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    Really need advice please!
    I'm not 100% that I actually want to go to university but if I do then I'd do French and Mandarin.
    I'm in year 11 currently, predicted 5 B's, 3 A's and 3 A*'s.
    At A level, I want to do French for sure. Also, I am contemplating Russian, psychology and gov+politics (drop after AS).
    Is it better to take 4? Should I take an essay subject like English lit? Should I continue with all 4 after AS or will it be super hard? Which of these subjects is easiest? Which is hardest? Is psychology a bad idea, is it not "facilitating" enough? Is gov+politics interesting/useful/difficult?
    If I went to uni, I'd want to go to either Oxford, Sheffield, Nottingham or somewhere similarly prestigious in the russell group.
    I do French (and German) at gcse btw and first language is English.
    Thank you so much in advance!
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    (Original post by aieshacaitlin)
    Really need advice please!
    I'm not 100% that I actually want to go to university but if I do then I'd do French and Mandarin.
    I'm in year 11 currently, predicted 5 B's, 3 A's and 3 A*'s.
    At A level, I want to do French for sure. Also, I am contemplating Russian, psychology and gov+politics (drop after AS).
    Is it better to take 4? Should I take an essay subject like English lit? Should I continue with all 4 after AS or will it be super hard? Which of these subjects is easiest? Which is hardest? Is psychology a bad idea, is it not "facilitating" enough? Is gov+politics interesting/useful/difficult?
    If I went to uni, I'd want to go to either Oxford, Sheffield, Nottingham or somewhere similarly prestigious in the russell group.
    I do French (and German) at gcse btw and first language is English.
    Thank you so much in advance!
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    Taking for doesn't make you a better or worse student, it's your grades
    You're only considering one strong, facilitating subject (French) so I'd reccomend English Lit too.
    Continuing 4 to A2 may be difficult but it depends on how you feel when you have to make the decision.
    Easiest - I'm not sure
    Hardest - Maybe French
    Psychology is fine
    To go to Oxford you'd probably need more facilitating subects but it defends on what you want to do there. You may find that you don't even like the course you want to do there.

    BTW, I'm only in Y11 so everything I say may not be completely true.
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    (Original post by Diego Costa)
    I wouldn't recommend English Lit given the difficulties you evidently have in putting your thoughts into text format. :dontknow:
    Booooooom shots fired.



    I got a B in English Language A-level and don't bother using correct grammar on this site.
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    (Original post by SmellyProtein)
    Booooooom shots fired.



    I got a B in English Language A-level and don't bother using correct grammar on this site.
    Couldn't care less. I suppose well done on getting an A Level in the subject the people who weren't intelligent enough for English Literature did.
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    (Original post by Diego Costa)
    Couldn't care less. I suppose well done on getting an A Level in the subject the people who weren't intelligent enough for English Literature did.
    I did it because it is not as boring as Lit and is worth the same UCAS points. English in itself is a soft subject, same as geography, drama, media studies, P.E etc etc


    Suppose i should expect such ignorance from someone who wants and thinks they will become a pro footballer.
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    (Original post by Mr...)
    Taking for doesn't make you a better or worse student, it's your grades
    You're only considering one strong, facilitating subject (French) so I'd reccomend English Lit too.
    Continuing 4 to A2 may be difficult but it depends on how you feel when you have to make the decision.
    Easiest - I'm not sure
    Hardest - Maybe French
    Psychology is fine
    To go to Oxford you'd probably need more facilitating subects but it defends on what you want to do there. You may find that you don't even like the course you want to do there.

    BTW, I'm only in Y11 so everything I say may not be completely true.
    You're in year 11 and part of the welcome squad? how is that possible lol.
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    (Original post by TheYearNiner)
    You're in year 11 and part of the welcome squad? how is that possible lol.
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    I am in year 11 too
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    (Original post by SmellyProtein)
    I did it because it is not as boring as Lit and is worth the same UCAS points. English in itself is a soft subject, same as geography, drama, media studies, P.E etc etc


    Suppose i should expect such ignorance from someone who wants and thinks they will become a pro footballer.
    English Lit isn't a soft subject and neither is Geography.
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    (Original post by Mr...)
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    English Lit isn't a soft subject and neither is Geography.

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