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    Okay, okay I should be revising for my GCSEs :rolleyes: but I need a break!

    Some people have told me that my preliminary AS choices do not go together very well I don't have a clue what I want to do when I leave school, but here are my choices for A-Levels ~

    Geography (GCSE prediction A*)
    Biology (GCSE prediction A)
    Chemistry (GCSE prediction A)
    History (GCSE prediction A*)
    + [Critical Thinking & ICT key skills]

    What do you think?

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    (Original post by seaspray)
    Okay, okay I should be revising for my GCSEs :rolleyes: but I need a break!

    Some people have told me that my preliminary AS choices do not go together very well I don't have a clue what I want to do when I leave school, but here are my choices for A-Levels ~

    Geography
    Biology
    Chemistry
    History

    What do you think?

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    If you haven't got a set career in mind do what you enjoy
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    If they are subjects you are enthusiastic about..then by all means go for it.

    I chose for AS the following...

    Economics, Art, English Literature and Biology.

    I enjoyed 'em all...(except for Art which i dropped because the work load was too much with the other subjects). So the only thing you should be concerned of is workload for each subject. Get a balance

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    Since you don't know what to do yet, I think you should pick a variety of science, humanities, technology, and arts subjects. Nevertheless, in my opinion, the AS-levels you've chosen are good. In addition, go with the predicted grades you are predicted, as you are good at those subjects.
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    Those are quite hard subjects - but if you think you can manage with that workload then go for it.

    Maybe you could look into some subjects that you don't do yet. Like social sciences?

    But if you like those subjects then it's a good choice.
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    (Original post by seaspray)
    Okay, okay I should be revising for my GCSEs :rolleyes: but I need a break!

    Some people have told me that my preliminary AS choices do not go together very well I don't have a clue what I want to do when I leave school, but here are my choices for A-Levels ~

    Geography (GCSE prediction A*)
    Biology (GCSE prediction A)
    Chemistry (GCSE prediction A)
    History (GCSE prediction A*)
    + [Critical Thinking & ICT key skills]

    What do you think?

    :tsr:
    Check the opinion of your Chemistry teacher on your doing Chemistry without Maths. It may be OK nowadays, but an opinion does no harm.

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    (Original post by seaspray)
    Okay, okay I should be revising for my GCSEs :rolleyes: but I need a break!

    Some people have told me that my preliminary AS choices do not go together very well I don't have a clue what I want to do when I leave school, but here are my choices for A-Levels ~

    Geography (GCSE prediction A*)
    Biology (GCSE prediction A)
    Chemistry (GCSE prediction A)
    History (GCSE prediction A*)
    + [Critical Thinking & ICT key skills]

    What do you think?

    :tsr:
    Is key skills optional for you? If it is, don't do it as uni's don't count them with their offers. If you are forced to do it, I guess you have to.

    You could look into some courses that you might want to do at university though.
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    (Original post by seaspray)
    Okay, okay I should be revising for my GCSEs :rolleyes: but I need a break!

    Some people have told me that my preliminary AS choices do not go together very well I don't have a clue what I want to do when I leave school, but here are my choices for A-Levels ~

    Geography (GCSE prediction A*)
    Biology (GCSE prediction A)
    Chemistry (GCSE prediction A)
    History (GCSE prediction A*)
    + [Critical Thinking & ICT key skills]

    What do you think?
    Well im doing Geog, Bio, chem, and engish (did crit think last year - was forced to) so nearly the same. i think having a broad range of subjects is good - means you wont get bored too easily and keeps your options open. i had no idea what i wanted to do either. im gonna go do biology at uni now, but still dont know what after that. One word of warning though: chemistry is hard. It just needs that bit of extra revision when it comes to exams. I still like it though (even if i am s***ing myself over the coming exams)

    You only really need to keep all your subjects the same if you know what you want to do, i.e law, medicine. though on what youre doing medicine would still probably be an option...
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    ^^ chemistry without maths is fine. but for a lot of courses, if you do biology, you can also do a separate mini-course style thing called 'Chemistry for Biologists' (original eh?). My friend did that; she originally started off doing Bio and Chem but hated Chem., so dropped it and did that.

    I do Geography and History, think they're a pretty good combination

    You're predicted high grades so why not do those 4 subjects?
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    I've been told, that if i don't know what to do in the future, I should choose a mix of subjects...so I chose Chemistry, Maths, English and German, which are subjects that i enjoy and since they are a mix, they leave my options quite open. If those are the subjects that you enjoy and are obviously good at (seaspray) then i would go for them. They are good coz you have two science subjects and two humanities subjects, which leaves your future options open.
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    I think your choice of Alevel is pretty good! But it's quite a lot of work load... id' recommend you dropping History or Bio/Chem next year when you decide what to do... I did that with Art... I would not have been able to cope with the workload it requires for A2!
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    Your choices sound fine as long as you enjoy those subjects, since you're obviously good at them. You have a perfect balance between humanities and sciences, so you've left your options open and can decide later on what you want to do next.
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    do recon that 5 AS levels is hard going???
 
 
 

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