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    After extensive searching on multiple blogs each appearing to contradict each other, I have resorted to using an online forum to find an answer!

    Currently I am in the process of completing my GCSE'S and later in life hoping to study English at a Russel Group university, but I am worried about hindering my ability by taking a less varied selection of A levels.

    I have chosen the following:

    English Literature

    Psychology

    Religious Studies

    And potentially Biology (dependent on whether I get my predicted 8 A's to A*'s)

    I appreciate the fact that 3 A Levels with good grades as opposed to 4 with mediocre grades are preferred by university's so would consider taking one only to AS Level.
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    (Original post by bobbobdude)
    After extensive searching on multiple blogs each appearing to contradict each other, I have resorted to using an online forum to find an answer!

    Currently I am in the process of completing my GCSE'S and later in life hoping to study English at a Russel Group university, but I am worried about hindering my ability by taking a less varied selection of A levels.

    I have chosen the following:

    English Literature

    Psychology

    Religious Studies

    And potentially Biology (dependent on whether I get my predicted 8 A's to A*'s)

    I appreciate the fact that 3 A Levels with good grades as opposed to 4 with mediocre grades are preferred by university's so would consider taking one only to AS Level.
    These are my exact subjects, all I can say is make sure you are sure about biology as it is a massive step up from GCSE - not necessarily in how hard the content is but just the sheer amount of content. Any questions feel free to ask
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    Thanks very much for the prompt response and the advice! Really enjoy biology so hoping to take it forward with me in the future, also taking triple science whitch I have been informed is more adequate preparation for A level than dual award, is this so?
 
 
 
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