I got an offer from Cambridge for 3 A levels while other people from my school who were taking 4 got rejected. Also my UMS marks were generally lower than theirs as well. I haven't got a clue why i got in but hey, life works in weird and wonderful ways
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Are 4 A Levels necessary? watch
- 19-07-2006 20:56
(Original post by coffeehead)
- 19-07-2006 21:25
Really? I guess it depends rather a lot on the actual subjects in question, but to me the main difference between an A grade and a B grade in some of my subjects (RS, History and Politics) is not whether or not you can apply the knowledge, but how well you've memorised the textbook and can regurgitate stuff out in the exam. And I've come to think that as long as you do get to uni, that's really rather unimportant.
How do you LEARN TO APPLY knowledge, anyway? Sorry if I sound a bit churlish, but (with arts subjects), isn't that just something you do naturally without having to learn if you're an A grade candidate?