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    (Original post by CinnamonSmol)
    omg your profile pic
    Guessing you're a Poppy fan?
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    **** A-levels, do a BTEC.
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    Learn to play the game. Suppress all creative thought and follow the exam board rules. Then let the creativity flow when you're doing your degree.
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    Don't do 4 A Levels.

    Seriously.

    Don't.

    You don't need it.

    It doesn't even help.

    Don't do it.
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    There is a time and place for everything, a time to socialise and a time to study. Free periods are never free, even when you're "done", there's always more to do.
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    Trust me for the love of God do not procrastinate even 1 day haha, but really stay on top of your studies and do NOT fall back :P or else you will surely find it tough out there
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    (Original post by electrahearts)
    Guessing you're a Poppy fan?
    not sure about fan.....
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    (Original post by CinnamonSmol)
    not sure about fan.....
    aww why not? she is a bit creepy i get where you're coming from
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    (Original post by electrahearts)
    aww why not? she is a bit creepy i get where you're coming from
    I don't really have an opinion about her tbh, she's pretty and I guess her way of getting views is original but I keep forgetting she isn't a robot
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    Be organised and prepared, start working hard from September and don't be afraid to ask for help
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    (Original post by CinnamonSmol)
    I don't really have an opinion about her tbh, she's pretty and I guess her way of getting views is original but I keep forgetting she isn't a robot
    She's so different in this video you wouldn't even think it's the same person!
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    Read ahead and revise as you go! Also, be prepared for the fact that your grades will be lower at the start than they were at GCSE
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    A-Levels are a massive jump from GCSEs so you can't be expected to understand everything that is taught first time round - but if you don't understand it don't leave it closer to the exams. By the time the exams come round, you won't understand it and it'll be harder to try and understand it since it's been a while since you learnt that topic
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    set a timetable and include at least each subject at least once in a week, spend this time revising, not including hw, recommend 50min revision blocks
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    Try and find a rough career field and cgoose a levels based on ur gen. idea of career choice, dont choose a subject cos it was easy at gcse, choose it if u were good at it naturally or really enjoyed it bc then u'll have the motivation to do it
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    DON'T PROCRASTINATE!!
    Literally stay on top of work and don't take for granted the times where you have no work to do! Start revision early!
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    Aim to UNDERSTAND the content, not just memorise!
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    Work hard yes. Party hard yes.

    Life is short, enjoy being young.
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    Don't just look at your book, make notes and answer questions
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    Actually do some work
 
 
 
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