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    This is my first post on TSR so I apologise if it's in the wrong place.
    I am considering four A level subjects, but need to narrow my choices down to
    three. So far my choices are:
    English Literature
    Classical Civilisation
    History (?)
    Economics (?)

    I definitely want to take English Literature, and most likely Classical Civilisations, but I am struggling with deciding between Economics and History. In the future I hope to study English at degree level and maybe work in magazines or publishing.

    Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!
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    (Original post by oban12)
    This is my first post on TSR so I apologise if it's in the wrong place.
    I am considering four A level subjects, but need to narrow my choices down to
    three. So far my choices are:
    English Literature
    Classical Civilisation
    History (?)
    Economics (?)

    I definitely want to take English Literature, and most likely Classical Civilisations, but I am struggling with deciding between Economics and History. In the future I hope to study English at degree level and maybe work in magazines or publishing.

    Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!
    They're both as good as each other, just choose whichever one you think you'll get the better grade in.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    They're both as good as each other, just choose whichever one you think you'll get the better grade in.

    Thankyou - its just that my only worry with English Literature, History and Classical Civilisations would be that they are too similar? Or do they work well together?
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    I'd suggest History over economics as economics is very mathsy (and from what I've heard, can be quite dull.) I do English Lit and Classics and they're both hard but enjoyable. I got A*A* in English at GCSE then a B at AS, but predicted an A in summer. I didn't do Classics for GCSE and achieved an A last year, predicted an A*.

    My other subject is Politics, which is quite close to History.. I think they fit together nicely, especially if you want to do one of these 3 subjects at university and I know lots of people who do said combination. If you're undecided, why not enroll for all 4 then drop the one you're least enjoying?
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    [QUOTE=So it all depends on what you find more interesting. If you find something enjoyable then you tend to be better at it [/QUOTE]

    I can totally vouch for this; I did biology because i thought I was good at it but I hated it so much because it was boring, which meant I had no motivation to revise and I ended up with a U in all my mocks.

    PLEASE DO A SUBJECT YOU ENJOY
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    (Original post by hpblcparaboloid)
    I can totally vouch for this; I did biology because i thought I was good at it but I hated it so much because it was boring, which meant I had no motivation to revise and I ended up with a U in all my mocks.

    PLEASE DO A SUBJECT YOU ENJOY

    Thankyou for all of your replies, they have been really helpful - I've put Economics as my fourth reserve subject
 
 
 
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