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Which A Level subject did you derive the greatest benefit from?

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    So I did a mixture of Maths and arts subjects, and I'd say that History was the one for me, it made me think on my own feet and not just rely on model answers. This is ideal preparation, I am guessing, for uni where there is a shift away from model answers and more towards understanding.

    How about you guys? It'd help if you listed which range of subject you all did, to allow for easy comparison

    Maths and Physics.

    History hands down.

    Maths/Further Maths

    I did Geology, Geography and ICT (and Environmental Studies AS). I'd say Geology was the most beneficial, because it was the most relevant to my degree (Geoscience), and the subject which I did best in

    This is a really good question and one that people should consider when choosing A levels.

    I did arts based subjects both as A levels and BTEC (music and drama). At A level they were awful. The objectives are so narrow and it totally kills any passion for the subjects. BTEC is miles better because you can play to your strengths and learn new skills. It grows your passion rather than kills it.

    A level English Language was useful because I feel that this was the best preparation for using language well when it comes to writing university coursework. In this regard I also found Food Tech to be a useful A level because it gets you into the habit of doing coursework that is logically structured and presented well with both facts, figures and creativity.

    I did RS AS level and it was much like any subject where you have to remember the theory and apply the theory in exams.

    Well... I'm studying Biology at university so I want to say Biology but in all honesty it was geography. We did sections on Geopolitical Tension, Energy, Technology that where fascinating to me and gave me such a wider understanding of the world around me
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