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    Hi everyone,

    I am extremely unsure on what AS subject to drop. I got AAAA in Biology, Chemistry, History and Spanish and want to do medicine at university. Should I drop history or spanish - my head of sixth form is forcing me to make a decision by tomorrow. I got 94 UMS in Spanish and it's old spec so it counts towards my A2 year, however History doesn't count towards A2. I absolutely love history and do an abundance of extra reading, I don't mind Spanish but I am well aware that having half the A level already will make life a lot less stressful in year 13.

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    I'd say take history since you like it more. It's hard to keep up the effort for subjects that you find not so interesting. Also, since Spanish AS counts towards the A2 taking history could be better as you will have no reason to slack with the reason of:"My AS will bring my grade up even if I screw up."
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