OCR Advantages of A Level over GCSE
So what makes A-levels so different from GCSEs?
- Benefits of having free periods during the exam
- You get to call your teachers by their first name.
- Ability to analyse in essays, which you don't have to do so much of in your GCSEs.
- Time management is another skill to master.
- Ability to incorporate extra-curricular activities like hobbies and interests
- Balance part-time job with study partly due to the financial crisis.
- Teachers expect more of you at A-level
- You are definitely older, wiser, more mature than during GCSEs.