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    Like many other people, I'm stuck with my A-Level choices.

    Psychology or Geography?

    So erm yess... any advice would be much appriciated
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    In terms of being respected, choose Geography. But you seem to have an interest in both. Have you had any taster sessions on any of the subjects?
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    Geography is probably a lot more useful in practice. Psychology is an intresting subject, but I doubt it would help you with your other subjects much and some Universities consider it a 'Mickey Mouse' subject.

    I would say go for the one you have the most genuine passion for though, as you will be studying for two years so you may as well do something you actually enjoy.
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    I probably more interested in Psychology but we haven't had a taster lesson yet so I can't really say.

    I know that Geography is more widely liked which is why I'm considering it. Hmm I'm just wondering whether it really matters, as I'm probably going to go into Biology or Chemistry anyway.. =\
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    Well, you can always drop one at the end of the year.
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    (Original post by alfonzo123)
    Like many other people, I'm stuck with my A-Level choices.

    Psychology or Geography?

    So erm yess... any advice would be much appriciated
    Well I am in my A2 Years of both Geography and Psychology.

    You will be following the new specs which are way easier than the ones I am doing (Only AS) so both will be easy but A2 on both are very hard. TBH I like both but would always stick with Geography. Anyone who says Psycho is for losers don't know what they are taking about. Its my hardest A Level. SO Much to remember! geog is nice and relates to real life. Less work load and you will know a lot of the stuff already. Did you do GCSE in Geog? If so you will know most of the content already.
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    geography by far, much easier to understand and to do well in. and you get field trips aswell.
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    I did both for AS (and achieved A grades) but dropped geography because I just didn't enjoy it. Obviously I am not one to make academic decisions!

    My advice is take Geography if you want a subject that looks good on your uni application or whatever. You gain more skills and the content is more varied. I can tell you it is pretty hard though. Don't think you're getting away from those case studies 'cause there are even more now than there were for GCSE!
    Take psychology if you want a subject with considerably less work involved =)
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    Geography. :yeah:

    Then again, I am biased.
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    Psychology, but then again I hated Geography GCSE.
    Why don't you try out Psychology for a few weeks and if you aren't really enjoying it move to Geography? (Although obviously find out if your sixth form/college are easy-going about letting people change subjects first)
 
 
 
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