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    So how's everyone's week been so far?

    Lots of tests? Homework? Or not (lucky you...)?
    Continuously doing tests... We have five lessons today and most days three or four of them were tests this week... -.-

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    Well, we don't have to choose them yet as such but still, the emphasis on them is just so much that GCSEs just seem utterly out of the picture. :rolleyes:
    Practically decided on my options but GAAAAH, don't know whether I really want to abandon humanities and such for sciences altogether. Thinking of doing English as my antidote to all the science stuff I also want to do.
    So annoying how some syllabuses are changing for our year. Why....
    I'm the opposite of you - I need something scientific to balance out all the humanities I want to take but I don't have enough options! These are the ones I'm considering (in no particular order):
    Chinese
    Philosophy and Ethics
    Psychology
    English Language
    Music
    Politics
    Physics

    Yeah... There's a lot I enjoy. But I just can't decide! The fact that I don't know what I want to do doesn't help either. Ah well. I'll decide eventually...
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    (Original post by Steliata)
    I'm the opposite of you - I need something scientific to balance out all the humanities I want to take but I don't have enough options! These are the ones I'm considering (in no particular order):
    Chinese
    Philosophy and Ethics
    Psychology
    English Language
    Music
    Politics
    Physics

    Yeah... There's a lot I enjoy. But I just can't decide! The fact that I don't know what I want to do doesn't help either. Ah well. I'll decide eventually...
    Such a long list ;D Never knew you had to pick A levels in advance.
    I'm considering;
    Maths
    Fm
    Philosophy and ethics (studying for it this year cos I did RE in year 10, but otherwise useless) apart from the fact that its an easy subject.
    Chem
    Bio
    I'm thinking of doing medicine/dentistry or a maths related field (as a backup) Wbu? And you completed any gcses yet?
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    Good evening everyone.
    Heey, how r ya?
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    How's my little potterhead doing? ;D
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    Such a long list ;D Never knew you had to pick A levels in advance.
    I'm considering;
    Maths
    Fm
    Philosophy and ethics (studying for it this year cos I did RE in year 10, but otherwise useless) apart from the fact that its an easy subject.
    Chem
    Bio
    I'm thinking of doing medicine/dentistry or a maths related field (as a backup) Wbu? And you completed any gcses yet?
    I did an RS short course in year 9, if the rules hadn't changed I'd be able to combine it with the short course I'm doing this year. Aside from that all mine are this year.

    I don't know what I want to do because I'm not great at specialising - there's so much I want to do! But Japanese studies at Cambridge does look quite fun.
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    Has anyone made a trip to the careers advisor yet?


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    Has anyone made a trip to the careers advisor yet?


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    Yhh in y9/10
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    Yhh in y9/10
    Was it a useful trip?


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    (Original post by Steliata)
    I did an RS short course in year 9, if the rules hadn't changed I'd be able to combine it with the short course I'm doing this year. Aside from that all mine are this year.

    I don't know what I want to do because I'm not great at specialising - there's so much I want to do! But Japanese studies at Cambridge does look quite fun.
    That's sad ;D I chose medicine as my first choice career, because I'm capable at Science and I think it'll be interesting and worthwhile as a career. Also, it'll help me concentrate on school, as it requires excellent grades for good uni's (7A*'s Gcse and 400+ Ucas points for Birmingham). Dentistry is my second choice, as I want kids to be scared of me... Jk jk but seriously, its short hours and good pay; plus I can see myself doing it. I'd also consider a maths related field, as its my best subject ;D
    Are you good at everything, to the point where weaknesses are pretty much non existent?
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    That's sad ;D I chose medicine as my first choice career, because I'm capable at Science and I think it'll be interesting and worthwhile as a career. Also, it'll help me concentrate on school, as it requires excellent grades for good uni's (7A*'s Gcse and 400+ Ucas points for http://www.plot-generator.org.uk/?i=66vi ). Dentistry is my second choice, as I want kids to be scared of me... Jk jk but seriously, its short hours and good pay; plus I can see myself doing it. I'd also consider a maths related field, as its my best subject ;D
    Are you good at everything, to the point where weaknesses are pretty much non existent?
    I did want to do medicine but I decided I want committed enough. Since then I guess I've just played around with thoughts of what I could do. At one point I was just like 'Screw it, I'm gonna be a housewife!' but I figured that was a waste of my abilities.

    And yes, I suppose I am. Quite possibly the most annoying pieces of advice I've been given are 'do what you enjoy' and 'do what you're good at' because I enjoy so many things and I'm pretty much equally able in all of them.

    Apparently I'm a multipotentialite. I found a website about it and it was like coming home, but unfortunately it doesn't offer any help on getting through school, only about jobs etc.
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    Was it a useful trip?


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    They said architecture or accountancy would suit me, so I picked art to improve drawing skills, but now I'm thinking more a science field.
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    (Original post by Steliata)
    I did want to do medicine but I decided I want committed enough. Since then I guess I've just played around with thoughts of what I could do. At one point I was just like 'Screw it, I'm gonna be a housewife!' but I figured that was a waste of my abilities.

    And yes, I suppose I am. Quite possibly the most annoying pieces of advice I've been given are 'do what you enjoy' and 'do what you're good at' because I enjoy so many things and I'm pretty much equally able in all of them.

    Apparently I'm a multipotentialite. I found a website about it and it was like coming home, but unfortunately it doesn't offer any help on getting through school, only about jobs etc.
    To be fair, I'm good at everything apart from languages.. But Maths stands out ;D Been good at maths from a young age, and I've been sent on competitions(till I told my school I didn't want to go). Also, I get invited to several maths events from the Ri, etc.. But I don't go anyways. Not trying to brag, but this is how I found out what I'm good at. ^_^
    Not interested in a maths career tho, and I've developed an interest for science after I went to Queen Mary's on an introductory course for 'abled students'. I also have a free interview, so yeeah
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    To be fair, I'm good at everything apart from languages.. But Maths stands out ;D Been good at maths from a young age, and I've been sent on competitions(till I told my school I didn't want to go). Also, I get invited to several maths events from the Ri, etc.. But I don't go anyways. Not trying to brag, but this is how I found out what I'm good at. ^_^
    Not interested in a maths career tho, and I've developed an interest for science after I went to Queen Mary's on an introductory course for 'abled students'. I also have a free interview, so yeeah
    Fair enough that you found what you want to do - your dedication is awesome :-)
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    Fair enough that you found what you want to do - your dedication is awesome :-)
    I'm not dedicated at all tbh ;D My school just drags me along to places
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    I'm not dedicated at all tbh ;D My school just drags me along to places
    Haha fair enough, my music department does that too lol
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