Choosing A Level Subjects

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~Introduction~ I am now in the second year (Year 13) of studying my A-levels and only have a few months study remaining. The four subjects that I chose to study were: Business Studies, Physical Education, Geography and General Studies. They have so far proved to be pretty justified choices, ... Read review

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Choosing A-Levels

AdvantagesNecessary to make correct choices and should achieve the best results

DisadvantagesIncorrect choices could be disastrous

" ~Introduction~ I am now in the second year (Year 13) of studying my A-levels and only have a few months study remaining. The four subjects that I chose to study were: Business Studies, Physical Education, Geography and General Studies. They have so far proved to be pretty justified choices, but making those initial decisions takes careful thought and a lot of consideration. ~Making the Choice~ There are a number of things that you should ..." Read review
29.11.2004

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Making the best Choice: A Levels

AdvantagesYou can choose subjects according to your interests, you don't have to study any compulsary subjects like at GCSE, you can choose as many or as few subjects to study as you like

DisadvantagesVery easy top make the rong choice

"...subject whatsoever, is it worth choosing a subject because the teacher is nice, or funny? No, choose what you want to do which will be useful for your future. - Do not choose a subject because you think it will be easy, A Levels are not easy, they are designed to be difficult, you will only find a subject easy if you have a lot of interest in it, and you do a lot of extra work and preparation for the exams. ****What to Expect**** Do not expect ..." Read review
11.03.2005

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Community Level 5rabbiter

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Sorting your future

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DisadvantagesHmm..

"...part of this!! Obviously after choosing colleges you need to see what they offer in terms of courses. This was one of the factors that put me off the school VI form, as it was such a small place I realised that I would not be able to choose all the subjects I wanted as they did a this or that type of system, meanwhile the college I chose pretty much allows any combination of subject, however it does not offer subjects like metal work, textiles, food ..." Read review
14.02.2008

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Choosing A level Subjects

Advantagesyou can learn more about subjects which interest you and get good qualifications

Disadvantagesit is too easy to make the 'wrong' choice.

"...your life in the future. Choosing a subject such as PE when you want to have a job in an office is not going to be as useful as doing a course in ICT or business studies. Try not to go for a course just because you think it will be easy! Many people in my first year psychology class were there because they thought it would be an easy subject, but promptly realised how wrong they had been and consequently failed the first exam and had to drop the course. ..." Read review
19.02.2005

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