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    Hi,
    I just recently finished my GCSEs and am now left with the difficult decision of what to study for AS. I'm getting pretty mixed messages about which subjects are 'best' for university! I know I want to go into English and History and potentially study Law at Uni. However I am currently down to do Chemistry and Maths as my other choices which whilst I am fairly good at (a*s at gcse) do not particularly enjoy! Is it better to have a combination of arts and scientific based subjects? For example if I wanted to change these to Geography/philosophy would this restrict my options? Also looking to apply for a top university and wondering whether a qualification in a science/maths is considered as more impressive?!
    Thanks very much, any suggestions would help!!!!
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    I think what you have there a nice combination of AS levels already and that there is no reason to change them. All of those AS subjects any good university would like to see and that particular combination keeps you open to both the humanities and some (not all) of the sciences degrees, if you can get a good grade in them of course.
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    You have a good mix of subjects. If you change your mind also your sixth form may let you change a subject. I just started this week and I changed a subject after 3 days.
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    I think it's an excellent mix of subjects for Law. Drop chem in your second year and you'll be fine.
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    Do you think it would be costly changing maths? I honestly have little interest in it but if it's useful for Uni think I could do it as an AS
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    (Original post by Ross5630)
    Do you think it would be costly changing maths? I honestly have little interest in it but if it's useful for Uni think I could do it as an AS
    I'm pretty sure that the majority of law courses don't actually have any specific requirements. I would, however, warn against taking too many humanities subjects, as the workloads can quickly get on top of you due to the amount of essays that you are required to write.
 
 
 

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