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im assuming you're starting year 12 and not year 13?
if its y13 sorry this won't help 😭
I have almost finished my first year, and I have chosen the same subjects as you.
something I recommend highly is, not to fall behind at all, on the first day make sure you have a way of taking notes and keeping them organised etc.
from the first day make a good relationship with your teachers so you always feel comfortable enough to ask them for help, which I promise you, you will need a lot, these subjects together are really hard.
don't overwork yourself or you will experience burnout pretty quickly and then exams will be much more challenging to manage, don't worry too much about the exams you do in the first year, even if in June/July next year you still struggle, over the summer holidays you can revisit all of the first year and be ready for the mocks in the second year, as these grades will go to your predicted grades for university.
if you feel you're really struggling get a tutor asap, if you cant afford etc then talk to your teachers about it and they could sort something out for you!
overall, work really hard from the start as it is a big jump from your previous school years, but you should also absolutely have time for yourself, find a hobby to maybe add to your personal statement or just for time to relax like art, take lots of breaks between studying!!
hope this helps, good luck with alevels!! (:
btw what are you thinking of doing after alevel?
i mean i like to be a mechanical engineer so i chose maths and physics, but for chemistry, i had to choose it because i didnt like the other subjects. for maths and physics, i like them smh
Did you manage GCSE chemistry? If you picked it as your third you must feel its the next best subject to do right? I used to be fine with chemistry, one of my favourite subjects at GCSE after maths but the A level was a massive pain.
i mean GCSE Chemistry was not bad but when i asked the alevel students in my school, they said that chemistry was the hardest alevel they took and that it requires alottt of concentration
Interesting, did you want to be at a British school? Where I was the local curriculum was awful so I ended up doing A levels. Also what're A levels plus?
Oh no its fine, I'm at warwick, although no one ever hears about it. I'm thinking of moving to bristol next year. I do maths and statistics, not the most fun thing ever. I definitely couldn't do anything physics though, I dropped it like 2 months into Year 12