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    Hello
    I have to make a final decision for my AS level options and I'm really not sure, which ones to chose. I really want to do: Maths, Further Maths, Economics, French and Muisc, but we can only choose 4 :/ I would really like to study Maths and Economics, Economics or a Foreign Language and Economics. I'm just not too sure if I need to do economics for a level as it is my weakest GCSE result. My predictions for those subjects are: Maths: A*, Add Maths (FSMQ): A, Economics: A, Music A* and French A*. I would just really love to get into the LSE, but it's really competitive . Any advice would be great thank-you!
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    hmm - I'd say German really goes with Economics / Maths - do that instead, if you can.

    I'd go for:
    - Maths
    - Further Maths
    - Economics
    - German

    Good luck
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    make sure you consider what you want to do at A2 as well. don't want to patronize, but make sure you are happy taking those a-levels on to A2 as well and ending up with a-levels in those subjects.

    just a thought :P

    Just do maths. Don't do further maths. maths ad further maths is viewed as 1.5 a-levels apparently.
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    If you're musical then you can keep up playing an instrument etc. in your free time.

    The others probably tie in better together, in terms of a university application.
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    (Original post by S129439)
    Just do maths. Don't do further maths. maths ad further maths is viewed as 1.5 a-levels apparently.
    Not true in the majority of cases. OP doesn't want to study medicine (first thing that came to my mind which is picky over it).

    It will be favoured if applying for Maths or Economics at university...
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    (Original post by Nymthae)
    Not true in the majority of cases. OP doesn't want to study medicine (first thing that came to my mind which is picky over it).

    It will be favoured if applying for Maths or Economics at university...
    you might well know better than me. that was what i heard though. tbf that may have been on a medicine related topic tbf. i cant remember :/
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    I'm just not sure what LSE would prefer; they said on their website that an A* in Maths in compolsory and an A in Further Maths or a Science is recommended :/ but they didn't say anything about Music or Economics...
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    If applying for Maths or Economics, Further Maths is very good to have (and Maths obviously). In response to the first poster, I'd say that it doesn't matter whether you choose French or German. Just make sure you're doing subjects that you enjoy as well
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    (Original post by StephenP15)
    I'm just not sure what LSE would prefer; they said on their website that an A* in Maths in compolsory and an A in Further Maths or a Science is recommended :/ but they didn't say anything about Music or Economics...
    From what I can see, most places don't suggest it as a preferred/mandatory subject (Economics) but I suspect it would help if you took it to see if you actually enjoyed it etc. I suppose a lot of applicants have taken it in that respect. I don't think everywhere offers it however, hence they wouldn't disregard you for not having it.

    Maths is definitely the key subject, wherever you want to go.

    What are the options for doing music-based things outside of college? Or is there some sort of extra in college you could do? It's a perfectly good A-level to take but personally, I feel inclined to say if you are intending to do Economics, then given the chance - why would you not do the A-level in it?
 
 
 
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