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    Right, I've just applied for some AS Levels with hopes that I can progress onto Uni and study computer game design. I was just curious if AS Level students were a bit more mature because they know that this is the open door.

    I did a GNVQ when I was 16 and we were incredibly immature because we didn't really care. Not that immaturity would make me change my mind just I'd prefer to be in a more mature environment.

    Hope that all made sense, I'm tired.
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    Nope.
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    well it filters out chavs and people who dont want to be their. so i would imagine them to be better as well as from what ive experienced.
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    A 1 word answer. I like it. Thanks :p:

    Edit: I though it might filter out the chavs that come along. Thanks for the confirmation.
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    I would say about 50% are mature, 40% or in-mature then the other 10% just don't get involved etc. That's what it's like at my college anyways lol
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    To begin with no but later in the year, yes
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    Ah, cool. Means I'll just have to put up with them jabbering on about fall out boy all day instead.
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    (Original post by GodspeedGehenna)
    Nope.
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    Not in my experience. Though I guess it depends where you are.
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    Its true that it filters out chavs, but I wouldn't really call myself mature.
    Physically/intellectually maybe, but honestly I have the most childish sense of humour you could ever imagine
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    No!
    Hell nah, i think they become more immature.
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    I think it depends where you are and what subjects you are studying..
    I'd agree that the start of the year is a lot more immature and then after January exams when everybody ***** up, people generally get their heads down and try a bit more!
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    (Original post by Kinsula)
    Its true that it filters out chavs, but I wouldn't really call myself mature.
    Physically/intellectually maybe, but honestly I have the most childish sense of humour you could ever imagine
    I'm 21 and still have the most childish SOH available. By mature though I meant they know when to crack a joke and whatnot.
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    (Original post by Sir_Vile_Minds)
    Right, I've just applied for some AS Levels with hopes that I can progress onto Uni and study computer game design. I was just curious if AS Level students were a bit more mature because they know that this is the open door.

    I did a GNVQ when I was 16 and we were incredibly immature because we didn't really care. Not that immaturity would make me change my mind just I'd prefer to be in a more mature environment.

    Hope that all made sense, I'm tired.
    I was in a similar position to you.

    I studied BTEC in sport. After realising how immature the people on the course were I realised my choice was a big mistake.

    I could almost smell the apathy amongst the class.

    When I decided to study AS I found the atmosphere to be a lot more mature.

    People actually take notice of what’s being taught.
    So yes, A level would provide a more mature environment. But there will always be immature clowns, over the age of sixteen, wherever you go.

    The harsh reality is that you still get morons that crave the anti establishment atmosphere we all experienced at school.
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    Thanks for the replies. I'm hoping there may be a couple of students closer to my age but if there's not, not to worry, I can just point and go "Hahaaaa I can grow a beard and you can't, hahaaaaa!!" <<< Notice the immaturity
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    Most "chavs" aren't there but I'd say there isn't that much of a difference in maturity between top set year 11 and the start of AS though. But usually after a few months, a lot of people (usually the more immature ones) drop out and people change a lot to become more mature.
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    You've got to be kidding. I'm 26, and even I didn't manage to be mature (even though I don't see how you can be when the topics for discussion are: how scary someone looked clubbing, viagra, hardcore frog porn action and whether you can study porn)
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    (Original post by elfen)
    You've got to be kidding. I'm 26, and even I didn't manage to be mature (even though I don't see how you can be when the topics for discussion are: how scary someone looked clubbing, viagra, hardcore frog porn action and whether you can study porn)
    And there I was thinking I was alone when I wondered if there was such a thing as a porn star degree.
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    This was only one of many, many incidents over a year. And this was in the A2 group, not even including the mayhem of the BTEC
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    I quite like the idea of frog porn though. Sounds interesting. If I end up doing media instead maybe I'll do that as a project.
 
 
 
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