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    Hi,

    I have a question if I got a B in every GCSE which 3 A Levels would be the easiest.

    Assuming all things equal ie I enjoy all subjects equally, The school is equally good teaching every subject.

    Which 3 are you likely to do better in? For example only 60% of students get A-C in Computing A level so that's out!
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    (Original post by patelpatel)
    Hi,

    I have a question if I got a B in every GCSE which 3 A Levels would be the easiest.

    Assuming all things equal ie I enjoy all subjects equally, The school is equally good teaching every subject.

    Which 3 are you likely to do better in? For example only 60% of students get A-C in Computing A level so that's out!
    media, maybe somthing arty? or go for btecs and a levels thats what i did! i got a offer from surrey, top 20 i think
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    (Original post by patelpatel)
    Hi,

    I have a question if I got a B in every GCSE which 3 A Levels would be the easiest.

    Assuming all things equal ie I enjoy all subjects equally, The school is equally good teaching every subject.

    Which 3 are you likely to do better in? For example only 60% of students get A-C in Computing A level so that's out!
    Well, no-one can really tell you. You may do better in some subjects in which most people might find hard. It's all the matter of what you actually want to do because you may enjoy the A-Levels but might not like the degree courses related to it later on.
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    (Original post by patelpatel)
    I have a question if I got a B in every GCSE which 3 A Levels would be the easiest.
    The easiest 'A' levels will be the ones that you're most interested in.
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    If you got all Bs in GCSE you will be prepared to do well in any A-level you choose that you meet any specific subject prerequisites in (i.e. certain languages wouldn't be available and realistically so would Further Maths, unless you have great dedication and enjoyment of mathematics and just didn't examine well at GCSE in them).

    What are your plans for after you finish 6th Form? Do you want to go to university, or look for work? You've done well academically but don't seem particularly motivated by academics, so you may want to look at some more vocational programmes such as apprenticeships or BTEC diplomas in areas you enjoy and are interested in. There really is no need to do A-levels unless you intend to go to uni, and you should realistically have at least a general idea of what direction you want to go in (i.e., STEM, humanities, social sciences, arts) which will inform your A-level subject choice.

    You've indicated you enjoy all subjects equally, but I suspect there are some you prefer to others, even if you aren't completely conscious of it. Think about how you've been assessed in GCSE, and which assessment styles you did well in and which you didn't, were there any that were particularly stressful for you? For example, did you do well in and enjoy oral examinations and presentations, or do you feel more nervous preparing for those than for e.g. a written an exam. Alternately, did you enjoy doing creative individually led coursework, designing e.g. programs, sculptures, electronics and furniture, or do you enjoy group work more? Did you enjoy science lab experiments and writing these up, or do you prefer working on weekly written problem sets? How are your writing skills, is researching a topic and writing extended prose on it something you're interested in?

    All of those questions you can ask yourself and should help you narrow down your prospective choices. If you hate presenting and doing oral exams, I would suggest avoiding languages and some humanities subjects. If you dislike labwork, obviously science is a poor choice, and if you don't like doing regular written problem sheets then you'll probably get frustrated with maths. If you don't like writing essays, most humanities and some social science courses are probably not going to be ideal.

    If you come back after a bit of reflection and give us an indication of your feelings on these things, it will help us make much better recommendations! I would caution though that simply trying to take 3 easy A-levels is unlikely to be particularly interesting or enjoyable for you in the short run, nor useful as qualifications in the long run; you may find yourself unable to apply to university courses you're interested in because you didn't take a "hard" subject which is a prerequisite, and if you don't plan on going to uni you'll likely get bored by the implacable academic feel of it and the lack of applicability to the real world and relevance to developing career skills.
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    media, maybe somthing arty? or go for btecs and a levels thats what i did! i got a offer from surrey, top 20 i think
    Definitely not art if you want something easy, art has so much work to do, its never ending as that you can always do more. Not only that but its very hard to get an A or A* unless you truly have talent. My art teachers told us that to get an A you have to produce something they've never seen before, which is very unrealistic considering the amount of people taking art.
 
 
 
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