I'm in a dilemma; What to choose: A-level or IB?

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I going to complete my IGCSE exams this November, but, I am not sure whether to choose A-level or IB. Can someone guide me with this?
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I going to complete my IGCSE exams this November, but, I am not sure whether to choose A-level or IB. Can someone guide me with this?
A levels are specialist and you just do those subjects. If you want to specialise and have 3 subjects you like, then A levels. If you still like studying a bit of everything then IB.

https://www.bromsgrove-school.co.uk/ib-or-alevel.aspx
https://www.acs-schools.com/what-is-...ib-and-alevels
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/ed...which-is-best/

Personally id prefer A levels, but its your choice.
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I did IB and absolutely loved it. Bonus for extended essay, CAS and TOK (ok TOK is kind of crap).
If you aim to go to a uni that uses UCAS tariff points, IB gives you way more UCAS points than A levels, so there's also that.
As for depth a HL goes in as much depth as A levels.
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A levels are specialist and you just do those subjects. If you want to specialise and have 3 subjects you like, then A levels. If you still like studying a bit of everything then IB.

https://www.bromsgrove-school.co.uk/ib-or-alevel.aspx
https://www.acs-schools.com/what-is-...ib-and-alevels
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/ed...which-is-best/

Personally id prefer A levels, but its your choice.
Thank you so much 999tigger!
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I did IB and absolutely loved it. Bonus for extended essay, CAS and TOK (ok TOK is kind of crap).
If you aim to go to a uni that uses UCAS tariff points, IB gives you way more UCAS points than A levels, so there's also that.
As for depth a HL goes in as much depth as A levels.
Is IB suitable if I want become a psychologist?
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Thank you so much 999tigger!
They are both fine.
I would do whichever i fancied, specialise or a wider range of studies. Whichever you felt you could do best in.
As for the UCAS points point made by arig then it tend to be the lower unis that look at UCAS points as an alternative and i cant see they wouldnt take it into account when viewing where those points were coming from. You cna always look at the entrance requirements for the top 10 unis you might be interested in and then make your own mind up.
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