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    Hi, I was wondering whether doing 4 AS and dropping one for A2 is better than doing 3 AS. I'm definitely doing Maths, Physics and IT, just wondering whether to do Further Maths? Thanks in advance.
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    I would say, 4 AS's, as far as I'm aware this is the norm and with the subjects you've chosen I'm guessing you're pretty bright so shouldn't struggle doing the 4 at AS then dropping one and taking the 3 best forward.
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    Most people do 4 AS so unless there's a particular reason you feel you wouldn't cope with 4, stick with 4.
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    Ok guys thanks, I'll think I'll do further maths to AS, also what's it like towards the end of the year where you are revising, how hard is it to manage 3 subjects with exams (IT has no exams btw)
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    Ok guys thanks, I'll think I'll do further maths to AS, also what's it like towards the end of the year where you are revising, how hard is it to manage 3 subjects with exams (IT has no exams btw)
    I did 4 subjects all the way through A levels and I found it fine, one didn't have exams but the other 3 did, just make sure you allot yourself enough time for each subject and exam rather than end up cramming for one because you weren't organised, I'd say sort out a timetable for revision on which subjects one which days. Like if your exams are spread out its easy but if they're not it can be more challenging so it really depends, just be organised with your revision and manage your time well and youll be fine
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    (Original post by LikeASomebody)
    Hi, I was wondering whether doing 4 AS and dropping one for A2 is better than doing 3 AS. I'm definitely doing Maths, Physics and IT, just wondering whether to do Further Maths? Thanks in advance.
    Depends if you want to go to Oxbridge/Imperial/Russel Group
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    (Original post by ShannonS-J)
    I did 4 subjects all the way through A levels and I found it fine, one didn't have exams but the other 3 did, just make sure you allot yourself enough time for each subject and exam rather than end up cramming for one because you weren't organised, I'd say sort out a timetable for revision on which subjects one which days. Like if your exams are spread out its easy but if they're not it can be more challenging so it really depends, just be organised with your revision and manage your time well and youll be fine
    Thanks a lot Shannon, you've definitely got rid of a few of my nerves
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    (Original post by LikeASomebody)
    Hi, I was wondering whether doing 4 AS and dropping one for A2 is better than doing 3 AS. I'm definitely doing Maths, Physics and IT, just wondering whether to do Further Maths? Thanks in advance.
    Most people do 4 AS's. Then drop one for A2.
    The head of my old 6th form always advised people to do 4 AS's rather than 3, her reasoning being that its better to do 4 just in case people messed up in 1 of their AS's, then they still had the other 3 to carry on with to A2.
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    Not really a relevant question, but what do you find interesting about IT?
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    (Original post by Jooooshy)
    Not really a relevant question, but what do you find interesting about IT?
    I want to do something in IT as a career so I though it might be useful to have but thinking about it further maths might be more relevant
 
 
 
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