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    I got my GCSE results yesterday and was really pleased with them, I hope that was the same for all of you lot.

    My school has a system where if you get certain grades at GCSE you can take 4 subjects at A Levels. The norm is usually to take 4 A Levels and then to drop one after AS, however now the majority of subjects do not have an AS (or at least that is the system my school is using, not sure if it is the same for others).

    Because of the grades I got, I am able to take 4 subjects.

    My three were: Maths, Computer Science and History. If I was to take a fourth it would be Economics.

    My question is would it be beneficial for me to take three or four subjects? I am also looking to do an EPQ. The problem with doing 4 is that I feel that I would have to carry it on, because if I was to drop one at AS, I would not be rewarded with an actual AS grade.

    Thank you for reading and hopefully you can help

    You don't really need to take 4, especially if you are not even going to get an AS in it.
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    You don't really need to take 4, especially if you are not even going to get an AS in it.
    That was what I was thinking. But then why would people take 4?
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