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    I want to do 3 A levels, but I have been told to do 4 (committing for the full 2 years, no dropping after AS) as I am "bright". I want to do French, English lit and politics, and Russian for my potential fourth. I would only have 2 free periods doing 4 A levels, as well as a bigger work load, whereas with 3 A levels I would have 4 free periods. Are 4 A levels significantly more stressful? Are 4 preferred or make you stand out when applying to uni? Is it recommended to do 2 languages or will it be super hard?
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    I have been told to do four A-levels as well, but you can still take an AS in any subject (it just doesn't count towards an A-level and is a stand alone qualification). In the end I decided to take four and probably do an AS in one of them.

    As to languages, my friend in year 13 is doing French, German and Latin, but because she is so passionate about the subjects she doesn't mind the work load.

    I know you were probably looking for advice from someone taking two languages and is in sixth form but just thought this might help


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    And I know that universities only look at your first three results, I spoke to Cardiff and Nottingham about that


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