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    Hi everyone im currently in year 11 and am visiting many college open evenings and taster days. The posible colleges I want to attend all offer 3/4 subjects for the first year and you drop one for second year but I dont know whether to do this or not. I would like to do English combined, Psycology and History ut am unsure what I would oick for my 4th choice. Do I leave it and just take 3 and have more study frees or take another incase I dont enjoy my chosen subects. I dont know what to do!! please help!!

    If you're not interested in a fourth subject and are just thinking of doing a fourth subject just for the heck of it. Don't. It could drag your other subjects' grades which you don't want if those subjects are the main ones needed for the degree (if you're going uni) you're interested in. I was pressured into doing geography as my 4th subject because I got an A* at GCSE and since I really didnt want to do it at AS, I just didn't put in effort into it (got a C at AS) and it also affected my other subjects (Physics, Chem, Maths+Mechanics) since I had less time for them.

    i think that unless you find another subject fascinating between now and your final choice just stick with 3. like the person above said, itll just get in the way of ur other subjects.

    I've met some brilliant individuals in the past who did 4 A levels. But all of them generally enjoyed their subjects so chose to carry them onto A2, or did 5 AS levels and dropped one.

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    I'm in year 11 too and I want to do a similar subject to you too! I'm thinking of doing History, English literature, ICT and law. I really don't want to do 4 A levels just 3 so I will talk to the college about it instead of doing something I don't want to. If I did do 4 A levels I'm not sure which one to drop though

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