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    I've just done a month of A Levels, enjoying it so far but lot of work (though I guess it was expected!). Doing English Lit, History, R.S and Psychology. Just curious about thoughts from people just starting A Levels. Thanks.
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    its ****
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    i'm really enjoying sixth form. Had a few doubts about swapping subjects, etc but once t
    hats sorted i'll be fine. Slightly worried about exa,s already being in january though. How many do you have?
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    Really don't like all of the work, but I'm managing. Biology + learning the keywords is annoying though, especially when it's 20+ words.
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    It's alright. Not as much work as I expected tbh. :dontknow:

    i'm really enjoying sixth form. Had a few doubts about swapping subjects, etc but once t
    hats sorted i'll be fine. Slightly worried about exa,s already being in january though. How many do you have?
    3 in Jan (Phys, Hist + C1 Maths), then 13 in May/June :rofl:
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    Boooooring! :nothing:

    I only have FP1 and DE in January though :yawn: Such a bother with only 2 exams, not that I would resit any :erm:
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    (Original post by gameworm1)
    I've just done a month of A Levels, enjoying it so far but lot of work (though I guess it was expected!). Doing English Lit, History, R.S and Psychology. Just curious about thoughts from people just starting A Levels. Thanks.
    I've got 2 modules in January so not looking forward to those.

    All I know is that I should be doing much more work than I am doing at the moment.
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    I'm liking 6th form a lot especially free periods/ only doing subjects I want to; I have 8 january exams that I'm not looking forward to though lol, C3, C2(retake), M1, FP1, D1 or M2, F331, Physics unit 1 and biology unit 1
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    It's going okay. I've been getting loads of essays for History and D1 is pretty dull, but other than that I've been enjoying my A level subjects
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    (Original post by medbh4805)
    It's alright. Not as much work as I expected tbh. :dontknow:



    3 in Jan (Phys, Hist + C1 Maths), then 13 in May/June :rofl:
    What other subject(s) do you do to make an exra 9 exams in june? :lolwut:
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    I'm putting in a lot more effort this year, I've finally got a job - I'm suffering the backlash of being so lazy last year and this year I've been no where near as sociable but when I am sociable its actually doing something fun rather then just sitting around with peeps bored half the time so its a lot better this year
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    It's like school without the pointless subjects. As for how my subjects are going I'm finding the workload very manageable (probably due to the fact that I'm essentially doing 3 A levels albeit one of them at an accelerated rate) and am getting somewhere in the high 90% range on all assessed work. Going to be doing the first Physics and Chemistry modules as well as C3 and C4 for Maths in January.
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    I'm thinking that my school are b***** for still not providing me with text books to revise from
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    (Original post by letsdothetimewarpagain)
    What other subject(s) do you do to make an exra 9 exams in june? :lolwut:
    Physics x2 (paper 2 + practical), Maths S1 + C2, History 2, then (deep breath) Latin la +lit, Greek la+lit, Irish written +oral and French written+oral.

    I like languages :o:
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    are you talking about AS Levels or A levels? i'm doing A levels now, everybody said it would be so much harder than AS Level but tbh i feel more motivated which makes it easier! plus i'm doing 3 subjects instead of 4 like last year.
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    I like Sixth Form generally :yep:

    This is how I feel about my AS Level subjects...

    History :love: , great, it's interesting, academic and I love the units my school does - 1066 & Medieval England + French Revolution

    English Lit , quite like it, except I find poetry boring!...well it's ok, but the novel we're doing (Enduring Love) is soo much better!

    Biology :rolleyes: , it's ok, fasinating but A LOT to learn, A LOT of vocabulary....really hoping to get to grips with this as this is what I want to do at uni!!!

    Chemistry , don't get me wrong, I love the subject, but I'm finding physical chemistry difficult, the stuff about principle energy levels and writing half-equations (redox) I REALLY HOPE I START TO UNDERSTAND CHEM. SOON OR I'M GONNA PANIC, lol it's such a step up from GCSE

    Anyone else? :confused:
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    Finding them all alot of work, and not looking forward to the exams in January. I think I have 3.
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    So much work! In the first 2 weeks I've had 3 essays, 3 end of topic tests and and endless amount of h/w on top of h/w. It's basically bam, bam, bam all the time. Although that might have something to do with 5 subjects :p: It's only been 3 weeks at the moment, but it's starting to slow down - I think.
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    Psychology - Damn lot of studies to remember, but it's very interesting which keeps me engaged.
    English Lang and Lit - Interesting controversial discussions lot of writing
    Geography - Feels the same as GCSE

    lol

    I don't really feel that much of a jump from GCSE tbh
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    A lot of work already seeing as I chose four essay based subjects...

    I've only got one exam in Jan (Phil), and 9 exams in Jun.
 
 
 
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