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    Hi guys. I went to a comprehensive school which is in the 300s for A level results 2015 (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...e-schools.html. I got into a grammar school sixth form which is in the top 20 in the country. However being there for a week, the teaching isn't amazing and I cannot do all the subjects I want.

    I want to do economics at a top 10 uni (preferably LSE) and at the comprehensive I can do Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Geography (or Chemistry) and if I cannot handle A2 FM, I can just do the AS in year 12. However at the grammar I can do Maths, Economics, Chemistry and Politics whilst only doing further maths as an AS in year 13 (1 lesson per a week).

    I am wondering which option should I choose as I can go back to my old comprehensive school.
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    I'd personally recommend choosing the comprehensive. As long as you work hard and stay focused you can still achieve top grades at the comprehensive.
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    Whilst Maths is sufficient, doing further maths to A2 will make your application more competitive and give you a better chance, especially since economics is VERY competitive.
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    (Original post by fksociety)
    I'd personally recommend choosing the comprehensive. As long as you work hard and stay focused you can still achieve top grades at the comprehensive.
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    Whilst Maths is sufficient, doing further maths to A2 will make your application more competitive and give you a better chance, especially since economics is VERY competitive.
    Thank you for the reply. Do you think the AS in further maths is sufficient for economics or does the A2 really matter?
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    (Original post by kagawa88)
    Thank you for the reply. Do you think the AS in further maths is sufficient for economics or does the A2 really matter?
    Yes it probably is. Do check on it though, i think Cambridge does like to see the full A2. But i still think you're better off doing the full A2.
 
 
 
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