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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    If you do please let me know what are the benefits of doing them and what subjects you take?
    Thanks in advance! 😀
    I'd say if you're well-rounded enough to take 5 AS Levels you might as well take the IB.
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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    For university don't you think that 5 AS levels will give more UCAS points?
    The majority of universities just ask for grades, not UCAS points, with no university asking for 5 A-Levels. Only a few ever ask for 4...

    I would recommend doing 4 and not 5.
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    The usual student on TSR is expected to do around 7 to 8 AS levels. The second year typically students from TSR drop 2 and do 5 to 6 A-Levels.
    I however am above the usual TSR student so I do 10 A-Levels.
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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    If you do please let me know what are the benefits of doing them and what subjects you take?
    Thanks in advance! 😀
    Absolutely no advantage to taking 5 AS levels, if you're such a well rounded individual take the IB instead. I do 4 a levels and an EPQ and that's plenty, there is no university that will favour you for doing 5 AS levels, as offers aren't based on UCAS points anymore and AS levels will soon be obsolete, you might as well just take 4 full A levels.
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    (Original post by S2M)
    What A-Levels are you doing?
    Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Japanese
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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    If you do please let me know what are the benefits of doing them and what subjects you take?
    Thanks in advance! 😀
    I did 5 AS levels, now doing 4 A2s.
    I did Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology last year, and dropped biology because the timetabling wold have been too complicated for school to work out.
    The benefit is more flexibility with picking courses at uni, and if you dont like a subject you can drop it.
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    Yeah, and they're all coursework based. It's hell
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    (Original post by Xezp)
    The usual student on TSR is expected to do around 7 to 8 AS levels. The second year typically students from TSR drop 2 and do 5 to 6 A-Levels.
    I however am above the usual TSR student so I do 10 A-Levels.
    😯😦 what subjects do you take? How old are you are you re doing a year? Do you go to a college because how does you timetable work?????
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    (Original post by rayestar)
    Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Japanese
    You took some tough subjects!
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    (Original post by S2M)
    You took some tough subjects!
    i actually find maths and physics pretty easy cos of the algebra lol
    but i'm suffering in chem and further maths! XP
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    There is no point in doing 5.

    ALL Unis (yes, including Oxbridge) only look at 3. Its a total waste of time/effort doing anymore, and especially if you then underperform in all of them.

    A*A*A* is always going to look better than ABBBB because you couldn't cope with that amount of work.
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    (Original post by rayestar)
    i actually find maths and physics pretty easy cos of the algebra lol
    but i'm suffering in chem and further maths! XP
    Ohh. Work hard and I'm sure you will get the hang of it.
 
 
 
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