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    I have to give in my college application form in soon and I still have no idea what options to choose. I'm more of a mixture of subjects person and I haven't done a language as a GCSE so I'm planning to do Japanese beginners level alongside with 3 other A levels. I'm thinking Gov & Politics, Law and Maths maybe? or Gov & Politics, Chemistry and Business? I need an opinion on every option!! Basically, 2 fairly easy/moderate A levels and 1 really hard one. BTW at the moment, I'm at an average in all my subjects but should be expected to get A* in most of my GCSEs.
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    (Original post by ameena_x01)
    I have to give in my college application form in soon and I still have no idea what options to choose. I'm more of a mixture of subjects person and I haven't done a language as a GCSE so I'm planning to do Japanese beginners level alongside with 3 other A levels. I'm thinking Gov & Politics, Law and Maths maybe? or Gov & Politics, Chemistry and Business? I need an opinion on every option!! Basically, 2 fairly easy/moderate A levels and 1 really hard one. BTW at the moment, I'm at an average in all my subjects but should be expected to get A* in most of my GCSEs.
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    (Original post by ameena_x01)
    I have to give in my college application form in soon and I still have no idea what options to choose. I'm more of a mixture of subjects person and I haven't done a language as a GCSE so I'm planning to do Japanese beginners level alongside with 3 other A levels. I'm thinking Gov & Politics, Law and Maths maybe? or Gov & Politics, Chemistry and Business? I need an opinion on every option!! Basically, 2 fairly easy/moderate A levels and 1 really hard one. BTW at the moment, I'm at an average in all my subjects but should be expected to get A* in most of my GCSEs.
    Like what the poster above has implied, what do you want to do as a future career? Have you decided on that?

    There is nothing wrong with mixing and matching subjects for year 12 but again it depends on what you want to do with the subjects at uni.
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    Your choice of subjects seem quite random- I am assuming you have no clue what you want to do as a degree. I do maths, however it will have changed for when you start as it will be linear. It can be challenging, and people who have done well at GCSE have done badly at maths A level, however this really varies on the person. I also do chemistry, there is a lot to learn for the end of the two years however it is a facilitating subject, like maths which means that it will open up many options for you. I personally find Chemistry easier than maths, though for many it is the other way around. Generally for me the hardest part is remembering it.
    Government and Politics is something my school offers, I don't do it personally, but I know people who have studied it who have got offers from really good universities (pretty sure one from Cambridge). The thing about law and Business is that they can be deemed as 'soft' subjects by universities- simply because they are deemed to be easier which may impact you depending on which universities you apply to in the future, though this is mainly Russell Group universities. I do know some universities see government and politics as soft too.
    The thing is, you shouldn't decide your subjects on how hard they are, you should choose them because you like them.
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    Like what the poster above has implied, what do you want to do as a future career? Have you decided on that?

    There is nothing wrong with mixing and matching subjects for year 12 but again it depends on what you want to do with the subjects at uni.
    Many thanks James:hat2:
 
 
 

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