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    I swapped a-levels two weeks ago from economics to English Literature. For the reason that I missed English lit. However, I now really miss economics and I have found the last two weeks of English lit really tedious. I missed all the introductions and joined two weeks in when they’re doing their coursework. I’m also worried that my A-level choices are now all humanities and I want to show to universities that I can be an all rounder. I don’t know what to do as I can’t face the embarrassment of going back into my economics class and I know it will annoy my teachers. What should I do?
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    (Original post by Lulucer)
    I swapped a-levels two weeks ago from economics to English Literature. For the reason that I missed English lit. However, I now really miss economics and I have found the last two weeks of English lit really tedious. I missed all the introductions and joined two weeks in when they’re doing their coursework. I’m also worried that my A-level choices are now all humanities and I want to show to universities that I can be an all rounder. I don’t know what to do as I can’t face the embarrassment of going back into my economics class and I know it will annoy my teachers. What should I do?
    LOL i did something similar with psychology
    it was awkward the first lesson, but if a swap is what you really want to do, then do it

    you'll face short term embarrassment, but in the long term, you'll feel more rewarded and happier

    you can avoid the embarrassment if you want, but it will be at the cost of doing a subject you don't like. although for the record, i do english lit and i think it's great. the subject itself is great, but i think it depends on how it's taught for students to like it or not
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    So what? it might be awkward for like the 1st lesson but eventually nobody’s gonna remember/care & you have 2 years ahead of you, so you might as well make sure you’ve made the right choice w your subjects.

    Teachers are probably used to this scenario anyway. Just make sure you reflect carefully on the pros/cons & make an informed decision before you take the next step. Gl
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    If you are really serious about changing, it is best to talk to the school. I am not sure if you will be able to change at this stage but this is your best option.

    However, are you sure you want to change? You said you changed in the first place because you missed English. Now after you changed, you missed economics. It may be because you have started to concentrate on coursework and assessment, you have started to find this not as exciting, which you interpret as disliking the subject.

    If you do switch back to Economics, there are a lot of classes that you have missed out, so you will have to work harder to catch up. I wouldn't worry about it being embarrassing, it is your education and your choice.

    In terms of university, it depends on what course you are looking to study. If you are looking to do a humanities degree, then all humanities A-Level choices wouldn't be too bad.

    Talk to your school first and see what your options are, and then decide from there.
 
 
 
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