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    Hi guys,
    Thought I'd leave some A-level links you might find helpful:

    Chemistry:
    http://www.a-levelchemistry.co.uk/ (Alevel Chemistry topic based questions-very useful when studying for module tests during the year. If your teachers don't hand these out, there's some here! Look for 'hw'/ 'assessed homework' or 'test' under each topic. You should find markschemes on the website aswell ).

    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/ (a resource; almost like a textbook- if you don't understand something, chemguide is meant to be pretty good with explanations etc.)

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MaChemGuy (A level chemistry youtube videos; very comprehensive and well explained incase you miss class or something- I'm not sure what specs he covers but I know he deffo did OCR A)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/chemistry-revision/ (I don't know what this is, but it's meant to be good loll I think its again, topic based pp questions )


    Biology:
    http://www.thebiotutor.com/ (topic based past paper questions and markschemes- he might do notes too, I'm not sure)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes
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    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes (Biology notes- OCR spec; not sure but you may need a getrevising account for this one )

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCop...XSWJRjw/videos (Youtube videos- OCR A)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/biology-revision/ (I think there are topic based qs on this site)


    Oh and for A-level Psychology, I didn't have a textbook (for some reason, my sixth form assumed that some crappy psy revision guide would be fine? Loll, I stuffed that somewhere and forgot all about it). BUT my Main source (esp. in y12)-apart from class notes was
    http://www.simplypsychology.org/
    I'm not sure how much the site has changed since last year, but it was a pretty awesome psychology textbook! Maybe check it out; esp if you're in year 12. I remember it being structured very nicely.

    If you have any specific questions, do ask
    I did A Levels Chemistry(A*), Biology(A), Psychology(A), AS Sociology(A)-dropped it after y12 and Arabic(A).
    If I think of any other resources, I will post em
    Good luck
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    OMG HOW DID YOU GET AN A IN ARABIC!!!

    i got an A* in GCSE but i dont think i'll do well in AS

    can i please have your notes >.< you're grades are exactly what i'm aiming for!!!
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    (Original post by sfaraj)
    OMG HOW DID YOU GET AN A IN ARABIC!!!

    i got an A* in GCSE but i dont think i'll do well in AS

    can i please have your notes >.< you're grades are exactly what i'm aiming for!!!
    Heyy
    Notes for what? Arabic??
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    (Original post by Terrificmagenta)
    Heyy
    Notes for what? Arabic??
    did you make notes for arabic? aha noo i mean bio and chem (oh and psychology)
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    (Original post by sfaraj)
    did you make notes for arabic? aha noo i mean bio and chem (oh and psychology)
    loll, no I didn't.
    ngl, I didn't make notes for my A-levels . I did used to jot down notes in class. It's all handwritten, I dunno how I'd get em to ya
    I can tell you what I did do/give any tips I can think of? Are you in year 13?
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    (Original post by Terrificmagenta)
    Hi guys,
    Thought I'd leave some A-level links you might find helpful:

    Chemistry:
    http://www.a-levelchemistry.co.uk/ (Alevel Chemistry topic based questions-very useful when studying for module tests during the year. If your teachers don't hand these out, there's some here! Look for 'hw'/ 'assessed homework' or 'test' under each topic. You should find markschemes on the website aswell ).

    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/ (a resource; almost like a textbook- if you don't understand something, chemguide is meant to be pretty good with explanations etc.)

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MaChemGuy (A level chemistry youtube videos; very comprehensive and well explained incase you miss class or something- I'm not sure what specs he covers but I know he deffo did OCR A)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/chemistry-revision/ (I don't know what this is, but it's meant to be good loll I think its again, topic based pp questions )


    Biology:
    http://www.thebiotutor.com/ (topic based past paper questions and markschemes- he might do notes too, I'm not sure)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes
    and
    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes (Biology notes- OCR spec; not sure but you may need a getrevising account for this one )

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCop...XSWJRjw/videos (Youtube videos- OCR A)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/biology-revision/ (I think there are topic based qs on this site)


    Oh and for A-level Psychology, I didn't have a textbook (for some reason, my sixth form assumed that some crappy psy revision guide would be fine? Loll, I stuffed that somewhere and forgot all about it). BUT my Main source (esp. in y12)-apart from class notes was
    http://www.simplypsychology.org/
    I'm not sure how much the site has changed since last year, but it was a pretty awesome psychology textbook! Maybe check it out; esp if you're in year 12. I remember it being structured very nicely.

    If you have any specific questions, do ask
    I did A Levels Chemistry(A*), Biology(A), Psychology(A), AS Sociology(A)-dropped it after y12 and Arabic(A).
    If I think of any other resources, I will post em
    Good luck
    I'm currently doing gcse and picking my A Level options. Your thread stood out as you are doing the exact same subjects I want to do for A Level (Biology, Chemistry and Psychology). I'm doing these subjects at GCSE and enjoy them, but not quite sure what they are like at A Level. Do you enjoy them, is it too hard/easy and anything I should know before choosing them. Btw I'm want to pursue a career in medicine.
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    (Original post by Violet0328)
    I'm currently doing gcse and picking my A Level options. Your thread stood out as you are doing the exact same subjects I want to do for A Level (Biology, Chemistry and Psychology). I'm doing these subjects at GCSE and enjoy them, but not quite sure what they are like at A Level. Do you enjoy them, is it too hard/easy and anything I should know before choosing them. Btw I'm want to pursue a career in medicine.
    Umm I wouldn't say they're hard
    I found (I)GCSE chemistry really boring because it was mostly 'remember this, it doesn't matter why. You just need to know it for the exam'
    But then again, I found all GCSEs boring loll
    I didn't feel the jump from GCSE to A-level; but a lot of people do say there's a huge jump? I guess it depends on the individual

    Interms of A-level Chem compared to GCSE-there is a LOT more understanding and application involved (no more 'just remember this' business ). Chemistry is a really enjoyable Alevel, as long as you understand it. It makes sense and actually gets you to think a bit for yourself. A lot of people didn't like it for that reason I think; sometimes I guess not understanding a concept can be frustrating so people turn against the subject . I remember quite a lot of people who got A*s in GCSE Chem struggling with it at A-level; they worked so hard, but could not bring their grade up any higher than a B/C because they found it so difficult to get their heads round concepts? but, like I said, I really enjoyed Chemistry and you might do aswell !

    A-level Biology? Was boring LOOLL (but you might love it! ahaha). I'd say you need a good memory and a very good ability to understand and apply complex concepts (particularly in Year 13). Very content heavy.

    Psychology? Extremely boring hahaha. I legit used to fall asleep in class. I didn't do GCSE Psychology. You need to perfect your essay writing technique (esp. in y13) and I would say you need a good memory coz there are hundreds and HUNDREDS of random names and studies you will have to remember-no joke. I felt like it was more effort than my Science subjects in terms of HW etc, since essays just seem to drag on and on... But having an essay based subject thrown in there is a good idea because it does give you a break from sciency/maths things and can be pretty refreshing; especially is you enjoy the subject

    In terms of difficulty, I thought A-levels we're pretty easy- though people do say the more you enjoy something the easier it feels? The one thing that stands out to me, that I hated, was one part of A2 genetics, ughh. But we got there in the end

    And. I. Crammed... Especially for Biology and Psychology. I work under pressure. Loll, don't do that though. Everyone says not to

    If you have any specific questions, do ask.
    Hope those GCSEs go well for you
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    (Original post by Terrificmagenta)
    loll, no I didn't.
    ngl, I didn't make notes for my A-levels . I did used to jot down notes in class. It's all handwritten, I dunno how I'd get em to ya
    I can tell you what I did do/give any tips I can think of? Are you in year 13?
    aha true, arabic is more of a know how to write and youre fine. which country are you from btw?

    yes please and no year 12
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    (Original post by sfaraj)
    aha true, arabic is more of a know how to write and youre fine. which country are you from btw?

    yes please and no year 12
    I'm so sorry. Forgot to reply, been bit busy, I just got back from uni, had soo many hours of lectures, back to back...
    I'm not arab ahaha I wasn't taught arabic after GCSE level (was meant to 'self teach' it at alevel but it always got pushed to the side because I procrastinate soo muchh and was occupied with my 4 other subjects). Basically just did two or three papers a few days before exams, lol maybe the examiners were a bit drunk, I dunno Are you arab? You should take it if you are; just sit the exam- if you're good with arabic, you don't need to study for it really
    I'll post those Alevel tips, just gimme a minute
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    (Original post by sfaraj)
    aha true, arabic is more of a know how to write and youre fine. which country are you from btw?

    yes please and no year 12
    Trustt me, I'm not an Alevel expert in any way, but I hope I can help somehow
    I might repeat some of the things I've posted on previous threads- just giving you a heads up

    Okay, so with Bio- My bio department was so crappy, they skipped some of the actual spec content Looll. I know a lot of people read the book and made notes (using the spec endorsed textbook) during the year. If your teachers haven't given you guys specification sheets, print them out !! Use this as a checklist before exams. They are not likely to test you on things that are not on the spec. To be honest, with Alevels, you only reallyy need to know whats on that specification.
    Make sure you UNDERSTAND every single point on that spec sheet before your exams (tick off during revision period). You can even ask teachers to specify what points on your spec sheet they're testing you on before any assessments and use that to revise certain topics/module (read your notes/solve pp questions based on that module). I remember someone telling me that http://www.thebiotutor.com does topic based questions for most exam boards.
    With the year 12 Bio stuff, it really is never too late to start working; I realised a week or something before my Bio unit 2 exam that my crappy teachers hadn't covered huge chunks of the spec. I managed to cover soo much of the spec in a day or two (I was in a bit of a blind panic. Arghh- that was the only time I actually felt stressed out during my two years doing Alevels and it was horriblee loll. (Thanks Bio teachers, ugh ahaha) Trust me, everyone has at least one point during Alevels when they feel really useless or overwhelmed and stressed out, but you come through and you can't give up.
    Because a lot of AS Bio (esp the parts we hadn't covered) was just remembering tons of facts and processes (with not thatt much understanding involved), it was all fine and doable.
    Looking back, I can see that Bio in year 13 had a lot more content and most of it required a LOT more understanding and application rather than just pure memory work (which, for me, made it a tad more interesting- I find Bio soo boringg)
    Make use of the mark schemes with Biology- they really are key.

    Can I just say, not do further reading for psychology LOOLLL. There really is no point (unless you love it- I legit used to fall asleep in psy class; I found i so boring loll). Ngl, I didn't do 'further reading' for any of my Alevels You don't NEED to, trust me. As long as you understand whats actually on the spec, you will be fine. Just don't even try going there with psychology, its such a qualitative subject, you'd never know where to start/stop reading haha.


    With Psychology I'd say all you need is the perfect essay structure and a fast hand (particularly in y13)- which I'm sure you can get with practice! Once you've perfected that one essay, you can apply the same technique/plan to all essay questions and it gets a lott easier with time. And yes, do make sure you know all the names of the hundreds of different psychologists and their studies- I know, seems pointless and can be pretty boring and frustrating... I can help you on things like essay structure if you want, just let me know. There is a lot of memorisation involved-esp in y13 (hundredss of names and studies) but remember, nothing is impossible! Maybe make mind maps for each exam paper of all the studies you need to know for that exam. Again, perfect your essay writing technique for y13 and do past papers; maybe under timed conditions-because some of these exams are really tight for time. Make sure you've written every single essay that can possibly come up. Staple them together and then use those essays as model essays to 'revise' from (after they've been marked. If you don't get full/ almost full marks on that essay, then act on any feedback till the essay is worth all the marks). I remember reading thru and highlighting my essays just before the exams. Never underestimate the weight of research methods in these psy exams (I neglected it And genuinely think that cost me the A* grade because I was half a mark off and I feel like I deffo didn't do great on research methods. I found it extremely boring and so did the teacher so she just sort of skipped Over it. I never really went over it at all before the exam in y 13 because it put me to sleep.). Research methods section is usually the part that's easier to get full marks, or very close to full marks in because (in y13) the rest of the paper is mostly essay based and essay marking is so subjective.


    So with Chemistry, it's a really enjoyable Alevel, as long as you understand the concepts. Once you finish a topic in class, do any homework set on that specific topic (our teachers gave us past paper question booklets, but if you don't get em, these topic based questions must be available somewhere online). And put EFFORT into the hw, pleasee don't write something down if you don't understand it. So say you finished Alcohols today in class, go home and do those homework exam questions on Alcohols (try and do that before you get a test on it). Helps consolidate what you've learnt. Trust me, even if you feel like you 'can't' answer the questions, USE the markschemes (its not cheating!!)-same for Bio. Eventually you'll find you don't need the markschemes for that specific topic because you learn what examiners are looking for and start thinking in the mind set they want you to have Again, LISTEN in class and make sure you UNDERSTAND. You need to have understood everything before exam period- pleasee don't wait till your study leave and then realize 'oh crap, I don't get this stuff', coz it will drag you down and make you panic
    Memorise all the reagents on your specification sheet and any definitions your teachers tell you you need to remember (esp things like common enthalpy changes,first ionisation energy,isotopes, etc. You need to pretty much know these word for word; as they are written on your spec markschemes). Pleasee make sure you can draw out every reaction mechanism they require you to know-these will usually be very easy marks to gain and you should really be guaranteed those marks in an exam...
    Use a peice of A3 paper to make a reaction scheme, connecting all the reactions and reagents you've learnt together (e.g. carboxylic acid+alcohol=ester-and reverse reaction+reagents-, how to make an azo dye, etc). I will try and attach a picture, showing what I mean.
    I think this site http://www.a-levelchemistry.co.uk/ does topic based Chem qs for OCR and AQA (they deffo had OCR A when I was doing it)
    MaChemGuy youtube videos are pretty good (I think he covers the whole OCR Alevel chem spec).


    You should make notes in class(helps you focus and means you can relax at home during term after you're done with any Hw- you'll need the skill during lectures at uni, trust me!) . Don't rely on your textbook- the textbook is an extra resource(incase you missed something), your main source is class and your teachers.. I didn't use any textbook with Chemistry- we we're given one for chem and one for Bio; I do remember using the Bio one a bit, but never found the need with Chemistry.


    Interms of further reading, I know this is going to sound really silly, but don't even go there-there really is no needd..! As long as you understand the Alevel spec and are very comfortable applying your knowledge to exam questions, why stress yourself out with extra crap?? LOLL. Maybe if you're really curious about something, you might want to (might be good at fuelling your interest in the subject), but then it's a case of where to stop?

    In year 13 I remember having different post it notes for each exam with checklists of all the recent years past papers for each unit and I'd tick them off so I knew how many I had done.

    i.e
    Chemistry-unit 4 (F324):
    Jan 2012
    Jun 2012
    Jan 2013
    Jun 2013
    Jun 2014
    Jun 2015

    Or PSYA4:
    Essay on breakdown of relationships
    Essay on relationship formation
    Essay on smoking (initiation)
    ETC ETC.

    So I sort of had a record of what I had done and felt more on top of things, less worried. Maybe keep a record of your mark in each paper/essay and redo the ones that you didn't do as well as you would have liked in? I know some people did solve the same past papers multiple times, but that didn't work for me because I'd remember everything from the first time (and the ms too loll)-so it was a bit boring and pointless- andd I would never have gotten enough time to do that many papers because I was usually really late starting the whole 'revision' thing. So never give up- it's never too late to start revising! Ngl, I crammed revision in both years (using the time between two exams like a crazy person-but as long as you have understood concepts during term time (particularly with chem), you can kinda get away with it because you won't panic and spend time trying to get your head round explanations the night before an exam).

    Oh, and ngl, I think the the A* grade really does sort of depend on the day of the exam You can get 100% in every assessment during the year, but just having a bad day or letting your mind wander for half a minute in that exam can potentially mean that A* is gone because the difference between an A and an A* is so small, it's not like GCSEs (I was half a mark off in both Alevel bio and psychology LOLL -but they're being remarked). So just try your best

    And throughout the 2 years, I always had the mindset of not stressing out over Alevels; it's really not worth it 😁😕. You will get through this, you'll find what works for you and figure out what's going to get you to pass those exams.

    I guess these tips would be more useful closer to your exams/mocks but I hope they help in some way 😁😊. I think the key with Alevels is to listen and understand in class and then try to perfect your exam technique.

    If you have any other questions, do ask. Good luck
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    hiya ,
    omg you slayes your As exams !!! I am doing chemistry and biology and only managainf D grades right now . i was wondering if you had any tips or tricks at all to help me inprove im up for tryinf anythinf right now ! your help is so appricated

    (Original post by Terrificmagenta)
    Hi guys,
    Thought I'd leave some A-level links you might find helpful:

    Chemistry:
    http://www.a-levelchemistry.co.uk/ (Alevel Chemistry topic based questions-very useful when studying for module tests during the year. If your teachers don't hand these out, there's some here! Look for 'hw'/ 'assessed homework' or 'test' under each topic. You should find markschemes on the website aswell ).

    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/ (a resource; almost like a textbook- if you don't understand something, chemguide is meant to be pretty good with explanations etc.)

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MaChemGuy (A level chemistry youtube videos; very comprehensive and well explained incase you miss class or something- I'm not sure what specs he covers but I know he deffo did OCR A)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/chemistry-revision/ (I don't know what this is, but it's meant to be good loll I think its again, topic based pp questions )


    Biology:
    http://www.thebiotutor.com/ (topic based past paper questions and markschemes- he might do notes too, I'm not sure)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes
    and
    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes (Biology notes- OCR spec; not sure but you may need a getrevising account for this one )

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCop...XSWJRjw/videos (Youtube videos- OCR A)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/biology-revision/ (I think there are topic based qs on this site)


    Oh and for A-level Psychology, I didn't have a textbook (for some reason, my sixth form assumed that some crappy psy revision guide would be fine? Loll, I stuffed that somewhere and forgot all about it). BUT my Main source (esp. in y12)-apart from class notes was
    http://www.simplypsychology.org/
    I'm not sure how much the site has changed since last year, but it was a pretty awesome psychology textbook! Maybe check it out; esp if you're in year 12. I remember it being structured very nicely.

    If you have any specific questions, do ask
    I did A Levels Chemistry(A*), Biology(A), Psychology(A), AS Sociology(A)-dropped it after y12 and Arabic(A).
    If I think of any other resources, I will post em
    Good luck
    (Original post by Terrificmagenta)
    Hi guys,
    Thought I'd leave some A-level links you might find helpful:

    Chemistry:
    http://www.a-levelchemistry.co.uk/ (Alevel Chemistry topic based questions-very useful when studying for module tests during the year. If your teachers don't hand these out, there's some here! Look for 'hw'/ 'assessed homework' or 'test' under each topic. You should find markschemes on the website aswell ).

    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/ (a resource; almost like a textbook- if you don't understand something, chemguide is meant to be pretty good with explanations etc.)

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MaChemGuy (A level chemistry youtube videos; very comprehensive and well explained incase you miss class or something- I'm not sure what specs he covers but I know he deffo did OCR A)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/chemistry-revision/ (I don't know what this is, but it's meant to be good loll I think its again, topic based pp questions )


    Biology:
    http://www.thebiotutor.com/ (topic based past paper questions and markschemes- he might do notes too, I'm not sure)

    http://pastpapers.org/ (legacy past papers and markschemes)

    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes
    and
    https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/..._biology_notes (Biology notes- OCR spec; not sure but you may need a getrevising account for this one )

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCop...XSWJRjw/videos (Youtube videos- OCR A)

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/biology-revision/ (I think there are topic based qs on this site)


    Oh and for A-level Psychology, I didn't have a textbook (for some reason, my sixth form assumed that some crappy psy revision guide would be fine? Loll, I stuffed that somewhere and forgot all about it). BUT my Main source (esp. in y12)-apart from class notes was
    http://www.simplypsychology.org/
    I'm not sure how much the site has changed since last year, but it was a pretty awesome psychology textbook! Maybe check it out; esp if you're in year 12. I remember it being structured very nicely.

    If you have any specific questions, do ask
    I did A Levels Chemistry(A*), Biology(A), Psychology(A), AS Sociology(A)-dropped it after y12 and Arabic(A).
    If I think of any other resources, I will post em
    Good luck
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    (Original post by mayyaxo)
    hiya ,
    omg you slayes your As exams !!! I am doing chemistry and biology and only managainf D grades right now . i was wondering if you had any tips or tricks at all to help me inprove im up for tryinf anythinf right now ! your help is so appricated
    Aww thank you.
    Don't worry, were still very early on in the year, there's plenty of time to improve! Stay positive and dont stress over alevels-they're really not worth it!
    Attitude to learning means everything, trust me. Never give up becuase once that switch is flipped I can imagine everything seeming unnessecarily difficult. Nothing is impossible, especially at this level and trust me Alevles are not hard, as long as you care
    I will PM you any tips I can think of tomorrow goodluck
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    this is my holy grail, thank you so much for these tips!!!

    If you have any more tips please PM me, thank youuuu
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    Hiii
    I just wanted to ask if you did psychology A levels before the reform as I heard that was just about learning a bunch of case studies. I do AQA psychology (linear) and I'm in year 13. I was just curious about the difference
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    (Original post by Shaaayxp)
    Hiii
    I just wanted to ask if you did psychology A levels before the reform as I heard that was just about learning a bunch of case studies. I do AQA psychology (linear) and I'm in year 13. I was just curious about the difference
    Heyy. I took my a2 exams last summer so yes, we were the last cohort for the 'old spec'
    Umm. Interms of case studies? I don't think we had any in y13...
    There were loadss of studies, names, findings, conclusions etc (to make up the main parts of essays and things), but that will be the same for the new spec, coz ultimately, that is what Alevel psy is
    I'm not too sure about differences, I think interms of content it's pretty similar, I do remember people saying there's a a bit more biology in the linear (new) spec. Andd you guys have multiple choice, we didn't have any of that . I remember teachers saying the reason they've changed exam structure; put things like multiple choice in is to make the exam more 'accessible' to different candidates with a range of abilities Oh. And ovcourse, we had AS at the end of year12 and A2 after y13. You guys doing linear so that would have changed. Overall, I think You have fewer psy exams to sit than we did aswell
    Otherwise, I dont think there is much difference- people are still doing the past papers for the 'old' spec
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    (Original post by Terrificmagenta)
    Heyy. I took my a2 exams last summer so yes, we were the last cohort for the 'old spec'
    Umm. Interms of case studies? I don't think we had any in y13...
    There were loadss of studies, names, findings, conclusions etc (to make up the main parts of essays and things), but that will be the same for the new spec, coz ultimately, that is what Alevel psy is
    I'm not too sure about differences, I think interms of content it's pretty similar, I do remember people saying there's a a bit more biology in the linear (new) spec. Andd you guys have multiple choice, we didn't have any of that . I remember teachers saying the reason they've changed exam structure; put things like multiple choice in is to make the exam more 'accessible' to different candidates with a range of abilities Oh. And ovcourse, we had AS at the end of year12 and A2 after y13. You guys doing linear so that would have changed. Overall, I think You have fewer psy exams to sit than we did aswell
    Otherwise, I dont think there is much difference- people are still doing the past papers for the 'old' spec
    Interesting... Maybe I should start to look at past papers from the old spec. Though I do have to say, while others may find it helpful to make essays for every topic, for the AS exams this year after learning the basic structure of an essay I focused more on the content and understanding. Probably as I found the application questions the hardest :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Shaaayxp)
    Interesting... Maybe I should start to look at past papers from the old spec. Though I do have to say, while others may find it helpful to make essays for every topic, for the AS exams this year after learning the basic structure of an essay I focused more on the content and understanding. Probably as I found the application questions the hardest :dontknow:
    AS was less essay based, there were a lot of shorter q answers so I didn't focus as much on essay writing- during exam period I did find myself doing more 12 markers than shorter qs (I never really did whole pps) but that's just what worked for me .
    Majority (not all) of A2 for us was essay writing so that's what i focused on during study leave/exam period.
    But do what works for you . Different things work for different people eh.
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