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    I'm thinking of doing history A Level and just want to see how it's like from previous or current students. How much does it compare to GCSE and is it a big jump as people always say about GCSE's and A Levels
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    I did AS history last year and I did the British Empire and the Cold war (I dropped it for A2) - I would say the jump between GCSE and A Level was huge compared to other subjects - the content is very enjoyable especially if you have a good teacher but it is quite difficult - you have to completely relearn how you write essays (harder than it sounds), the exams are harder and there's an insane amount of content to learn.

    A lot of people do struggle with it but don't let it put you off - if you really want to do it, go for it, but it will take a lot of hard work, effort and time.

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    (Original post by nomophobia)
    I did AS history last year and I did the British Empire and the Cold war (I dropped it for A2) - I would say the jump between GCSE and A Level was huge compared to other subjects - the content is very enjoyable especially if you have a good teacher but it is quite difficult - you have to completely relearn how you write essays (harder than it sounds), the exams are harder and there's an insane amount of content to learn.

    A lot of people do struggle with it but don't let it put you off - if you really want to do it, go for it, but it will take a lot of hard work, effort and time.

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    Wow thank you
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    (Original post by nomophobia)
    I did AS history last year and I did the British Empire and the Cold war (I dropped it for A2) - I would say the jump between GCSE and A Level was huge compared to other subjects - the content is very enjoyable especially if you have a good teacher but it is quite difficult - you have to completely relearn how you write essays (harder than it sounds), the exams are harder and there's an insane amount of content to learn.

    A lot of people do struggle with it but don't let it put you off - if you really want to do it, go for it, but it will take a lot of hard work, effort and time.

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    You did British Empire! Lucky ******* I had to do Tudors.
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    You did British Empire! Lucky ******* I had to do Tudors.
    LOL poor you!! I don't envy you it sounds really boring ngl

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    (Original post by nomophobia)
    LOL poor you!! I don't envy you it sounds really boring ngl

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    I aced all of the Cold War questions, Tudors on the other hand, not even close xD
 
 
 
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