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    So just started a levels and its been brought to my attention that i have to do an enrichment activity,not happy about this as i would rather focus on my three a levels as they are both difficult and time consuming.(MATHS,CHEMISTRY AND PSYCHOLOGY).
    So im asking is Critical thinking worth the effort and time.And would it be beneficial if i simply had no enrichment activity.
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    i dont see why you have to do it. But critical thinking A level is generally considered a 'soft' a level and is pretty useless
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    (Original post by VCBCCVBN)
    So just started a levels and its been brought to my attention that i have to do an enrichment activity,not happy about this as i would rather focus on my three a levels as they are both difficult and time consuming.(MATHS,CHEMISTRY AND PSYCHOLOGY).
    So im asking is Critical thinking worth the effort and time.And would it be beneficial if i simply had no enrichment activity.
    I am in 2nd year of alevels doing the exact same subjects as you! Absolutely no point, psychology do not accept it and if you want to go down the science root, they won't take it either
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    (Original post by Appazap)
    I am in 2nd year of alevels doing the exact same subjects as you! Absolutely no point, psychology do not accept it and if you want to go down the science root, they won't take it either
    Thanks bruh,
    Do you mean psychology at uni wont accept it?
    Also do you have any advice for me as I am doing the same alevels as you
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    I did CT and it’s the biggest waste of time ever, it’s easy but no one does well in it because no one cares. First, there’s more critical thinking in your 3 other subjects than in CT, second, it’s considered less than ‘soft’ Unis actually state that they exclude it (along with general studies)
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    (Original post by VCBCCVBN)
    Thanks bruh,
    Do you mean psychology at uni wont accept it?
    Also do you have any advice for me as I am doing the same alevels as you
    Yeah like under the entry requirements most courses say they do not accept critical thinking.

    In terms of advice, i'd say just make sure you do a lot of questions.

    Psychology: People will say psychology is easy but like any a level to get the top marks, its about exam technique more than actually knowing the content. With Psychology i would say revise every week, pre read the studies and then revise them straight after learning them. Ask you teacher for practice questions. A lot of it is memory work which is doable.

    Maths: questions are the most important thing, use loads of different resources online and honestly if you do not understand something in class, ask. What happened with a lot of my friends was that they never asked questions so found at the end of year 12 they didn't know heaps of topics. Its likely that if you don't understand one topic, you also wont understand the next one.. Also if you're doing stats, if you don't understand it, memorise how to answer questions, that how i got an A in S1.

    Chemistry: probably the hardest subject. Questions are important for this subject. I did not do any questions throughout year 12 and got a C in the mock. Dont be like me!!!!! if you don't understand a particular concept, keep going over it and asking people until you get it.

    More general things is: get enough sleep because last year i was sleep deprived and affected my mood and grades. Also i revise 4 hours on top of homework a week for each subject.

    If you have anymore questions, PM me, i dont leave my house much so ill respond quickly.
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    (Original post by Appazap)
    Yeah like under the entry requirements most courses say they do not accept critical thinking.

    In terms of advice, i'd say just make sure you do a lot of questions.

    Psychology: People will say psychology is easy but like any a level to get the top marks, its about exam technique more than actually knowing the content. With Psychology i would say revise every week, pre read the studies and then revise them straight after learning them. Ask you teacher for practice questions. A lot of it is memory work which is doable.

    Maths: questions are the most important thing, use loads of different resources online and honestly if you do not understand something in class, ask. What happened with a lot of my friends was that they never asked questions so found at the end of year 12 they didn't know heaps of topics. Its likely that if you don't understand one topic, you also wont understand the next one.. Also if you're doing stats, if you don't understand it, memorise how to answer questions, that how i got an A in S1.

    Chemistry: probably the hardest subject. Questions are important for this subject. I did not do any questions throughout year 12 and got a C in the mock. Dont be like me!!!!! if you don't understand a particular concept, keep going over it and asking people until you get it.

    More general things is: get enough sleep because last year i was sleep deprived and affected my mood and grades. Also i revise 4 hours on top of homework a week for each subject.

    If you have anymore questions, PM me, i dont leave my house much so ill respond quickly.
    Thanks a lot mate really appreciate the time and effort that went into that post,
    Good luck in final exams.
 
 
 
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