Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    For A Level I've been thinking about taking:

    - Maths
    - Physics
    - Chemistry
    - Biology
    - Art

    They're all really demanding subjects but I'm wondering if there's anyone who has done similar and what peoples opinions are on this considering that I want to make a realistic decision when it comes to my A levels. I know some may suggest to take all five and then drop one but the only problem is that I wouldn't know which one to drop... Thanks for all help
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    (in my person opinion)

    Art is an extremely time consuming option if you were to do 3 A Levels.

    3 sciences would be a very time consuming decision if you were to do 3 A levels.

    Together? Probably one of the toughest sets of options to choose. And that's before we include Maths..

    5 is too many. If you are extremely intelligent, organised and motivated then do 4.
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    I don't know why people want to do 5. No university demands more than 3 A levels, taking more than that is just unecessary work imo. If you really want to, if you're a masochist or something' go ahead but I don't see the point.

    Also, those subjects are really time consuming. Don't do it.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    I'll say again that A levels are changing in September (except maths on your list) and there is no-one on here that has taken 5 linear A levels.

    When A levels were linear (before 2000) few people did 4 so I think 5 is unrealistic. Art is very time consuming ao I'd just have it as a hobby, unless you need it for the degree you want to study.
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Brexit voters: Do you stand by your vote?
    Help with your A-levels

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Rosette

    Essay expert

    Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

    Study planner

    Create a study plan

    Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

    Study planner

    Resources by subject

    Everything from mind maps to class notes.

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student doing homework

    Study tips from A* students

    Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

    Study help links and info

    Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

    Sponsored content:

    HEAR

    HEAR

    Find out how a Higher Education Achievement Report can help you prove your achievements.

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Write a reply...
    Reply
    Hide
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.