helpmeplease227
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Im considering taking economics as an a-level along with maths bio and chem.
Is economics an a-level thats worthwhile, would any of you recommend it?
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Taking 4 A-levels, unless two are maths and FM, is generally not worthwhile or something that can be recommended generally. It is a huge amount of work, particularly as economics will have a somewhat different style of working than your other subjects (being more essay oriented, albeit still analytical and somewhat quantitative), and there is no real benefit in this case.

Universities do not give "bonus points" to applicants taking more than the usually required 3 A-levels, and doing 4 runs the risk of stretching yourself too thinly and getting more mediocre results across them. Universities have time and again indicated that they much prefer a strong performance in 3 A-levels compared to a more average performance across 4; quality over quantity. A*AA is much better than A*ABB as far as most universities are concerned.
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I do those subjects apart from maths and would probably reccomend dropping one. Chem gets really hard and bio is a fair bit of work too. Econ is piss easy. Dk abt maths.
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