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    I want to eventually work in the music industry, but knowing how competitive it is I want a degree in Business Management / Entrepreneurship so I have something to fall back on. However, for A Levels I would like to take English Literature, Classics, Economics (or BS but it's soft so I'm undecided) and I'm still considering my fourth (perhaps music for AS). I know these aren't traditionally paired with Business, to what extent will this hinder my chance of getting into a top university?
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    I want to eventually work in the music industry, but knowing how competitive it is I want a degree in Business Management / Entrepreneurship so I have something to fall back on. However, for A Levels I would like to take English Literature, Classics, Economics (or BS but it's soft so I'm undecided) and I'm still considering my fourth (perhaps music for AS). I know these aren't traditionally paired with Business, to what extent will this hinder my chance of getting into a top university?
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    For a good business school I'd recommend squeezing maths in there, even to AS will give you huge precedence over other applicants without maths.

    Therefore, a combination of Economics, Maths, Classics and Literature would be a very good, and respected set of subjects

    If you're worried about maths, don't be! C1 is very easy, trust me. It's all the content from your GCSE maths with a tad more content. Moreover, C2 is no tough guy either! Just sit down with your book on a night and you'll be fine. Finally, D1/ M1/ S1 aren't too challenging. I do M1 and D1 as part of my maths/ FM orgy, and they're actually really straightforward once you get your head around them.

    Anyway, if you don't want to do maths, I'll answer your question. As long as you have a lot to waffle on about in your PS - such as good, strong and relevant work experience, there's no reason as to why you won't be of intrigue to a top uni. Remember, those who don't get into good schools are those who rely on grades alone!

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    Yo,

    For a good business school I'd recommend squeezing maths in there, even to AS will give you huge precedence over other applicants without maths.

    Therefore, a combination of Economics, Maths, Classics and Literature would be a very good, and respected set of subjects

    If you're worried about maths, don't be! C1 is very easy, trust me. It's all the content from your GCSE maths with a tad more content. Moreover, C2 is no tough guy either! Just sit down with your book on a night and you'll be fine. Finally, D1/ M1/ S1 aren't too challenging. I do M1 and D1 as part of my maths/ FM orgy, and they're actually really straightforward once you get your head around them.

    Anyway, if you don't want to do maths, I'll answer your question. As long as you have a lot to waffle on about in your PS - such as good, strong and relevant work experience, there's no reason as to why you won't be of intrigue to a top uni. Remember, those who don't get into good schools are those who rely on grades alone!

    GL
    Thank you so much for all of this, it's really useful! I hadn't considered taking Maths to AS for some reason, but that's definitely something I could suck up and get on with if need be, as I wouldn't have to forfeit any of my other preferred subjects. I also intended on doing a lot of work experience this summer, so all of this is good news. Thanks again! xx
 
 
 
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