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    I was just rather curious really. I'm going to apply for Chemistry in two years. Is it as big as the jump from GCSE to A level?
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    (Original post by tkb661998)
    Hello!
    I was just rather curious really. I'm going to apply for Chemistry in two years. Is it as big as the jump from GCSE to A level?
    It differs for different people. Personally, i'd say no. I didn't really find A-level Chemistry harder, but I can see why people do feel that way. There's a distinct difference in the way you think about things. First year of degree is quite mild, it serves to get people to the same level so there's plenty of time to get into it. The style of thinking is similar and largely a continuation of A-level, just with more depth, so if you're interested in Chemistry and got your head around A-level then I don't think you'll feel a shock.

    The shocking element is practical work. Going from not doing any practicals to spending a day in the lab is pretty intense. You get over it with experience, but it take a while to settle in and find your confidence.
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    (Original post by tkb661998)
    Hello!
    I was just rather curious really. I'm going to apply for Chemistry in two years. Is it as big as the jump from GCSE to A level?
    As someone who only did double science GCSE, I didn't find the jump from GCSE to AS bad at all. A2 to first year uni was challenging though.
 
 
 
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