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    I'll only be in Year 11 next year, but I feel this choice is looming over me. =/
    My school offers IB, but most of my friends are moving to another school to take A levels, and I'm unsure of what to do.
    Which is best?
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    (Original post by DianaDom)
    I'll only be in Year 11 next year, but I feel this choice is looming over me. =/
    My school offers IB, but most of my friends are moving to another school to take A levels, and I'm unsure of what to do.
    Which is best?
    What do you mean by "best"? Both are fine to do, although you have a bit more freedom of what subjects to choose for A-Levels.
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    A levels go into much bigger depth of the subject even compared to higher levels in the IB. If you don't know for sure what do you want to study at uni then IB would give you more options even if you change your mind. A levels are very centered around your chosen study area I guess. In the IB you also have to do a ton of other stuff - CAS, theory of knowledge, extended essay. A levels offer more freedom in participating in extra-curriculars, as there is (relatively) more time and choice over what you can do. Just do not pick something because your friends are going to be doing that too, you'll hate it later on
 
 
 
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