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    (Original post by -Bibliophile-)
    Oh nice! Woodhouse is in a very inconvenient location - I completely agree!
    Yeah I would very much rather catch a faster Underground train to Westminster for sixth form than take two really long bus journeys from where I live!
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    (Original post by bfgg123)
    yh im going. idek the more i think about it, harris westminster seems like the right choice, i just hope they dont put too much pressure on the students.
    I’m sure you will be fine - go wherever feels right for you and where u think u will work best for you - if u work better under pressure and feel motivated by it then it’s a good environment - if u don’t work well under pressure I’m sure you will Still be fine because there should be a system in place to help students who are feeling stressed/anxious . Any sixth form you go to there will be a little bit of pressure so maybe try not to focus on that aspect to much idk - it all depends on you .
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    Name: Carol
    Location: London
    Subjects studying: Physics, Maths, then want to change bio to chem and further maths to something else. I’ve thought about it and I don’t really need it
    Test interview score: 512
    Age/birthday: 15
    Interests: Art, music, dance
    Other places applied to: Harris and my current school’s sixth form
    Further education choices: Natural Sciences at Cambridge/Imperial/Oxford (too much ambition here)

    Question: when they say on the letter that ‘if any of the above info is incorrect..write the correct info in the box below the subject’ we can still put in subjects we’ve changed our mind about right (dumb question but just in case)

    The big thing putting me off the school is pretty much the ‘must do 4 a-levels’ rule- I’d much rather do 3 very well than do average with 4, so is there an ‘easy’ a level you think I could do? I just want to focus on physics, maths and chem more
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    (Original post by fiddletrio)
    ah cool! whats ur sc?
    freddiesehgal

    what's yours?
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    (Original post by NotYourAuntCarol)
    Name: Carol
    Location: London
    Subjects studying: Physics, Maths, then want to change bio to chem and further maths to something else. I’ve thought about it and I don’t really need it
    Test+interview score: 521
    Age/birthday: 15 (July 31st)
    Interests: Art, music, dance, astronomy, memes and watching way too many shows
    Other places applied to: Harris and my current school’s sixth form
    Further education choices: Natural Sciences at Cambridge/Imperial/Oxford (too much ambition here)

    Question: when they say on the letter that ‘if any of the above info is incorrect..write the correct info in the box below the subject’ we can still put in subjects we’ve changed our mind about right (dumb question but just in case)

    The big thing putting me off the school is pretty much the ‘must do 4 a-levels’ rule- I’d much rather do 3 very well than do average with 4, so is there an ‘easy’ a level you think I could do? I just want to focus on physics, maths and chem more
    Hey! As far as A-Levels go, there isn't really an 'easy' A Level. I mean, it is Harris, after all. It's really hard to drop an A Level unless you're being predicted a low grade in it.

    However, if you want something that you can focus less on, I would recommend that you take a subject that you have a passing interest in. I would advise against any of these, however;

    - Art
    - Biology
    - Drama
    - Music
    - Philosophy*
    - English Literature*

    ... as these subjects are quite content heavy and work intensive; especially the ones marked (*), as they are Pre-U subjects.
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    (Original post by freddiesehgal02)
    freddiesehgal

    what's yours?
    Do you mind if I add you on sc?
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Do you mind if I add you on sc?
    not at all man, good to be in touch with people who also got in
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Hey! As far as A-Levels go, there isn't really an 'easy' A Level. I mean, it is Harris, after all. It's really hard to drop an A Level unless you're being predicted a low grade in it.

    However, if you want something that you can focus less on, I would recommend that you take a subject that you have a passing interest in. I would advise against any of these, however;

    - Art
    - Biology
    - Drama
    - Music
    - Philosophy*
    - English Literature*

    ... as these subjects are quite content heavy and work intensive; especially the ones marked (*), as they are Pre-U subjects.
    Right, I had heard that Harris uses the hardest exam boards for each subject, by ‘easy’ I guess I meant easy compared to other A-levels.

    What about economics? I’ve thought about that one and I think it would seem interesting, as well as psychology, though subjects which involve a lot of essay writing I’d usually like to avoid and I’m not sure what they’re like...
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    (Original post by NotYourAuntCarol)
    Right, I had heard that Harris uses the hardest exam boards for each subject, by ‘easy’ I guess I meant easy compared to other A-levels.

    What about economics? I’ve thought about that one and I think it would seem interesting, as well as psychology, though subjects which involve a lot of essay writing I’d usually like to avoid and I’m not sure what they’re like...
    Harris does psychology? I didn't see that on the website...

    Economics isn't too bad if you can do the maths. I wanted to do it but switched to Philosophy after I found out you needed a 7 in Maths to do it.
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Harris does psychology? I didn't see that on the website...

    Economics isn't too bad if you can do the maths. I wanted to do it but switched to Philosophy after I found out you needed a 7 in Maths to do it.
    You will probs get a 7 lol
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    (Original post by tedgfbtebfetedfb)
    You will probs get a 7 lol
    No, I won't XD I suck at Maths... in my last mock I got a 4
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Harris does psychology? I didn't see that on the website...

    Economics isn't too bad if you can do the maths. I wanted to do it but switched to Philosophy after I found out you needed a 7 in Maths to do it.
    To be honest I hadn’t checked, haha, it was a passing thought. I’ll consider economics then
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Hi there

    How are you feeling about your final score?
    I'm feeling ok with it, I thankful that I got in because others have applied and were not successful.
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    (Original post by CaribbeanScholar)
    I'm feeling ok with it, I thankful that I got in because others have applied and were not successful.
    That's amazing! Hopefully you gain the grades to get in!
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    Yeah my predicted grades are mainly 7s anyway and my best subjects are maths and the sciences so fingers crossed
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    Location: Greater London
    Subjects studying:Biology Chemistry Maths and Philosophy, Ethics and Theology
    Test + interview score:524
    Age/birthday:16
    Interests:Music, Dancing and Sleeping
    Other places applied to: My school sixth Form and others in the same area
    Higher Education choices: Medicine at Cambridge/Imperial/KCL
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    Just checked that course guide thing. It says they do OCR A for Maths and Further maths for 2018-2020.
    No coursework
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    Seems that everyone has sleeping in common... that's a great plus
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    I remember that lol. I wonder what she was doing with a school like Harris; if she thought she was so good lol. She's been banned, hasn't she?
    i believe so.
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