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    I have just started year 12. I am currently doing maths, business, politics and computer science however I want to drop computer science. My school want me to do another subject to replace this however I think that the workload will be too much and my other subjects may suffer if I do 4. What would your advice be?
    I'm a reasonably intelligent student (A*,8 A's, 1 C and 1D at GCSE) but I don't have the motivation to do hours and hours of revision, I'm not a hard-worker. I have been told by people who have done A levels that 4 subjects will be too much for me which is why I'm considering dropping down to 3. I would have to do an extra qualification called ASDAN which is worth 8 ucas points but this is only 2 hours a week. What is your advice? Would you do 3 or 4?

    The subjects I'm considering if I do 4 are Law, Economics and ICT.

    Edit: I would like to go to a good university such as Durham to do either business or accounting and finance

    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

    Just quoting in Danny Dorito so she can move the thread if needed :wizard:
    (Original post by Danny Dorito)

    Do three if you can. I did 4 last year and kinda regret it. I did maths, Bio, Chem and Psychology (I was always going to drop this, pretty much the reason i chose it). And come results day i got BBBC B in Psychology and C in Chem. I dropped Psychology left with BBC which does not look very appealing, I feel like if i dropped it earlier on I would have done better in Chem, now my predicted grades are suffering and Uni options limited. Even though I really enjoyed the subject.
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