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    Due to illness, I missed college open days. I had my interview in a rush two weeks before we got our placements and I never really got the chance to 'explore' my options. I chose to take history due to my A* predicted grade and have regretted this choice ever since.

    I have no interest in history. I did at GCSE- or at least I thought I did. By Christmas, I was resenting history A-Level. By March, I hated it. Now I am at loss with it.

    Another and more intense year of A2 history makes me want to burst into tears. Right now I am looking at taking a tunnel course in a subject I know I will enjoy. An A-Level in one year is a lot of hard work, but far more preferable to history.

    Anyone else making a terrible A-Level choice? Please tell me I am not alone in wanting to drop a subject and take something else.

    Sidenote: I have not given up with history, I have slogged my arse off every single day to try and keep up. I am trying my hardest despite the fact I hate it and if I do have to continue with it for A2, I will continue to try hard. The subject itself is an admirable one to take and I can see it being very enjoyable if you have an interest.
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    (Original post by Elizarax)
    Due to illness, I missed college open days. I had my interview in a rush two weeks before we got our placements and I never really got the chance to 'explore' my options. I chose to take history due to my A* predicted grade and have regretted this choice ever since.

    I have no interest in history. I did at GCSE- or at least I thought I did. By Christmas, I was resenting history A-Level. By March, I hated it. Now I am at loss with it.

    Another and more intense year of A2 history makes me want to burst into tears. Right now I am looking at taking a tunnel course in a subject I know I will enjoy. An A-Level in one year is a lot of hard work, but far more preferable to history.

    Anyone else making a terrible A-Level choice? Please tell me I am not alone in wanting to drop a subject and take something else.

    Sidenote: I have not given up with history, I have slogged my arse off every single day to try and keep up. I am trying my hardest despite the fact I hate it and if I do have to continue with it for A2, I will continue to try hard. The subject itself is an admirable one to take and I can see it being very enjoyable if you have an interest.
    Due to an accident and weeks off school, someone in my school had to change his A'levels as he did not want to redo the year. He ended up doing AS and A2 geography in one year and got an A.
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    choiche geography -eng lit-french-spanish-italian-math-economics-physics
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    (Original post by Racoon)
    Due to an accident and weeks off school, someone in my school had to change his A'levels as he did not want to redo the year. He ended up doing AS and A2 geography in one year and got an A.
    That is pretty cool. Do you know if he found it hard?

    My main problem is that 'tunnel' courses aka one year a levels are pretty limited but I'm VERY open minded right now due to how hard I find history. I would take Geography if they had it, or Sociology. I take Psychology and love it, I have an actual interest in Geography too...
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    I suppose its like saying some people find maths easy , if its the way your mind works, its going to be ok for you.

    He found it quite straightforward and he says it was easy but he was the only one who had ever tried it, and the teachers weren't too sure whether or not to give it a go, which they did in the end.

    He was very determined though.
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    Government and Politics is a good choice, I made the vital mistake of picking Physics last year:rolleyes:
 
 
 
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