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    (Original post by Whitney997)
    I think I'm going to wait as well - really long and daunting though :/ are you planning to study Medicine at uni too?
    Nope, I'd faint at the sight of blood;D Probably Biomedical Science or Biochemistry.
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    (Original post by SparklyUnicornz)
    Nope, I'd faint at the sight of blood;D Probably Biomedical Science or Biochemistry.
    LOOL same not a huge fan of blood! I wanted to go into dermatology like skin diseases and stuff:cool:
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    i did chemistry biology maths and ict for AS, i chose ICT for my 4th as its pretty easy and its now my highest grade
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    (Original post by Groundearth)
    Economics is not a soft A-level at all; where did you get that from? it's on Cambridge's list of strong subjects.
    Just my opinion of the intellectual content.

    It is on the Cambridge list of generally suitable Arts a levels. But it is not a "facilitating subject" (that keeps your degree options most open): http://www.russellgroup.ac.uk/informed-choices/
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    I'd say do an essay based subject like English, History or Politics, just so you can show that you can structure essay work, which would be useful for uni. Just because you're planning to do 2 sciences and Maths doesn't mean you have to do physics/FM.
    I'm biased on the essay subjects though. I do 4 of them. (History, Politics, RE and English Lit.)
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    (Original post by Whitney997)
    Art - I really like drawing but I found it very time consuming during GCSE so it may jeopradise the other subjects I'm doing at Alevels..
    If you think it was time consuming at GCSE it's far far worse at A Level. Most people I know dropped a grade in some subjects because they were trying to get a balance. idk about other 6th forms, but at the one I went to you had to do 8 drawings a week and were expected to spend 4hrs on each, then at least 2 hrs after school just practicing.
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    (Original post by CescaD96)
    I'd say do an essay based subject like English, History or Politics, just so you can show that you can structure essay work, which would be useful for uni. Just because you're planning to do 2 sciences and Maths doesn't mean you have to do physics/FM.
    I'm biased on the essay subjects though. I do 4 of them. (History, Politics, RE and English Lit.)
    I'm really considering doing English Lit...lol i know this sounds like a dumb question but what do you actually do? and how wide is the gap from GCSE to Alevels? Oh and how is Politics?
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    (Original post by Whitney997)
    I'm really considering doing English Lit...lol i know this sounds like a dumb question but what do you actually do? and how wide is the gap from GCSE to Alevels? Oh and how is Politics?
    For A Level I do History, English Lit, Religious Studies (AVOID AT ALL COSTS, IT'S HORRIBLE) and Politics.
    Step up from GCSE to A Level wasn't as bad as I had thought, except for Religion. English Lit, yes, I had long poems to analyse and learn (26 of them) and know the entire meaning of The Great Gatsby inside out, as it was a closed bool exam, but I really enjoyed AS. I had free study lessons and I am doing subjects I enjoy.
    Politics is great! I'm the only person in my school who does it and I absolutely love it. Learning about the committees and remembering dates of cases or laws passed for the Commons, Lords and judiciary can be a pain but I ended up using the same examples over and over again. I did the British political system and the Northern Ireland political system this year (I live in Northern Ireland and do CCEA for all my subjects, so I don't know about English boards) and both papers went great.
 
 
 
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