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    Hi!With only 20 days to go until I have to finalise my A-level subjects, I still have no idea what I want to do. I'm either going to pick...



    Government & Politics

    So basically my problem is I don't know whether to do French or politics. I'm almost certain that I want to do a degree in languages. However, if I do end up doing that, the languages I'd do would be Spanish and either Mandarin or Japanese so French isn't essential but I would still enjoy doing it.I think I would enjoy politics, but the only hindrance is that I've never done a subject like this before so I have no idea whether I'll be good at it or if I'll fully enjoy it.If any of you have any experience with French and/or politics could you please tell me how you found it? Thanks!

    *The reason I'm only doing 3 subjects and not 4 is due to the A-level reforms - my sixth form is only letting people take 3

    If you know that the career you want to go into requires some form of a language degree then take french over politics, it will show that you are very confident with language subjects its also likely to impress employers.


    Have spoken to tutors yet at the 6th form or the careers office i am sure they can help you make the decision?

    If you're certain you want to take a language, French might be more useful. But I take politics and find it a very interesting subject. It's also not too difficult, but has a lot of essays, which might be good for universities as it shows them you can do essays
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