Turn on thread page Beta
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    COMPUTER SCIENCE.
    Was the bane of my life.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I wish I did AS and A2 Law in one year rather than EPQ. 5000 words to conclude basically a yes or no answer, urgh.
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    Rofl I remember reading this thread back when I was picking my options, a lot of truth here *Cough* Maths and Psychology RUN *Cough*
    Offline

    8
    ReputationRep:
    Well, I took Chemistry last year and, in hindsight, I would have much rather taken R.E A level - looked quite interesting to me! Chemistry isn't however. Not one bit.
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    History - I can't seem to write the correct way to get anything higher than C however I do enjoy the subject itself so I can't really complain that much.

    Chemistry - I can't get my head around the calculations involved at all revised so hard and still got a U in the second exam. I might as well have have just written my name on the paper and sat there for the whole exam time doing nothing. :mad:
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I did philosophy, politics, English language and re. I did RE over year 11 and year 12, half an hour a week, got a C. Not too shabby.
    I slaved over philosophy because I loved it. Got a C. I actually manahed to get one of every single grade on it:
    an A and a D at AS,
    so I resat the D and got a U,
    so resat again and got an E.
    Got a B and a C on the A2 papers.

    If I had my time again I'd do Philosophy, Politics, RE, 16th Century History and Sociology. Never ever do English! Horrific!
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    Physics, but I want to read medicine and I've made an offer of 4 A*'s so I'm just going to work extra hard at that subject
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    Nothing I jus wish I worked harder
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Geography! Dropped it at the end of AS - found it so dull! I actually still enjoy discussing the topics in it though (like global warming, overpopulation, etc.) but I hated writing set essays about it where you just needed memorised points..
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Carinaea)
    Geography! Dropped it at the end of AS - found it so dull! I actually still enjoy discussing the topics in it though (like global warming, overpopulation, etc.) but I hated writing set essays about it where you just needed memorised points..
    Wow...which exam board was this?
    We're doing it with AQA and I love it. I find all the topics fascinating and I never just memorised points at AS...I just learned some case studies, statistics and definitions and then planned and wrote my answers as I went along. Got an A.
    I also have a brilliant teacher though so that helps too
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Media Studies - it just seemed like such a joke of an A level to me.
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    MATHS!!!!

    Easy GCSE, but one of the most difficult A levels!
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    ICT is taking over my life! I never get time to study for my other subjects because I'm always getting tasks to do and deadlines! Wish I never picked ICT and picked something like Psychology
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    English Language by far!

    Most uninteresting subject in the world combined with ridiculous coursework. The stuff you learn at AS is a joke.
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    Geography. WTF was i thinking?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Executioner)
    ICT is taking over my life! I never get time to study for my other subjects because I'm always getting tasks to do and deadlines! Wish I never picked ICT and picked something like Psychology
    What board are you doing. I did AS ICT last year (in year 11) and it we didn't need to do any coursework or tasks for it
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    AS Italian, ab initio.

    Worst ten months of my life. :c
    Offline

    15
    ReputationRep:
    I'm regretting Maths at the moment... I've a horrible feeling that I'll fail it miserably.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Biology and Physics AS - Oy Vey...At GCSE I was decent at the sciences, but the A Level syllabi *****-slapped me.
    In hindsight I should have taken Economics instead. Oh well :/
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    Economics -.-

    Told my College that i would fail the subject if they didn't let me drop it - they said it was 'too late' to drop it even though this just wasn't the case. Come summer, guess what - a nice big U greeted me and I strolled past the college head with a somewhat displeased, yet smug look on my face.
 
 
 

University open days

  1. University of Bradford
    University-wide Postgraduate
    Wed, 25 Jul '18
  2. University of Buckingham
    Psychology Taster Tutorial Undergraduate
    Wed, 25 Jul '18
  3. Bournemouth University
    Clearing Campus Visit Undergraduate
    Wed, 1 Aug '18
Poll
How are you feeling in the run-up to Results Day 2018?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.