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    I have decdied to take a gap year this year and apply to better Uni's next year (LSE and probably Cambridge) im predicted 3'as (Economics English literature and Politics) i am also predicted an A for Critical thinking however I think i will be able to raise my chances of getting innto these university's by taking another (French) A level next year whilst during my Work internship. I wanted to know how possible is this? or how I could go by doing this?
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    If you want to apply to Cam, there's a list of acceptable A-Levels combination you may want to know about if you didn't already know, especially since Politics has only a "limited suitability" that might be a problem if you want to apply there. What would you read next year ?

    About a new A-Level, from what I've gathered (I'm not taking A-Levels), it's possible to take another one with a distance learning center like ICS, or with NEC. Though I've also been told there was a huge gap between the GCSE level of French and the one at A-Level, and you probably should take that into serious consideration.

    I hope this has been useful, and good luck with your re-application !
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    Thank you!! Oh isee well seeing as i do Politics....Limited suitability??.hmmm we'll see lol.welli have an AS in french but its only a 'C' grade....id ont know if i willhave to reject it completely.....i dont know
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    Thank you!! Oh isee well seeing as i do Politics....Limited suitability??.hmmm we'll see lol.welli have an AS in french but its only a 'C' grade....id ont know if i willhave to reject it completely.....i dont know.thank u!!
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    You can't "reject it completely". You have two options.

    1) Keep the AS modules, and use them towards the A Level. So you'd only do the 3 A2 units in your gap year. Would be less work, but as you have a C it would be harder to get an A overall.

    2) Resit the AS units, and thus take all 6 units in your gap year.

    Whichever way you chose, you need to put the C at AS on your UCAS form.

    You don't have to use a distance learning centre. You could study on your own and find an exam centre, or you could try and arrange with your school that you can go in for some lessons (possibly necessary for the oral exams). You could also get a private tutor.

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