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    i am going into year 10 soon and im completely stuck between geography and histroy. in year 7 and 8 i thought i would take geography but now i love my history teacher and she has made me more interested in history. now im stuck as im not sure wheather its the teacher or the subject i like. can someone tell me what you have to do for each of the gcses and which one is easier as im not the most academic person but i really want to get the highest levels. my strenghths are in maths and physics but geography and history i get similar marks. please help meeee! (sorry for making it so long)
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    In History there is ALOT to learn! But there's also alot to learn in geography lol. Wait till your end of year exams and compare your grades. Also make sure you dont choose a subject because of the teacher because you may regret it in the future.
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    My friends took history and they did say it was a late work load, there's a lot about the world wars. I took geography and the work load was still big but maybe less essays. See how you grade at the end of this year and go from there! Don't do it for just a teacher
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    (Original post by emma10101)
    i am going into year 10 soon and im completely stuck between geography and histroy. in year 7 and 8 i thought i would take geography but now i love my history teacher and she has made me more interested in history. now im stuck as im not sure wheather its the teacher or the subject i like. can someone tell me what you have to do for each of the gcses and which one is easier as im not the most academic person but i really want to get the highest levels. my strenghths are in maths and physics but geography and history i get similar marks. please help meeee! (sorry for making it so long)
    I did both, if you like them both then you should do that, but make sure you choose on how much you like the subject and your ability not because you like the teacher, since the teacher can always change.
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    I took both but much prefer geography, they have equal work loads however I’m finding that geography is more enjoyable.
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    (Original post by emma10101)
    i am going into year 10 soon and im completely stuck between geography and histroy. in year 7 and 8 i thought i would take geography but now i love my history teacher and she has made me more interested in history. now im stuck as im not sure wheather its the teacher or the subject i like. can someone tell me what you have to do for each of the gcses and which one is easier as im not the most academic person but i really want to get the highest levels. my strenghths are in maths and physics but geography and history i get similar marks. please help meeee! (sorry for making it so long)
    It depends. Some say geography is more sciencey and mathsy. History is more Englishy.

    I hated geography and love history. But I enjoy maths and don’t particularly love English. So, personal preference.

    I’d recommend History. ☺️
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    History is harder, but much more interesting and enjoyable IMO.
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    history has a lot more essays (the biggest one is 20 marks, but the biggest one in geography is 9 marks)
    history is hard because there is a lot of content to learn, but you also have to be skilled at essay writing. i don't know much about geography but i'd imagine it's similar
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    Geography is easier than History. If you don't love History you won't have a motivation to revise (there is a LOT of content) and you won't do as well. The Geography exam is easier, as in a History exam you will end up writing about 20 sides of A4 paper. History will look better on your personal statement, it is much more highly thought of.
 
 
 

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