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    I'm stuck on which college to go to and I've attended a few open days however none don't feel right. I'm not sure exactly what i want to study but psychology and drama seem interesting but they are not subject that fit together.
    Does anyone have advice on what to choose and any recommended colleges/sixth forms to visit?


    Psychology and Drama would be okay together, but i'd suggest your other two subjects would be more traditional, for example English, Maths, History and Sciences as this may benefit you when applying to uni later on!Check university websites for the courses that you may be interested in and also talk to your current subject teachers for advice.Good luck for choosing your subjects and sixth form X
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    Psychology and Drama are okay if you think you'll find them interesting and do well in them, but I would recommend choosing at least one or two 'facilitating' subjects too, i.e. Maths, English Literature, History, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography or a language. Facilitating subjects help to keep your options more open in terms of the degrees you can study afterwards.

    Also, in terms of choosing a sixth form, I would suggest checking out your local sixth forms and finding out what they offer (which you may have done already if you've been to several open days as you mentioned). With the increased workload of A Level, ideally you want to try and keep travelling times and distances to a minimum so that you have more time to balance your studies and relaxation/hobbies etc
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