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    I'm stressed (mainly because I've got three essays to write, AS resit exams next month and revision to do for them, reading for my A2 modules and research + writing for A2 coursework - huge workload!) but despite the stress, I'm getting on well with my work because I'm concentrating on pushing myself really hard.

    I do take breaks but I'm working extra-hard at the moment but my family doesn't seem to understand that I need to do so much work in order to achieve the grades I want/need.

    My family - in particular one of my older siblings (who, incidentally, hasn't actually done A Levels) - don't seem to understand that top grades won't just materialise out of thin air....when they say to me "Other A Level students aren't as stressed" and things like that it makes me irritated, because the members of my family who say this to me don't actually know any other A Level students first-hand. :rolleyes: Sure, if I were planning on obtaining mediocre grades, I could take more time off, but my grades need to be high and so I'm just getting on with doing what I need to do to (hopefully) achieve that standard.

    I'm not visibly stressed and I've actually been in a really good mood over the past few days because my work is going well and I'm feeling positive about it.

    But when my family say I'm crazy for planning to read my revision notes during the holidays or do work nearly every day until the January exams, I feel like I want to yell at them for not understanding that studying A Levels is actually pretty tough sometimes...

    Am I crazy or are you lot stressed too?
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    When I'm revising I'm fine. It's just those times when I can't revise that my mind really clucks me up.
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    I've only just started my A levels in September so it's unfair to say that I'm stressed already. However I agree with the fact that good grades are actually very hard to come by, and very time-consuming!
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    A levels are stressful, but I'm negging you for your username
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    (Original post by Butted)
    A levels are stressful, but I'm negging you for your username
    Thanks for that :rolleyes:

    Don't actually like Twilight any more -it was a brief affair - and if I could change my username I would.
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    I'm stressed. =S
    Mostly because of coursework for Welsh though. I need to second draft two pieces of work before friday - the FINAL deadline. D=
    My other subjects are alright though, and I only have one exam in January. Once this coursework is out of the way, things will get better I hope.
    I bet everything will calm down after Christmas for you too.
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    No. I'm doing fine, but I do have to revise for the january exams over christmas.
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    I'm not really stressed, I'm just worried about having the time to do all my work and being able to get the top grades in exams. I sometimes worry that no matter how much work I do, I still won't get the grades that I want. At the moment I have a final draft of coursework for Friday that I've nearly finished, but I'm just worried that it's not good enough. At least I only have one exam in January...
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    Not really, i have odd moments where i panic ect. I'm gonna approach it calmly though i think. I've got 3 exams in jan, Chemistry, Biology and Psychology, I know nothing like you cause mine are AS but Im predicted D's and C's, I really want to better myself than this so im able to give them the finger!

    I really should start revising though, and tonight.. I will start
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    (Original post by Bella_Cullen)
    I'm stressed (mainly because I've got three essays to write, AS resit exams next month and revision to do for them, reading for my A2 modules and research + writing for A2 coursework - huge workload!) but despite the stress, I'm getting on well with my work because I'm concentrating on pushing myself really hard.

    I do take breaks but I'm working extra-hard at the moment but my family doesn't seem to understand that I need to do so much work in order to achieve the grades I want/need.

    My family - in particular one of my older siblings (who, incidentally, hasn't actually done A Levels) - don't seem to understand that top grades won't just materialise out of thin air....when they say to me "Other A Level students aren't as stressed" and things like that it makes me irritated, because the members of my family who say this to me don't actually know any other A Level students first-hand. :rolleyes: Sure, if I were planning on obtaining mediocre grades, I could take more time off, but my grades need to be high and so I'm just getting on with doing what I need to do to (hopefully) achieve that standard.

    I'm not visibly stressed and I've actually been in a really good mood over the past few days because my work is going well and I'm feeling positive about it.

    But when my family say I'm crazy for planning to read my revision notes during the holidays or do work nearly every day until the January exams, I feel like I want to yell at them for not understanding that studying A Levels is actually pretty tough sometimes...

    Am I crazy or are you lot stressed too?
    its very normal to be stressed. you are not alone, i bet most of your friends are stressed too.
    explain to your family, show them the work you need to do and say why you are stress and why your family need to leave you alone.
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    They don't think you should revise everyday? **** 'em
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    I'm just a bit stressed about my physics coursework which is due in next week, but apart from that I'm fine. I'm pretty relaxed about my exams in January as I've been doing quite a lot of revision already and feel pretty confident.
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    I waste time, procrastinate, then I stress. Not good :no:
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    (Original post by Bella_Cullen)
    Thanks for that :rolleyes:

    Don't actually like Twilight any more -it was a brief affair - and if I could change my username I would.
    An affair you say? :sexface:
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    Kinda, more in a stage of denial though. My exams aren't a month away.....
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    (Original post by hidden_desire)
    I waste time, procrastinate, then I stress. Not good :no:
    Same

    Procrastination hits me like a drug, everyday, the moment I get back from school :/
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    (Original post by hidden_desire)
    I waste time, procrastinate, then I stress. Not good :no:
    argh same! each time exams come round I always say I will revise early, not stress.. never happens though
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    Nah I don't get stressed
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    I'm in denial over the fact I've 2 maths exams next moth. Desperately trying to pretend they arent happening
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    I was a few weeks ago, like reeeeally stressed. You're not alone , i'm not at the moment but I think i've just given up aha
 
 
 
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