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    hiya
    im in year 11 at the moment
    and have chosen to do: maths, english (lang/lit), history and business studies
    im really happy on what i have chosen as they give me a wide range of choices to do after sixth form
    but everyones telling me that i wont have any time to myself or to go out with those subject
    are they right?
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    You've chosen a range that'll give you broad options when it comes to picking a degree.
    So long as you actually have a genuine interest, and work hard, it shouldn't be too difficult.
    It's not like you're doing all 3 sciences & maths...
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    As long as you manage to stay on top of things and don't fall behind, you will have plenty of time to yourself
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    Hah those people are wrong...i wouldnt call ur course to rigorous. Err id choose pure eng lit way more prestigious to unis (if thats what u wanna do).
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    Sigh

    thousands of students balance their time enough for these subjects. I chose what people would call hard subjects yet I feel ive had a great social life over the last 2 years. It all depends on how hard you work.
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    (Original post by gunner4lyf44)
    Hah those people are wrong...i wouldnt call ur course to rigorous. Err id choose pure eng lit way more prestigious to unis (if thats what u wanna do).
    yes ive heard that about english lit
    but it clashes with another subject i want to do in the options blocks
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    Don't worry, I did Maths, Biology, English Lang/Lit and Business Studies and still had plenty of time to go out and enjoy myself
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    (Original post by Chriss95)
    hiya
    im in year 11 at the moment
    and have chosen to do: maths, english (lang/lit), history and business studies
    im really happy on what i have chosen as they give me a wide range of choices to do after sixth form
    but everyones telling me that i wont have any time to myself or to go out with those subject
    are they right?
    it's not that bad, I do maths, further maths, chemistry and physics, and I still go out etc. just use your time effectively when you're in school/got frees/not doing anything and you'll keep on top of your work
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    1st year is usually 4 subjects. That's fine.
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    It really isn't as bad as everyone makes out, I do Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Physics, & Chemistry, and I have two jobs, and I still find (probably more than I should) time to just chill
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    (Original post by Chriss95)
    hiya
    im in year 11 at the moment
    and have chosen to do: maths, english (lang/lit), history and business studies
    im really happy on what i have chosen as they give me a wide range of choices to do after sixth form
    but everyones telling me that i wont have any time to myself or to go out with those subject
    are they right?
    business studies... hard??? What world do you live in?
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    IMO Eng lit/ lang doesn't give you the best of both worlds, some people do find pure Eng lit a bit boring though lol

    i'd prole swap out BS for something else too, pun not intended xD
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    You can still have a decent social life with those subjects. Easily. Unless your time management skills are legendarily poor.
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    They're fine
    Whoever is saying that is clearly an idiot. You'll have to work hard, everyone will, but not moreso because of your subject choices.
    Anyhow, I did an "easy" subject (drama) and it's turned out to be, for me, the hardest. The practical is fine but drama essays are the bane of my life.
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    Maths is hard, but there's not a massive workload if you know your stuff. History and English can be essay heavy, but if you can keep up, it's not a problem. Business Studies has a bit of a reputation for being soft, so there's nothing to worry about there. All in all, that's a pretty standard set of choices.
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    (Original post by Racheld25)
    You've chosen a range that'll give you broad options when it comes to picking a degree.
    So long as you actually have a genuine interest, and work hard, it shouldn't be too difficult.
    It's not like you're doing all 3 sciences & maths...
    Hah, all 3 sciences and math?
    Give me a break,
    try doing english,history,sociology and economics and compare that to 3 science and math .
    Sciences might be more ''difficult'' but there is definitely a lot more to learn in social sciences.
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    All A-levels are the same difficulty!

    [/GovernmentLies]

    Seriously:

    Maths isn't much work but Business is quite a lot of HW... Can't talk about the rest but I think English/History is quite a lot of work
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    In all fairness minus before exams, I seem to find more than enough time for myself and I would say that people are over-exaggerating the work-load of A-Levels. I did History, English Lit, Psychology and Politics, all essay subjects and found balancing work and play rather easy, and still came out with AAAB.

    I suppose it is about time management though and how clever/good at remembering you are generally.
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    (Original post by crazycake93)
    business studies... hard??? What world do you live in?
    I did Maths, F Maths, ICT and Business AS and did way better on Maths and F Maths than in the other 2
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    I did all 3 sciences and maths, got AAAB and had a buzzing social life. You'll be fine.
 
 
 
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