Tuesday, 7 June 2011
Education News – Universities: More Pressure than ever on A Level Students
Are Universities and wider society asking too much of already hard-working students? Do you feel as though you have a burden and pressure to get the highest grades in order to secure your University place? Read the opinions and student views of those doing A Levels in UK Schools.
From the source: "I think we are from a generation that has to strive forward," says Eleanor Stanley, 18. "You have got to be better than the best, which is too much to ask of 18-year-olds." "You have got to be a superhuman to get into the best universities," agrees Kirsty. "You have got to have three As. You have got to have an EPQ [the Extended Project...