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    I have recently finished my GCSE and collected my Results today.
    I achieved 8 A's and 3 B's (+M2 in BTEC sport)

    So this is the issue...
    My original A Level plan in January -

    Philosophy Chemistry Geography

    Then came parents evening and my sociology teacher hinted I should do sociology in a level as one of my subject choices (Gained an A GCSE Grade)
    So I decided Heck, I'm going to do sociology instead,
    I scrapped philosophy as the RE teachers in my school are crap yet I am super interested and I love debating but I would probably be too controversial as I do go to a religious school (as a atheist). But sociology was super interesting as well so I decided to swap them.

    Sociology Chemistry Geography

    Now come results day I was gutted to see I got a B in Geography as I have been achieving A* everytime in the mocks. However in History I managed to do really well with 100% on my Nazi Germany paper, I love Nazi Germany its super interesting. My brothers said I should do History instead of Geography as you had a talent for the subject, My teacher was also pushing me to do it also.

    History/Geography Chemistry Sociology...

    They also said I should look at university courses but to be fair
    I have no clue what the heck I want to do in my life so

    1) Geography or History
    2) What courses what be most suitable for me for university if I did go

    Thanks for listening I am really stuck and have no idea what I am going to do!!
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    (Original post by Bluzx)
    I have recently finished my GCSE and collected my Results today.
    I achieved 8 A's and 3 B's (+M2 in BTEC sport)

    So this is the issue...
    My original A Level plan in January -

    Philosophy Chemistry Geography

    Then came parents evening and my sociology teacher hinted I should do sociology in a level as one of my subject choices (Gained an A GCSE Grade)
    So I decided Heck, I'm going to do sociology instead,
    I scrapped philosophy as the RE teachers in my school are crap yet I am super interested and I love debating but I would probably be too controversial as I do go to a religious school (as a atheist). But sociology was super interesting as well so I decided to swap them.

    Sociology Chemistry Geography

    Now come results day I was gutted to see I got a B in Geography as I have been achieving A* everytime in the mocks. However in History I managed to do really well with 100% on my Nazi Germany paper, I love Nazi Germany its super interesting. My brothers said I should do History instead of Geography as you had a talent for the subject, My teacher was also pushing me to do it also.

    History/Geography Chemistry Sociology...

    They also said I should look at university courses but to be fair
    I have no clue what the heck I want to do in my life so

    1) Geography or History
    2) What courses what be most suitable for me for university if I did go

    Thanks for listening I am really stuck and have no idea what I am going to do!!
    You sound like me last year. I had to choose between business (a talent) or art (what i enjoyed). I took the subject i was talented at and got 97% at AS, i think you should do the same.

    And about courses for university it doesn't really matter, whatever you pick 2/3 of the subjects are traditional
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    (Original post by Bluzx)
    I have recently finished my GCSE and collected my Results today.
    I achieved 8 A's and 3 B's (+M2 in BTEC sport)

    So this is the issue...
    My original A Level plan in January -

    Philosophy Chemistry Geography

    Then came parents evening and my sociology teacher hinted I should do sociology in a level as one of my subject choices (Gained an A GCSE Grade)
    So I decided Heck, I'm going to do sociology instead,
    I scrapped philosophy as the RE teachers in my school are crap yet I am super interested and I love debating but I would probably be too controversial as I do go to a religious school (as a atheist). But sociology was super interesting as well so I decided to swap them.

    Sociology Chemistry Geography

    Now come results day I was gutted to see I got a B in Geography as I have been achieving A* everytime in the mocks. However in History I managed to do really well with 100% on my Nazi Germany paper, I love Nazi Germany its super interesting. My brothers said I should do History instead of Geography as you had a talent for the subject, My teacher was also pushing me to do it also.

    History/Geography Chemistry Sociology...

    They also said I should look at university courses but to be fair
    I have no clue what the heck I want to do in my life so

    1) Geography or History
    2) What courses what be most suitable for me for university if I did go

    Thanks for listening I am really stuck and have no idea what I am going to do!!
    Congrats on your GCSE results, well done!

    I think it's important to consider teaching ability and quality at A-level so if your RE teachers are bad, then it might not be the best option to go for Philosophy. And even if you wanted to do that at uni, you don't need an A-level in it.

    Even though you got a B in Geography, doesn't mean you're not capable of studying it at A-level.

    You might be interested in Nazi Germany, but how about other histories of the world? Have you looked at what is taught at A-level History? They might shy away from Nazi German/German History since they offer it at GCSE. History is so broad and if you're not interested in it, then it can become a real dire subject.

    I also second that you should check Geography syllabus and see if it sounds more interesting than History. History is interesting, but at A2 it has coursework roughly 3000-4000 words. Do you want to do this? Maybe that's something you should consider?

    If you want to go to uni, it's quite important to understand what kind of career(s) you might be interested in pursuing later on. There's no point (imo) going on to uni, doing a degree that will not be of any benefit for life outside of education. However, most humanity subjects at uni teach you transferable skills nowadays.

    Ultimately it does come back to which subject sounds the most interesting one to study of the 2 years really. They are both interesting subjects, but if you don't find half the course of any interest then, there'd be no point in picking it.

    Good luck with whatever subject you decide to pick.
 
 
 
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