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    Is the workload manageable? Which is easier? Huge step up from GCSE in your opinion?
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    (Original post by ethistu7)
    Is the workload manageable? Which is easier? Huge step up from GCSE in your opinion?
    No it's completely unmanageable. Nobody has ever succeeded in getting into medicine, dentistry or pharmacy doing chemistry and biology together at A-level. Don't do it, it's impossible as everybody fails when they try to do this.
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    (Original post by ethistu7)
    Is the workload manageable? Which is easier? Huge step up from GCSE in your opinion?
    In the beginning they all seem ok but Chemistry is a difficult jump overall. Just keep ontop of all of it and revise as you go along - it becomes a lot easier if you split it up into manageable chunks.

    As for difficulty - it really depends of what you enjoy. They are both a lot of memorizing but chemistry also requires a lot of problem solving and application...

    Good luck
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    okay heres the thing i dont do them but everyone ik do struggle but u have to remember a C at a leval is a gcse A* so although u may not get those grades a B or C you can still get into a normal uni and do a degree in anything realted to medicine .now if u want to achievee A or A* u have to makes sure u start early in summer be a step ahead revise everday after school making notes and going through them constantly also it doesnt matter how clevver you are in a-levals its how much hard work you do thats the most important thing.and finally u can do bio and chem alothough they are very hard if u achive a good grade the reward would be greater as the degrees u can do with these are amazing and have high paying jobs
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    Of course it's manageable, as long as you put in the hard work and effort into it, but do know it's going to be defficult nonetheless.
    I'm taking Physics and Maths along with those two and I'm finding it really difficult but somewhat manageable nonetheless.
    Best of luck and I hope you enjoy your Sixth Form, unlike I!
 
 
 
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