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    Im doin Maths, Further Maths, Economics and ICT.

    My Eco teacher thinks I will ace Business Studies and think that she should put me in as well as Economics.
    Yes/No?

    I want to go into IB.
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    Yes!!
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    Won't affect your chances directly, but might get you into a better university which will have an impact.
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    If you decide to go into Economics, maths, etc. at top-tier Uni employers won't really care about your A-Levels
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    (Original post by jiguyov)
    Won't affect your chances directly, but might get you into a better university which will have an impact.
    Might it? I mean, universities mostly care about 3 A-levels. 4 tops.
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    (Original post by Papkin)
    Might it? I mean, universities mostly care about 3 A-levels. 4 tops.
    True. Especially given that it's Business Studies (which isn't all that respected and there is an overlap with Economics).
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    Maybe, I doubt it would make a significant difference to your university application as most unis ask for only 3 and a half a levels. But I wouldn't do you any harm, but you need to bare in mind that doing 5 might impact you grades xxx
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    Uni's recommend you not to take similar subjects like economics and business studies. Take one or the other, preferably economics.
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    Just stick with those subjects for an aim for AAAA+ and you'll be fine.
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    (Original post by theseeker)
    Im doin Maths, Further Maths, Economics and ICT.

    My Eco teacher thinks I will ace Business Studies and think that she should put me in as well as Economics.
    Yes/No?

    I want to go into IB.
    You would actually be better off taking a subject like history/ a language/ geography/ biology/ chemistry etc which is a traditional academic subject in place of ICT or as a 5th subject.

    Business studies should not be studied with economics as they are similar.

    Also: if you want to get into IB then you should be more than capable of studying 5 subjects at A2 level and achieving A*s in some of them, but you don't need to study 5 in order to get into IB or boost your chances.
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    If you slip a grade in one of your other subjects it might be nice to have Business Studies to fall back on. If you feel like it, do it!
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    If you can, you should replace ICT with History/Physics/Chemistry/A Language.

    Otherwise, just keep it as it is, and aim for good grades.
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    (Original post by theseeker)
    Im doin Maths, Further Maths, Economics and ICT.

    My Eco teacher thinks I will ace Business Studies and think that she should put me in as well as Economics.
    Yes/No?

    I want to go into IB.
    Do it, it's an easy subject and shouldn't be of any great difficulty to attain a high grade in.
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    I'd do 4 and spare some time to get some rudimentary work experience/shadowing or some unique extracurriculars.

    This looks better than doing 5 but with no other stuff.
 
 
 
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