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    Im taking four subjects atm psychology, english combined, art and economics- economics is proving to be really difficult but im motivated to try get good at it but i dont know if thats enough, im considering to drop economics and just carry on throigh to a levels focussing on the others. Do u think theres much point in me getting an as in economics or should i simply drop it now

    I would drop it now unless it's relevant to your uni course and you truly believe you can get a high grade in it. It's not worth it if you'll get a D at the end of it as it might hinder your other subjects.

    Nah I recommend you take it because you never know how you will do in that exam you may end up with a D, C or A. If you think its consuming too much of your revision for other subjects just do them, but atleast 1 month before As exam revise for economics. The opportunity cost of dropping out now is the A grade/48 UCAS points

    Many students no longer take AS exams, therefore universities cannot distinguish between students that have studied 3 or 4 subjects in year 12. Having a bad AS grade will make your application look worse as opposed to having no AS grade at all.

    But generally, it will depend on the course you are doing. If it is extremely competitive, then having 4 A levels will be looked upon favourably, if not then it won't make any difference at all.
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