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    I'll get straight to the point.
    At A Level, I want to do:
    -Geography
    -History
    -Biology
    -possibly Philosophy at AS (the sixth form I am planning to go to still offers the philosophy AS Level)

    Please can you tell me if these options would compliment each other well (i.e. will biology compliment geography?) I am 100% certain that I will do geography at University, so I suppose I am taking relatively similar subjects to geography.

    Would these subjects be too hard/ manageable all together? History and biology are very detailed and heavy in terms of info. And geography has many case studies. Also, biology can be quite hard to get your head around.

    Would they cause too much stress? How do you feel about my options, considering I want to do geography at University?

    Any help and advice would be highly appreciated. Thank you very much.
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    They're good options, especially if you enjoy them all. Physics is a useful a level for geography, but not necessary.

    It's balaced, though, and I don't think it will be too stressful
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    (Original post by Vicky628)
    They're good options, especially if you enjoy them all. Physics is a useful a level for geography, but not necessary.

    It's balaced, though, and I don't think it will be too stressful
    Thank you [; At the moment, I am really enjoying them all. That's true about physics but I would prefer to take one huge step away from it and never walk back. Personally
    ok, I'm glad
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    its a good wide range which gives you the option although it is a lot of work if you enjoy the topic you should pursue it. i change my planned a levels to what my teacher said would suit each other, now i hate 2 of my choices i picked with no way to change them if you enjoy them it is definitely worth the work involved.
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    physics... but that's optional

    maybe economics?
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    (Original post by animeaddict1998)
    its a good wide range which gives you the option although it is a lot of work if you enjoy the topic you should pursue it. i change my planned a levels to what my teacher said would suit each other, now i hate 2 of my choices i picked with no way to change them if you enjoy them it is definitely worth the work involved.
    Thanku [; I can imagine it will be a lot of work. But yeah, you're right. What A Levels did you change? I really like your advice, basically just go with what you enjoy, right?
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    (Original post by Ella_08)
    Thanku [; I can imagine it will be a lot of work. But yeah, you're right. What A Levels did you change? I really like your advice, basically just go with what you enjoy, right?
    i was going to take art, biology and psychology however i was made to change them to business and history i refused to give up biology and i'm glad i didn't its the most interesting lesson i have and makes school worth while and yeah if you hate the subject it isn't as interesting and i find harder to learn if you enjoy it you tend to pay more attention and the work seems i dunno easier..?
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    (Original post by z33)
    physics... but that's optional

    maybe economics?
    thanks for the suggestions. I was thinking economics and I know it would work really well with geography, but graphs and numbers aren't my thing
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    (Original post by Ella_08)
    thanks for the suggestions. I was thinking economics and I know it would work really well with geography, but graphs and numbers aren't my thing
    hmmm well then dont do physics lol

    i think there's a lot of graph work and number work in geography! economics does go really well with it... i do think you should give it a try tbh...
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    (Original post by animeaddict1998)
    i was going to take art, biology and psychology however i was made to change them to business and history i refused to give up biology and i'm glad i didn't its the most interesting lesson i have and makes school worth while and yeah if you hate the subject it isn't as interesting and i find harder to learn if you enjoy it you tend to pay more attention and the work seems i dunno easier..?

    oh wow, that is pretty ridiculous... the whole point of A Levels is to specialise in something you want to continue. I can't believe you had to change them :/ yeah totally true, like in spanish class I draw out the world map because I just don't have the will to learn languages hah
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    (Original post by z33)
    hmmm well then dont do physics lol

    i think there's a lot of graph work and number work in geography! economics does go really well with it... i do think you should give it a try tbh...
    yeah I know so I wouldn't want double the graphs and numbers, right? hahah. Naah I don't think I'd particularly enjoy it and i think this factor outweighs how 'good it would look' thanks anyway [;
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    (Original post by Ella_08)
    yeah I know so I wouldn't want double the graphs and numbers, right? hahah. Naah I don't think I'd particularly enjoy it and i think this factor outweighs how 'good it would look' thanks anyway [;
    oh no i meant at degree level lol but yeah no problem
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    (Original post by z33)
    oh no i meant at degree level lol but yeah no problem
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    (Original post by Ella_08)
    oh wow, that is pretty ridiculous... the whole point of A Levels is to specialise in something you want to continue. I can't believe you had to change them :/ yeah totally true, like in spanish class I draw out the world map because I just don't have the will to learn languages hah
    Yeah I suppose it is oh well I might try and do something with psychology. And haha I like it I use to learn French but I mostly used it as an excuse to draw, my teacher was never very impressed lol
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    (Original post by Ella_08)
    thanks for the suggestions. I was thinking economics and I know it would work really well with geography, but graphs and numbers aren't my thing
    Lol Economics is 90% essay writing. 5% learning graphs to use in your essays. 5% using KS2 maths.
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    Lol Economics is 90% essay writing. 5% learning graphs to use in your essays. 5% using KS2 maths.
    Yeah I know, I've heard it is an essay subject. But that doesn't mean it isn't based around numbers and graphs, like from skimming through an economics book.... gRAPhs WeRE EEverYwHEre!! Of course, I'm not an expert or anything but I have heard a lot of people say there is a lot of maths involved; even if it's easy maths it still seems pretty boring for me personally
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    (Original post by animeaddict1998)
    Yeah I suppose it is oh well I might try and do something with psychology. And haha I like it I use to learn French but I mostly used it as an excuse to draw, my teacher was never very impressed lol
    Absolutely [; psychology seems good. I don't think my teacher cares tbh which is beneficial to both myself and her ;D
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    (Original post by Ella_08)
    Absolutely [; psychology seems good. I don't think my teacher cares tbh which is beneficial to both myself and her ;D
    it is really good!! it so interesting and i hope you find the right ones for you
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    (Original post by animeaddict1998)
    it is really good!! it so interesting and i hope you find the right ones for you
    thank you kindly ;]
 
 
 
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