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    I am in year 11 and I am currently in the process of choosing A level's for next year.

    Ever since a young age I have wanted to do medicine - I have chosen Chemistry, Biology and Maths for my first 3 preferences and I am certain about these; I was hoping to seek some advice about my 4th option.

    I want to do psychology because I hear it is quite revelant and useful for medical school - however is this a risky option? And will it interefere with my chances of getting in to medical school? Overall is it a good A level to take as a 4th option? If not my other options are history or drama.
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    (Original post by Ryaaaaannnnn)
    I am in year 11 and I am currently in the process of choosing A level's for next year.

    Ever since a young age I have wanted to do medicine - I have chosen Chemistry, Biology and Maths for my first 3 preferences and I am certain about these; I was hoping to seek some advice about my 4th option.

    I want to do psychology because I hear it is quite revelant and useful for medical school - however is this a risky option? And will it interefere with my chances of getting in to medical school? Overall is it a good A level to take as a 4th option? If not my other options are history or drama.
    Psychology is considered a bit of a soft subject. You've got the three necessary subjects so I say go for History. It's more interesting and shows a bit of variety

    (If you find History interesting, that is. Don't be forced into any subject you don't enjoy.)
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    I went for Psychology and History on top of your chosen 3

    But I'd go for History, it is viewed more favourable. Definitely don't go for drama, but choose which one you prefer the most, and which one you think you'll get the best grade in.
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    If you want to do Medicine, out of those three History would be your best choice.
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    If I did psychology - do you think it would infer that I don't have much variety?
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    (Original post by Ryaaaaannnnn)
    If I did psychology - do you think it would infer that I don't have much variety?
    I'm gonna assume this means you want to do Psychology. If you wanna do it, go for it! History would be the preference for top unis but as long as you got the grades it wouldn't make a huge difference.
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    physics would be ideal. if you prefer a humanities choose history as it is traditional. but choosing drama would be inadvisable as it is a blacklisted subject. if you cannot cope with history psychology would be useful with a patient.
 
 
 

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