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    Now that most A-Levels have become linear, is it wise for me to do 4 A-Levels? What's the workload like? The subjects I am currently toying with the idea of are: English Literature, Film Studies, Sociology and Government & Politics. Personally, I do want to do all of them, I just don't know if I should given that I can't drop one at AS (bc AS doesn't exist anymore).

    Four is manageable if you're going for, say, a really competitive uni course or you can't choose. Remember though that the exam content is double because its A2 and AS exams pushed together in one. I'd go for just three, you'll never need more to get into university and you can spice up your application with super-curricular stuff or an EPQ anyways.

    I'm in Year 13 taking English Lit, History and Drama. The workload is a lot, on average I write an essay for each every week on top of general revision and homework. It's possible to do four but I'd definitely not recommend four essay-based subjects and I believe the majority of yours are.

    Hope this helps!
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    Thank you for the reply! And I guess I do still have time to think. I just have so much stuff I want to do! I might not do Politics. I think that'll make my life a little bit easier.

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