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    Hey, so I do 3 AS Levels (dropped further maths, knew it wasn't for me and general studies really doesn't count lmao) and so I do English literature, economics and maths. However, after how maths has gone, I am sure I'm not going to get the grade I need or wanted (which was at least a C/B) . I know 'AS maths is so easy blah blah' and the past papers were fine consistent A/B but I feel the exams were curve balls this year 'C1 and S1' but oh well. So I have always wanted to do sociology and I have complained about not doing it throughout the whole year so is it viable to do the new a level in one year? Or is there a better way to go about the whole situation? I'm fine with maths, I'm good but the exams were a bit out of my comfort zone (English and economics went really well) so I just don't want to have to repeat the whole year just for one subject.

    Any help or advice would be amazing and yes you can mock me for failing C1 lmao

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    Hey, so I do 3 AS Levels (dropped further maths, knew it wasn't for me and general studies really doesn't count lmao) and so I do English literature, economics and maths. However, after how maths has gone, I am sure I'm not going to get the grade I need or wanted (which was at least a C/B) . I know 'AS maths is so easy blah blah' and the past papers were fine consistent A/B but I feel the exams were curve balls this year 'C1 and S1' but oh well. So I have always wanted to do sociology and I have complained about not doing it throughout the whole year so is it viable to do the new a level in one year? Or is there a better way to go about the whole situation? I'm fine with maths, I'm good but the exams were a bit out of my comfort zone (English and economics went really well) so I just don't want to have to repeat the whole year just for one subject.

    Any help or advice would be amazing and yes you can mock me for failing C1 lmao

    Thanks.
    To be honest hon, there's not much you can do without actually waiting for your results. You might end up with a C or a B. Just because you think you didn't perform well, doesn't necessarily mean you'll end up with a bad grade.

    I think the best thing you can do atm is speak to whoever is in charge of your college/year/sixth form to say "I'm thinking of dropping maths. Can I pick up AS Sociology?"

    Now, my bet is that that teacher will say no simply because you already will be doing 3 A2 levels come September and as many students come into year 13, they only study 3 A2/A-levels because that's the minimum requirement if you wish to go onto higher education.

    I think you should drop Further Maths if you get a bad grade and then carry on with maths, English lit and economics. It is better to come out with 3 good grades rather than 4 ok grades.
 
 
 
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