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    I'm trying to get into a very, VERY competitive university. Right now, I'm doing my GCSEs, and I will be applying for sixth form in a couple of months. I will be taking at least four A-levels, but should I take another one (to make a total of five)?
    I'm definitely taking maths, and further maths, but I can't choose between biology, chemistry, physics and computer science. (I love them all!)
    Has anyone had experience taking on this kind of workload before, and, if so, how did you cope, and what grades did you get?
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    (Original post by GeekGirl14)
    I'm trying to get into a very, VERY competitive university. Right now, I'm doing my GCSEs, and I will be applying for sixth form in a couple of months. I will be taking at least four A-levels, but should I take another one (to make a total of five)?
    I'm definitely taking maths, and further maths, but I can't choose between biology, chemistry, physics and computer science. (I love them all!)
    Has anyone had experience taking on this kind of workload before, and, if so, how did you cope, and what grades did you get?
    To be honest, I would stick with 4. 5 is just excessive.
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    If you're trying to get into a very competitive uni its better to do 3 or 4 so you can perfect those grades and spend free time on extracurricular (related to subject) to make your application unique.
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    As far as I know majority of universities have a preferred requirement of 3 a levels. 5 a levels is going to be just too much of workload, unless you are REALLY prepared for it. It's better to get 3A*s than getting 5As. By the way which university and course do you want to apply to?
 
 
 
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