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    Bioligy
    chemistry
    maths
    physics

    apparently this will be realy hard i should be getting As/A* in them all but apparently they all have alot of work, i realy wouldnt like to drop any of them and i would of qute like to do business aswell.

    I either want to do medicine or physics at university so realy want to / nead to do all of them?

    would it be possible to get good grades in all of them?
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    With the right amount of effort, yes, definitely
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    I'm doing the same subject combination and it's going okay so far. I've only completed one term, though.

    In January we have 11 papers (excluding resits, and we're doing written alternatives for practicals) which is abit much - but then again that's probably because we do our A-Levels in 1.5 years here.

    Out of all of them, Biology probably takes up most of my revision time, though.
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    Would it be possible to drop one after as and still carry on to do either medicine or physics at a good university?
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    (Original post by i-am-sam)
    Would it be possible to drop one after as and still carry on to do either medicine or physics at a good university?
    I'm not sure about Physics but for medicine it's perfectly fine to do 3 subjects to A2 and 1 only to AS
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    (Original post by i-am-sam)
    Would it be possible to drop one after as and still carry on to do either medicine or physics at a good university?
    Yep You could drop Biology, which would leave you in good stead for those degrees

    They're pretty tough subjects but if you work you'll be fine.
    (Wish I'd listened to my own advice)
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    Personally, I think these subjects - especially maths and physics - are among the easiest to get A*s in, as it is less down to the subjectivity of the examiner. Something like English Lit would be much harder.

    Learn the syllabus thoroughly and an A will be no problem at all. Hard work though, and a huge step up from GCSE!
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    Tend not to agree with above. Not a THAT bigger step, if you put the work in at GCSE (i.e got an A or A*) then the work load shouldn't be that much more.

    Excellent choice of subjects (very like my own), I wish now I had made those exact choices 2 years ago when I started.

    If any, Biology does seem the most time consuming. At my 6th form it was taught horribly and almost 50% of grades we E's or U's.

    My advise, see the 4 through AS, but if one is less favourable i.e. Biology, then put its priority as last. I would recommend if you drop an AS in 2nd year, pick one up that year for 'fun', again with low priority, as for me personally, it makes me make sure I concentrate on the sujbects I care about, but doesn't lesson the work load.

    Most Uni's consider 3 A2 and 1 AS so if the 2nd year u got an E in a 'fun' AS, who cares?
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    If you are really strong at sciences then go for it but it will be a lot of work. You don't need to do all of them for either of them so if you want to swap one then I say go for it.

    It's possible to get good grades but it will be a fair bit of work :yes:
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    :yawn: another medic with 4 science a-levels..


    why don't you take art...it would be a bit more interesting (and certainly impossible if you can't paint at all :ninja:)
 
 
 

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