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    Everyone tells me its not a good enough reason to take a subject at A level! I wanna do art at uni so thats why im taking art. But im taking computing, sociology and English literature purely because i enjoy them even though i have no uni plans for them.... but everyone else seems to have subjects dedicated to make their uni applications look good, so idk....
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    I've now finished sixth form, I did history, English literature, economics and maths.

    I enjoyed them all, I'm now going to oxford to do history (my favourite subject) so idk why people are arguing with you. Do what you love but with your choices, you'll have to endure not being able to do certain things like medicine or chemistry
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    If you enjoy them and are willing to work (a lot) to get decent grades then why the hell not? Also: computing will show logic skills, english lit will show essay writing skills and analytical skills. These subjects will enhance your uni application and CV
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    (Original post by MHI)
    I've now finished sixth form, I did history, English literature, economics and maths.

    I enjoyed them all, I'm now going to oxford to do history (my favourite subject) so idk why people are arguing with you. Do what you love but with your choices, you'll have to endure not being able to do certain things like medicine or chemistry
    Ahh!! oxford, well done you!! Don't worry medicine and chemistry is the last thing i plan to do
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    (Original post by zhechewot)
    If you enjoy them and are willing to work (a lot) to get decent grades then why the hell not? Also: computing will show logic skills, english lit will show essay writing skills and analytical skills. These subjects will enhance your uni application and CV
    Thank you!
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    (Original post by MHI)
    I've now finished sixth form, I did history, English literature, economics and maths.

    I enjoyed them all, I'm now going to oxford to do history (my favourite subject) so idk why people are arguing with you. Do what you love but with your choices, you'll have to endure not being able to do certain things like medicine or chemistry
    How was maths a level? What did you get at GCSE ?
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    (Original post by Rajive)
    How was maths a level? What did you get at GCSE ?
    Late reply (been busy) BUT I enjoyed it, was a bit annoying at times because my sixth form messed up my timetable so history and maths of econ and maths always clashed.

    I ended up getting a B because I failed M1 (the shame of getting an E when your college husband is a maths student)

    I got an A at GCSE.
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    (Original post by quiiddle)
    Everyone tells me its not a good enough reason to take a subject at A level! I wanna do art at uni so thats why im taking art. But im taking computing, sociology and English literature purely because i enjoy them even though i have no uni plans for them.... but everyone else seems to have subjects dedicated to make their uni applications look good, so idk....
    As long as you've fulfilled the university requirements, I don't see any reason to not fill the other spaces with subjects you enjoy
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    (Original post by quiiddle)
    Everyone tells me its not a good enough reason to take a subject at A level! I wanna do art at uni so thats why im taking art. But im taking computing, sociology and English literature purely because i enjoy them even though i have no uni plans for them.... but everyone else seems to have subjects dedicated to make their uni applications look good, so idk....
    Are you kidding? Of course it's a good enough reason. I took all 4 of my A levels based on what I enjoy; English Literature, History, Politics and Philosophy. Yes, I think it's important to be good at a subject, but I don't think many people would take a levels if they thought they'd fail them. My A levels are suited to a degree in either History or Politics, but that's what I want to do. If you're doing art at Uni, and the only requirement is art - you're completely fine. If a prospective medicine student went 'I'm just going to take chemistry and then take what I enjoy' and the things they enjoyed weren't another science, yes it hinders them. But no one would do that. Don't worry.
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    It's a good idea to take subjects that you enjoy, but I'd be taking a different combination if it was for that.
 
 
 
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