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    I am required to obtain 1 A level in ANY subject and I just have 3 months to study for the exams ( yes, just 3 months, overseas) Exams will be held in November. What subject should I take? Someone said Geophraphy is quite easy. I'm must get a grade C or above. Please help!
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    ANY subject? Including general studies and critical thinking?
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    (Original post by Adam92)
    critical thinking
    Critical is not easy. Have you taken it?
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    Critical is not easy. Have you taken it?
    Yes, it's easy. Certainly in comparison to any other A-level & it's something that could easily be learnt in 3 months.
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    Yes, it's easy. Certainly in comparison to any other A-level & it's something that could easily be learnt in 3 months.
    It was my favourite A Level, did you do the AEA paper? That was even more fun.

    I'd say maths is easier.
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    (Original post by Adam92)
    Yes, it's easy. Certainly in comparison to any other A-level & it's something that could easily be learnt in 3 months.
    Yes, including General Studies and Critical Thinking, any subject without coursework (I don't want coursework). How about General Studies? Have you studied it ?
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    It was my favourite A Level, did you do the AEA paper? That was even more fun.

    I'd say maths is easier.
    I never really liked it. I'm only in AS, so they've stopped the AEAs next year. But even if I could, I probably wouldn't of done it :rolleyes:

    Maths is easier for people who are good at maths. & usually the people who would find maths easy will have already took it.
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    My friend studied the night before for Critical Thinking and got an A, I would take that.
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    the majority of my 6th form did it and they got distinctions and merits. considering they were stupid

    business studies is ok
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    (Original post by mcp2)
    My friend studied the night before for Critical Thinking and got an A, I would take that.
    Which paper?
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    Yes, including General Studies and Critical Thinking, any subject without coursework (I don't want coursework). How about General Studies? Have you studied it ?
    Yes, unfortunately. I'd say that it was your best bet though - you don't need to do any preparation, just look over some past exam papers to see what you get the marks for and you're sorted.
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    physics...
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    (Original post by bio1111)
    I am required to obtain 1 A level in ANY subject and I just have 3 months to study for the exams ( yes, just 3 months, overseas) Exams will be held in November. What subject should I take? Someone said Geophraphy is quite easy. I'm must get a grade C or above. Please help!
    :no: definitly a big no. that is the biggest load of crap i've ever heard
    geography is long, difficult and time consuming
    anyone that says otherwise has never studied a level geography


    critical thinking or general studies are the best ones
    if you just need ucas points and not an a level, then extended project is an option
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    Biology - the least conceptually difficult of the sciences - and one that you can simply read the textbook on the day before the exam and get an A.
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    It depends on what kind of mind you have. Don't take anything too difficult or anything you might struggle with, but make sure that it's not a subject where you can just look over a bunch of notes and pass it, because then you'll have learned nothing at all and it'd have been a waste of three months.

    If you have a creative way of thinking, then take something like English Literature or Religious Studies. If you're more of a logical type of person, take Mathematics or Economics, but be prepared to put a lot of work in to understand everything you're doing. A Levels weren't constructed to be studied in three months. Some people are able to cope with the strenuous amount of work that it would entail, others would struggle, so be careful.
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    Seemlingly, General Studies.
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    (Original post by Adam92)
    Yes, unfortunately. I'd say that it was your best bet though - you don't need to do any preparation, just look over some past exam papers to see what you get the marks for and you're sorted.
    Ah you took General Studies! Is it made up of two different papers or three different papers? I looked up the CIE website and it says General Paper 8001 and General paper 8004? Which one did you take?

    Here's the CIE link...
    http://www.cie.org.uk/qualifications...level/subjects
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    I would've said ICT but you need coursework for that. It's not exactly difficult though.

    General Studies if you want it, although its not highly rated.

    Maybe something like Sociology?

    P.S: Oh, and the AQA Extended Project was actually created so that it can be completed in free time. Check it out.
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    It depends on what kind of mind you have. Don't take anything too difficult or anything you might struggle with, but make sure that it's not a subject where you can just look over a bunch of notes and pass it, because then you'll have learned nothing at all and it'd have been a waste of three months.

    If you have a creative way of thinking, then take something like English Literature or Religious Studies. If you're more of a logical type of person, take Mathematics or Economics, but be prepared to put a lot of work in to understand everything you're doing. A Levels weren't constructed to be studied in three months. Some people are able to cope with the strenuous amount of work that it would entail, others would struggle, so be careful.
    I'd take Biology but I can't take any practical exams. I wish I had more time!
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    Ok, it's so NOT geography.
    Seriously.

    Critical thinking/general studies has got to be your best plan.
 
 
 

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