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    What's it like?
    Because I don't know what I just got myself into

    What sort of things do you do?
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    It IMMENSE... you'll find it useful in all your other subjects because it trains you in a certain way of thinking. If you're anythign liek me you'll hate it at first but grow to love it.
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    It's a very simple and quite useful course. But the subject content is quite/very little, and really it is only applying it to newspaper articles that is tricky. The exam though is actually a little harder (although I had very little practice before the exam - and came out with a B at AS): making up your own arguments, analysing more advanced texts etc.
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    i also got a B at AS

    its not that hard i would reccomend doing it as an extra as level because it doesnt need huge amounts of revision for it
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    Some uni's accept it as a fourth AS!
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    It's... an extra AS.

    I wasn't too fond of it - it's packaged as some "amazing AS that develops your mind", although I personally thought that you weren't really allowed to think; I had the feeling that if you don't put down the sorts of things the examiners want, you won't get a good mark.

    As I say, it's an extra AS - and it's easy to get an A or B if you work moderately well at it all year.
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    I detested Critical Thinking. Got a 'C' in it. But ... it's extra UCAS points if anything.
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    I got an E in it. I hated it. :p:

    In my sixthform it was an "extra" that no one, not even the teachers really cared about.
    It was also the first year they did it so i dont really think they knew what to expect. :rolleyes:

    I didnt see the point of it really and some unis dont except it.
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    I didnt see the point of it really and some unis dont except it.
    Isn't that a reason for Critical Thinking?
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    (Original post by Lusus Naturae)
    Isn't that a reason for Critical Thinking?
    Ermmm. :confused:
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    What you (presumably) meant to say was "some unis don't accept it" (which is true); but what it actually said was "some unis don't except [they actually count] it" - which is also true.
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    i would say its respected as much as general studies by some uni's - but if you feel you might enjoy it then go for it.
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    Nobody in my year group got an A in it. And that's a grammar school.
 
 
 

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