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    The reason for asking is because I live in Scotland and we don't have A Levels up here.

    Anyways I have a friend down in England that is currently holding conditionals for Dentistry courses across England. I know his requirements are to get 3 A's, how are is it to achieve this?

    Has anyone achieved this? If so how was your experience with A Levels?

    Also what kind of grade you could expect the majority folk to get in their A Levels?

    Would be interested in knowing.

    Cheers guys.


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    Not that hard. Do not believe the hype.
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    Depends on each subjects i guess.
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    (Original post by Lord_lemon_head)
    The reason for asking is because I live in Scotland and we don't have A Levels up here.

    Anyways I have a friend down in England that is currently holding conditionals for Dentistry courses across England. I know his requirements are to get 3 A's, how are is it to achieve this?

    Has anyone achieved this? If so how was your experience with A Levels?

    Also what kind of grade you could expect the majority folk to get in their A Levels?

    Would be interested in knowing.

    Cheers guys.


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    I've moved your thread to the A-level forum

    The "average" grade is C.

    And results do depend on the subject, but on average 8% get A*, 18% A, 27% B, 24% C, 15% D, 6% E

    http://www.bstubbs.co.uk/a-lev.htm
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    Depends completely on the person. I'm on track get AAA with quite a bit of work but not absolutely insane amounts. Others could do less work than this, others would have to do a heck of a lot more. It's difficult to say how 'hard' they are because some people will find them so much more difficult, depends on the subjects too.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    I've moved your thread to the A-level forum

    The "average" grade is C.

    And results do depend on the subject, but on average 8% get A*, 18% A, 27% B, 24% C, 15% D, 6% E

    http://www.bstubbs.co.uk/a-lev.htm
    Thank you good sir

    The link is very handy, just what I was looking for, thank you


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    A levels were hard for me, the level of knowledge they expect is a lot higher than GCSEs so yes the jump up is big. But I did all essay-based subjects politics, French, English literature and economics so there was a lot of writing to a high standard and being concise. It probably just depends on the person. I know people in my classes who are a lot better than me, and people who have dropped out. I don't know about the new system though, ask again next year lol
 
 
 
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