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    Hey! Following my exam results, I'm now ready to prepare for college. I got 5 A*s, 4 As, and a B (in chemistry) at GCSE, and don't know if I should take 3 or 4 A levels. I have already decided to take:
    Geography (A* in geog at GCSE)
    History (A* in history at GCSE)
    Economics (A* in business and A in maths at GCSE)
    However, I'm not sure whether or not to take a forth. I would consider a BTEC or A level, and I'm interested in humanities, as you can probably tell by my current choices. I would be interested in taking:
    Govt & politics
    Classical civilisations
    All of which are offered by my college, I just don't know if it's worth taking four or not, especially with the linear courses this year.

    Taking 4 is probably a good idea, even if you know you'll drop one. Sure, taking 3 means you have less of a workload, but what if you flop one subject unexpectedly? You're stuck with it basically unless you manage to take up another subject and do 2 years of work in 1 year (which you don't want to be doing)

    So taking 4 allows you to make sure you have the 3 subjects you enjoyed most and done well in at AS, to carry them on to A2
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