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    Firstly, how did you guys find the leap in terms of workload, difficulty etc. when you started doing A-levels. Secondly, how did you handle this change and what things worked successfully for you?
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    Firstly, how did you guys find the leap in terms of workload, difficulty etc. when you started doing A-levels. Secondly, who did you handle this change and what things worked successfully for you?
    The transition for me was not smooth, I underestimated the difficulty of a levels in my first year so massively under performed. The difficulty is a step up from GCSE especially for STEM subjects. But I think the bridge between AS and A2 is a lot smaller as you become used to it. The concepts are harder in A2 but the knowledge from AS helps your understanding. Ultimately, A-levels are about independent study and many of us did not realise that was the case, so we did nothing during our free periods. In A2, I realised my mistakes from AS which made it much easier to succeed. I went to the library in my frees so I was away from distractions.

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