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    Hi, im really confused about what i should do.

    I'm, definitely doing History and Geography at A level, and as the fourth I'm doing DT.
    However as my strong 3rd subject im stuck between Sociology and Chemistry (as they're the only two which fit in the timetable). I've never heard of sociology being asked for before but I'm not sure if a single science is good?

    Please gimme your advice, tell me how hard each subject is and vote!
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    Chemistry. Without a doubt.

    But please! Do you REALLY have to do DT!?

    I'd rather you do History, Geography and Chemistry, than with DT. You might as well not take it and better off.

    Ever considered Maths if you're good at it? Economics? English Lit? Biology?

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    What i'm so academic said.
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    I'd consider:
    ~ what you want to do at uni if you want to go, look up what some unis you're interested in ask for to see if that helps.
    ~ what subjects you're good at/like and which subjects are closely linked to them.
    ~ what subjects you think would be of most use to you in later life.
    ~ which hold more esteem.
    ~ which your school or college is known for teaching well.
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    Well I wanted to do economics as well but i can't. Why is DT such a poor option? And i was gonna take English Lit but the teacher i would have is dire and the class wouldn't end up doing anything.
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    depends on what degree you are looking at, and where, and what you enjoy more to study as there is no point in studying something you won't enjoy, results will pay for it
    Chemistry is no walk in the park at A-level and if you won't enjoy it you will hate it
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    Chemistry, it's far more respected and friend of mine who took sociology said it was really useless and boring.
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    I suppose it depends what you enjoy, I loved Sociology at A-level but would have hated any science.
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    if you want to do Economics at uni....i would strongly recommend squeezing Maths A-level in there somewhere...some universities require it for undergraduate study!
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    Chemistry.

    What do you want to do at university?
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    Depends on what you wish to do at University, although i would definitely say pick Chem over Sociology, as Sociology isn't respected at University for most courses, and with your DT that would mean your only doing 2 "traditional" subjects, which could cause a problem in the long run.
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    Chemistry. Although it does depend on what you wish to study at university
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    what do you want to do in uni
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    All else being equal, chemistry will undoubtedly place you in better stead. That is not to say you cannot succeed with either, but chemistry is - rightly, I think - viewed in higher esteem as a more rigorous and traditional A Level discipline.
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    I agree with EierVonSatan and statics i.e. Chemistry.
 
 
 
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