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    Hi there, I'm going to be following CIE's international A-Levels, I'm taking these subjects at AS:
    English Language and Literature
    Math
    Physics
    Chemistry
    History
    I'm hoping to carry on to A-Level with all of them excluding Eng. I'm predicted 7 A* for the IGCSE and I'm top of my grade. My first question is whether you believe I'll be able to handle these subjetcs and get grades along these lines : ABBC (need these at the very least for A-Level). My second question is whether the subjects I've chosen are well balanced, as in can I still study most of the Humanities degrees at uni, but also the sciences if that's what I decide to do. Thanks alot for your help!
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    history walk in the park
    maths if your good at it youll find AS ok
    chemistry kind of hard need to revise early
    physics really interesting largely depends on your teacher
    yes you can study a humanities degree there very well balanced not a bad choice dont get me wrong it will be hard rather than doing something like
    sociology psychology music which would be DEAD EASY :P
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    (Original post by Juggy123)
    history walk in the park
    maths if your good at it youll find AS ok
    chemistry kind of hard need to revise early
    physics really interesting largely depends on your teacher
    yes you can study a humanities degree there very well balanced not a bad choice dont get me wrong it will be hard rather than doing something like
    sociology psychology music which would be DEAD EASY :P
    Oka thanks Was stressing there... there is little point in my taking hard subjects if they won't get me good grades, which is important for our uni's here:o: They haven't blacklisted anything yet
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    They're very good A-levels. Why are you aiming for ABBC? If you're not confident choose less and get AAAa.

    Drop english imo.
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    (Original post by J-E-N-O-V-A)
    They're very good A-levels. Why are you aiming for ABBC? If you're not confident choose less and get AAAa.

    Drop english imo.
    I would love to but we have to take english and math here. Lol odd compulsory subjects I know.:shifty:
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    better yet try a btec ive known the stupidest people ever to get 3 distinctions its up to you try to make life as easiest as possible for yourself especially when you know what you want to do in the future (Y)
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    (Original post by Juggy123)
    better yet try a btec ive known the stupidest people ever to get 3 distinctions its up to you try to make life as easiest as possible for yourself especially when you know what you want to do in the future (Y)
    What is a btec, sorry if this is a dumb question but :confused:
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    (Original post by Juggy123)
    better yet try a btec ive known the stupidest people ever to get 3 distinctions its up to you try to make life as easiest as possible for yourself especially when you know what you want to do in the future (Y)
    Awful advice, you should push yourself now to make the future easier. OP If you think you can handle 5 A-levels then do them. And yes, you have a very good balance of subjects.
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    Thanks for the replies
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    with those predicted grades, I reckon you will do just fine, if not- better. Just remember to work hard and keep positive!
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    good balance cos youve kept your options open..
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    where are you studying if i may ask? what country?
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    (Original post by neomilan)
    where are you studying if i may ask? what country?
    South africa... We have to have English, math and a second language for admission to uni. Luckily I was brought up bilingual so I just wrote my AS in the second language and so I don't need to owrry much about that. :rolleyes:
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    Our school never used to predict A*'s to anybody because they believe that it encourages them more to get that A*. It really does encourage you to go for the A*, if I was predicted an A*, I would be a bit lax and not put in as much effort.
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    yeah m8 fine picks, history maths and physics you will get A's in chemistry just keep on revising and you will get an A in that 2.
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    I reckon you've got a nice set of a-levels there. But the most crucial thing you've got to consider is how much time you're gonna bother putting in. I'm far from the cleverest of people, but through a ton of hard work i managed to pull 4 A AS' grades out of the bag.
    If you know you're gonna bother putting the time in then by all means go for five, but if you know ur the sort who's gonna doss a bit then perhaps ur best of ditching one from the start.
 
 
 
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