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    My school recommends we take 3 A levels but do allow exceptions. I want to take English lit, Spanish, Psychology and BTEC Music. Would this be too much? I figure BTEC Music is less writing and more performing and so wouldn't be so much more. Am I underestimating here? I'm really not sure. Thanks x
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    I mean you can always take 4 and then drop 1 - I'm doing 4 at the minute (English lit, French, German, Latin) and it's hard work, but in that sense it's good prep for university. It also means you have a spare one to meet your offer with - you have room to mess up a subject. I'd say try it and see how it goes.
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    I am currently doing Psychology along with additional 3 A Levels, and the amount of content there is, is too much. It does get quite difficult, but in order to manage all of your subjects you need to be very organised. It is beyond difficult, but nothing you wouldnt be able to do.
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    My school recommends we take 3 A levels but do allow exceptions. I want to take English lit, Spanish, Psychology and BTEC Music. Would this be too much? I figure BTEC Music is less writing and more performing and so wouldn't be so much more. Am I underestimating here? I'm really not sure. Thanks x
    It's not that bad at all. Granted you'll have more work but if you're organised and stay on top of it then you'll be fine.
    You could always do 4 and drop down to 3 in the second year. That's what I've done. I'm a second year doing biology, chemistry and maths right now. I also did AS economics and the EPQ last year as well. It's hard work but if you can do 4 and want to (obviously if they let you as well) then go for it
 
 
 
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