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A Levels results were today, and critics are saying that A Levels are too easy... once again!

like hell are they easy!

im just wondering what others think about this?
 
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i wish i took BTEC instead tbh.
 
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They're definitely not as easy as the news make out, but it isn't that hard to get a decent grade. One of the main problems is the marking, I just got my A level results today, and thankfully the marking was a lot better than last time, lol. (I got 3 As - Politics, English Literature and Maths, and a B in History). I had a couple of anomalous results last year - in my three Politics units I got 97/100 96/100 and 60/100, and I swear that was because of the marking.

As long as you work hard there isn't any reason why anyone can't get at least semi-decent grades, but I think it is much harder to get an A than is made out in the press =).

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man do i feel stupid with my D and E :p still it was fun, and pointless :p
 
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Europe talk? what are you on about xD

It's all Greek to me too :cry:

Yeah, all over the UK exam pass rates have gone up, for A-Levels, GCSEs, Standard Grades, Highers etc.

I start my Standard Grade exams in April '09, not looking forward to it. I doubt they're easier than before, but when I saw the Intermediate 2 Maths exam from this year....
 
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Hurray for living in the states and having no idea what yall are talking about. Well actually I assume you're talking about some sort of academic test...
 
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I've heard about the media saying how the tests are getting easier and whatnot due to better passing percentages or whatever. My only question is: couldn't the people be getting smarter? Why is it that people never get better, the testing only gets worse?
 
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because the people in the media are from the last generation, therefore people cant be smarter than them can they?
 
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It's all Greek to me too :cry:

Yeah, all over the UK exam pass rates have gone up, for A-Levels, GCSEs, Standard Grades, Highers etc.

I start my Standard Grade exams in April '09, not looking forward to it. I doubt they're easier than before, but when I saw the Intermediate 2 Maths exam from this year....

walk in the park

got an A for it
 
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because the people in the media are from the last generation, therefore people cant be smarter than them can they?

also the media say things like this to provoke a reaction.
 
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walk in the park

got an A for it

If I were to have done that test before the summer, I could've done the entire thing and passed no problem. Seriously, that paper is a joke. Modern Studies on the other hand is an entirely different opinion.
 
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I dont have to take those :59:
 
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If I were to have done that test before the summer, I could've done the entire thing and passed no problem. Seriously, that paper is a joke. Modern Studies on the other hand is an entirely different opinion.

maths at high school altogether is a joke tbh, int 2 / credit downward is ridiculously easy whereas higher and advance higher are meant to be extremely difficult

heard modern studies was a hard one aswell, glad i never took it
 
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