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A-level choices

Pick the right A-level subjects and options for you

5 min read

A-level reforms: what they mean for you

Changes to A-levels continue to be rolled out in England. If you're collecting AS or A-level results, find out how A-level reforms could affect your studies and university prospects.

10 October 2017

3 min read

Five study habits you should begin now

Pick up these study tips ASAP, and see the difference in your grades come the end of the year.

01 September 2017

3 min read

Why your AS-level grades still really matter

Collected your AS results and wondering just how important they are to your A-level and university prospects? You're in the right place.

17 August 2017

4 min read

How Chloe managed the leap from GCSE to A-levels

Having just finished Year 12, Chloe gives us the lowdown on transitioning from GCSEs to A-levels, how she picked her subjects, what surprised her and more.

15 August 2017

4 min read

Results day 2016: how it all went down

Last minute meltdowns, results reactions, cupcakes, Snapchat Stories – this is how results day 2016 went down in one school.

15 June 2017

2 min read

How NOT to make A-level choices

If you're picking your A-levels like this, you're asking for trouble. This is definitely not the way to pick your A-level subjects.

14 January 2017

4 min read

Six things you need to know before making your A-level choices

Check out our six need-to-knows before you make your final A-level choices.

10 January 2017

4 min read

Quick guide to BTECs

BTECs are an increasingly popular alternative to A-levels as a route to university - here's what you need to know about the qualification courtesy of Myles at Pearson.

24 September 2016

2 min read

Uni applicant diaries: what I wish I'd known about Year 12

Making A-level choices this year? To help you get it right, we asked last year's Year 12 students and uni applicant bloggers Catherine and Hannah what they wish they'd known beforehand...

01 September 2016

3 min read

Making the jump from GCSEs to A-levels

What’s the transition from GCSE to A-levels like? See what you can expect, including how you can best prepare.

20 August 2016

4 min read

These are the 10 most popular A-levels

We count down the 10 most popular subjects taken at A-level by students who go on to uni. Can you guess what topped the list?

28 April 2016

3 min read

Which AS-level subject should you drop?

Choosing which AS subject to drop? Here are some important factors to weigh up when deciding which subjects to continue with next year

14 March 2016

2 min read

What do universities really think about A-level law?

A-level law – good or bad idea? You may have heard that some universities aren’t keen on it. We asked some admissions tutors to find out what the real story is…

04 February 2016

2 min read

Are certain A-level combinations too narrow?

Picking similar subjects for your A-levels? As told by our careers expert, here are the do's and don'ts for university-approved A-level combinations.

20 January 2016

1 min read

What A-levels do you need for the degree you want to study?

Got an idea of the degree subject you want to study, but not sure what A-levels or equivalent qualifications you’ll need? Our checklist should help you decide.

20 January 2016

2 min read

What do universities think about A-level general studies?

General studies and critical thinking. Waste of time or useful additions to your A-level line-up? Find out more...

20 October 2015

2 min read

Making the jump from AS to A2 years

What can you expect as you transition into your final A-level year? Here are a few things to be aware of as you move from AS to A2…

10 September 2015

2 min read

How are my AS and A-level studies structured?

Confused about how your As and A-level studies are structured? Here we aim to clear up any confusion including the latest re-shaping of the structure.

07 September 2015

2 min read

Do AS-level grades count towards Ucas applications?

You've already got your AS-level grades when you apply to uni. So do you have to declare your results? And do admissions tutors want to see them? Find out here...

13 August 2015

2 min read

Uni applicant diaries: results day countdown

With just days to go until you pick up those all-important AS results, we asked our uni applicant bloggers to reveal their results day thoughts…

11 August 2014

3 min read

A-level choices: uni applicants' top tips

Making your A-level choices? We asked this year’s round of uni applicants what, with hindsight, they wish they’d known about their choices when it came to university.

30 March 2014

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study sports science?

If you’re thinking of studying a sports science degree at university, make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…

18 March 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study computer science?

Hoping to study computer science or computing at university? Make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…

18 March 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study classics?

If you’re thinking of studying classics or classical studies at university, make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…

18 March 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study a building or construction degree?

Thinking of studying a building or construction-related degree at university? Make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…

18 March 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study biochemistry?

Make sure your A-level line-up keeps your options open when it comes to applying to biochemistry courses…

18 March 2013

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A-level trends for popular degree courses revealed

Guest posters bestCourse4Me take a look at typical A-level combinations and grades achieved by students taking popular degree courses.

15 February 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to become a dentist?

Want to be a dentist? Check out our top tips for making sure your A-level line-up keeps your options open and flexible.

04 February 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study physiotherapy?

If you’re thinking of studying a physiotherapy degree at university, make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…

04 February 2013

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study media?

If you’re thinking of taking a media degree, make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…

04 February 2013

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