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    How come when I was doing my A-Levels everyone just did 3 unless they were some sort of a genius, but now every seems to be doing 4?
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    There's more competition nowadays, so they want to stand out and the 4th most people do isn't exceptionally difficult, General Studies is a usual 4th.
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    I did the old A-levels before the AS levels came in, was just curious about that for ages!
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    i thought people did 4 for AS then dropped one for A level? That's what everyone at my school did, except for the few who kept on all 4...
    If you count general studies actually we did 5 at AS
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    I keep seeing on the threads people talking about the 4 A levels they are waiting on results for. The format must have changed cus I could not have possibly done another!
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    (Original post by queenofwands)
    I did the old A-levels before the AS levels came in, was just curious about that for ages!
    Well most people only still do 3 full A Levels anyway, and usually another AS Level, so it's not mahoosively different to what you would have done
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    On the premise that General Studies and Critical Thinking don't count, I'd say that the vast majority of people only do 3 A-levels.
 
 
 

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