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KhushBC
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So until recently, I had 4 AS Levels, but i just dropped Physics and now I'm only doing Biology, Chemistry and Philosophy.
I;ve tried to research which universities may accept me, but yo there's no results and being an Asian girl, I stereotypically need to get into a good uni. Grades aren't a worry; just the number of AS subjects I'm doing.
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Most Universities require you to do at least 3 AS Levels so you're fine.

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Most Universities require you to do at least 3 AS Levels so you're fine.

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Why can't you take another AS next year? It's not ideal but it's perfectly do-able and Universities won't care when you complete the AS level. Lo's of people in my sixth form dropped their 4th subject sometimes during the year and picked another one for upper sixth.
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Why can't you take another AS next year? It's not ideal but it's perfectly do-able and Universities won't care when you complete the AS level. Lo's of people in my sixth form dropped their 4th subject sometimes during the year and picked another one for upper sixth.
Would you put on your university application that you're doing an AS the year that you're doing your A2?
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Why can't you take another AS next year? It's not ideal but it's perfectly do-able and Universities won't care when you complete the AS level. Lo's of people in my sixth form dropped their 4th subject sometimes during the year and picked another one for upper sixth.

Yeah, I'll try that, thanks.
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UCL is the only uni I can think of that has a 4th AS level requirement
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Would you put on your university application that you're doing an AS the year that you're doing your A2?
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UCL is the only uni I can think of that has a 4th AS level requirement
Actually, UCL accepts an EPQ as a replacement for a fourth AS which I'm starting next week so they don't have a necessity for a fourth AS.
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Actually, UCL accepts an EPQ as a replacement for a fourth AS which I'm starting next week so they don't have a necessity for a fourth AS.
I am also doing an EPQ! What's yours going to be on?

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Actually, UCL accepts an EPQ as a replacement for a fourth AS which I'm starting next week so they don't have a necessity for a fourth AS.
The EPQ is an AS level...
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The EPQ is an AS level...
It's situated at A2 actually, it's not an AS and nor does my school qualify it as one.
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I am also doing an EPQ! What's yours going to be on?

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Would you believe I still don't entirely know. xD
I was planning on doing something mainstream since I have no imagination and that was gonna be whether self inflicted illnesses are a "waste" of NHS resources. Wbu?
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It's situated at A2 actually, it's not an AS and nor does my school qualify it as one.
It's equivalent to an AS level, except you can get an A*. I don't know what 'situated at A2' means...
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It's equivalent to an AS level, except you can get an A*. I don't know what 'situated at A2' means...

Okay, it's equivalent to half of an A Level in terms of UCAS points, not an AS. Furthermore, it's difficultly level is at A2 rather than AS.
Also, many universities don't accept it as an AS, the same way my school doesn't offer it as an AS course.
It's just additional UCAS points to my sixth form.
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Okay, it's equivalent to half of an A Level in terms of UCAS points, not an AS. Furthermore, it's difficultly level is at A2 rather than AS.
Also, many universities don't accept it as an AS, the same way my school doesn't offer it as an AS course.
It's just additional UCAS points to my sixth form.
Which unis don't accept it as an AS? You've just said that UCL does. As someone who did the EPQ in year 12, I wouldn't say its difficult level is above AS.
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Which unis don't accept it as an AS? You've just said that UCL does. As someone who did the EPQ in year 12, I wouldn't say its difficult level is above AS.
I go to UCL Academy.
Hence UCL accepts it because it sponsors UCL Academy and there's a direct link between the subjects at sixth form and the uni.
Other universities don't accept it.
http://www.uclacademy.co.uk/What-Makes-Us-Different
If you scroll to the EPQ section, you'll see what I mean about it being situated at A2 difficulty.

https://uni-of-oxford.custhelp.com/a...d-by-oxford%3F

Also, Oxford says that A Levels are more important than EPQs but an EPQ is still valued, meaning they aren't categorised as the same thing.
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Would you believe I still don't entirely know. xD
I was planning on doing something mainstream since I have no imagination and that was gonna be whether self inflicted illnesses are a "waste" of NHS resources. Wbu?
That's a good area for discussion! And I've already started mine, pretty much half way through it. Mine is related to Economics, more specifically about the distribution of income, wealth in the UK and poverty.

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That's a good area for discussion! And I've already started mine, pretty much half way through it. Mine is related to Economics, more specifically about the distribution of income, wealth in the UK and poverty.

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That's pretty sick uno, and not that mainstream either xD
But yo, good luck with it man, what subjects you doing?
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That's pretty sick uno, and not that mainstream either xD
But yo, good luck with it man, what subjects you doing?
I haven't started my Harvard style referencing yet which I'm leaving till the end! And I'm studying Accounting, Economics, Business, AS History and ICT. Got a very busy year in front of me, not looking forward to it at all! What about you?

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