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    Greetings xD
    so im currently in year 11 and im applying for sixth forms and colleges.
    I've already had 2 interviews and have got into both schools. In the future i want to be a fashion designer and have my own boutique or do something related in the fashion field such as a journalist or photographer. ( However i still dont know if i will change my mind on what i want to do in the future )

    Problem is that im stuck on my a level options,
    In your opinion out of all of the subjects i list below, which ones would you recommend and why? ( I can only do 4) if you have studied any of these at A level please give me information on them, much appreciated.

    btw. im not studying an art related GCSE, im currently studying Psychology, Sociology & History all which are predicted A's in. I wasn't able to study textiles as the class was too small and for art the classes were full.

    Textiles
    Art
    English Lit
    Photography
    Media Studies
    Business
    Graphic Design
    ( Any other subjects which you would recommend are welcome )

    My second question is:

    Since i got into both schools one of them is for A levels ( Monoux )and the other one is a level 3 course in fashion design ( Fashion Retail Academy ), which one do you recommend me going to??

    Thanks in advance :3
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    The only one on that list I can offer a viewpoint on is English Literature (having studied it for AS).

    Firstly, the subject is significantly easier if you love reading. I chose the subject because I got an A* at GCSE, but felt Lit was surprisingly difficult to get a high grade in at A-Level.
    If you have lots of time and read lots, as well as knowing lots of big words, Lit can be easy for you (for the record I got a B grade at AS).

    I have friends who do Media Studies, and from what they tell me the subject isn't as fun as it was at GCSE; they also said it's a surprisingly useless subject (after trying to write about it in Personal Statements). To be fair my friends who took Media aren't particularly academic (party animals, haha), so perhaps their viewpoint is tainted.

    You seem like a creative person so perhaps you could get along with Media Studies. Just be aware I don't know first hand how Media Studies is!

    You could also consider Film Studies (I don't know if the college offers it). It's said to be a less general version of Media Studies, focusing on films (obviously) and film making. Unlike Media I do take this subject and don't mind it (to be fair, I don't really like it; because I'm a mathematician - you might get along well with it for you are more creative than I).

    I hope I helped.
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    (Original post by Jamdroid)
    The only one on that list I can offer a viewpoint on is English Literature (having studied it for AS).

    Firstly, the subject is significantly easier if you love reading. I chose the subject because I got an A* at GCSE, but felt Lit was surprisingly difficult to get a high grade in at A-Level.
    If you have lots of time and read lots, as well as knowing lots of big words, Lit can be easy for you (for the record I got a B grade at AS).

    I have friends who do Media Studies, and from what they tell me the subject isn't as fun as it was at GCSE; they also said it's a surprisingly useless subject (after trying to write about it in Personal Statements). To be fair my friends who took Media aren't particularly academic (party animals, haha), so perhaps their viewpoint is tainted.

    You seem like a creative person so perhaps you could get along with Media Studies. Just be aware I don't know first hand how Media Studies is!

    You could also consider Film Studies (I don't know if the college offers it). It's said to be a less general version of Media Studies, focusing on films (obviously) and film making. Unlike Media I do take this subject and don't mind it (to be fair, I don't really like it; because I'm a mathematician - you might get along well with it for you are more creative than I).

    I hope I helped.
    Thanks a lot, i know the school offers film studies, so i'll definitely look into it :3
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    Hey! I chose art, textiles and business studies a level and am finding it harder to find a university that will accept me on to a fashion design course! I'm assuming if you want to become a fashion designer (like me) then you will want to go on to study fashion design BA at uni? I've been to a few uni open days and they prefer people who have done a fashion and textiles BTEC course rather than a levels?
    If I could go back now and go to college then i totally would!! Please consider this i don't want you to have the same problem as me
 
 
 
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