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    Hi, I want to drop psychology now because by the way things are looking at the moment I'm probably going to get a D and it'll be really hard for me to even pass because I've lost a lot of the work I done earlier in the year etc. I just really don't enjoy this subject and would honestly love to drop it today, but I'm worried about whether universities will take this into account when I apply to them next year? thanks x
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    HI!

    To be honest, it very much depends on the uni as to whether or not they care.

    Generally speaking, uni's that place emphasis on AS grades sometimes state so on their website - if they don't mention anything then they may not mind too much.

    That being said, if the unis you end up applying to do interviews I would assume it to be the sort of thing that would come up (reasons you dropped the course etc.) and I can also see a situation where you may be rejected if there are plenty of other similar candidates who *did* complete 4 AS levels.

    Hope this helps, and feel free to ask any questions.
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    How many A levels will you be left with if you drop Psychology?
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    Are you doing 4 AS? If so, they don't have to know. If you don't sit an exam it does not have to be entered on ucas.
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    As long as you have three other subjects that you will be carrying on to A2, it shouldn't really matter, unless you apply for course which specifies a certain grade in a 4th AS level. Some schools only let you do 3 AS levels anyway, and if you drop it before you do the exam you won't even need to put it on your UCAS, so universities won't know.
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    Universities see your AS results and most competitive ones require you to do 4 AS levels. They'll definitely know if you drop it or if you fail it...
    You can contact some universities you might be interested in and ask if they require you to do 4 AS levels.
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    I haven't yet decided on what university I want to go to but I've been thinking either bristol, sheffield or york, and right now I'm doing sociology, history and philosophy&ethics which I'm thinking I'll probably get A's in this year
 
 
 
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