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    So now that the AS level were no longer include in A-level total score , I first think it was still useful as another classification apart from predicted grade but then my teacher advise some of us not to take the AS exams as if we perform slightly worse it will lower the reliability of our predicted grades is that true ? So , do universities care about more about predicted grades and will they be able to see our AS grades then? Got a little confused about the reform, thanks for your attention
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    Well if you dont do great in your AS they can still give you good predicted grades. Our school encourages us to take it and a strong performance will be looked at by unis. Not doing it will not necessarily disadvantage you but youve got plenty of time to revise for it if you start now
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    (Original post by Brian28msa)
    So now that the AS level were no longer include in A-level total score , I first think it was still useful as another classification apart from predicted grade but then my teacher advise some of us not to take the AS exams as if we perform slightly worse it will lower the reliability of our predicted grades is that true ? So , do universities care about more about predicted grades and will they be able to see our AS grades then? Got a little confused about the reform, thanks for your attention
    I would take all of them if I were you. If you end up dropping a subject in Year 13 and you didn't take that subject in year 12 then you won't have a genuine qualification to show for it. Also having AS levels allows unis to better assess your application.

    If you feel you're going to do very bad in your ASs anyways then what chance will you have when year 13 comes and you have exams which cover both year 1 and year 2 content? Also if you're worried that it will mess up the reliability of your predictions then wouldnt it mean you're looking to be over predicted?
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    All right thank you for the comments and clarification, I decided to take it and work hard on it. Again ,many thanks
 
 
 
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