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    I am retaking my first year at college because I had to leave my sixth form in January due to my mental health but I am keen to get back into studying. However, I cant decide what I want to take? I have a rough idea. I want to go into something like journalism or teaching when I am older and I intend to go to university (obviously if my grades are good).
    The only subject I am 100% on is English Literature. The others are History, Photography, Film Studies (which I'm really interested in but I don't know how helpful it will be), Sociology. I have all of the grades for all of them and initially I was going to take English Lit, Film Studies and Photography (I didn't take an art-based subject at GCSE and I struggle with creativity sometimes).
    Does anyone have any suggestions or tips? The reason why I am asking in advance is because I want to start preparing myself in advance, i.e reading the texts, learning the content as much as I can. I know some people will say things like how it is too early or there is no point and I should enjoy my summer but this is my second chance at succeeding in education and if I prepare myself as much as I can before I start, it'll take off less strain and stress on my mental health so I'll be more likely to be able to continue A-Levels this time.
    Thanks!
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    (Original post by geemae)
    I am retaking my first year at college because I had to leave my sixth form in January due to my mental health but I am keen to get back into studying. However, I cant decide what I want to take? I have a rough idea. I want to go into something like journalism or teaching when I am older and I intend to go to university (obviously if my grades are good).
    The only subject I am 100% on is English Literature. The others are History, Photography, Film Studies (which I'm really interested in but I don't know how helpful it will be), Sociology. I have all of the grades for all of them and initially I was going to take English Lit, Film Studies and Photography (I didn't take an art-based subject at GCSE and I struggle with creativity sometimes).
    Does anyone have any suggestions or tips? The reason why I am asking in advance is because I want to start preparing myself in advance, i.e reading the texts, learning the content as much as I can. I know some people will say things like how it is too early or there is no point and I should enjoy my summer but this is my second chance at succeeding in education and if I prepare myself as much as I can before I start, it'll take off less strain and stress on my mental health so I'll be more likely to be able to continue A-Levels this time.
    Thanks!
    By the way, I took English Literature (B), English Language (B), Math (C), Science (Merit and Pass), History (B), Child Development (B), Food Tech (B) and RS (A*) at GCSE.
 
 
 
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