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    BTEC music, none of my universities recognise it, and it is a total waste of time!
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    (Original post by alabelle)
    If you got a C at GCSE, I really don't recommend doing Maths AS.
    I got a B at GCSE then started A Level, and I found it almost impossible to keep up. That was even with having done some 'bridging the gap' studying over the holidays. Ended up getting a D. Everyone's different, though.
    one more question, what was its you were trying keep up to:

    the new A level crap...

    or

    the old A* GCSE formula's e.t.c .....


    thx
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    A Levels as a whole really.. Wish i'd done International Bacculaureate. But to answerthe question: Biology and Psychology. Should've done Spanish and Geography. XD
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    Drama - it was the 'new' A level, so the teachers were unsure about what the exam board specifically wanted for the A2 examination module. It was a lot of guesswork and unlike other subjects, like English, we weren't allowed to re-do coursework to bump up the marks after the first draft. The inconsistency of this really pissed me off. Also, I didn't like not doing a final scripted performance in the final year like at AS And the stimulus topic for the coursework - the Crucible - was so so so dull, to think we could have done Faust instead!
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    Psychology and English lit
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    (Original post by Bullet Knuckle)
    one more question, what was its you were trying keep up to:

    the new A level crap...

    or

    the old A* GCSE formula's e.t.c .....


    thx
    Both!
    You definitely use the A* GCSE stuff at AS... I found that I could do the A Level stuff if I kept at it, but it ate massively into my time (a couple of hours every night just to keep up with the homework) but I was really slow and my teacher got frustrated with me. You might not have this problem, but I did! In the end my teacher said I was fine to stay on to A2, but I didn't like the effect it was having on my other A Levels, so I dropped it. I'm glad I did now!
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    (Original post by Rascacielos)
    Maths A2. I don't have enough time to dedicate to it so I'm struggling and I know I will do come my exam in June. I wish I'd listened to people's advice that I didn't need to take 4 A-levels.
    What did you get in Maths A2
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    (Original post by multiplexing-gamer)
    What did you get in Maths A2
    An A.
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    Chemistry and Maths definitely!! Aaarghhhh if only i could build a time machine and change my options...
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    (Original post by Emma:-))
    I regretted taking maths. I was good at it at gcse, and was encouraged to take it at a-level. But i failed it miserably.
    Aaah, I know the feeling... Got an E this year :/
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    (Original post by Evangelica)
    MEI OCR Mathematics - WHY GOD WHY??!!?!
    LOL i know the feeling!
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    Don't regret any really
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    (Original post by helloaili)
    Chemistry and math. I spent the whole year with no idea what was going on. :s
    Gahh same here!

    Free radicals grrrr :mad:
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    art. i dropped it after AS. its probably better at other schools, but in ine you either did what the teacher told you to or they gave up on you. it was completely stupid and we all ended up having to make a box and fill it with stuff and then expand from that...i filled mine with bottles and money ( a bottle bank) but unfortunately my teachers didnt appreciate my sense of humour
    basically there was no self expression allowed outside of their limits. i did try and go my own way but they then never gave me any guidance on what was needed, i still have no idea how you pass art a level?! oh, and what further depressed me is that they said my skills were 'yeah, ok' in that annoying high voice which instantly tells you they are lying (it may have been the truth but is no way to encourage your student to try harder!)
    just as a finger to them, can i just say i am now selling my art and making a neat little profit from them :P
    grr it makes me angry to think about it >
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    This thread is just worrying and depressing me! D:
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    (Original post by EllHv1)
    This thread is just worrying and depressing me! D:
    haha dont let it! everyones different. there are loads of people on here saying chemistry and physics, i did both of those and they were great! its just personal preference, so chose what you enjoy, but make sure to find out about your teachers so you can be prepared if they are rubbish!
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    SNAB Biology- UGH!
    Nothing more to say on that. ¬.¬

    Also, BTEC Performing Arts. It's really fun..but also really hard work.. and nowhere seems to know if they accept it or not.
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    English Language and Computing

    Should've done further maths and physics.
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    Music.
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    Chemistry, did anyone take this subject ignoring the good career prospects?
 
 
 
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