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    I'm in year 12 and have just started my A-Levels. I'm really enjoying all my subjects but I feel like maybe i made the wrong decisions. Im studying Biology, Economics, Geography and Philosophy and Ethics. I feel like these may be seen as quite 'soft' subjects and that even if i get top grades i still won't have many choices for good universities and courses. I feel like maybe i should have done subjects which are more respected, such as English, Maths or more Sciences air a language, even if I would have enjoyed them less.

    Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
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    Then change them.
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    You can still get into 'top unis and good courses' with doing them A-Levels.
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    (Original post by Alphabet1234)
    I'm in year 12 and have just started my A-Levels. I'm really enjoying all my subjects but I feel like maybe i made the wrong decisions. Im studying Biology, Economics, Geography and Philosophy and Ethics. I feel like these may be seen as quite 'soft' subjects and that even if i get top grades i still won't have many choices for good universities and courses. I feel like maybe i should have done subjects which are more respected, such as English, Maths or more Sciences air a language, even if I would have enjoyed them less.

    Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
    Only Philosophy is really "soft". Geography and to a greater extent Biology are quite facilitating while Economics is less so but is hardly soft.
    edit: Well actually Geog and Economics are probably closer than I make them sound
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    (Original post by ubisoft)
    Then change them.
    Its too late to change them, I'd have to finish this year doing them and then retake year 12 doing other subjects
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    (Original post by AnonymousForLife)
    You can still get into 'top unis and good courses' with doing them A-Levels.
    Thanks, a lot of people I know have been saying that i may find it more difficult that people studying 'harder' subjects.
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    (Original post by Alphabet1234)
    I'm in year 12 and have just started my A-Levels. I'm really enjoying all my subjects but I feel like maybe i made the wrong decisions. Im studying Biology, Economics, Geography and Philosophy and Ethics. I feel like these may be seen as quite 'soft' subjects and that even if i get top grades i still won't have many choices for good universities and courses. I feel like maybe i should have done subjects which are more respected, such as English, Maths or more Sciences or a language, even if I would have enjoyed them less.

    Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
    They're quite diverse subjects so you have a wide career path. If you're enjoying your subjects as you said that's the main thing!
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    Only Philosophy is really "soft". Geography and to a greater extent Biology are quite facilitating while Economics is less so but is hardly soft.
    edit: Well actually Geog and Economics are probably closer than I make them sound
    Thank you, I always though Biology and Geography were but many people have made comments on how Geography is soft and just colouring in, haha, and that Biology is an easy science.
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    (Original post by Beat)
    They're quite diverse subjects so you have a wide career path. If you're enjoying your subjects as you said that's the main thing!
    Thank you, that is probably the main thing and if i would have done subjects i didn't enjoy as much i may not have been motivated to work hard in them and get good grades.
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    What are you on about fam. All four of your subjects are well respected.

    The only limitation is that you didn't take on A level Mathematics which opens up a lot of doors for you.
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    All your A/Levels are highly respected and as long as you get high grades/predicted grades/high UMS and stuff, many courses and unis will be open to you.
 
 
 
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