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    Hi there, I'm currently an AS student studying History, English Literature Philosophy and Politics. I am also starting my EPQ this month.
    I recently did my first set of mocks and got A*AAC respectively. When revising I felt stressed, I got over it in the end but I know the pressure with my 100x that next year - especially if I take 4 subjects through.
    Politics and Philosophy are my AS subjects - I feel like I can achieve an A at the end of this year for both (my C was timing issues). I can't drop politics because I want to do it at Uni.
    Despite getting good grades in Philosophy, should I drop it anyway to focus on my other subjects? I don't want a 4th to hinder my ability to get A*A*A. I want to go to Cambridge to study History and Politics - is it worth dropping Philosophy after AS?
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    All i'd say about philosophy is that studying it can be very time consuming. You did very well in it, and that looks great on your UCAS as it is. I think it would be smart to drop it now and focus on your other subjects to get the best grade. Although, I am a little biased, as personally i found studying philosophy hell on earth
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    (Original post by CarysJSLewis)
    All i'd say about philosophy is that studying it can be very time consuming. You did very well in it, and that looks great on your UCAS as it is. I think it would be smart to drop it now and focus on your other subjects to get the best grade. Although, I am a little biased, as personally i found studying philosophy hell on earth
    Yeah I love philosophy as a subject but actually doing it is really hard work. It kinda makes me wish I had just started with 3. Thanks for the advice! I'll drop it after my AS exam. I've been told I can't drop it now because I have been entered for the exam and I'm not doing badly in it
 
 
 
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