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    If I were to apply to a university with 3 A levels, would I be at a disadvantage compared to those who apply with 4, despite the offer being AAA?

    Edit: The fourth subject is further maths
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    (Original post by SGHD26716)
    If I were to apply to a university with 3 A levels, would I be at a disadvantage compared to those who apply with 4, despite the offer being AAA?
    Simple answer, not at all
    Grade requirements for most uni courses tend to be one grade or so higher for 3 subjects compared to 4. If the offer is AAA for both those who have taken 3 and those who have taken 4 A levels then as long as you meet the requirement you will be looked upon equally. You are much better off concentrating on 3 subjects with the limited time that we have left- i have had relatives who did 4 a levels and they found the workload to be almost unbearable.

    Hope that helps!

    Sam

    P.s i am applying for medicine as well
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    (Original post by cathasatail)
    Simple answer, not at all
    Grade requirements for most uni courses tend to be one grade or so higher for 3 subjects compared to 4. If the offer is AAA for both those who have taken 3 and those who have taken 4 A levels then as long as you meet the requirement you will be looked upon equally. You are much better off concentrating on 3 subjects with the limited time that we have left- i have had relatives who did 4 a levels and they found the workload to be almost unbearable.

    Hope that helps!

    Sam

    P.s i am applying for medicine as well
    Thanks. Are you dropping anything?
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    Most oxford students only did 3 https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Some med schools do not count further maths in any offers - I'm unclear on whether you do know that or not.
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    Most oxford students only did 3 https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Some med schools do not count further maths in any offers - I'm unclear on whether you do know that or not.
    Thanks. I did know that.
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    You wouldn't be at a disadvantage.

    And anyway, most uni's don't consider Further Maths to be an additional A-level anyway.
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    (Original post by SGHD26716)
    Thanks. Are you dropping anything?
    Yeah i have already dropped physics, carrying on with bio, chem and history
 
 
 
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