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Does anyone stay on a year to do extra A/AS levels? Is this a thing? Watch

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    Hi,


    If anyone decides to take an extra AS in year 13 can they then stay at sixth form for another year to complete that A level (not retaking other subjects)?

    Would top universities like the fact that you've done an extra A level - presumably with a decent grade at the end of it as fewer subjects - or dislike the fact that you've delayed?

    I'm not really considering this yet, just curious.

    Thanks, L
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    Completely pointless.
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    Some do. Most of them do at least 3 half A-levels in the year though.

    For universities, its doesn't really matter but you have to make sure you keep improving in your subject.
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    Depends on your current situation.

    If you are doing 3 A levels right now then it is pointless taking an extra AS subject then continuing just that onto year 14. Staying on a third year is only really for those who are currently doing one/two A levels and taking another One/Two AS levels so that they then have the credentials to apply to univeristy in year 14 when they continue those AS levels onto A levels
 
 
 
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