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    What exactly is the jump from GCSE to A-Level like then? I keep hearing myths that it's gonna be hell, and I wanna see if there's any way I can ease myself into it and prepare myself so that next year isn't a huge shock for me.

    Any firsthand accounts?

    Any advice?

    Just for reference, my A-Levels are:
    Maths (Edexcel)
    Further Maths (Edexcel)
    Physics (OCR)
    Chemistry (AQA)
    + EPQ (hopefully)

    And our school has decided to continue AS-level exams, even though the specifications are linear now.



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    What exactly is the jump from GCSE to A-Level like then? I keep hearing myths that it's gonna be hell, and I wanna see if there's any way I can ease myself into it and prepare myself so that next year isn't a huge shock for me.

    Any firsthand accounts?

    Any advice?

    Just for reference, my A-Levels are:
    Maths (Edexcel)
    Further Maths (Edexcel)
    Physics (OCR)
    Chemistry (AQA)
    + EPQ (hopefully)

    And our school has decided to continue AS-level exams, even though the specifications are linear now.



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    I think it's overrated - maths and FM are not a huge step up in terms of difficulty, it's just the amount of time that needs to be put in to practice that make sure it seem difficult.

    At GCSE you used to be able to do little revision (not sure if this is the case with 9-1 anymore) so it comes as a shock to lots of students who get As and A*s at GCSE then much lower at A-level because they don't appreciate the amount of work that needs to be put in to do well.

    As long as you put in the effort at home, you'll be fine.
 
 
 
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