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    I'm currently in year 11, and I'm about to choose my A-levels. I'm pretty certain on these, as I would like to concentrate on modern languages, so I'd be taking French, Spanish, and since I can only take two languages, I'd also take Computer Science which I really enjoy. Since we're going linear, my school is offering loads of other options along side the A-levels, one of which is GCSE Italian. I have a lifelong goal of becoming a polyglot, so I thought this would be perfect, but I have since realised that I could also do an EPQ, and try to learn as much of a language as I can in a given amount of time, and that would be my project. I'm aiming for Oxford university, and I was wondering which of these would be better for applying. Thanks for the help!
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    Do an EPQ. An extra GCSE doesn't really mean much, whereas an EPQ will give you something to talk about in interview.
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    EPQ can also lead to reduced offers from certain universities
    I'd go for EPQ, gives you a lot more freedom
 
 
 
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