Is doing 4 A-Levels a good idea?

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    (Original post by Abbie131)
    I did ask my teacher about dropping physics in year 13 today and he said i may be able to do so, as that would be the AS i want to do. But yeah, I have to wait until monday to ask someone properly, as he was unsure and said i should check with someone else. He did say it was possible though. As for work experience and stuff that people mentioned, i currently volunteer with a charity (planning and hosting community events) anyway because I had to for my DofE and I just carried on. As for work experience, my dad got me in at the doctors' office and I just have to choose when I want to do it, probably this time next year.
    You don't have to do a massive amount of work experience, as long as they're good.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Correct.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Some schools are continuing to offer 4 AS-levels (but increasingly rarely due to the A-level reforms) but all universities have dropped the requirement.

    It's still common for medics to do 4 (but not a requirement), and also many doing Further Maths A-level will also do 4 (but again it's not a requirement).
    Some schools switched this year, others next.
    It's not just a tougher syllabus, tteachers said have to readajust, and they say it takes at least three years, with pupil grades increasing each year into a new syllabus.
    It is going to be hard in the first year or two of a new syllabus.
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    Nevermind, just asked my brother and he is only taking 3 AS levels! Ignore me. I'm just being kept out of the loop on all accounts haha.
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    One Word ... NOPE
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    (Original post by F_Afzal)
    One Word ... NOPE
    well that was direct lol :broken:
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    (Original post by Abbie131)
    well that was direct lol :broken:
    ahahah yeah i guess it is, but for me i think it's true because i did 4 a levels last year and they were physics, bio, chem and maths and trust me they were soo not easy and plus the 4th one is a waste of time especially if your going to drop one and this time round they don't count towards anything (like the end of you a-level grade) so it is literally pointless and personally it's not a good idea, but if you think you can keep up with the work load and the revision itself then go ahead no-one's stopping you but just be warned i've heard that A-levels is the hardest two years of your life in terms of education (i think that's correct)
 
 
 
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