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    Hey all!

    Ive chosen to study at a college just over an hour away to do alevels in Psychology, Geography, English Literature and Mathematics.

    I'm looking at Psychology at university.

    Now is this course combination a good idea? The distance isn't too much?

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    Course combination I assume so. I don't study psychology but from being exposed to friends who do, it seems to just be essay based and remembrance.

    Is the college a sixth form?


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    Course combination I assume so. I don't study psychology but from being exposed to friends who do, it seems to just be essay based and remembrance.

    Is the college a sixth form?


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    No its an actual college. I have an offer at my 6th form for History, Photography, Philosophy&Ethics and Statistics. What will maths be like with a C grade?
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    No its an actual college. I have an offer at my 6th form for History, Photography, Philosophy&Ethics and Statistics. What will maths be like with a C grade?
    I see. Those subjects at your 6th form are obviously no help if you want to study psychology at university. However, bare in mind it takes effort to go to a college that is more than an hour away for 2 years, isn't it possible to find a closer one that do the subjects you wish to study?

    I expect you will find it extremely tough if you have a C grade. Maths isn't an easy A level. It requires a lot of hard work, especially if you don't have an A\A* at GCSE. However, depending on the student, you may survive, you may not. I would suggest you choose a different subject, just to be safe

    - Teachers expect at least an A from me at AS, I got a B at GCSE.




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    I see. Those subjects at your 6th form are obviously no help if you want to study psychology at university. However, bare in mind it takes effort to go to a college that is more than an hour away for 2 years, isn't it possible to find a closer one that do the subjects you wish to study?

    I expect you will find it extremely tough if you have a C grade. Maths isn't an easy A level. It requires a lot of hard work, especially if you don't have an A\A* at GCSE. However, depending on the student, you may survive, you may not. I would suggest you choose a different subject, just to be safe

    - Teachers expect at least an A from me at AS, I got a B at GCSE.




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    This year I was going to do higher maths and was predicted A* overall as I kept getting A/A*s in the practise papers. However they forgot to enter me for the exams. I really want maths!!
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    This year I was going to do higher maths and was predicted A* overall as I kept getting A/A*s in the practise papers. However they forgot to enter me for the exams. I really want maths!!
    Well if you're feeling confident and getting As and A*s you should give it a go. You also seem quite passionate about it so I'm sure you'll do fine. Also take note, if you don't like it at the start you could always change subjects.


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    (Original post by MidnightSleeper)
    Hey all!

    Ive chosen to study at a college just over an hour away to do alevels in Psychology, Geography, English Literature and Mathematics.

    I'm looking at Psychology at university.

    Now is this course combination a good idea? The distance isn't too much?

    Thanks,
    Alex x:confused:
    Biology would be useful, I've heard it helps for studying psychology at uni as there's a lot of biology involved. Not sure if it's a requirement or not but check the course online to be sure
 
 
 
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