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    Ok. I've had it with going over different A level subjects, saying "oh this is good because of... however I'm worried that..."

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    Basically, I want to do Medicine, and currently, this is the most indecisive part of my whole life. I've had endless numbers of people tell me to pick maths, but for some reason my heart is telling me French.

    Most of my teachers have said maths, and the reason is simply because maths is 'more useful, facilitating and French is solid' as quoted by one of my mentors.

    CAN SOMEONE END THIS FEUD FOR ME PLEASE? I'm choosing Biology, Chemistry, Physics and the final one I can't choose between; is it maths or French?

    Oh and I also want to go to Cambridge or Birmingham Uni, if that makes any difference haha.

    Thanks guys.
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    (Original post by Jay-Dee)
    Ok. I've had it with going over different A level subjects, saying "oh this is good because of... however I'm worried that..."

    ARGH

    Basically, I want to do Medicine, and currently, this is the most indecisive part of my whole life. I've had endless numbers of people tell me to pick maths, but for some reason my heart is telling me French.

    Most of my teachers have said maths, and the reason is simply because maths is 'more useful, facilitating and French is solid' as quoted by one of my mentors.

    CAN SOMEONE END THIS FEUD FOR ME PLEASE? I'm choosing Biology, Chemistry, Physics and the final one I can't choose between; is it maths or French?

    Oh and I also want to go to Cambridge or Birmingham Uni, if that makes any difference haha.

    Thanks guys.
    Unless you're planning to go abroad to France to study or to work in medicine, I would strongly recommend maths as it goes well with your other choices, especially chemistry and physics. What kind of grades are you predicted for maths and french?
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    Unless you're planning to go abroad to France to study or to work in medicine, I would strongly recommend maths as it goes well with your other choices, especially chemistry and physics. What kind of grades are you predicted for maths and french?
    Already achieved A* in maths, predicted A* in statistics and already achieved an A* in French!


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    Already achieved A* in maths, predicted A* in statistics and already achieved an A* in French!


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    I would definitely go with maths.
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    Already achieved A* in maths, predicted A* in statistics and already achieved an A* in French!


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    As long as you're focused in AS you will definitely be able to do maths, especially with the A*. I got a few A* grades in subjects which I'm not doing now, I even took up AS subjects that I got As for in GCSE. I chose them based on what I enjoyed and which subjects suited each other (if you're wondering: Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry) and now I'm predicted As this year.
    If you're doing that well in maths and French, it's up to you, but I would recommend maths to go with your other subjects, especially physics (very maths heavy).
    If you're going to choose maths, I would strongly recommend looking into a FSMQ (Free standing maths qualification - I did the OCR one in Year 11), this really helps to bridge the gap between GCSE and AS Maths and is why I managed to get good grades this year in maths so far.
 
 
 
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