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    Hi, everybody, I'm a new member here and it's my first time to create a thread hope you my friends will be willing to give me some advice. Thank you in advance!

    Now I'm doing the AS maths, human bio, chem, and psy. At the beginning I just thought taking four subjects was normal but now some of my friends told me it will be better for me if I only take three. One reason is these scientific subjects seem to be too heavy and stressful. And the second reason is my English is not as good as local students cos I'm an International student who came here straight from my Chinese high school. Further more, my sister's going back home(China) in the end of the year, so I have to work instead of her at that point. It means I won't have enough time to revise those subjects unless I cut one of them.

    I'm quite interested in psy and I find it's ok so far. For maths I have the confidence cos I had learnt much more than other classmates when I was in China. Chem is fine, too. But someone argued that chem is not relative to psy. Human bio is not too bad but I found a bit hard when I tried remembering those terms.

    How can I make a choice? Oh, by the way, my sister only got 2 mons holiday so... I won't work forever. Urr...maths and chem they are not difficult to me so I really don't want to cut them...

    Who can help me? I don't want to make a wrong decesion cos it will effect me in the future. How about those subjects in A2? Cos I need three subjects to continue in order to apply for a uni.

    Sorry I have said loaddddddds... T-T please help me if u can.
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    As far as I know most people do 4 AS levels then drop one when going into year 13 :dontknow:
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    Are you planning on going on to university after sixth form? Whilst 3.5 Alevels is not a requirement for a lot of universities you would be restricting your choices by dropping your fourth AS and most students will have done the full 3.5, just something to think about when making your decision, especially if you're determined to end up at a particular university or on a specific course

    If you do keep the four maybe see if your school can help you with your english language skills or point you in the direction of someone who can if it's causing you to struggle, you seem to be confident with maths so it'd be a shame if that one area was causing you problems keeping up in your other subjects

    As for which one to drop if you still want to drop one you seem to like maths, so I'd keep that one and the rest depends on what course you might do in the future
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    (Original post by Eva405)
    Hi, everybody, I'm a new member here and it's my first time to create a thread hope you my friends will be willing to give me some advice. Thank you in advance!

    Now I'm doing the AS maths, human bio, chem, and psy. At the beginning I just thought taking four subjects was normal but now some of my friends told me it will be better for me if I only take three. One reason is these scientific subjects seem to be too heavy and stressful. And the second reason is my English is not as good as local students cos I'm an International student who came here straight from my Chinese high school. Further more, my sister's going back home(China) in the end of the year, so I have to work instead of her at that point. It means I won't have enough time to revise those subjects unless I cut one of them.

    I'm quite interested in psy and I find it's ok so far. For maths I have the confidence cos I had learnt much more than other classmates when I was in China. Chem is fine, too. But someone argued that chem is not relative to psy. Human bio is not too bad but I found a bit hard when I tried remembering those terms.

    How can I make a choice? Oh, by the way, my sister only got 2 mons holiday so... I won't work forever. Urr...maths and chem they are not difficult to me so I really don't want to cut them...

    Who can help me? I don't want to make a wrong decesion cos it will effect me in the future. How about those subjects in A2? Cos I need three subjects to continue in order to apply for a uni.

    Sorry I have said loaddddddds... T-T please help me if u can.
    I think, if you do well at all four, keep all four.
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    Thanks all of you! Now I have been aware maybe four subjects are not such heavy and unusual. And I decide to carry them on without droping anything until I find I really can't bear on it. On another way, I might e-mail my psy teacher for help and hopefully everything will be ok.
 
 
 

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