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    I'm studying Eng Lang, Politics, French and Psychology at AS level and I feel like I've really messed up my choices because originally I wanted to do journalism and thought English Language would definitely help with that, but now I've realized, French (and Politics at a push- but even then not really) are my only facilitating subjects and I really don't know what to do because I want to do PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) at Uni. Is there any chance I can salvage my education even though my subjects are pretty (for lack of a better word) crap?
    Next year I will definitely be dropping either Psychology or Eng Language: which one would be better for my uni options?
    Or is there no hope at all?
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    (Original post by georgiaa)
    I'm studying Eng Lang, Politics, French and Psychology at AS level and I feel like I've really messed up my choices because originally I wanted to do journalism and thought English Language would definitely help with that, but now I've realized, French (and Politics at a push- but even then not really) are my only facilitating subjects and I really don't know what to do because I want to do PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) at Uni. Is there any chance I can salvage my education even though my subjects are pretty (for lack of a better word) crap?
    Next year I will definitely be dropping either Psychology or Eng Language: which one would be better for my uni options?
    Or is there no hope at all?
    There is no need to panic If the worst comes to the worst you could always just redo year 12 and pick subjects that would be more relevant to the degree you want to do. This really would not be a big deal. It is not unusual to find that you are doing the wrong subjects for the degree you want to do at the end of year 12.

    However, I think with your choices PPE could be possible. It would probably be better to continue with Psychology instead of Eng Lang (unless you are a lot better at English or you enjoy it a lot more). Continuing with both is also a possibility. But you will need to work hard to maximise your grades (to maximise your chances). And you will need to do some research into Universities that would accept your A Level choices for PPE. A lot of this information can be found on the University website, but it is always a good idea to email the University ('s secretary/ administration) and ask directly whether your choices would merit an offer.

    It may also be advisable to start an EPQ on something PPE-related or to try and get work experience/ volunteering related to PPE (or do something else you can get on with). This will be something to add to strengthen your University application to increase your chances of getting an offer.
 
 
 
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