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    I chose maths, econs, french and art. Is that a good combination?
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    What do you hope to study at uni? I think maths is really good because its something thats useful in any career. TIP=If you want to do Economics at uni, then A-Level maths is NECESSARY for quite a few unis, especially the top ranked ones. Im saying that from experience lol.
    I did Econ for A Levels, I found it really interesting and it teaches you valuable skills like analysis and evaluation, and second year (A2) is basically what you did in first year with some added topics. If you have any more questions on Economics, feel free to ask
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    Biology, Chemistry, Geology and Geography
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    That seems like a pretty good combination, though both French (if you're aiming for an A or A*) and art require a lot of work, so be ready for that. Those subjects keep your options quite open.
    A quick tip for French: make sure you learn at least one word every night from the very start of the year, and learn some words that aren't common so you have a wider range of vocab than most in orals and essays.


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    (Original post by sabrinagill)
    I chose maths, econs, french and art. Is that a good combination?

    Economics and Mathematics are good subjects that connect with each other very well. French and Art do have some overlaps, I guess, but they do combine well and show employers etc. that you can be both a manual thinker and creative as well as you can speak a foreign tongue!

    I think they're great.

    I'm doing History, English Literature, Philosophy and Biology; good luck with your studies!
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    (Original post by Marcusroye98)
    Biology, Chemistry, Geology and Geography
    Good choice except geography, but that's only because geology rocks (physical geography)
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    (Original post by sabrinagill)
    I chose maths, econs, french and art. Is that a good combination?
    In my opinion yes, every university loves a language student and it is almost irrelevant what you want to do when your older. Same with maths. Economics is a bit more specialised but ifits related to a course, job or career your interested in go right ahead! Same with art, some people will say don't choose a 'soft' subject but i wish i ad done more of what i enjoyed.
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    (Original post by sabrinagill)
    I chose maths, econs, french and art. Is that a good combination?
    It does depend on what you want to do at university. If you want to do Economics, that's an excellent combination. But here's some advice for each of the subjects, presuming you're not sure what you want to do:

    Maths: Possibly the most versatile subject you can do at A level, this is a great addition to any science student and also ties into arts subjects in terms of the analytical focus. However, it all depends on whether you like maths. A level maths is quite different and quite advanced compared to GCSE and there are people who end up hating it. Have a glance at the syllabus.

    Economics: I don't know too much about it, but it's a nice combination of arts and sciences, pretty respected, and you can get to grips with some really interesting problems.

    French: Only do it if you love the language, because it's intensive. If you can hack it, though, it's a fantastic subject to take. Communication skills are essential for most jobs you can think of and this would definitely improve them.

    Art: If there is a subject you should only do if you are 1000% sure you will enjoy it, it's art. Art coursework will swallow up all your frees and it is exceedingly difficult to get top grades; you have to follow the specification to the letter. But if you're a good artist and it's basically a hobby for you, go for it.
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    I chose maths(m), chemistry, physics and world development is that a good combination?
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    I did study a BTEC course in sports science and achieved (D*DD), and went to uni after. Must be said what a pointless choice of study. I soon realized sport science wasn't an interest of mine so withdrew from uni. Now I am studying maths and physics a level (fast track) and will be applying to study physics starting 2015.
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    English Literature, Geography, Psychology and Sociology - great choices, don't regret them at all. But, a lot of work - BEWARE!
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    Literature, History, Economics, and Philosophy - hoping to study PPE at uni
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    I'm taking History, English lit & lang, government and politics, maths and further maths
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    Really really really excited how lame is that?
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    (Original post by TJHughes)
    Literature, History, Economics, and Philosophy - hoping to study PPE at uni
    I'm guessing you want to apply to Oxford? If so I highly recommend at least AS Level Maths - although not required the general consensus is you will be severely disadvantaged without it.

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    I did Chemistry, Sociology, Religious Studies and Economics this year.

    Chemistry was pretty fun, but definitely the most challenging (in a good way).
    Sociology was easy, fun and useful for the course that I attend to apply to at uni (either HSPS at Cambridge or Anthropology at another uni).
    RS was also easy and useful.
    Economics was boring and pretty easy; I wish I had taken something more challenging like Maths.

    If you are taking a subject because it is supposedly a 'dumb' subject, or easy, then don't.

    A lot of people taking Sociology at my college did that and regret it so much. The same with my boyfriend's ICT class. Choose something useful and/or that you are passionate about and the year will be much easier
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    I'm taking Medieval History, English literature & language, media studies and sociology!


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    (Original post by nataliet97)
    English Literature, Geography, Psychology and Sociology - great choices, don't regret them at all. But, a lot of work - BEWARE!
    I'm doing sociology and Psychology, any tips for as:-D

    [QUOTE=saibhandari;48594737]I did Chemistry, Sociology, Religious Studies and Economics this year.

    Chemistry was pretty fun, but definitely the most challenging (in a good way).
    Sociology was easy, fun and useful for the course that I attend to apply to at uni (either HSPS at Cambridge or Anthropology at another uni).
    RS was also easy and useful.
    Economics was boring and pretty easy; I wish I had taken something more challenging like Maths.

    Any tips for rs at As level please?:-D
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    [QUOTE=Troytheboy;48594785]I'm doing sociology and Psychology, any tips for as:-D

    (Original post by saibhandari)
    I did Chemistry, Sociology, Religious Studies and Economics this year.

    Chemistry was pretty fun, but definitely the most challenging (in a good way).
    Sociology was easy, fun and useful for the course that I attend to apply to at uni (either HSPS at Cambridge or Anthropology at another uni).
    RS was also easy and useful.
    Economics was boring and pretty easy; I wish I had taken something more challenging like Maths.

    Any tips for rs at As level please?:-D
    I'm doing psychology and sociology too

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    I'm choosing Chemistry, Biology, French and Spanish and I can't wait to start!
    I've been informed by all my teachers that it's a peculiar combination within my school as no one else has identical choices to me out of over one hundred and sixty people! Due to this I'm hoping that they'll all be manageable
 
 
 
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