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    I've just done my AS levels and I'm really enjoying the subjects I chose but I'll admit that I have missed doing a big range of subjects like at GCSE!

    In some ways I wish I could have done 6 or 7 subjects so I could have done biology, history, psychology or a couple of others. I guess I just have broad interests and I like learning :o:

    So if you could have done more subjects would you have done so? What other ones would you have chosen? Or are you relieved that you don't have to do too many?
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    I'm glad we only need to do 4 then drop one. There are only a handful of subjects I would ever want to take and I don't regret choosing them. GCSEs were a pain to me. ^^' I have more specific interests I guess.
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    Totally agree, which is a big part of the reason I've chosen to do the IB in September
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    Me!! I love the subjects that I take (maths, physics, chemistry, economics - dropped at AS - and latin) but there's a whole load of other subjects that I want to know more about too! If I could I'd also take GovPol, Biology, Geography, EngLit, French, ClassCiv and History. And maybe Music, though I'm not great at composing.

    So like, all subjects pretty much :p:
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    On the one hand yes, i would have loved to have studied psychology, biology, chemistry, french and some other subjects but on the other i was so stressed all year with the amount of work to be done with 4 subjects that im glad i dont do anymore
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    I would like the be able to cope with doing more but i know i wouldnt
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    Y eah i have chosen maths further maths chemistry and physics but in doing further maths i am a bit limited because i would also love to do french
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    Nope, i did 4 alevels and really enjoyed using my spare time to socialise/play my viola/sleep.

    I know someone who did 5 alevels- not only did she make a massive thing about it (hence alienating herself from a great number of people) she's put herself under alot of pressure to get all A's...


    and she only needs 3 A's to get into her medical school...
    I think it was a bit foolish really.
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    I wish I could have done the IB really, as I would have loved to take maths and biology in addition to the subjects I'm doing (English Lit, History, RS and German) which would have fitted under the IB.

    I didn't really find out much about the IB until April though by which time I'd missed the deadline for applying to where I would have gone I think
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    I like the fact you specialise so much, if it were common to take around seven, you might be forced to take subjects you just weren't that into
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    I thought I would like taking fewer subjects at A-level, but I do miss the variety.

    You could always self teach as many subjects as you want though
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    true 3 is enough.

    Has any one everr considered Derby they only require 1 or 2 alevels
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    What's next? Are you going to ask to do 3/4 degrees at University?
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    i took more than 4, its ALOT of work, and there's lots of exams
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    Bear in mind that GCSEs and AS/A are at two completely dissimilar levels, hence why it's called 'advanced'.

    I would not have done more than four subjects, as it would be more than I could cope to be fair.
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    well i took 4 a levels plus 2 as levels, so i think ive done enough
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    I took 5 + GenStud and got all As - I worked much less than some who only did 4, but there's no point doing more. I discovered that not only was it a waste of time doing so many, but I'd taken the wrong ones, now have to pick up a whole A2, adding up to 7 AS Levels for no reason. It's 4 because you only need four - just decide which you enjoy most, perform best in, are relevant to your future and are most respected - then you'll be fine
 
 
 
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