Help! I don't know what A-levels to do!

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I am just finishing my GCSEs, but the collage I'm gonna do my A-levels at says that to get the best chance of getting in I should apply now - but I don't know which A-levels I want to do! I know for certain that I want to do something to do with science, possible science journalism, or environmental science, or something with animals. I know that I want to do biology and chemistry A-levels, but i need two more and another As to do, and I don't know how to choose between maths As or full maths A-level, or the same with english. I'm also wondering wether psychology As would be helpful for working with animals. Does anyone have any advice? Please, I need help!
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What A levels do want to do. What GCSE grades have you got. I have all A for my gcse.
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psychology is not very good don't do it. Have looked at History. Try looking at you local sixth form
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(Original post by brasil85)
psychology is not very good don't do it. Have looked at History. Try looking at you local sixth form
maths is good because lots of science things need it

if you want journalism do english as well, obviously
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psychology is not very good don't do it. Have looked at History. Try looking at you local sixth form
Psychology is fantastic, i have really enjoyed it over the past three years
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Psychology is fantastic, i have really enjoyed it over the past three years
3 yrs?
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What A levels do want to do. What GCSE grades have you got.

I've got As and Bs in my GCSEs
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What A levels do want to do. What GCSE grades have you got. I have all A for my gcse.
I highly doubt that ... considering you cant even spell!

And psychology is a greeat course, more challenging than maths on the amount of work needed.
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And psychology is a greeat course, more challenging than maths on the amount of work needed.
i was thinking of doing psychology but I'll do philosophy instead for mine... so I don't have all sciencey subjects

brasil85 gets all As because he goes to a private school where they do all the work for him
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I want you to take 3 A-levels and an AS

History
Biology
Music
PE

AS Business
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I want you to take 3 A-levels and an AS

History
Biology
Music
PE

AS Business


Eh?
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I want you to take 3 A-levels and an AS

History
Biology
Music
PE

AS Business


Eh?
Can he even count? History + Biology + Music + PE = 4 subjects moron!

I would only do PE if you wanted to go into physio or sumthing like that .. and music is quite specialised - only do music if you really want to do the subject. Rather than Music, I would think English lang/lit would look better considering you want to go into journalism.
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What is involved in religious studies? The school where I'm going has general studies as compulsory, so I can only do four As's in the first year (excluding general studies) but I think you can do another whole A-level in the second year. Is there loads of work involved in Religious studies? Would it be doable in just a year?
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Do English, if possible Lang. + Lit. combined...i do not regret it, it has turned my whole Uni direction around....thank god!
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My advice is yes do the A level in Biology and Chemistry. I did. But I also did maths...now most people think that maths will be ok, but it is a lot of hard work and not that easy really. If you were thinking of veterinary medicine as a career then I would say yes do it (either that or physics), but if not I would say psychology. Im doing the OCR board and it is good. Admittedly it isnt as challenging as Chemistry and Maths, but you may want a repreive when it comes to A2 chemistry!!! It also lets you do englishy type things...such as comparitive essays, it develops your evaluating skills and is fairly interesting. You also have to be able to do a little statistical analysis as well which is the most useful part of the mathematics course anyway with regards to future careers. Most people wont use trigonometry again, but they made need to intepret statistics. Psychology again depending on your board may have some physiological aspects which is useful if you are interested in the biology side of things.
If I were you I would do the Bio, Chem and Psychology and if you really enjoyed maths take it at AS. I think that most universities would be happy with that combination.
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