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    I had Human Biology, General Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths B, Pure Maths, Commerce and, Art and Design for Edexcel IGCSE. I enjoy science based subjects more than commerce ones but due to certain reasons I have to go down the commerce route.
    Honestly, I'm at a loss here about what to do with life. Everyone around me seem to have figured out what they're passionate about and chose subjects accordingly to make their dreams come true, and well, here I am.
    I have to take Maths and Accounting, and initially I wanted to take Chemistry but, the teacher was being discouraging and instead insisted I take Economics or Business Studies along with it.
    I got the admission form the other day and noticed History and, Government and Politics listed down, and I find them really interesting! But I didn't have either during O'levels so I'm not sure what to expect.
    Anyway, my question is, which subjects would be interesting and helpful to take along with Maths and Accounting?
    Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it.
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    Do what you want to do.

    Since you do not have a certain path in mind, just take whatever looks interesting to you (e.g. Maths, Chemistry, History, and Government and Politics).

    My teacher insisted I take English literature instead of History too. I listened and regretted that choice the entire year.

    Teachers do not have your interests in mind when they encourage you to take a subject. They just say what they judge you will do best in so they come out on top. Mine said I should take English literature instead of History since at GCSE, I got A in the first and C in the second (mind you, the C was my grade for the sole reason that I had no idea what coursework was and did not do it; in the exams, I got AAB).

    Only you know what truly interests you. As such, pick whatever A-levels you think you would like instead of picking what other people tell you to do or what you think you 'have to' take. (Since you have no path in mind, you do not have to take any particular subject.)

    As for what would go well with maths and accounting, economics is indeed a suitable match. So are further maths and any other science subject.
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