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    Hi!
    I'm doing the first year of IB and I have a great problem with psychology SL... I mean, my teacher isn't that good and previous students said they had to study both some standard material and options on themselves, as she run out of time... As for now, the material seems pretty easy, but it's just the beginning. I'm considering moving to geography SL (which has a great teacher), as it probably makes no difference if I have geography/ psychology. On the other hand, psychology seems much more interesting for me than geography. What should I do?
    I want to study medicine and I have:
    Polish A1 SL
    English A1 HL
    Psychology SL
    Biology HL
    Chemistry HL
    Maths HL
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    Please help...
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    If you have trouble studying independently then you should drop psychology. Do understand that you need to be an independent student when you go on to medicine so you should begin training that independence now. However, if you're too scared that you'll do poorly on the psychology exam and want to play it 100% safe you should probably switch.

    Bear in mind that most of my teachers were inexperienced but thanks to study guides, forums like IB Survival and blogs I was able to get the info I needed on my own to do well.
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    Honestly, I don't think SL Psych would be too hard t self study. The material is fairly straightforward and simple, take a look at your syllabus and see if you'd be up for self study.
    Oh, and like blindpet, there's quite good study guides and websites to help you out - definitely check out blindpet's psych blog (in his signature), I've used it quite a few times.
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    Thanks a lot
    And one more thing- do you think it matters whether I have psychology or geography when applying at the university?
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    Thanks a lot!
    One more question- do you think it makes any difference whether I have sl psychology/ geography when applying to the university?
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    hm, i don't think it really matters...especially since you're taking HL chem, bio and maths.
 
 
 
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