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    Hi,

    I am coming up to my final exams in Year 11 and I have a sixth-form interview on Monday but am still unsure as to what I would like to study!

    I know that it is really very late to have not decided, but I have made a preliminary selection of A-levels which I wouldn't mind doing if need be.

    I'd like to point out here that I do really enjoy all aspects of English, especially Shakespeare and in my early English Language exam I achieved an A*, so I think English Literature or maybe even language would be a good choice for A-level and degree. My only problem is that I love psychology and English equally.

    I've been personally affected by psychology and through learning about my mind I have been able to connect with the subject very closely. However, whilst I am on track to achieve an A in maths, I really do not feel confident in doing maths A level which I know universities like for a degree in experimental psychology.

    My grades are as follows -
    English Lang - A*
    English Lit - A*
    Maths - A
    Biology - A*
    Chemistry - A*
    Physics - A*
    Art (Fine) - A
    French - A
    Psychology - A*
    RS - A*
    Geography - A*

    My main questions are, which A-levels should I take and what degree? Which university?
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    (Original post by tamingthebrain)
    Hi,

    I am coming up to my final exams in Year 11 and I have a sixth-form interview on Monday but am still unsure as to what I would like to study!

    I know that it is really very late to have not decided, but I have made a preliminary selection of A-levels which I wouldn't mind doing if need be.

    I'd like to point out here that I do really enjoy all aspects of English, especially Shakespeare and in my early English Language exam I achieved an A*, so I think English Literature or maybe even language would be a good choice for A-level and degree. My only problem is that I love psychology and English equally.

    I've been personally affected by psychology and through learning about my mind I have been able to connect with the subject very closely. However, whilst I am on track to achieve an A in maths, I really do not feel confident in doing maths A level which I know universities like for a degree in experimental psychology.

    My grades are as follows -
    English Lang - A*
    English Lit - A*
    Maths - A
    Biology - A*
    Chemistry - A*
    Physics - A*
    Art (Fine) - A
    French - A
    Psychology - A*
    RS - A*
    Geography - A*

    My main questions are, which A-levels should I take and what degree? Which university?
    You'll hear this from everyone - take the A levels you enjoy because A levels are difficult and you don't want to be doing subjects you hate as you'll inevitably get bad A level results.


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    Unless you really need maths for your degree then I advise you not to take it
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    (Original post by mas_)
    Unless you really need maths for your degree then I advise you not to take it
    Why? Maths keeps a lot of options open, even if it's not explicitly needed for the degree. It's a really respected A Level
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    I believe that Psychology generally doesn't have any requirements at uni other than perhaps doing a science to show that you are capable of that manner of thinking (perhaps look at the requirements for unis you want to apply for later). If you don't like maths, maybe Biology? Other than maybe that I'm sure you can do what you want
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    Ah don't worry about it too much. I choose mine on results day and don't regret it

    You can try going for the English, Psychology and maybe two of the sciences. (bio and chemistry)
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Why? Maths keeps a lot of options open, even if it's not explicitly needed for the degree. It's a really respected A Level
    It is really respected but unless you have a passion for it then it will be hard to motivate yourself. Pick subjects that you will genuinely look forward to going to
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    (Original post by mas_)
    It is really respected but unless you have a passion for it then it will be hard to motivate yourself. Pick subjects that you will genuinely look forward to going to
    That's very true Good advice
 
 
 
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