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    So I've just started my AS Levels, and am enjoying the majority of them so far. However, I am struggling (to a degree) and really not enjoying the Law course I took. I thought I'd like it as it plays to my strengths, but it turns out I don't enjoy it at all and find it quite hard. Also, the workload is insane and completely disproportionate to the rest of my subjects and leaves me little time to focus on them. Will dropping it make a difference when applying to Uni? If I did drop it, I would continue the three I want to do into A2. I'm not looking to go to Oxbridge or anything, and ideally I'd like to study abroad, probably Japan. I do however do the Welsh Baccalaureate which is equivalent to some amount of points. With mediocre GCSE grades (mainly due to moving in the middle of Y11 and changing exam boards ect.) and only 3 AS Levels, do I still have a good chance of going to Uni?

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    Of course! Loads of universities will take you with no single AS (as in, you've taken all your AS to A2), and only the most competitive unis with the most competitive courses will look at your GCSEs.

    Most schools have the 4th AS in place in the event that you do badly with one of your subjects and still have three courses to take on to Year 13.
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    Why don't you try talking to your teachers and ask if you can change subjects if you're struggling with law. You may find that in the end you want to drop another as, but can't.
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    (Original post by joecaverly)
    Why don't you try talking to your teachers and ask if you can change subjects if you're struggling with law. You may find that in the end you want to drop another as, but can't.
    I was planning on doing that tomorrow. Cheers for the suggestion though
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    (Original post by loperdoper)
    Of course! Loads of universities will take you with no single AS (as in, you've taken all your AS to A2), and only the most competitive unis with the most competitive courses will look at your GCSEs.

    Most schools have the 4th AS in place in the event that you do badly with one of your subjects and still have three courses to take on to Year 13.
    Awesome! Thanks for the info, I was worried it would effect me in the future, but if not that takes a huge pressure off. Cheers!
 
 
 

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