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    Hi!
    I chose History, Class Civ and Maths for my a-level options, as I think that 2 humanities and an analytical subject (two of which are facilitating) are good choices for studying something as competitive as law later on.

    However, I dislike history quite a lot. I find it boring as I don’t really care much for the past and I am finding the content a lot to revise. I scraped an A* for my mock and my teacher says I could get an A at a-level but I think I wouldn’t enjoy it.

    Many ppl have told me that history is essential for law ‘you have to take it’ (even tho there are no requirements for law at most unis) so that’s why I chose it

    In an ideal world I would take eng lit, class civ and biology/maths. Will this be a disadvantage when applying to Russel group unis? (I know class civ is regarded as a soft subject and history is seen as better than English lit from my teachers’ POV)

    With these subjects, I know I will enjoy them and be motivated to get all A’s and maybe an A* in class civ
    I am just worried that applicants with subjects such as history, eng lit and maths/ a language will have an automatic advantage
    Thanks xxxx
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    Wow i wrote a whole essay , I’m sorry 😂
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    Yh I went down the traditional route. I've picked history, English lit and psychology however I'm not quite sure if I want to do psychology. I was thinking of doing something like geography or physics but I haven't done geography at GCSE which might put me at a disadvantage and physics has too much maths, which I'm trying to avoid.
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    (Original post by evabellarose)
    Hi!
    I chose History, Class Civ and Maths for my a-level options, as I think that 2 humanities and an analytical subject (two of which are facilitating) are good choices for studying something as competitive as law later on.

    However, I dislike history quite a lot. I find it boring as I don’t really care much for the past and I am finding the content a lot to revise. I scraped an A* for my mock and my teacher says I could get an A at a-level but I think I wouldn’t enjoy it.

    Many ppl have told me that history is essential for law ‘you have to take it’ (even tho there are no requirements for law at most unis) so that’s why I chose it

    In an ideal world I would take eng lit, class civ and biology/maths. Will this be a disadvantage when applying to Russel group unis? (I know class civ is regarded as a soft subject and history is seen as better than English lit from my teachers’ POV)

    With these subjects, I know I will enjoy them and be motivated to get all A’s and maybe an A* in class civ
    I am just worried that applicants with subjects such as history, eng lit and maths/ a language will have an automatic advantage
    Thanks xxxx
    English lit is a fine substitute for history

    do check if classical civilisation is accepted though

    Physics, chemistry, biology, geography or a language are good choices too
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    English lit is a fine substitute for history

    do check if classical civilisation is accepted though

    Physics, chemistry, biology, geography or a language are good choices too
    Thank you! I'm set on eng lit now x
 
 
 
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