Geography or History at A Level?

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    Hi guys, so i have been studying A levels for around 3 weeks now and am deciding to drop a subject. I currently study biology, chemistry, history and geography. I have decided to drop either history or geography. I am not sure which one is the better A level to take. Please help
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    (Original post by Mone_2000)
    Hi guys, so i have been studying A levels for around 3 weeks now and am deciding to drop a subject. I currently study biology, chemistry, history and geography. I have decided to drop either history or geography. I am not sure which one is the better A level to take. Please help
    Which do you enjoy more? What are you planning to do/study after A Levels? Both History and Geography are essay based, well-respected subjects, so ask yourself which you like more, and which would be more useful to you in the future to help you decide
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Which do you enjoy more? What are you planning to do/study after A Levels? Both History and Geography are essay based, well-respected subjects, so ask yourself which you like more, and which would be more useful to you in the future to help you decide
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    Hey thanks for the reply I enjoy both Geography and History in there own ways. I will probably go into a science related course at university. That is why I am thinking to do Geography as it ties into science more, but then I heard that History is the better A level to do. So i am just confused
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    Hey thanks for the reply I enjoy both Geography and History in there own ways. I will probably go into a science related course at university. That is why I am thinking to do Geography as it ties into science more, but then I heard that History is the better A level to do. So i am just confused
    No problem

    Geography definitely goes well with both Biology and Chemistry, and sometimes universities count Geography as a science A Level, depending on the degree you want to study. Both History and Geography are essay based, like I said previously, however History may make you appear a bit more 'well rounded' as an applicant, as it shows that you are able to do equally well in a non-scientific subject.

    Essentially though, the best thing you can do is to pick subjects which will allow you to study your chosen degree course, and that you will enjoy and do well in
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    No problem

    Geography definitely goes well with both Biology and Chemistry, and sometimes universities count Geography as a science A Level, depending on the degree you want to study. Both History and Geography are essay based, like I said previously, however History may make you appear a bit more 'well rounded' as an applicant, as it shows that you are able to do equally well in a non-scientific subject.

    Essentially though, the best thing you can do is to pick subjects which will allow you to study your chosen degree course, and that you will enjoy and do well in
    Ok thanks for all the help, I have decided to go for geography as I enjoy it more and know that I will get a better grade in geography. It was really hard to drop history as i have always found it interesting but yeah. Thanks again for the help
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    (Original post by Mone_2000)
    Ok thanks for all the help, I have decided to go for geography as I enjoy it more and know that I will get a better grade in geography. It was really hard to drop history as i have always found it interesting but yeah. Thanks again for the help
    You're welcome, good luck with it
 
 
 
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