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    How many GCSE's is one as-level equivalent to?
    I'm doing 5 and i don't think i'll cope...
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    They're totally different systems. You can't compare the two. And the 5 A-levels you will be doing will be your 'flair' subjects, hence easier.
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    Er...well, you can't really have a GCSE equivalent to AS levels o.O

    But I did 5, including Art which is basically all coursework, and I coped. I didn't have as many free periods as other people, which was fine by me because I never did anything in the ones I did have.

    It's certainly possible, and I wouldn't say any more difficult than doing the 10 GCSEs I did. I still had free time and stuff. But then again, it probably depends on what subjects you're doing and how easy you find it to learn stuff independently.

    Out of interest, what are you taking?
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    If you're finding 5 AS levels too tough, you can drop one, can't you?
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    according to a friend of mine 1 gcse is equivalent to roughly 2/3 months of a level work, not sure if he's right though. I'm also takin 5 as level if you count critical thinking as one, even though it's useless :p:
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    u cant rele compare, i used 2 have the same feeling as u did, take a look:
    GCSEs:
    Physics: A*
    Chemistry: A*
    ICT: A*
    Maths: A
    Biology: A
    English SL: A
    Arabic: B
    Art & Design: C

    AS Level:
    Physics: A (270\300)
    Chemistry: A (297\300)
    Biology: A (278\300)
    Maths: A (254\300)
    Arabic: A (270\300)
    U'll be pretty lost in may but u'll find ur way out. Good luck.
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    (Original post by Vesta)
    If you're finding 5 AS levels too tough, you can drop one, can't you?
    Lol exactly :yep: or it could be they force the student to take critical thinking/general studies.
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    As long as you work hard, you should be able to cope with 5.
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    Lol exactly or it could be they force the student to take critical thinking/general studies.
    Imo critical thinking and general studies are very difficult to 'teach', it's just about the way you think. So they don't -really- count as a full AS level. I didn't have any general studies lessons, took the exam and got an A. As long as you have some degree of common sense and good comprehension you won't struggle. Similar with CT, had one lesson a week which I often skipped or wasn't very long, didn't learn a thing, came out with an A.
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