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    I'm starting A-levels in September, has anyone finished their A-levels in just one year? if so, how was it like? I'm 18 this year which is why I really want to finish fast.
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    how are you 18, when did you finish your GCSEs (should have finished at 16). but to answer your questions. A-Levels consist of two years, the first year is called AS level this takes one year. If you do well this year then you can choose to go to A2 (the second year) . AS and A2 make up an A-level so to answer your question : No it is impossible to finish in 1 year. Second question: I am in year 10 so I would not know what it is like yet.
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    Not impossible some private places offer it all in a year but it is quite expensive. They usually require a year of experience post GCSE in studies though. Tell us more about your situation
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    (Original post by PHD2027)
    how are you 18, when did you finish your GCSEs (should have finished at 16). but to answer your questions. A-Levels consist of two years, the first year is called AS level this takes one year. If you do well this year then you can choose to go to A2 (the second year) . AS and A2 make up an A-level so to answer your question : No it is impossible to finish in 1 year. Second question: I am in year 10 so I would not know what it is like yet.
    I missed out of school a lot when I was younger due to certain circumstances, and I moved to America when I was in high school so It complicated things.
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    (Original post by EnterNamehereplz)
    Not impossible some private places offer it all in a year but it is quite expensive. They usually require a year of experience post GCSE in studies though. Tell us more about your situation
    I never did GCSE's, moved to America and they don't do GCSE's. however my final exam scores where very good
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    (Original post by Curiousfind)
    I never did GCSE's, moved to America and they don't do GCSE's. however my final exam scores where very good
    Ah don't worry so what do you have in terms of American studies. Are you now in England? What are you looking to study? Have you seen any specifications, past papers or what modules consist of? Have you got any career inspirations if so why? What experience do you have if any?

    Sorry I have a bad habit of interrogating the OP to help them as much as possible. Sometimes a apprenticeship could be better or some other paths.
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    (Original post by EnterNamehereplz)
    Ah don't worry so what do you have in terms of American studies. Are you now in England? What are you looking to study? Have you seen any specifications, past papers or what modules consist of? Have you got any career inspirations if so why? What experience do you have if any?

    Sorry I have a bad habit of interrogating the OP to help them as much as possible. Sometimes a apprenticeship could be better or some other paths.
    I just have my last year exams. The school i applied to made me take a taste though which i also passed i plan on studying psychology photography geography and english literature. I am not in the uk yet as im waiting on a visa.i would like to become a psychologist but also have an interest in becoming a business market analyst. I have no experience in any of these though.
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    You will find doing three A levels in one year extremely difficult, if not impossible, which is why schools do not timetable like this, even for the brightest pupils. There will be no problem in your starting and ending a year later than others. The sixth form will quite likely have pupils repeating their year 12 if they didn't do well enough.
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    You will find doing three A levels in one year extremely difficult, if not impossible, which is why schools do not timetable like this, even for the brightest pupils. There will be no problem in your starting and ending a year later than others. The sixth form will quite likely have pupils repeating their year 12 if they didn't do well enough.
    If only school didnt have to take up soo much time.
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    If only school didnt have to take up soo much time.
    I think you will find that school is the more efficient way of doing three A levels.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    I think you will find that school is the more efficient way of doing three A levels.
    Can I ask you why you think that? I know many students many who got top grades in our school we agreed they could do more at home. School was just necessary for an exam centre, socialising and ISA's which are no longer run. One of my biggest regret is not self-teaching myself.
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    (Original post by EnterNamehereplz)
    Can I ask you why you think that? I know many students many who got top grades in our school we agreed they could do more at home. School was just necessary for an exam centre, socialising and ISA's which are no longer run. One of my biggest regret is not self-teaching myself.
    Well, being a teacher, I am of the opinion that it is quicker and more efficient to have someone who knows the syllabus and the exam system delivering the work in manageable chunks in a logical order, in a manner worked out by professionals who have an overview of the time and resources needed, rather than expecting someone to learn all that by themselves.
 
 
 
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