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    Classics
    I have studied quite a lot of mythology and literature from that era on my course this year and am fascinated by it! I had never studied it before so didn't know I was as interested in it as I am. But I am more interested in Classic Civ and stuff (I think that's what it comes under) than like... Latin/Greek?
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    Wish I'd taken photography. Just as a fun extra subject. I love doing it out of college, would be brilliant to learn the proper techniques.
    Buuuuut I don't know what I'd want to drop instead
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    I wish I'd Taken history instead of maths
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    Why did I take A level French for Philosophy?! Why?... Pour Qoui?
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    I wish i had taken history at A level and GCSE because now i soooooooo regret it dame the teachers!!
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    I'm on my A2 year now and I regret not picking up German AS! But I'm happy with my full A-levels; I think I've made the right decision on those.
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    I wish I'd taken biology.
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    History seems to be really popular. Wish i'd taken History instead of English Lit :/
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    I regret not taking English Lit, History, and Philosophy. I would change all of my A Level choices if I could go back in time.
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    (Original post by 21stcenturyphantom)
    Some very diverse replies here. I have a few questions. For those of you currently studying for a degree that say you wished you studied something different, how do you feel knowing that you have to complete the rest of your degree in something you are not 100% committed to or do not feel completely passionate about? And will you follow your degree up with a career in your chosen field, or upon reflection will you turn to study something else or pursue an entirely different career?
    Thankfully, my course has scope that I can still indulge in studying classics in the way that I would have wanted to - literature/mythology etc. I really love my course, because of the range I get, and so am still 100% committed to it, I would just have liked to have known I had such an interest it it, before, so that I could have studied it in greater depth in first year as well, rather than just for a few weeks of the course! If I do a Masters or something, I may concentrate on this kind of literature. I am not entirely sure yet - I still have two years and a myriad of other types of literature still to study so I may find other eras I am equally as interested in!
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    (Original post by yesioo)
    Wish I had never picked Biology and Chemistry at A Level and had picked History and Drama instead. Damn my dentist dream :shakefist:
    Im exactly the same as you! I wish I chose History and R.S instead of chem and bio. damn my dentist dream also

    now im doing law anyway which was also a choice of mine before failing to get into dentistry and history/ r.s would have probably been more useful!
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    I wish i'd been able to take a language GCSE, because then I would definitely have taken it at AS. Damn school
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    really wish I had done biology and chemistry at A level. I wasn't useless at them, my teachers were awful though so being trying to be all rebel I never used to do anything. I did get an A in chemistry but a C in bio. Hmm.


    I also wish I could do a history degree, but hopefully I can in Clearing/ begging my unis if I make the grade in the summer
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    (Original post by Teveth)
    I sometimes think to myself how much I would love to be studying physics at university. I just find it so interesting and I'm jealous of some of my friends who study science subjects. I blame my old school, in a way. I only achieved a B at GCSE physics, and I got the impression from my teachers that only the very best students would cope with it at A-level, so I was discouraged from taking it. Now I realise that that was a load of ****, as people develop intellectually at different speeds. Ah well.
    grass is always greener, everyones life sucks boooohooo.

    you'd probably ***** about physics if you did it
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    Physics for me too. But I love economics as well and now that I think about it a Physics degree would have been more hard work than I would've liked.
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    I wish I did music :moon:
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    History and art. The first would probably come in useful for uni next year and I just always enjoyed the second...
    I do really like maths too though so I wouldn't have wanted to drop that.
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    maths; probably the most sought after subject

    Amongst the subjects that I do, Chem, Bio, Geog and RE (Philosophy of Religion), RE is the most difficult and the most interesting. That said, it is easiest to achieve a high grade in due to lots of people bringing grade boundaries down.
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    I wish I hadn't bothered with sociology and taken dance. Otherwise, I'm happy with all my choices.
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    Wish I'd taken Geography at GCSE instead of PE and then again at A-Level instead of Psychology. I also wish I could have taken Economics, but unfortunately our school didn't offer it so I was unable to.
 
 
 
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