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    Say someone is extremely good at their maths and science subjects. They complete their maths and further maths GCSE in year 9, do maths and further maths A-Levels in year 10 along with triple science GCSE and then A-Level physics in year 11. Hypothetically, if they get the top grade in all their GCSE and A-Level subjects and meet the entry requirements of top universities, do they go college? Or do they stay at home? Or just complete another 3/4 A-levels?

    When answering imagine the student will get the top grade with no doubt and it is not too much stress/hardship on him/her.
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    Say someone is extremely good at their maths and science subjects. They complete their maths and further maths GCSE in year 9, do maths and further maths A-Levels in year 10 along with triple science GCSE and then A-Level physics in year 11. Hypothetically, if they get the top grade in all their GCSE and A-Level subjects and meet the entry requirements of top universities, do they go college? Or do they stay at home? Or just complete another 3/4 A-levels?

    When answering imagine the student will get the top grade with no doubt and it is not too much stress/hardship on him/her.
    It depends what they want to do. Some subjects won't recognise maths and further maths as 2 subjects, so even though they technically have 3 A Levels they might not meet the entry requirements. Or they may want to study a different subject, so need to take extra A Levels to meet the requirements.

    It is possible to go to uni under 18, but the student would obviously be unable to drink alcohol so may feel they are missing out on some of the experience. They may not be able to live in halls, which will limit their choices - many under 18 students have to stay with friends/family, so it depends which unis they live near. They won't be able to claim an overdraft, and may struggle to get a part time job (most bars won't take them on, restaurants that serve alcohol may be reluctant, shops that sell alcohol/have an instore bakery may be unable etc) and will need substantial parental funds to be able to afford it.
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    You're best off going to uni at eighteen to get the best out of it (and I say that as a non drinker).

    If you got stuff achieved earlier than is typical, it would be worth doing other level 3 courses while they are free to you. Perhaps a combination of more A levels and some vocational stuff. This could make you more informed about what to do at uni as well as increase your skills base.
 
 
 
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