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    I chose my a level options recently- history, English lit, maths and psychology. I will be taking them all to A2. I'm just wondering whether this equals a huge workload or not? I do still have the option to drop psychology and opt for an EPQ instead but I really do want to do psychology as I find it interesting (there's not chance of me dropping any of the other 3 a levels unfortunately) Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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    Depends on your time management and organisational skills to be honest. I did 5 AS levels and completely regretted it as I simply didnt have enough time to spend on each subject since I struggled with a few of them. I got decent grades in the end but if I had the chance to do it again I probably wouldn't. Having said that I currently do 3 A2's and Further Maths AS which I'm coping with quite well. It's not quite the same as doing 4 A2 but I have the same workload, number of lessons and three more exams because of it so feel it can be used as a comparison! I quite like maths so I feel this is why I'm not struggling as much this year whereas last year I took graphics as an extra subject which was overwhelmingly time consuming and irrelevant for my chosen course. I took it because I enjoyed it and didn't realise how much work it would be so if that's your basis for doing psychology make sure you check the subjects structure before committing to it, how easy/hard you find it and also it's impact on your uni choice
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    (Original post by Carpenoctem_)
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    I chose my a level options recently- history, English lit, maths and psychology. I will be taking them all to A2. I'm just wondering whether this equals a huge workload or not? I do still have the option to drop psychology and opt for an EPQ instead but I really do want to do psychology as I find it interesting (there's not chance of me dropping any of the other 3 a levels unfortunately) Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
    I think 4 is fine! I'm doing 5 and I still find myself wishing I had more subjects to take up my time! You should be able to do 4 without much struggling.
 
 
 
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