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    Hey guys, I'm new to this site !

    I was wondering if anyone had any advice for me on my a level choices.

    I dont have any idea of what career I want to go into, but I have managed to narrow my choices down to 6:


    English Language (definately doing)
    Business Studies
    Economics
    Psychology
    German
    IT

    If anyone has any information or experience of any of these courses id appreciate your help, its soo hard to decide!!

    Thank you for your help
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    Definately German, languages are very well respected.

    I'd choose Economics over Business Studies. I believe it's a bit more respected.

    Then probably Psychology to balance things out again.

    Eng Lang, German, Psychology and Economics. Yes, sounds good to me

    Main thing is do what you enjoy.
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    I can only give info on English Language as that's the only one out of that list that I do. Hope this is ok.

    Eng Lang is great, I love it! Don't expect it to be like the GCSE "English Language" because it's completely different. Every 6th form works differently, but for the first term at my place we just studied grammar. I won't deny it, it was very boring and monotonous; but it's essential for the coursework (which is done before and during Christmas). Now we've moved on to studying conversations and child language acquisition (how children learn language etc.) which I'm enjoying. The lessons are quite varied, but be prepared to take lots of notes. I've filled a whole folder in three months! But that said, I'd certainly reccomend it.

    That's all I can think of to say at the moment, but if you have any questions, please feel free to ask them or PM me. This may help you: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...glish_Language

    Good Luck!!
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    It really does depend on what you want to do, and what you enjoy. Although economics is more respected than Business Studies (and I would have taken it given the opportunity) if you have a vaguely business like bone in your body you will find the course easy going, and you can work towards top marks. Psychology requires you to learn a lot more, and there is less application of theory, so if you have the willpower to sit and revise, you could achieve good marks with this subject too. I was told by my college that in order to score highly and enjoy a language at AS/A level, you should get a least an A at GCSE. So, yeah.
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    English Lang. plus German, Economics and Psychology. IT and Business Studies are considered by some universities to be "soft"- something to generally avoid. German and Economics are particularly respected
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    (Original post by redyellowblack)
    Hey guys, I'm new to this site !

    I was wondering if anyone had any advice for me on my a level choices.

    I dont have any idea of what career I want to go into, but I have managed to narrow my choices down to 6:


    English Language (definitely doing)
    Business Studies
    Economics
    Psychology
    German
    IT

    If anyone has any information or experience of any of these courses id appreciate your help, its soo hard to decide!!

    Thank you for your help
    Those subjects sound good to me. I have no ideas which course you can apply for uni though
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    (Original post by lattywatty)
    definitely German, languages are very well respected.

    I'd choose Economics over Business Studies. I believe it's a bit more respected.

    Then probably Psychology to balance things out again.

    Eng Lang, German, Psychology and Economics. Yes, sounds good to me

    Main thing is do what you enjoy.
    Agreed
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    (Original post by lattywatty)
    definitely German, languages are very well respected.

    I'd choose Economics over Business Studies. I believe it's a bit more respected.

    Then probably Psychology to balance things out again.

    Eng Lang, German, Psychology and Economics. Yes, sounds good to me

    Main thing is do what you enjoy.
    this is a good idea!:yep:

    good luck
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    German is fun, I'm currently doing the A-level. However, only do it if you're definitely willing to stick at it, if you fall behind it's hard to catch up.
    I'm also doing English Language, the coursework was brilliant.
 
 
 

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