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    These are the subjects I would like to take as I find them quite interesting and they align with the career paths that I'm considering. On the other hand, I'm not sure whether I would do so well in either of them. I'm in year 11 and my targets grades for these subjects are 8s but I've heard many accounts from people who achieved A*s at GCSE and found it difficult to even scrape a B at A-level.

    Why do so many people find these subjects so difficult?
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    For GCSEs you can revise a week/few days before a get really good grades. Can't really do the same for A-Levels because of the workload/complexity of the subjects.
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    Most don't anticipate the step up and don't work in accordance with it,work hard and you will be fine.
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    People treat them the same as GCSEs and so don't take them seriously enough. Provided you put the work in you will get the grades you want.
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    (Original post by good mourning)
    These are the subjects I would like to take as I find them quite interesting and they align with the career paths that I'm considering. On the other hand, I'm not sure whether I would do so well in either of them. I'm in year 11 and my targets grades for these subjects are 8s but I've heard many accounts from people who achieved A*s at GCSE and found it difficult to even scrape a B at A-level.

    Why do so many people find these subjects so difficult?
    People get complacent and think they are at DSc/ScD level just because they've got an A* at GCSE in Physics, resulting in laziness and subsequently poor grades.
 
 
 
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