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Socialising or Grades? #CollegeLife #6thFormPressure watch

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    Hey there, I know many of you reading this may have joined new schools, colleges, Uni and perhaps even a new job right? Before starting college, I browsed through a ton load of Youtube videos and asked my older cousins what tip they would give to me and what they regret doing from the very first year of A-levels. Many of my friends said "use your frees to study", some said make sure you get lots of "experiences" and join societies/clubs. Well so far, I've made loads of new friends AND societies but I know my understanding of some topic areas inc chemistry for example are slipping up. So what do you do? Tip #1; Mate, you gotta get yourself a bunch of people around you that are gonna like you for you AND thus help ya with your studies. For example- when you form a social group around you- automatically you will learn lots from each other and get good grades...hopefully. #2: I say Travel. Now this could be DofE or College/School trips,etc...Literally these experiences will mold you as a person as well as giving you a boost in your social life. Overall, you gotta find a balance and try to achieve the best of both worlds. Too much of anything ain't good so study hard but socialise to aid that too...A-levels will make you more independent but it's only 2 years mate- so, don't stress too much if things aren't working the way You want it to go,i.e you ain't gelling well with everyone etc...trust me things will turn out better than expected. Good Luck guys...

    Having good memories is more important than anything imo. Don't want to be all depressed when you're older because you can't remember any good memories. If you're socially retarded it will hinder your uni experience if you don't practice before hand as well lol.

    Alot of people on this website are pretty obviously socially retarded, and they care too much about their GCSE grades rofl.

    As long as you get the grades for where you want to go everythings fine. If you're not that bothered about which uni to go to then you've got loads of freedom. You can even take an extra year to redo Alevels if your grades are too **** as well.
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