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The college of my preference is offering me Accounts,Psychology, Economics,and English Language. Should I take Maths privately- (I got a B in Olevels) or will it be very difficult for me take 5 subjects?

Another college is offering me Maths,Accounts and Economics but that college isnt as good as the college of my preference.
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What do u want to do as a career do u k? Will maths be the best option for u?

5 subjects will be too much but if ur up for it then definetely... just make sure ur following the spec coz u might miss something out (Idk how this private study works but I think u will need to study the right things for ur exam board)

Out of the subjects u said , do u enjoy all of them?
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What do u want to do as a career do u k? Will maths be the best option for u?

5 subjects will be too much but if ur up for it then definetely... just make sure ur following the spec coz u might miss something out (Idk how this private study works but I think u will need to study the right things for ur exam board)

Out of the subjects u said , do u enjoy all of them?
I want to pursue something related to finance in the future, and maths will broaden my options that is why i am considering it. I have never studied psych, but have to take it if i want to get admission in the college i want.

Is ALevel English difficult? I got a B in Olevel English, but an A* in Literature without studying much.
So technically my primary focus will be on 4 subjects.
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The college of my preference is offering me Accounts,Psychology, Economics,and English Language. Should I take Maths privately- (I got a B in Olevels) or will it be very difficult for me take 5 subjects?

Another college is offering me Maths,Accounts and Economics but that college isnt as good as the college of my preference.
Are you taking UK A Levels or international? Taking 5 A Levels is extremely hard for the vast majority of students. And are you saying you'll be self-teaching maths? The A-Level attainment for B grade GCSE students isn't great:



Trying to self-study as a B grade GCSE student while taking 4 other A Levels sounds like mission impossible to me.
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Which English r u talking about? For Lit Yh the content from GCSE Eng Lit to a level is alot and so many more quotes to learn, more books...
So u have to focus on that

Anyway so u have to do maths ok....
Just make sure ur doing everything on the spec and don’t miss anything out that a normal teacher would teach in a class (again idk how private study works but I’m suggesting this if it happens)

Read about psychology abit first see if u like it
Y do colleges offer u something? Isn’t it u picking ur subjects?

Do u have to go to this college? Coz if u don’t like Psych then don’t
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Forget wat I said
Ur in a complicated situation
I can’t help soz
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Are you taking UK A Levels or international? Taking 5 A Levels is extremely hard for the vast majority of students. And are you saying you'll be self-teaching maths? The A-Level attainment for B grade GCSE students isn't great:



Trying to self-study as a B grade GCSE student while taking 4 other A Levels sounds like mission impossible to me.
International ALevels
Nope i wont self study Maths if i take it. I will have a private tutor for it.
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Forget wat I said
Ur in a complicated situation
I can’t help soz
Cant understand anything you said either :P
Thanks for the help though.
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Cant understand anything you said either :P
Thanks for the help though.
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The college of my preference is offering me Accounts,Psychology, Economics,and English Language. Should I take Maths privately- (I got a B in Olevels) or will it be very difficult for me take 5 subjects?

Another college is offering me Maths,Accounts and Economics but that college isnt as good as the college of my preference.
Definitely go to your preferred college. It will likely make you happier.

You A Levels at your preferred sound relatively manageable for four subjects, but that is not to say that it will be easy. Five A Level are not common for a reason - it will be academically incredibly intense.

Maths is a hard, hard A Level. The algebra alone is around 70 times harder than GCSE, so bear that in mind. Further to this, most people have a teacher for this A Level; definitely consider getting a tutor who you can at least check in with when you come across a tough area.

If you do take five, firstly good luck, but secondly make sure you have an option to back out of one, or even two at a later point. It’s important that you don’t get burned out. You’re always going to be better off getting three exemplary A Levels than five mediocre ones.

I hope you make a decision that is right for you, and you have many future academic successes.

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Definitely go to your preferred college. It will likely make you happier.

You A Levels at your preferred sound relatively manageable for four subjects, but that is not to say that it will be easy. Five A Level are not common for a reason - it will be academically incredibly intense.

Maths is a hard, hard A Level. The algebra alone is around 70 times harder than GCSE, so bear that in mind. Further to this, most people have a teacher for this A Level; definitely consider getting a tutor who you can at least check in with when you come across a tough area.

If you do take five, firstly good luck, but secondly make sure you have an option to back out of one, or even two at a later point. It’s important that you don’t get burned out. You’re always going to be better off getting three exemplary A Levels than five mediocre ones.

I hope you make a decision that is right for you, and you have many future academic successes.

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If I take maths privately i guess i will have the option to opt out of it.
I am thinking of taking it privately for the first year that is AS, and if i manage to get a good grade continue with it but if i dont drop it.
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