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    Thinking of doing 2 A levels as not the brightest spark in the box, would this be possible, aiming for a c.
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    Most unis won't accept that. And most sixth forms won't let you take 2.
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    Thinking of doing 2 A levels as not the brightest spark in the box, would this be possible, aiming for a c.
    Generally as far as I know, many institutions require 3 A Levels instead of 2 (not sure 100%) but yeah, you may check out for a Uni which does. What subjects though?
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    It depends on your college or sixth form. Many don't allow it because it doesn't help you in terms of employability. It may be possible for you to do 2 full A levels and 1 or 2 AS levels? People did something similar last year when I was doing A levels but A levels have changed now so I don't know if it still applies.
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    there are a couple of uni's that accept two A-levels but i cant remember their names. also if you can do two A2's and an AS that will make it better in the long run.
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    Want to go to uni ? I'd advise against 2 A levels, however check with specific institutions. Maybe consider a 'soft' A level or even an easy BTEC
    Want to get an apprenticeship ? 2 A levels should be fine, just not for very high apprenticeships
    Want to get a job ? Sure, 2 is fine as long as you can think of a reasonable reason why you don't have 3.

    Highly advise considering a 'soft' A level or even an easy BTEC

    All the best.
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    I did 2 A-Levels - in that I took 3 because I had to, scraped a pass in AS Maths so I could continue to A2 and then let myself get a U so I could focus on the other 2 because I was working full-time at the same time. It worked, I got an A & a B, but, whilst I'm sure it helped my CV I would only put that down to the fact I got high grades (at the time A* wasn't a thing), and unis then and now won't accept them.

    *So honestly I wouldn't recommend it,

    There are other Level 3 qualifications you can look at. Is your goal to get into university eventually or be a competitive candidate on the job market without a degree? (because you don't NEED one for a high percentage of jobs - experience and evidence of commitment to a post is better and the quicker you can start to build up some work history)*

    *It really depends on what you want to do, but you don't need to take A-Levels to go to university. There are alternatives.

    I would suggest speaking to somebody at your school/6th form about your options*
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    Thinking of doing 2 A levels as not the brightest spark in the box, would this be possible, aiming for a c.
    More details please
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    (Original post by emilymoran123)
    Thinking of doing 2 A levels as not the brightest spark in the box, would this be possible, aiming for a c.
    Maybe if you're doing a BTEC or similar on the side? Most unis will want 3, or maybe 1/2 with some BTECs, and most sixth forms will require you to take at least 3.
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    One of my close friend did 3 alevels and English retake,she dropped product design and carried on with Art and photography. She finally passed her English,got an A in Art and C in photography and she got accepted to an Art uni.
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    I was thinking of doing sociology and psychology and I did btec media last year and got a pp, which is not the best, I only did work in class, barley did any work outside class . So I thought I may do 2 a levels as I am not clever enough to do 3
 
 
 
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