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    Hi, I am an A Level student, and can answer any questions you may have on courses, college life, etc.
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    Do you do either history or economics a level or both
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    What A levels did you take?
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    Lol like 95% of TSR are A level students. But its' nice that you're helping. :rofl:
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    best way to START revising fr GCSEs exams under 3 months ????
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    What is the meaning of life?
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    the OP said that he/she can answer any question on courses
    so that means that the OP did all the subjects?!?!
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    Lol like 95% of TSR are A level students. But its' nice that you're helping. :rofl:
    Surprisingly not :erm:

    Apparently only 44% are between 14-24 or something, so even less are doing A levels. Maybe 20% at best
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    (Original post by Namenious)
    Do you do either history or economics a level or both
    Sorry for such a late response. I am currently studying economics, and I can give you general advice with history a level from what I know from other students, what teachers have told me, etc.
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    (Original post by LovepreetDhillon)
    What A levels did you take?
    Sorry about such a late response. I did not take the strongest of combinations, unfortunately due to unforeseen issues. I am currently studying economics, English literature, philosophy and psychology. I can also give general advice on other subjects from what I have heard from teachers, other students, etc. When choosing my A levels, I had no idea what I wanted to take. So, I do have a general knowledge on quite a few subjects from research / open evenings / etc.
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    Lol like 95% of TSR are A level students. But its' nice that you're helping. :rofl:
    Sorry for the late reply. Very true, and I understand that. I am just offering advice as I did not get as much advice as I wanted when I was applying to college.
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    (Original post by Shiv is Light)
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    What is the meaning of life?
    Sorry for such a late response. That is certainly an excellent question. However, since I have studied religious studies, and I am now studying philosophy, I am sure you would not appreciate an elaborative essay on the meaning of life.
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Surprisingly not :erm:

    Apparently only 44% are between 14-24 or something, so even less are doing A levels. Maybe 20% at best
    I am unaware of the statistics. However, from experience, colleges are becoming heavily oversubscribed, and the BTEC students seem to outnumber the A level students in some places.
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    What A-Levels should I do? My options so far are biology, chemistry, physics, maths(fast-track), geography and french
    I will definitely need biology, French and at least one of the other subjects
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    (Original post by LittleIrishGeek)
    What A-Levels should I do? My options so far are biology, chemistry, physics, maths(fast-track), geography and french
    I will definitely need biology, French and at least one of the other subjects
    Maths and Physics.
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    (Original post by chillygirl)
    best way to START revising fr GCSEs exams under 3 months ????
    Sorry for such a late response. That is a difficult question in all honesty as every subject requires different skills, and it can be hard to generalise the best method for all of them. Firstly, I would advise you to get all of your notes together. Some people like to make revision timetables. I do not, as I never stick to them, but it works for some. Once you have all your notes together, it is best to condense these notes into smaller parts (Warning: This takes ages, but is worth it for learning the material!). This can be done with flash cards, mind-maps, tables, diagrams, etc. I also use apps (even with A level) such as Brainscape, Duolingo, etc. In addition, if you find a topic which you do not understand, YouTube and podcasts can be a livesaver! Unfortunately, repetition seems to be the best method of learning. I would also advise that you print off the specifications for each of your exams. Find out exactly what you need to know. Past papers are the most effective way of revising, in my opinion. As long as you have a basic grasp of the information, past papers will help you develop your technique. Another thing which is not stressed enough is examiner reports. The people who write those are the people who will be marking your exam. Take note, and spend some time going through them! They are genuinely helpful, and will help you discover where other students have gone wrong.

    When revising, listening to instrumental music is the best (dull, I know) but psychological studies have proven this (I have to know about those theories for my own psychology exams). Try and find a quiet place too. Although it can be great to socialise with friends and have them help you, remember that individual study is required too. Make sure that you take regular breaks, and maintain a healthy lifestyle, and get some leisure.

    On the day, wake up a little early, and get a good breakfast. When outside the hall, try and keep calm. Do not try to run through content in your mind, because it will just stress you out, and you will question your knowledge. When in the hall, relax a bit. Remember there are invigilators to assist you if you need help. Although they can not offer support in the content of the exam, they can read questions to you, take you outside for a break, and give you extra supplies. Don't be afraid to ask! Lastly, always proof read your paper if you have time at the end. A good percentage of marks can be obtained just from students re-reading their work, and correcting silly mistakes.


    I hope this helps.
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    the OP said that he/she can answer any question on courses
    so that means that the OP did all the subjects?!?!
    Sorry for the late response. I can give general advice on all subjects, and their strengths and weaknesses. I did a lot of research and spoke to numerous teachers, students, etc. about many courses when choosing my own. I can offer advice, and if not, I can find out information for people from other teachers, students, careers advisers, etc. when I am next in college.
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    (Original post by clucky_chick)
    Sorry for the late response. I can give general advice on all subjects, and their strengths and weaknesses. I did a lot of research and spoke to numerous teachers, students, etc. about many courses when choosing my own. I can offer advice, and if not, I can find out information for people from other teachers, students, careers advisers, etc. when I am next in college.
    haha.. fair enough
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    (Original post by clucky_chick)
    Hi, I am an A Level student, and can answer any questions you may have on courses, college life, etc.
    very nice of you !!
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    (Original post by LittleIrishGeek)
    What A-Levels should I do? My options so far are biology, chemistry, physics, maths(fast-track), geography and french
    I will definitely need biology, French and at least one of the other subjects
    Those are all great subjects which are deemed 'facilitating' by Russell Group Universities. Taking a mix of sciences, humanities and languages will always make you a strong candidate. Do you have any ideas of what you want to do after A levels? From my own research in universities, I have found Maths everywhere! Universities really do like maths. However, I suggest you look at your previous academic progress before choosing these. I am sure you have heard this a million times but, A levels are a massive step upwards. AAA results which are with slightly weaker subjects (course dependent) will nearly always look better than someone with CCC in very strong subjects. Definitely unfair, but it happens.
 
 
 
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