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    (Original post by SolsterManzzi)
    So do you not need physics, if you decide to change your mind to chemical engineering? I'm in a similar situation and have put down:

    Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    but would like to change physics to geography, but i dont wont chemical engineering to be ruled out :confused:

    EDIT: I also have the option of further maths
    Yes I have thought about this and have been thinking about changing economics for a long time, this is just what currently is on my application to sixth form.
    Chemical engineering is only really one of my alternative ideas, I have been looking at the Natural Sciences course at Cambridge (I can dream...lol)

    To be honest my main love is chemistry - I am a true chemistry geek and if I can't reach medicine (which is quite likely...) then I would not be surprised seeing myself applying for various chemistry based courses with a biology rather than physics tilt.

    I'm not certain about further maths yet, I have a sixth form induction week in July in which I will find out more
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    (Original post by themancunian)
    Well aim high then fall back low; learn from your mistakes and get on with your life and choose to do something else.
    Indeedy
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    (Original post by themancunian)
    Well aim high then fall back low; learn from your mistakes and get on with your life and choose to do something else.
    And get into a bad uni through clearing
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    A-level choices:
    Maths
    Physics
    Business

    Hoping to get into a mathematical field
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    (Original post by Michael's)
    And get into a bad uni through clearing
    :P Yup
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    (Original post by Aysena)
    I'm loving it at sixthform! DO IT DO IT haha
    What did you get for GCSE?
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    (Original post by themancunian)
    :P Yup
    Ahahah :P oh well. Good luck to all of you who try. I hope you get everything that you deserve
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    (Original post by hopingtobeadentist)
    What did you get for GCSE?
    What all my GCSEs or just for maths? I got an A* for Maths
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    (Original post by dinrah04)
    I want to do Medicine and I'm thinking of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (+Philosophy) I'm not sure if not having Maths would be detrimental but I've read it's not a necessity.
    Yeah I know it's not necessary but I've spoken to junior doctors and they've said it is useful to have
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    Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths, Economics. Looking to do either synthetic biology / genetic engineering or *possibly* medicine.
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    English Lit, Philosophy, History, Psychology (AS). Would love to do a degree in English Lit and hope to one day become a novelist/screenwriter.
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    (Original post by Aysena)
    Yeah I know it's not necessary but I've spoken to junior doctors and they've said it is useful to have
    Would just an FSMQ, and a decent GCSE grade, not exactly make up for like at least somewhat show I'm competent in maths, I just really dislike it.
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    (Original post by Aysena)
    What all my GCSEs or just for maths? I got an A* for Maths
    All your GCSE's
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    (Original post by hopingtobeadentist)
    All your GCSE's
    haha I got 7A* and 5A's :P Since I'm in Wales my school do WJEC and I hate it >.< and you? I'm assuming you did a few in year 10 and in Jan of year 11?
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    (Original post by dinrah04)
    Would just an FSMQ, and a decent GCSE grade, not exactly make up for like at least somewhat show I'm competent in maths, I just really dislike it.
    Aww Maths is awesome haha
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    (Original post by Aysena)
    haha I got 7A* and 5A's :P Since I'm in Wales my school do WJEC and I hate it >.< and you? I'm assuming you did a few in year 10 and in Jan of year 11?
    Wales!! :P WJEC *sigh* thank god our school do science with OCR but the rest with WJEC
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    (Original post by Aysena)
    haha I got 7A* and 5A's :P Since I'm in Wales my school do WJEC and I hate it >.< and you? I'm assuming you did a few in year 10 and in Jan of year 11?
    Still in year 10 , I've got A in maths so far and I've the rest of my exams in the next two weeks
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    (Original post by hopingtobeadentist)
    Still in year 10 , I've got A in maths so far and I've the rest of my exams in the next two weeks
    Aw right I thought you were Year 11 Yeah my sister's in year 10 and she's got 2 more GCSEs plus internal exams. That's good, Wish you all the best with the rest of your exams! Just study hard
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    Wales!! :P WJEC *sigh* thank god our school do science with OCR but the rest with WJEC
    Yeah a few other schools in wales do OCR science and the rest WJEC but ours decided to do all WJEC except for Physics, Art, Psychology >.< Apparently Edexcel used to be the easiest until fairly recently they've made it harder. I reckon WJEC is either the hardest or one of the harder exam boards! What school you at?
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    A-Levels:
    - Government and Politics
    - History
    - Geography
    - English Literature (will probably drop after AS)

    Hope to go onto University to do either Politics or Politics combined course

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