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    Hiya, I just wanted to say that at the minute I'm studying at A-level Law, English Literature, English Language and philosophy and I'm really starting to get quite worried. I know that generally English literature is quite respected, but I hear conflicted things about the other three ( although Law does seem to get quite consistently bad-mouthed) but I plan on dropping it anyway.So do you think I'd have less chance of being accepted by Russel Group universities to study English literature if I had philosophy, Language and Literature at A-level, and do you think they'd look at me less favorably for even having Law at AS ? Thanks for the replies, God Bless
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    (Original post by Dominic C 50505)
    Hiya, I just wanted to say that at the minute I'm studying at A-level Law, English Literature, English Language and philosophy and I'm really starting to get quite worried. I know that generally English literature is quite respected, but I hear conflicted things about the other three ( although Law does seem to get quite consistently bad-mouthed) but I plan on dropping it anyway.So do you think I'd have less chance of being accepted by Russel Group universities to study English literature if I had philosophy, Language and Literature at A-level, and do you think they'd look at me less favorably for even having Law at AS ? Thanks for the replies, God Bless
    At the end of the day you need to be enjoying your subjects, work hard at them and get the required grades if you are really worried I would aim for high grades so you stand out against others.
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    (Original post by Dominic C 50505)
    Hiya, I just wanted to say that at the minute I'm studying at A-level Law, English Literature, English Language and philosophy and I'm really starting to get quite worried. I know that generally English literature is quite respected, but I hear conflicted things about the other three ( although Law does seem to get quite consistently bad-mouthed) but I plan on dropping it anyway.So do you think I'd have less chance of being accepted by Russel Group universities to study English literature if I had philosophy, Language and Literature at A-level, and do you think they'd look at me less favorably for even having Law at AS ? Thanks for the replies, God Bless
    Russell Group informed choices suggests taking 2 hard subjects. However this varies between universities and for subjects intending to be taken. I am not sure whether it will have any effect on you but I really don't know where you have this info about law at. My gut feeling is you will end up fine. Please view Russell Group informed choices for further info.
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    Lets be honest. The whole 'hard' 'soft' subjects is silly. All Alevels are hard and granted some seem a lot harder to people e.g. i'm a humanities student through and through i study psychology, sociology and religious studies and studies english lang at AS.

    People have different skills, i'm only good at statistics because that's relevant to psycholology - anything else i'm blank. Others are awful at analysing texts/writing/science you know. It's all relevant and everyone is individual.

    In the end Uni's only really care about the grade you get at the end and your personal statement. For most subjects you dont even need to study it at Alevel to do at Uni - so just chill about that, as mentioned earlier the KEY thing is to do what you enjoy because you've only just started the work load is going to get hectic (if you want good grades) believe me, doing subjects you DISLIKE makes it so much harder to manage, so ignore what people say about your subjects, who are they to judge man.
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    At the end of the day you need to be enjoying your subjects, work hard at them and get the required grades if you are really worried I would aim for high grades so you stand out against others.
    oh Thank you for the advice, and congratulations on your GCSE's too, very impressive
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    (Original post by Dominic C 50505)
    oh Thank you for the advice, and congratulations on your GCSE's too, very impressive
    Your welcome and thanks...
    Just wondering how do you know my gcse results?
 
 
 
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