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    I am at Sixth Form and in Year 12. I do French AS, Economics AS and Maths A2 (As a group of us did our GCSE a year early) and Further Maths AS.
    Next year I would like to possibly apply for a language degree - totally unrelated to Maths.

    The problem is, is that I'm finding Further Maths really difficult and hard to keep up with. I also have a medical condition which drains me physically.
    So I was wondering, if I drop it now and just do 3 AS's, would I still be able to go to a uni like Bristol (obviously providing I get good grades by the end of Year 13) or one equivalent to that???

    Thank youuuuu.

    is it not too ate to drop subjects? its not advised so late in the academic year, have you spoken to your maths teacher(s) about it?

    as long as you tell them about your medical condition in your personal statement or something - say that due to your medical condition you were hindered last year but you are working hard to achieve your academic aspirations in year 13 and at uni, and you won't let it put you at a disadvantage
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    I haven't yet, but I'm sure they wouldn't mind because I'm really notdoing well and they have already "spoken" to me because they can see that I'm struggling.
    Thanks for the responses

    It should be fine. And to whoever it was that said it was too late in the year, it's only too late to pick up another subject, not too late to drop it. I think someone in my year dropped a subject at the end of april last year.

    The only university I know of that asks for a fourth AS is (I think) Warwick. There may be others but I don't know. For most places it wouldn't be a problem, especially not with your medical extenuating circumstances, and MFLs are relatively uncompetitive compared to some other courses anyway.

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