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    hey guys I have picked maths economics English history. Are they good choices ,what can I study at universities? And can I get into a good uni?
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    yeah great choice, leaves lots of wonderful doors open. fab, sounds good. next
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    They're GREAT choices!!


    Good Luck with AS Levels!!
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    (Original post by stryker101)
    yeah great choice, leaves lots of wonderful doors open. fab, sounds good. next
    nice response :p: lol

    Yes, they're good choices if you think they are. (All respected, if that's what you mean).
    Any. Probably something similar to what you're studying.
    Yes, if you get good grades.
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    Kind of a silly question to be honest. They are good subjects if you are good at them and/or enjoy them, the range of courses you'll be able to get into at university is too long to list, and whether or not you can do one of those numerous courses at a good uni depends on what grades you get next year.
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    You have asked a lot of questions, most of which cannot be answered with any sureity right now. Yes your choices are good- very respectable. But you must only do subjects you have an interest in. If you're undecided about what to study at University, this is not a problem. It's even more imperative then, to make sure that you enjoy the subjects you have chosen, because you might do any one of them at University, or a combination, or something unrelated like Law.

    You can get into a good University if you do well in exams, and write a good personal statement. Your GCSEs are fine. But I wouldn't decide anything about the future yet. I was the same as you- wanting to get it all sorted in my head there and then when I got my GCSE results. But I was thrown off course hundreds and hundreds of times. So even if you do decide what you want to study at University now, don't make it a guarantee that you will be studying that 3 or 4 years from now.
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    Yes they are, and they leave lots of doors open, but they're not great for specialising an awful lot... for example, if you wanted to do Maths you'd probably be recommended to have Further Maths, and if you wanted to do a hard science you'd need that science at A-level. Anyway, yes, good choices, or at least they are if you enjoy those subjects.
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    (Original post by LegendKiller377)
    hey guys I have picked maths economics English history. Are they good choices ,what can I study at universities? And can I get into a good uni?
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    The question of getting into a good uni depends completely on how well you do in your AS/A2 levels, but looking at your results, you are off to a good start. Just DO NOT SLIP UP, I am about to begin year 13 and although I did well in my AS's I wish I had used free periods wisely.

    Math: Is challenging, I dont do it myself, but many of my friends do. Half of them adore it the other detest, it. It is nothing like GCSE math, I couldn't even attempt AS math if I tried but would be able to solve a GCSE problem in a second...or more. It is an impressive subject though.

    Economics: Don't know much about. Sorry.

    English: I love it, but some of my friends don't. You get set texts but you will only be allowed to bring in 2 out of the 3 books in the exam with you. For one unit Modern Novel, you have to recall quotes, it is not as hard as you would think, I rather enjoyed it. Course work wasn't too bad, as with GCSE get it done as soon as possible. (Im with AQA)

    History: I love it, flunked my C/W but it wasn't difficult and you will be given plenty of time to do it in, c/w will be done under exam conditions. History at AS will be covered in more detail, I studied Russian and British history, I feel special when I see events on the news pertaining to these countries as I know alot about its history, thus, understanding the issue better myself.

    I don't want to be too biased, but your line up isn't too bad.
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    (Original post by stryker101)
    yeah great choice, leaves lots of wonderful doors open. fab, sounds good. next
    Direct and to the point. Loves it.
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    You'll have a hard time getting into the TOP universities for Maths or Economics without Further Maths.

    Also, consider doing 5 subjects instead of 4 due to your lack of A* grades.
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    thank you very much everyone and yes I am good at all those subjects
    One more question sorry
    With the Gcse grades I have(see signature) do you think I'm of to a good start and look like I'm vina do well in the future
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    (Original post by Swayum)
    You'll have a hard time getting into the TOP universities for Maths or Economics without Further Maths.

    Also, consider doing 5 subjects instead of 4 due to your lack of A* grades.
    What fifth course could I do?
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    Good, varied and traditional.

    Good for any of the better unis.

    Youve left your options open aslong as you get good grades... (Y)
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    Well what else would you consider??
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    (Original post by LegendKiller377)
    What fifth course could I do?
    I'd recommend Further Maths more than any other subject (drop it after 1 year if you're finding it tough). Alternatively, go for a modern language. If you hate languages, go for physics because it's the only science that's useful to have as a single science with maths.
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    You don't need a fifth subject. It will just make life harder for you when it comes to January and June exams. I struggled with four and was considering doing a fifth before starting sixth form. Best decision I ever made not taking up a fifth choice. Then again, my choices were science based so I probably struggled due to the massive jump from GCSE to AS I felt.

    With regards to your choices, they're excellent.
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    (Original post by LegendKiller377)
    What fifth course could I do?
    Further Maths / Physics.
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    I got a D in additional Science so no physics and too embarassed to put it up
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    (Original post by Plato123)
    Further Maths / Physics.
    5 courses are impressive, but its something you have to seriously think over. My friend got quite stressed out with the 5, but ended up doing alright. Just be determined.
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    The thing about doing 5 subjects is that you can give one up if you want in April (you know, the month before you start cramming in all the AS stuff).
 
 
 

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