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    I have to choose which A-levels to do, but I am running out of time. At the moment it looks like I'm going to study biology, chemisty and history for definite. However I really want to do drama as a fourth A-level, however my family are saying that it is a total waste of time, and that it isn't recognised by universities or employers in the competitive world that we live in today. Is this true?

    I want to study law at degree level, and intend to go to one of the top universities (oxbridge), will studying drama help me for law or be a wasted option?

    Please reply a.s.a.p

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    To tell the truth I don't know what help it will be,
    However I enjoy it endlessly and it has brought my confidence levels way up. You'll learn how to do so much, whilst having fun, well I did!

    Good luck whatever u choose!
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    (Original post by woody)
    To tell the truth I don't know what help it will be,
    However I enjoy it endlessly and it has brought my confidence levels way up. You'll learn how to do so much, whilst having fun, well I did!

    Good luck whatever u choose!
    how does drama improve confidence?
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    (Original post by minesh)
    Hey

    I have to choose which A-levels to do, but I am running out of time. At the moment it looks like I'm going to study biology, chemisty and history for definite. However I really want to do drama as a fourth A-level, however my family are saying that it is a total waste of time, and that it isn't recognised by universities or employers in the competitive world that we live in today. Is this true?

    I want to study law at degree level, and intend to go to one of the top universities (oxbridge), will studying drama help me for law or be a wasted option?

    Please reply a.s.a.p

    cheers
    Minesh
    words from my drama teacher: " dont do law alevels, because they teach u what u need to know at degree stage, drama is most definately recognised when applying for a law based course, improves confidence and the ability to communicate in a stressful situation"

    if she doesnt know i dont know who does
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    (Original post by minesh)
    Hey

    I have to choose which A-levels to do, but I am running out of time. At the moment it looks like I'm going to study biology, chemisty and history for definite. However I really want to do drama as a fourth A-level, however my family are saying that it is a total waste of time, and that it isn't recognised by universities or employers in the competitive world that we live in today. Is this true?

    I want to study law at degree level, and intend to go to one of the top universities (oxbridge), will studying drama help me for law or be a wasted option?

    Please reply a.s.a.p

    cheers
    Minesh
    Well Biology, Chemistry and History are three very good subjects, surely it can't hurt to take Drama as a fourth one?
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    (Original post by ThornsnRoses)
    how does drama improve confidence?
    because if u take drama then ur forced to get up on a stage in front of a large group of people and perform, so if u were under confident before drama alevel you certainly wont b afterwards. i should know, it worked 4 me
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    (Original post by minesh)
    Hey

    I have to choose which A-levels to do, but I am running out of time. At the moment it looks like I'm going to study biology, chemisty and history for definite. However I really want to do drama as a fourth A-level, however my family are saying that it is a total waste of time, and that it isn't recognised by universities or employers in the competitive world that we live in today. Is this true?

    I want to study law at degree level, and intend to go to one of the top universities (oxbridge), will studying drama help me for law or be a wasted option?

    Please reply a.s.a.p

    cheers
    Minesh
    I did Theatre Studies AS and all the universities I applied to recognised it. It's worth noting that it does take up a lot of time, though and it can be hard to timetable work in.
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    Dear Minesh,
    This may be a little late, but ignore what they're saying, on every front! First, it IS respected: I take English, Drama and History and am going to Trinity College, Oxford, to read History. No questions asked about A Level choices. But, far more important, are the skills you aquire from Drama - as I'm sure you know. It should be a five to sixteen compulsory subject. In a world where communication skills, emotional intelligence and the power of empathy become more integral with the passage of each year, it is one of the few subjects in school which brings these out. Tell that to the detractors!
 
 
 

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