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    Hi, I'm in year 11 now and I need to submit my A level choices soon for next year. My dream is to become a lawyer or journlist or something similar so I aim to study a Law, history or English degree at univeristy (I should add that I aim to go to America to study). My school currently has the UK's best A level results and I already have 2 A*s and am predicted all 9s this year for GCSE; I would just like some advice on what I should pick for next year.

    My favourite subject is History and I am completely sure that will be one of my A levels. However, I'm not sure if I should study English Lit and Philosphy & Theology as A levels. Most people in my year study Maths as well but it's one of my less preferred subjects so I'm not too sure about it and I'm not as good at sciences so I don't think I'll be doing any of those. Is English Lit and Philosophy hard A levels and are they worth doing? What would you recommend as my fourth A level?

    Thanks in advance for your help!

    Hello, I’m currently doing English Litreture for A Level and I hate it, but it isn’t what I want to do in the future or a particular passion. You seem like a smart person, therefore I think you will enjoy English, it’s essays and it’s workload. I personally reccomend taking only three subjects as four can get quite hectic, it’s better to get three very high grades than four OK grades. However, you could do EPQ as it’s only one year, additionally if your dead set on four subjects, don’t do maths, it doesn’t go with your other subjects and I would reccomend philosphy or a language. Be careful though because most of you subjects are essay based, so don’t expect to be partying very much. Year 13 is harder than year 12 so make sure you prep in year 12. Do what you enjoy rather than what you think people think you should do, the more you enjoy the subject, the more likely you are to get a good grade. Good luck, there are cookies in hell
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