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    I wish I hadn't chosen accounting but history instead...
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    I regret picking Psychology instead of Sociology - I had been to both trial lessons and had sociology written down as a choice but changed my mind at the last moment.
    I ended up with a D and dropping it after the first year...
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    (Original post by dcc100)
    I wish I hadn't chosen accounting but history instead...
    Definitely regret not taking maths at A Level as it now probably means that I won’t be able to do PPE at uni
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    (Original post by EstelOfTheEyrie)
    I regret picking Psychology instead of Sociology - I had been to both trial lessons and had sociology written down as a choice but changed my mind at the last moment.
    I ended up with a D and dropping it after the first year...
    don't sweat it my dude
    sociology is an essentially useless subject; far too easy. at least psychology is more useful.
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    Regret taking Latin GCSE over German, Drama over Classics and Computer Science over Geography
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    Funnily enough, I regret picking History, even though we had to choose a humanities. It's interesting but it's a lot of content to cover and remember :rolleyes:
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    yeah, i wish i hadn't taken sociology and had perhaps taken an arts subject instead.

    i also wish i'd chosen biology
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    Regret not taking Biology A-Level, I did it some years ago for a few months before I dropped out and it was genuinely my favourite subject at the time.
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    At the time I regretted taking Geography for A Level, but I'm glad I kept it because I needed it to get onto my degree course
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    (Original post by saharan_skies)
    Funnily enough, I regret picking History, even though we had to choose a humanities. It's interesting but it's a lot of content to cover and remember :rolleyes:
    I'm doing History GCSE and I sorta regret it too, there's so many dates and names to remember :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by ZiggyStarDust_)
    don't sweat it my dude
    sociology is an essentially useless subject; far too easy. at least psychology is more useful.
    I know
    It was enjoyable, but I think I had a massive panic in the middle of the exam etc. etc.
    But I'm going into history/archaeology so I didn't really need either anyway.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    Regret not taking Biology A-Level, I did it some years ago for a few months before I dropped out and it was genuinely my favourite subject at the time.
    Why didn't you pick it if you liked it so much?
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    (Original post by dcc100)
    Why didn't you pick it if you liked it so much?
    When I returned back to college I didn't want to end up with too many courses (had I done Biology I would have had 1 AS level + 4 A-Levels, I didn't need 4 A-Levels).
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    (Original post by dcc100)
    I wish I hadn't chosen accounting but history instead...
    Regret taking D&T for A-level, and wanted to take Economics or Geography instead... It would have been a nice combination with my other subjects and D&T might cost me a place at certain universities, but let's see. It's also the most time-consuming A-level I'm taking
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    I regret history. Sooo much work & stuff to remember (especially with the new reforms, ugh). I love writing history essays and do somewhat well...I just hate sources! I think I'd rather have chosen a different essay-based subject (to balance out maths, fm and physics aha). It's also annoying as there isn't much point in taking 4 A Levels, but my school didn't take the reformed AS exams & we had already started some of the A2 content/coursework, so I felt like it'd be a waste of time to drop it. That and my year leader was very against me dropping it :rolleyes:

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    p.s. I know it's my decision to take it, not my year leader's; though I'm very much an all or nothing kind of person (v bad trait).

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    If I had the choice of picking Maths, I would've definitely replaced Sociology with Maths instead
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    Regret taking Art AS, wish I had taken physics instead. Would have been more useful in what I want to do, but oh well.
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