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    I have by now decided that I am a man of words not numbers. I hate sciences. I could do it if I had to, but with a heavy heart. I am doing Chem, Phys, English lit and history and have just finished AS exams. However, I was considering dropping both chem and phys to do politics AS and A2 in a year. I am already very familiar with the syllabus content from my general reading, and I am confident I could do it and excel in it, even if I did AS and A2 concurrently. Trouble is, I want to study law and Uni and I am not sure I could get the AAA needed in most of the top ten unis unless I drop sciences and do politics instead. I am however, a bit cocnerned about the "weight" of politics in this day and age when anything other than languages, history and pure sciences is considered "easy". What do you people advise? I intend to change as soon as possible. Do you think it would be impetuous to change before I know my results, or do you think I should change anyway?
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    The good uni's will need at least 3 A-levels, and might want to see 3 AS levels in your application form. If you have 2 AS levels in your application form, it will still be alright though. I would recommend you to apply to 3 uni's that want AAA and the other 3 uni's that want AAB and/or ABB, so you would be safe if you can't meet the AAA offer.

    Yeah, definately go for the AS and A2 politics in one year. However, you won't have a predicted grade for AS though. I am doing an AS and A2 in one year, and didn't get a predicted grade. Don't worry, you will still get offers.

    I wouldn't say that history and pure sciences are easy.
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    There's no point carrying on with the sciences if you've found out they're not for you, and if you have the chance to do well in politics A-level in a year, go for it. I don't think politics is seen as that 'mickey mouse' compared to things like media studies, but even if it is, you'll have 2 A-levels and 2 ASs in traditional academic subjects alongisde it.
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    I would like to add what kelly said, the grades are the most important thing than what subjects you do in some way.
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    And if you're interested in studying Law at uni, perhaps consider taking a one-year intensive Law A-Level? If you have an interest in it, Law is a surprisingly concise subject to study at this level... I'm sure you'd do very well in it
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    I wouldn't study law A level- it's given even less weight than politics.
    Could you keep on one of the sciences as well as doing politics or would it be too much work? I was in that situation this time last year- I wanted to do Music and drop Biology and German. In the end I dropped Biology, kept German and took up Music (as well as English and History), and it's worked out fine.
 
 
 
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