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    Hello, I'm currently in year 11 and in my final year of GCSEs. I've applied to my sixth form and selected four courses. However, I'm not quite sure if these are the right choices as I still don't know what I want to be.

    Could anyone please help me and tell me the university courses and career paths that I can go into if I choose:

    English Lit, Chem, Bio, Maths
    English Lit, History, Chem, Bio
    English Lit, Chem, Bio

    I'm also not sure if I will be able to cope with the large amount of pressure that comes with 4 A-Levels. I hope you guys can enlighten me and every reply will be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.
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    (Original post by onepunchtank)
    Hello, I'm currently in year 11 and in my final year of GCSEs. I've applied to my sixth form and selected four courses. However, I'm not quite sure if these are the right choices as I still don't know what I want to be.

    Could anyone please help me and tell me the university courses and career paths that I can go into if I choose:

    English Lit, Chem, Bio, Maths
    English Lit, History, Chem, Bio
    English Lit, Chem, Bio

    I'm also not sure if I will be able to cope with the large amount of pressure that comes with 4 A-Levels. I hope you guys can enlighten me and every reply will be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.
    Most courses require only 3 A2 levels, 1 which is specific to the course. I recommend choosing an a level that is related to a career which you are pursuing and the rest subjects you enjoy!
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    (Original post by onepunchtank)
    Hello, I'm currently in year 11 and in my final year of GCSEs. I've applied to my sixth form and selected four courses. However, I'm not quite sure if these are the right choices as I still don't know what I want to be.

    Could anyone please help me and tell me the university courses and career paths that I can go into if I choose:

    English Lit, Chem, Bio, Maths
    English Lit, History, Chem, Bio
    English Lit, Chem, Bio

    I'm also not sure if I will be able to cope with the large amount of pressure that comes with 4 A-Levels. I hope you guys can enlighten me and every reply will be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.
    Doing biology and chemsitry keeps a lot of options that aren't physics related open and english lit as a essay subject should help with non science subjects so i think those are pretty well rounded choices.
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    Most courses require only 3 A2 levels, 1 which is specific to the course. I recommend choosing an a level that is related to a career which you are pursuing and the rest subjects you enjoy!
    Yeah, I get that. But many of my teachers are saying choose 'facilitating subjects' as it keeps the choice of universities wide open. Appreciate the reply!
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    (Original post by onepunchtank)
    Yeah, I get that. But many of my teachers are saying choose 'facilitating subjects' as it keeps the choice of universities wide open. Appreciate the reply!
    I think they are referring to maths and science courses which are the best to do. But if you enjoy doing english and other subjects its worth doing as your more likely to get a better grade! Choose what you love, you won't regret it!
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    Those are all facilitating subjects!
    I did Biology, Chemistry and English Lit and am now doing Pharmacy but I had a lot of options open to me! If you want to open a lot more doors, doing Maths would aid with that but it's not essential.
    It's important to do well at A Level, not do many and possibly drag down other grades by not being able to dedicate time to them. Quality not quantity or whatever the cliche is... As long as you've got 3 A Levels you'll keep lots of options open. Sure, you can do 4 and that will give you more options, but I really wouldn't force yourself to do 4 unless you really, really want to.
    Two essay subjects are not really needed so out of your list (not biased! ) I'd go for the last option.
 
 
 

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