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    I got D's and E's mainly and had to start from level 2 in my chosen college course which was much easier than GCSE's even when I went onto level 3, it was way easier than GCSE's.

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    it might be because you're doing less subjects
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    what are you currently doing?

    Edit: mayhem again! ffs
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    What's 'level 3'? :L
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    Are they difficult? Not to sound rude but I think it's down to the individual's academic ability and willingness to study. I know people who studied really hard but didn't do too great, and others who put minimal effort in whilst achieving mostly As.
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    (Original post by Mayhem™)
    it might be because you're doing less subjects
    No that isn't it. At college you choose one subject but within that one subject you study a lot of different units. For example level 2 IT has 6 units but level 3 IT has 18 units.

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    (Original post by TheTechN1304)
    What's 'level 3'? :L
    GCSEs are level 2, level 3 is above level 2 for example A levels, level 4+ is at university

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    (Original post by samzy21)
    GCSEs are level 2, level 3 is above level 2 for example A levels, level 4+ is at university

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    What A levels are you doing?
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    They are not difficult if you are prepared to put the work in and actually revise. I am in year 11 and one thing that this year is constantly teaching me is if you want to achieve something you have to get of your backside and actually put some damn work in or you will simply fail. I sat on my backside in year 10 put not as much work in got damn low grade and now managed to get 1A*, 1A, 5B's and 4C's in year 11 after putting some effort into it.
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    They aren't.
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    I thought GCSEs were hard, until A levels
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    They're not that hard really, it's just alot of content knowledge intake in a short space of time. Yes you say for example level 3 ICT has 18 units. But I have 54 units that are just science (I take triple) then all my other units on top, it is WAAAAY more than further education but then again it's not THAT hard or you would do so many subjects in comparison to A-Levels.
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    I'm not doing anything atm-gap year, going uní in september. Never did A levels, did BTEC.

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    (Original post by TheTechN1304)
    What A levels are you doing?
    Not doing anything atm, gap year. Going uní in September. I never did A levels, did BTEC.

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