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    I got A*AD last year
    A* in politcs
    not at university
    Had some issues with a physco, Finally picked my self up
    Could i self teach the A level or is it too much to do?


    My view is :

    + I got an A* in politics so im good at essays
    + Sociology is relatively easy
    + I dont have other courses in the way

    BUT
    - Its meant to be taught over two years
    - I dont have a school to help me
    - IM SCARED AF

    Can I do it!?
    How should I go about it !?

    My plan is 2 hours or so of work a day, 1 for each unit
    Focus on quality of revision
    BELIEVE IN MY SELF above all else
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    (Original post by Mvpmb)
    I got A*AD last year
    A* in politcs
    not at university
    Had some issues with a physco, Finally picked my self up
    Could i self teach the A level or is it too much to do?


    My view is :

    + I got an A* in politics so im good at essays
    + Sociology is relatively easy
    + I dont have other courses in the way

    BUT
    - Its meant to be taught over two years
    - I dont have a school to help me
    - IM SCARED AF

    Can I do it!?
    How should I go about it !?

    My plan is 2 hours or so of work a day, 1 for each unit
    Focus on quality of revision
    BELIEVE IN MY SELF above all else
    It can be done. Get a study book for the syllabus you're taking. Combined with good writing skills and exam technique it's ultimately going to be a memory test.

    Get your school or another centre to enter you for the exams to make it official and to avoid late entry fees.
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    (Original post by beautifulbigmacs)
    It can be done. Get a study book for the syllabus you're taking. Combined with good writing skills and exam technique it's ultimately going to be a memory test.

    Get your school or another centre to enter you for the exams to make it official and to avoid late entry fees.
    How much content should I aim to cover each day?
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    (Original post by Mvpmb)
    How much content should I aim to cover each day?
    That's a difficult question to answer because it's different for everyone. The two hours per day you mention in your OP should definitely give you a good chance though.
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    Are you entering for the new spec or the legacy spec - here is the link to the textbooks for the new spec: http://www.socialsciencetutor.co.uk/textbooks
    As a tutor, I'd say it's possible to cover everything if you can stick to the 2 hours per day. I'd recommend choosing the Welfare & Poverty module as that has a lot of links to Politics.
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    Hi guys.
    I'm giving my Sociology in just about the same time too.
    I think 3 hours is enough but unfortunately everything i'm reading is ending up being forgotten -_- lol

    Can anyone pls point me out or help me in essay writing? because this is the first subject i'm going to write essay's for ,Any sample essay can be really helpful so i could point out the necessary skills.
    I'm starting from scratch so really kind of lost
 
 
 
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