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    I am currently in year 13, taking my A levels in June 2018 and going to university in September 2018. Whether its GCSE questions/advice on a-levels, uni application process I am happy to answer. I am currently taking Maths, Accounting and Economics at a-level.
    My GCSE results were 3 A*, 8 A's and 2 B's.

    Fire away and ask any advice - I AM COMPLETELY HONEST

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    How can you be sure that you university degree you're applying for is the right one for you? I've changed my mind so often in the past two years that I don't feel like I can trust myself anymore.
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    (Original post by farahhh24)
    How can you be sure that you university degree you're applying for is the right one for you? I've changed my mind so often in the past two years that I don't feel like I can trust myself anymore.
    So I knew that I wanted to study Economics at uni only since the end of my first year of college. I had never studied it before A level so didn't really know much about it.
    However in saying this I still don't know what job I want to do or anything like that but I it comes once you go through the process of university.
    In particular I want to go into the financial side of economics, simply because when we have learnt about he financial sector in macroeconomics I really enjoyed it and found it the most interesting.
    I think he best thing you can do is make a list of subjects you enjoy and just look at the different courses available for those subjects. Only once you have seen the different course details will you know if its for you and if you could enjoy studying it for the next 3 years after college.

    I don't know what stage you're at a college but university isn't necessarily the next logical step after college. If you're finding it super difficult to choose a course maybe university isn't for you and an apprenticeship or foundation course is better suited to you. Best thing to do is to research the different options available to you.
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    I am in year 12 but haven't started revising yet. Am I screwed? Also best revision tips?
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    (Original post by Anonymous030701)
    I am in year 12 but haven't started revising yet. Am I screwed? Also best revision tips?
    Your'e not screwed but the sooner you start revising the better, especially if your A-levels are the new ones because you'll have to remember content from September 2017 till May 2019 which is pretty long. I would just start as soon as possible for both your AS exams and A-levels.
    My revision technique is have a powerpoint for each subject, make a new slide after each lesson and condense notes from the lesson onto the slide. Then make A4 posters and then revision cards. However the key is continuous consolidation later on throughout the year in order to remember content learnt at the beginning of the year.
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    Your'e not screwed but the sooner you start revising the better, especially if your A-levels are the new ones because you'll have to remember content from September 2017 till May 2019 which is pretty long. I would just start as soon as possible for both your AS exams and A-levels.
    My revision technique is have a powerpoint for each subject, make a new slide after each lesson and condense notes from the lesson onto the slide. Then make A4 posters and then revision cards. However the key is continuous consolidation later on throughout the year in order to remember content learnt at the beginning of the year.
    okay thanks, also is UCAS stressful?
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    (Original post by Anonymous030701)
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    okay thanks, also is UCAS stressful?
    It's quite easy, just double check your application before you send it off, especially that you have entered the correct courses. Also get it off the sooner the better because then its out of the way and you can focus on your studies!
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    How did you study Economics for A levels? I get the subject matter...It's just that I don't know how to expand on my answers (10-14 mark questions), especially since sometimes there is only a small paragraph of that questioned topic in the textbook. Any extra resources I should check (maybe the Ultimate Review Packet by ACDC...Not sure whether I should get it or not)?
 
 
 
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