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    Do you think that if I take Philosophy, History of art, Psychology and French ( which is my second language) for A-level it would be too much work? If so, which subjects would you drop or replace?
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    It's fine. There is however a lack of STEM. If that is what you enjoy then go for it. It seems fine. What do you want to study at university and what do you aspire to be?
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    (Original post by uh5rc)
    It's fine. There is however a lack of STEM. If that is what you enjoy then go for it. It seems fine. What do you want to study at university and what do you aspire to be?
    I'd like to study History of Art which doesn't need any scientific subject. However as I choose 3 essay-based subjects I am quite scared I would have too much work.
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    (Original post by sottyr)
    I'd like to study History of Art which doesn't need any scientific subject. However as I choose 3 essay-based subjects I am quite scared I would have too much work.
    Its A-levels you are expected to work hard. You should be fine good luck. While typing this I am thinking maybe doing 3 would be a better option. I would say drop french but you say it is your second language. How good are you in french in terms of speaking, writing and listening? If you are really good at french drop psychology ? If you don't mind me asking what do you think you will get in your GCSE's? How about keeping all 4?
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    (Original post by uh5rc)
    Its A-levels you are expected to work hard. You should be fine good luck. While typing this I am thinking maybe doing 3 would be a better option. I would say drop french but you say it is your second language. How good are you in french in terms of speaking, writing and listening? If you are really good at french drop psychology ? If you don't mind me asking what do you think you will get in your GCSE's? How about keeping all 4?
    I'm really good at French as I speak it everyday at home, so it's an easy A/A*. I am confident about my GCSE's and I've read many psychology and philosophy books. What scares me is not the amount of study but the amount of homework.. I could give all of them a try and drop it in september(?)
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    (Original post by sottyr)
    I'm really good at French as I speak it everyday at home, so it's an easy A/A*. I am confident about my GCSE's and I've read many psychology and philosophy books. What scares me is not the amount of study but the amount of homework.. I could give all of them a try and drop it in september(?)
    Yh do that. Good Luck! Don't worry too much about A-Levels. It is really hard but its more about discipline in my opinion. Don't fall behind on homework or work. Try read 2-3 lessons ahead and you should be good. I did STEM subjects so past papers were really helpful and I think that should be the same for essay based subjects. Read examiners reports and what not. Try to be timetabled using the study plan on the student room could provide useful. Make flashcards and try to be ready by easter for all your exams.
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    Don't bother taking A levels. Too many people have them so it doesn't improve you're life chances much and yes the workload will overwhelm you.
 
 
 
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