Well. It really depends on your subjects. I did Econ History and Socio and though there was a lot of work, I 100% enjoyed my time at A-Level and happy with the content and how I revised. In fact, I actually learnt how to revise efficiently and more effectively than ever during A-Levels compared to GCSEs - probably because I discovered the wonderful world of digital revision (Quizlet and Studysmarter instead of tirelessly using paper flashcards) and by the end of Y12, I ditched textbooks and handwritten notes altogether and used google docs. As for past p Qs, nothing changed from GCSEs to A-Levels - I treated them as the single most important revision hack.
I still have trauma from GCSEs after having to study 10 subjects simultaneously - that and it ain't fair on children these days - I had more stress and anxiety back then. I would say A-Levels felt like bliss while GCSEs was an actual hell. Well that's probably because I loved all three subjects and some of the people who hated A-Level, I noticed hated their subjects - so choose wisely.
(Original post by hibyehereforasec)How would you describe a levels in comparison to GCSES?
yeah i get more work, but would you say its anything different from understanding, memorising methods n activerecall ie flaschards etc + past qs? I get the impression of a levels being completely next level and alien to gcses so ye