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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    What sector out of interest?
    Financial markets, though it has gotten ridiculous what people are asking for qualification wise in this industry and beyond. Employers have so many people with degrees to choose from, they'll use the subjects you took just to filter the 100's of CV's they receive daily, literally, and using software. They will only actually read your CV at a later stage if and only if it has the keywords they are looking for. There are exceptions of course, I am one, having no degree. Though I'm actually going to get my degree now at 25.

    Do you have an idea of what you want to do in uni or as a career? These may well b limiting unless you perhaps want to be a translator or language teacher. I would personally suggest you swap either Spanish or French with something else in case you want to go into a different field.

    For example if you swap one of the MFL subjects with Media studies it could combine with English language to open up media/ journalism.

    If you swap one with psychology then you may be able to be a teacher or psychiatrist when you're older.

    The main thing about languages is that being fluent in them is more important than any qualification. An employer will not be impressed with a Spanish A-level if you one day get rusty after sixth form and stop practicing, so basically make sure to get good at your chosen languages so you can be an asset to your employer in the future.
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