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    so i got my results today and they are as follows:

    Maths: 99.9%
    Chem: 98%
    Geography: 94%
    Physics: 90%
    Further Maths 90%

    I'm doing 5 at AS and am wondering what to drop, I have to take Maths and Physics for my course (geophysics). Also, I can drop to 3 if need be. Is the workload jump too high for 4? I mean I could cope with 5 as's so why not 4 a2's. I do quite a bit of extra curricular if that's relevant, and I'm also applying to uni in North America.

    Thanks for any help, and hope you got the results you wanted as well.
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    (Original post by kkohli17)
    so i got my results today and they are as follows:

    Maths: 99.9%
    Chem: 98%
    Geography: 94%
    Physics: 90%
    Further Maths 90%

    I'm doing 5 at AS and am wondering what to drop, I have to take Maths and Physics for my course (geophysics). Also, I can drop to 3 if need be. Is the workload jump too high for 4? I mean I could cope with 5 as's so why not 4 a2's. I do quite a bit of extra curricular if that's relevant, and I'm also applying to uni in North America.

    Thanks for any help, and hope you got the results you wanted as well.
    If you think you can handle 4 A2s then of course there's no reason why you wouldn't cope. You seemed to have done very well with 5 ASs (well done!), so it seems you'll be able to cope with 4 A2s
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    Wow, well done with your results!
    I'd probably go for the 4 A2s as it looks like you can cope very well, you could always drop one halfway through the year if you don't think you can cope with the stress (the jump from AS to A2 is bigger than GCSE to AS in some subjects).
    My advice is to drop your least favourite subjects
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    (Original post by Ninjasrule)
    Wow, well done with your results!
    I'd probably go for the 4 A2s as it looks like you can cope very well, you could always drop one halfway through the year if you don't think you can cope with the stress (the jump from AS to A2 is bigger than GCSE to AS in some subjects).
    My advice is to drop your least favourite subjects
    Although I might be able to cope I'm just wondering if it's really necessary to do 4? I don't know if it's just superfluous cause uni's don't seem to place any added value on it?
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    (Original post by kkohli17)
    Although I might be able to cope I'm just wondering if it's really necessary to do 4? I don't know if it's just superfluous cause uni's don't seem to place any added value on it?
    It's not necessary but if you do well in all 4 you'd stand out from the crowd. Maybe do some extracurricular activities instead if you really don't want to... work experience (possibly an internship over the holidays) for example?

    You might find this website useful: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/become.php
 
 
 
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