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    I have not yet sent off my application for UCAS yet. im applyin for Adult Nursing BSC


    Im doing A2 biology chemistry and maths. and AS psychology

    IM desperate to drop A2 maths..!! but my teachers think its a bad ideaa and suggest me to drop psychology instead...

    My universities entry requirements are normally 260 points which is achievable even without A2 maths as i have a grade C in AS maths already...does minimum amount of Alevels = 2 mean they wil consider giving me conditional offer or..???



    IM really confused please help!!!
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    (Original post by 182blink)
    I have not yet sent off my application for UCAS yet. im applyin for Adult Nursing BSC


    Im doing A2 biology chemistry and maths. and AS psychology

    IM desperate to drop A2 maths..!! but my teachers think its a bad ideaa and suggest me to drop psychology instead...

    My universities entry requirements are normally 260 points which is achievable even without A2 maths as i have a grade C in AS maths already...does minimum amount of Alevels = 2 mean they wil consider giving me conditional offer or..???



    IM really confused please help!!!

    If the requirements are 260pts from A2 level, this does not take AS-levels into account so it would be very difficult to get the points from 2 A-levels alone unless you are predicted an A* and an A in the subjects. You might as well carry maths on and see how well you do in your January exams and finish the course. Even if you get a grade E, that is still an extra 40 points to add to your application, taking the pressure off your other subjects slightly.
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    (Original post by EKR93)
    If the requirements are 260pts from A2 level, this does not take AS-levels into account so it would be very difficult to get the points from 2 A-levels alone unless you are predicted an A* and an A in the subjects. You might as well carry maths on and see how well you do in your January exams and finish the course. Even if you get a grade E, that is still an extra 40 points to add to your application, taking the pressure off your other subjects slightly.
    Yes but my problem is I will have to drop ASpsychology if not maths( according to my head of year ) ..
    and i think getting 60 points an A in AS is easier then getin teh same 60 points at grade D for maths.. my teachers think i m lookin for an easy way out thats why not allowing me to drop A2...do you think i should push them more or stick to their decision
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    Yes but my problem is I will have to drop ASpsychology if not maths( according to my head of year ) ..
    and i think getting 60 points an A in AS is easier then getin teh same 60 points at grade D for maths.. my teachers think i m lookin for an easy way out thats why not allowing me to drop A2...do you think i should push them more or stick to their decision
    Well it depends on if you need all of the points from A2 or not. If you do, carry on maths, if you don't, drop maths and carry on with psychology.
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    (Original post by EKR93)
    Well it depends on if you need all of the points from A2 or not. If you do, carry on maths, if you don't, drop maths and carry on with psychology.
    I dont require it from A2. They said a overall 260 with atleast 2 A Levels

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