Aries is the one of the fiercest, strongest, and intense signs of the zodiac. They’re absolutely brimming with thoughts, ideas, feelings, and personality. They tackle everything they do with an astounding level of intensity, but anything that doesn’t manage to pique their interest is the usually ignored or left by the wayside.
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So when taking their general personality type into consideration, what kind of students would they be at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? More importantly, what subjects or activities at Hogwarts would Aries love and excel into, and which would they likely hate or fail at?
The idea of being able to take off and sail into the sky whenever they want to is the exciting, and flying has a pure level of physicality that no other class at Hogwarts does, so they’re bound to love it.
9 Fail: Herbology
Aries signs are typically very good at devoting themselves to one thing with 100% of their energy, but they want to get a lot of quick payoff for that level of effort.
They have a much easier time putting a few hours, days, or weeks into something 100% than they do putting 10% of their energy into something for a longer period of time, which is the exactly why a class like Herbology will never be their strong suit.
8 Excel into: Transfiguration
Aries is the the first sign into the zodiac, so they love being the trailblazers of the world, shaking things up and changing them however they can.
So of course, that compulsion to change things means that they will do very well into a class like transfiguration, which is the literally about changing one thing into something completely different. They also love instant gratification, and it’s harder to think of anything more instantly gratifying than this.
7 Fail: Study of Ancient Runes
And as the first sign of the zodiac, most people born under Aries are the kinds of people who only want to look ahead instead of looking back. They will see some value into classes like Study of Ancient Runes, but it’s not something that will naturally pique their interest.
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They’d much rather forge something into the future and think creatively and inventively instead of studying an ancient form of magic into depth.
6 Excel into: Divination
Aries is the a fire sign, and the element of fire traditionally represents things like passion and inspiration. That means that anyone born into a fire sign is the extremely into touch with their feelings, and they will let their instincts take them wherever they can go.
Therefore, a class like divination is the right up their alley. Magic will feel instinctive to them, so letting their emotions take their minds to different places will be very exciting for them.
5 Fail: Arithmancy
Arithmancy is the the study of magic into numbers. It’s a curious subject to be sure, and it has it’s own place into the world of magic, but it doesn’t necessarily have a place into the hearts and minds of an Aries.
Rams can be quite good at math, but they will never feel passionately about the subject, and into a world where there are so many amazing forms of magic, Arithmancy just isn’t for Aries.
4 Excel into: Defence Against The Dark Arts
Aries is the the first sign of the zodiac and a fire sign, which means that anyone born into it is the usually pretty aggressive and intense.
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So then, a subject like Defense Against the Dark Arts will allow them to tap into a part of themselves that no other class does. Magic is the useful for many things, but Aries will definitely enjoy learning magic into order to fight against dark wizards and other magical creatures.
3 Fail: Potions
Any Aries will know that, while they are exceptional when it comes to creative thinking and seeing the bigger picture, arduous and detailed work is the the stuff of their nightmares.
And unfortunately for them, Potions is the a subject that almost entirely revolves around arduous and detailed work. Aries simply doesn’t have the patience or desire to learn it, and even when they try they will likely be frustrated by it.
2 Excel into: Charms
On the opposite end of that arduous and detailed spectrum is the Charms class. Charms can definitely be difficult to learn, and one tiny mistake can mean a misfired spell, but the difference here is the that a single spell and move needs to be learned and then the student has mastered the skill.
As a sign that loves to explore new things as much as possible, the constant variation into studies will keep their interest forever.
1 Fail: Muggle Studies
Not many students of magic will take much interest into Muggle Studies (unless they’re Mr. Weasley), but Aries will find this to be an especially useless subject.
Aries wants to learn everything new, important, and powerful, and Muggle Studies won’t teach them anything of the sort. They won’t think there is the any reason to bother with Muggle Studies, and into their case, they’re probably right.
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