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Thinking about applying to Oxford to study history and currently studying 4 a levels (history, English, french and theatre)

Thinking about dropping one to ensure enough time to do justice to the other three - do you think Oxford admissions would look unfavourably at 'History, English, Theatre studies'?

Thanks for any advice!
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Thinking about applying to Oxford to study history and currently studying 4 a levels (history, English, french and theatre)

Thinking about dropping one to ensure enough time to do justice to the other three - do you think Oxford admissions would look unfavourably at 'History, English, Theatre studies'?

Thanks for any advice!
Hi, I have an offer to study History and English at Oxford and my A Levels are History, English and Art. As long as your predicted grades are good in History and English, I don't think they'd look unfavourably upon a creative A Level. If you want you could try to incorporate something into your personal statement about how Theatre studies has helped your study of History but I really wouldn't worry too much!
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Hi, I have an offer to study History and English at Oxford and my A Levels are History, English and Art. As long as your predicted grades are good in History and English, I don't think they'd look unfavourably upon a creative A Level. If you want you could try to incorporate something into your personal statement about how Theatre studies has helped your study of History but I really wouldn't worry too much!
Thanks so much! That's really helpful xx
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Hi, I have an offer to study History and English at Oxford and my A Levels are History, English and Art. As long as your predicted grades are good in History and English, I don't think they'd look unfavourably upon a creative A Level. If you want you could try to incorporate something into your personal statement about how Theatre studies has helped your study of History but I really wouldn't worry too much!
which college? my friend does the same a levels amd also has a history & english offer!
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Hi, I have an offer to study History and English at Oxford and my A Levels are History, English and Art. As long as your predicted grades are good in History and English, I don't think they'd look unfavourably upon a creative A Level. If you want you could try to incorporate something into your personal statement about how Theatre studies has helped your study of History but I really wouldn't worry too much!
what college? my friend does the same A-Levels and has an offer for history & english too !
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what college? my friend does the same A-Levels and has an offer for history & english too !
That’s so cool! My place is at Wadham. Idk anyone else going as it’s such a small course so would be great to know what college your friend is going to!
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Thanks so much! That's really helpful xx
You're welcome! If you have any more questions about history admissions I'm happy to answer
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That’s so cool! My place is at Wadham. Idk anyone else going as it’s such a small course so would be great to know what college your friend is going to!
Regent’s Park! He, however, also originally applied to Wadham!
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You're welcome! If you have any more questions about history admissions I'm happy to answer
Thank you!
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Regent’s Park! He, however, also originally applied to Wadham!
Oh wow, what a coincidence! Hope to see him there then!
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for oxford they'll mainly care about your GCSEs and HAT performance. Although i think for history gcses may matter less than other courses but Oxford certainly care a lot about gcses and cGCSEs
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Correct decision to do 3 A Levels instead of 4
Quality > Quantity when it comes to ALevel
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