I really wanted to do the MSc Veterinary Conservation Medicine at Liverpool or the MSc Wild Animal Health at RVC. It really does depend on how much money I have at the end, though, because I know it will be very expensive.
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    (Original post by steph_v)
    You've already got another degree, though! That's craazy, haha. What is your current degree in?

    I really would like to intercalate, or do a Masters afterwards. I really wanted to do the MSc Veterinary Conservation Medicine at Liverpool or the MSc Wild Animal Health at RVC. It really does depend on how much money I have at the end, though, because I know it will be very expensive.
    MSc in wild animal health sounds amazing 2!! I know.. I would have like 4 degrees lol!!
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    Steph as far as I'm aware, Bristol, RVC and Liv students can swap about and do the intercalated year at any of these three Unis. I like the look of to MSc Wild Animal Health one as well. I think you just have to do really well in your exams in 2nd and 3rd year, and you can apply for them.

    Finished over half my Bio notes. Still got Cellular Control and the Biotechnology stuff to do though, and I loathe those units. Plus they go on forever, so it's going to take a while. Lambing tomorrow though :love:
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    Steph as far as I'm aware, Bristol, RVC and Liv students can swap about and do the intercalated year at any of these three Unis. I like the look of to MSc Wild Animal Health one as well. I think you just have to do really well in your exams in 2nd and 3rd year, and you can apply for them.

    Finished over half my Bio notes. Still got Cellular Control and the Biotechnology stuff to do though, and I loathe those units. Plus they go on forever, so it's going to take a while. Lambing tomorrow though :love:
    Yeah, I know that

    And Cellular Control is so tedious. We've not even started the Response unit yet, I'm starting to self teach it. I'm doing maths at the moment and failing miserably
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    Aw yer, i remember tedious biology revision, there was always so much to memorize.. but it was my fav. A-level subject by a mile

    I'm booking a trip to Shanghai for when i finish my exams.. i'v always been so curious about China.. and i'v decided i'm finally gonna go and explore Just looking at accommodation.. so hard 2 knw where 2 choose!!
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    we've not started cellular control yet, i had a look through it and it doesn't look too interesting. i like the responses unit though, we got to go to the zoo to look at animal behaviour

    i'm at a dairy farm over the easter holidays, hopefully it will take my mind off the deadline!
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    I wonder if any of you can help...

    Now that I actually have an offer, Ive gotta get the grades, like most of us. And I want to give myself the best chance possible. MOst of you know my AS grades were a bit *****. BUt I've now managed to get them all up to Bs. But anyway... I'm still doing 4 a levels. English Lit, Chem, Bio and Maths. I'm doing well in Bio and Eng. Struggling in Chem but getting there. And near enough failing maths. But my offer is only AAB. And I'm banking on the A's being in English and Bio and the B being in Chem.

    Now... Do you think it is worth me dropping maths? If I do, I'll have a B at AS which I'm happy with. I'll have 4 less exams in the summer. I'll have 5 extra school hours per week where I can concentrate on my other subjects. I'll be a lot less stressed. Maths really gets me down... :P BUt yeah, I'm not sure what to do... any advice?
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    (Original post by nicola92)
    we've not started cellular control yet, i had a look through it and it doesn't look too interesting. i like the responses unit though, we got to go to the zoo to look at animal behaviour

    i'm at a dairy farm over the easter holidays, hopefully it will take my mind off the deadline!
    We went to a zoo to look at animal behaviour too We had to do little studies in small groups and my friend and I compared the social interactions of mongooses and meerkats. It was freeeeezing. Are you on Easter holidays already, then?

    (Original post by Dr. 2 be)
    Aw yer, i remember tedious biology revision, there was always so much to memorize.. but it was my fav. A-level subject by a mile

    I'm booking a trip to Shanghai for when i finish my exams.. i'v always been so curious about China.. and i'v decided i'm finally gonna go and explore Just looking at accommodation.. so hard 2 knw where 2 choose!!
    Yeah, it's by far my favourite too It's the only one I feel confident about getting an A in! And that sounds amazing, who are you going with, or are you going alone?
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    (Original post by Ali-Ace)
    I wonder if any of you can help...

    Now that I actually have an offer, Ive gotta get the grades, like most of us. And I want to give myself the best chance possible. MOst of you know my AS grades were a bit *****. BUt I've now managed to get them all up to Bs. But anyway... I'm still doing 4 a levels. English Lit, Chem, Bio and Maths. I'm doing well in Bio and Eng. Struggling in Chem but getting there. And near enough failing maths. But my offer is only AAB. And I'm banking on the A's being in English and Bio and the B being in Chem.

    Now... Do you think it is worth me dropping maths? If I do, I'll have a B at AS which I'm happy with. I'll have 4 less exams in the summer. I'll have 5 extra school hours per week where I can concentrate on my other subjects. I'll be a lot less stressed. Maths really gets me down... :P BUt yeah, I'm not sure what to do... any advice?
    I would say definitely drop maths.. in the worst case scenario.. (not that i think this will happen) if u dnt make ur grades, not having maths when u reapply wont make any difference, i have got 2 offers and i did bio and chem without physics or maths.. Plus, it will, as you say, increase ur chances of doing better this summer, so long as u buckle down an work ur ass off

    (Original post by steph_v)
    Yeah, it's by far my favourite too It's the only one I feel confident about getting an A in! And that sounds amazing, who are you going with, or are you going alone?
    I knw right? i'm so excited.. i'm not sure if i wanna go alone or with friends, i went traveling a bit with my ex on my gap year.. was pretty amazing but, its weird,, i'm kind of up for an adventure on my own.. I'm only going for 10 days...
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    (Original post by steph_v)
    We went to a zoo to look at animal behaviour too We had to do little studies in small groups and my friend and I compared the social interactions of mongooses and meerkats. It was freeeeezing. Are you on Easter holidays already, then?



    Yeah, it's by far my favourite too It's the only one I feel confident about getting an A in! And that sounds amazing, who are you going with, or are you going alone?
    i love meerkats i used to love that show, meerkat manor haha. we were studying primate behaviour. orangutan babies are probably the cutest things i've ever seen :yes:
    and yeahh on easter holidays now, much needed :p:



    and on your ucas form, in the section where you put about A levels you're doing this year, does that not mean you have to take that exam then? i thought you did. maybe that's just my teachers trying to stop me dropping A2 general studies. :mad:
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    nicola you shouldnt drop general studies. it's easy as but for some crazy reason still classed as an a-level.

    no revision, but you get a qualification for it. the most i ever did for it was look what the paper was about the night before i sat it, and i got an a easily.

    edit: just realised that some people actually have to have lessons for it. we never had any lessons for it but were just put in for the exams. so time wise it might be different for some of you lot.
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    (Original post by steph_v)
    You've already got another degree, though! That's craazy, haha. What is your current degree in?

    I really would like to intercalate, or do a Masters afterwards. I really wanted to do the MSc Veterinary Conservation Medicine at Liverpool or the MSc Wild Animal Health at RVC. It really does depend on how much money I have at the end, though, because I know it will be very expensive.
    Yeah you can intercalate the one at liverpool but i think you could do a intercalated zoology or pathology degree also if you want to go down the exotics route (like me ) as they are also both very relevant. The RVC masters one is a post grad degree and i think they like you doing a couple of years in practice before you apply for it plus it is like 8 grand for the 1 year course so you would need to work a bit before to get rid of some of your student debt!
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    (Original post by Northern)
    Yeah you can intercalate the one at liverpool but i think you could do a intercalated zoology or pathology degree also if you want to go down the exotics route (like me ) as they are also both very relevant. The RVC masters one is a post grad degree and i think they like you doing a couple of years in practice before you apply for it plus it is like 8 grand for the 1 year course so you would need to work a bit before to get rid of some of your student debt!
    I didn't know you wanted to go down the exotics route too And yeah, I know, that's why I said I'd wait and see how much money I have, it's hella expensive.

    I've dropped A2 General Studies, much to my tutor's disappointment. The exam is the day before some of my most important exams, so I figured it wasn't worth it. I have an A at AS and I'm happy with that.
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    (Original post by ~*starlight*conquest*~)
    At liverpool, can you decide to intercalate halfway through your D100 course, or do you HAVE to apply to the D101 course to do that?
    im pretty sure you can choose to intercalate halfway through from the d100, liv seem pretty happy for people to intercalate conservation medicine does sound pretty tempting...
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    Alice- I think thats a hard one, I personally wouldn't, but I guess you have to weigh up, the number of hours/exams isn't actually that many so in terms of that I think the qualification of an A-level would be worth it, Maths is a practise makes perfect subject, so the revision is pretty much past paper after past paper etc, I failed a maths module in Jan last year(I got an E in C3), but cos I did a paper a day from easter onwards I ended up with an A. If you spend an hour a day from now on I honestly believe you can do it. The real thing you need to weigh it up against is how you feel and whether the extra pressure will make you ill, or if you somewhat thrive off pressure?! I actually find stressful situations sometimes more productive. At the end of the day, you should do what's right for you, sorry thats not very helpful but we can't really tell you!!!
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    most people in my year who didnt want to take general studies purposefully failed it in jan so then they didn't have to take the rest of the modules.

    some people at my school used to set themes for general studies exams. like seeing how many different types of food you could name in the exam, or how many different ABBA songs you could get in etc etc.
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    (Original post by emmaaa..)
    most people in my year who didnt want to take general studies purposefully failed it in jan so then they didn't have to take the rest of the modules.

    some people at my school used to set themes for general studies exams. like seeing how many different types of food you could name in the exam, or how many different ABBA songs you could get in etc etc.
    It really is a joke. In the first AS exam, I compared Picasso to Lady Gaga and wrote a whole essay about her clothes. God knows how the gave me an A, I think it was really obviously sarcastic. It was just pretty fun.

    And Alice, I wouldn't if I were you. I don't know why, it just seems if you've done all this work for the AS and half the A2, you may as well finish it off. There aren't many exams, and if you've got a B, you've got a good chance of getting a B at A2 or even an A.
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    Alice - I wouldn't drop it either, mathematics is incredibly useful when you're older and although it doesn't seem it, the stuff in Core 4 is actually quite useful (differential equations comes to mind). Personally I love maths and i would probably drop english as the more science/maths stuff you do, the more prepared for the degree course you will be, but then if you like english then I'd keep that too. just keep plugging away with maths (little and often) and it will eventually make sense. If you're ever really really stuck then facebook me coz i'm actually a private maths tutor lol x
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    (Original post by Northern)
    Oh really I never knew that I thought at cambridge the course was 6 years because you were learning extra science stuff from all your subjects rather then you did a whole year specialising in something

    What you thinking of doing claire?
    I don't know
    A lot of people do Zoology, I'm quite interested in some of the genetics stuff available. Or I could go random and do German or History or something
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    (Original post by ClaireW2708)
    I don't know
    A lot of people do Zoology, I'm quite interested in some of the genetics stuff available. Or I could go random and do German or History or something
    A vet I worked with when to RVC and intercalated at another London uni (can't remember which) and did Japanese, despite never having studied it before at any level :rolleyes: He was a really random guy, brilliant vet too :yep: I'm still not really sure why he did it...
 
 
 
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