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    Should I? The teachers at my school say that I could do it however my parents really don't want me too. For every hour of lesson time we have to do an hour of independent study and we have 10 lessons a fortnight. I was hoping on taking Psychology, History, EP as A-levels and Business studies as a BTEC or an A-level (still undecided). My Mock grades for these subjects were pretty good in my opinion. What do you think?? Is it doable??
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    It's most definitely do-able with some good effort. Also, if you plan to go to university they might not like a BTEC so an A-level in business studies would be advisable instead.
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    (Original post by Jay Caz)
    It's most definitely do-able with some good effort. Also, if you plan to go to university they might not like a BTEC so an A-level in business studies would be advisable instead.
    Thanks. Although I feel like 4 A-levels might be too much because that would be
    13 papers in total plus some coursework, while if I was to do the 3 A-levels and a BTEC it would be less revision and exams as I would only have 10 exams.
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    (Original post by Jazzy4949)
    Thanks. Although I feel like 4 A-levels might be too much because that would be
    13 papers in total plus some coursework, while if I was to do the 3 A-levels and a BTEC it would be less revision and exams as I would only have 10 exams.
    If your in Yr12 you can always do business studies upto AS and drop it and do 3 A levels in Yr13.
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    (Original post by bobwibbles)
    If your in Yr12 you can always do business studies upto AS and drop it and do 3 A levels in Yr13.
    We can't do that anymore because of the new specification. The only ones that are AS now are Film studies, Maths, Further Maths and Politics. Non of which I want to do
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    If you can't drop one after AS, don't do 4 because it truly isn't worth it. Yes, having 4 in theory should look good and doing 4 to AS is more than fine however taking 4 a levels (one of which may be a BTEC that may have coursework that could impact revision) is a lot of work which along with university applications, potential entry tests etc will be a lot of stress. There's a difference between being capable (which I'm sure you are) and taking things that are unnecessary. If you want to do 4, by all means go ahead. But it could be detrimental to your other subjects at A2 level given that both the workload and difficulty increases.
 
 
 
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