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English, geography or sociology?

Just finished my gcses and beginning a level in September but im unsure of my a level choices, please helpp!
I want to do law, journalism or something to do with that at uni btw.
I’m picking and 100% sticking with history and im doing a Mandarin language qualification thing which isn’t an a level but i would need to study for that too.
I had picked sociology and english lit as my other choices but now im unsure if i really enjoy english or if im just exhausted from gcse English and would be happy to do it again or if sociology is what i’d like to do/enjoy.
I really like geography though and know it’s more respected at uni than sociology so im really stressed trying to figure it out.
Please help!!
Original post by coronary-soul
Just finished my gcses and beginning a level in September but im unsure of my a level choices, please helpp!
I want to do law, journalism or something to do with that at uni btw.
I’m picking and 100% sticking with history and im doing a Mandarin language qualification thing which isn’t an a level but i would need to study for that too.
I had picked sociology and english lit as my other choices but now im unsure if i really enjoy english or if im just exhausted from gcse English and would be happy to do it again or if sociology is what i’d like to do/enjoy.
I really like geography though and know it’s more respected at uni than sociology so im really stressed trying to figure it out.
Please help!!

I want to do law, journalism or something to do with that at uni btw.
You typically need 3 A Levels in any subjects. It typically won't matter which subjects you do, but I would pick the more academic subjects to keep options open.
Do note: you don't need a degree in journalism degree to go into journalism. Having an LLB law degree would significantly help, especially with the level of competition in the field.

I’m picking and 100% sticking with history and im doing a Mandarin language qualification thing which isn’t an a level but i would need to study for that too.
History is fine.
The Mandarin language qualification (HSK?) doesn't help - for one it's not an A Level or an A Level equivalent. The most the Mandarin qualification would do is to showcase to employers you can speak another language if it is relevant for the role.

I had picked sociology and english lit as my other choices but now im unsure if i really enjoy english or if im just exhausted from gcse English and would be happy to do it again or if sociology is what i’d like to do/enjoy.
You already have an essay based subject (history) in your arsenal, so it's up to you. Sociology isn't as highly regarded as English Lit in my opinion, but it's still a good subject for your application.

I really like geography though and know it’s more respected at uni than sociology so im really stressed trying to figure it out.
Geography is a good choice.
I think you should be fine with sociology + geography + history. You can get a second opinion from law and journalism uni students should you wish.
Unis have to be totally up-front and honest about what subjects they require or prefer for each individual course.
There are no secrets, and no information that only 'special people' know. What they state on their website is what they mean.

The idea that Sociology isnt 'respected' as much as Geography by any Uni is actually a nonsense.
Show me the evidence of this - and that's not 'my teacher says' or 'I assume'.

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