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    hi, do you think i should get a job and do these A-levels at the same time or devote myself fully to revision, and if i should how many hours should i work? cheers.

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    Okay so those are all essay subjects. I can tell you for a fact that, although I don't do it (did it for GCSE), History is going to be a killer xD English Literature depends on how good you are at the subject in general. It does take quite a bit of home work but it depends on how you are taught e.g. in my school we didn't have to read any of the books at home, we did class reading (we only had read at home once we got near the end and wanted to speed up lessons etc.). Essays, however, were set as homework and this was usually 2 per week, and had built up to being set 2 for one of my teachers and two from the other making 4 essays per week for homework due the next.
    EPQ is ok as long as you don't fall behind or start too late. Even then, with a job I would see it to be quite hard as most students get EPQs done after school or spend hours on weekends doing it. If you are good at time-management and you know how to just sit down and get work done no matter how you feel, you will be okay with a job.

    Is it possible for you to try out your A-Levels for a month or two and then think about a job? If you know how to manage your time I would say go ahead but if you want to ensure that you are giving your lessons plenty of time then I would consider maybe putting it off until next summer? It may be okay for the start of year 12 but just remember work builds up very fast at A-level.
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    Okay so those are all essay subjects. I can tell you for a fact that, although I don't do it (did it for GCSE), History is going to be a killer xD English Literature depends on how good you are at the subject in general. It does take quite a bit of home work but it depends on how you are taught e.g. in my school we didn't have to read any of the books at home, we did class reading (we only had read at home once we got near the end and wanted to speed up lessons etc.). Essays, however, were set as homework and this was usually 2 per week, and had built up to being set 2 for one of my teachers and two from the other making 4 essays per week for homework due the next.
    EPQ is ok as long as you don't fall behind or start too late. Even then, with a job I would see it to be quite hard as most students get EPQs done after school or spend hours on weekends doing it. If you are good at time-management and you know how to just sit down and get work done no matter how you feel, you will be okay with a job.

    Is it possible for you to try out your A-Levels for a month or two and then think about a job? If you know how to manage your time I would say go ahead but if you want to ensure that you are giving your lessons plenty of time then I would consider maybe putting it off until next summer? It may be okay for the start of year 12 but just remember work builds up very fast at A-level.
    Thank you very much for the reply, tomorrow i have an interview for B&M Bargains so if i get it i will see how i do with the job, if not i shall wait and see how i do without one. i think i should be OK as i am natural at history, i got an A* and am very good at lit too, i got an A* too. i suppose i need to sort out the EPQ ASAP when i go then, thanks for the help, much obliged
 
 
 
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