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    HI,

    In my AS-Levels i got:

    Physics 270/300 A
    Maths 268/300 A
    Economics 250/300 A
    Chemistry 234/300 B

    Its been recommended to me that I should drop Chemistry and go for 3 subjects. I want to do Economics at Uni - with LSE being my top choice. Will having just 3 A's at A-level be good enough for unis such as Cambridge, LSE and UCL? Or do i need to have 4 (will i be at a disadvantage if not)

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    Its asoultely OK to have 1AS and three complete A levels.
    You will easily find a place in a good uni provided that you get good grades in all three a level subjects.

    To get more info. you should contact the uni and ask for avice.

    Thanx
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    Cambride's response http://www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/unde.../alevelnos.doc

    LSE's response https://lfylive.lse.ac.uk/lfy/tc/enq...&searchString=

    No where do they say they discriminate people who take 3, 4 or more A levels, Especially Economics
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    thanks very much for your quick responses - so right now you guys think i should drop it. Ill wait for some more opinions :>
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    (Original post by indobritman)
    thanks very much for your quick responses - so right now you guys think i should drop it. Ill wait for some more opinions :>
    Personaly if you think you are more than capable of doing four A levels, confident of achieveing 3 A's and content with Chemistry then keep it. Besides its not as if you scrapped a B, you got a high B so your obviously good at the subject.

    If you think there is a risk of you not achieveing an A in Economics because of time dedicated to Chemistry, then its not worth the risk, considering if you gettng AABB is worst than AAA and especially because it is the subject you wish to study at University.

    If you honestly think you can manage four go for it, but if not do not risk it. Remember you just need AAA.

    I on the over hand...

    just got AABB and was predicted to get AAAB minimum. So i painfully decided to drop my fourth subject to concentrate fully on achieving the highest AAA i can. I am usually a risk taker, but this is too much of a gamble for me and i know i will end up devastated in the future if i kept my 4th A level and only got AABB or worst.
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    well, I will be re-taking a unit of economics in jan and then another in june. I just want to know if LSE/Cam/UCL would regard AAAB better than AAA.

    thanks
 
 
 

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