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    I'm really considering dropping Biology, I currently do English Lit, Computer Science, Geography and Biology. I don't enjoy the subject at all, and all it seems to be doing is stressing me out, my average is 44% which is an E
    I was wondering would universities look unfavourably at me because of doing only 3 As exams, I'm hoping to do Geography at Southampton and I've noticed on UCAS they don't even look at As results. spoke to the admissions there and they've said they make offers on predicted grades not As results... I would rather have 3 solid A-B grades at As than 3 mediocre grades...
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    (Original post by Dvizex)
    I'm really considering dropping Biology, I currently do English Lit, Computer Science, Geography and Biology. I don't enjoy the subject at all, and all it seems to be doing is stressing me out, my average is 44% which is an E
    I was wondering would universities look unfavourably at me because of doing only 3 As exams, I'm hoping to do Geography at Southampton and I've noticed on UCAS they don't even look at As results. spoke to the admissions there and they've said they make offers on predicted grades not As results... I would rather have 3 solid A-B grades at As than 3 mediocre grades...
    I'm having the same dilemma, apart from I'm wanting to drop further maths.

    You're getting an E, so that's fine. As long as you don't get a U, which is the reason why I'm considering dropping it 😂


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    I'll add my input since I applied to Southampton for Geography this year and got an offer (although I didn't accept it), and also 'failed' a subject last year.

    AS Grades were:

    Graphics: A
    ICT: B
    Geography: B
    Economics: E

    I think people could argue both Biology and Economics have connections to Geography, but to be honest, the difference over an E or not at all is very minor, so I would just drop it. I doubt Southampton would look into the particular case enough anyway, so for all they know your school would only let you take 3 AS levels.

    TL;DR: Drop the Biology and focus on your other three subjects, good luck applying next year!
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    (Original post by Kaneki)
    I'll add my input since I applied to Southampton for Geography this year and got an offer (although I didn't accept it), and also 'failed' a subject last year.

    AS Grades were:

    Graphics: A
    ICT: B
    Geography: B
    Economics: E

    I think people could argue both Biology and Economics have connections to Geography, but to be honest, the difference over an E or not at all is very minor, so I would just drop it. I doubt Southampton would look into the particular case enough anyway, so for all they know your school would only let you take 3 AS levels.

    TL;DR: Drop the Biology and focus on your other three subjects, good luck applying next year!
    Thanks for the help looks like i'll be dropping it.
 
 
 

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