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    At the moment I have chosen to take forward the following to A-level:

    French
    history
    chemistry
    economics

    However I have a strong interest in neuroscience, and in order to do this at uni, I need biology. I have struggled with GCSE biology, but honestly, I could have put more effort in. I'm predicted an A*/A at double award science. So most likely physics A*, chemistry A*, biology B (possibly A).

    I think, If I put the effort in, I can do it, but that really depends on the difficulty of the course etc.

    Are you doing alevel bio? Did you struggle at gcse? Should I take it??

    The a-level board is edexcel

    I wouldn't take it as a fifth, I'd swap it for economics
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    (Original post by Smarty.)
    At the moment I have chosen to take forward the following to A-level:

    French
    history
    chemistry
    economics

    However I have a strong interest in neuroscience, and in order to do this at uni, I need biology. I have struggled with GCSE biology, but honestly, I could have put more effort in. I'm predicted an A*/A at double award science. So most likely physics A*, chemistry A*, biology B (possibly A).

    I think, If I put the effort in, I can do it, but that really depends on the difficulty of the course etc.

    Are you doing alevel bio? Did you struggle at gcse? Should I take it??

    The a-level board is edexcel.
    Are you thinking of taking it as a fifth option? I did SNAB at A-Level (which is edexcel) and I really enjoyed it. However it is a lot more complicated than GCSE and I spent a lot of time on it, especially for revision. Are you set on history/economics? I've heard history is a lot of work. Perhaps it would be better to take biology if you might do a science subject at uni?
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    (Original post by Smarty.)
    At the moment I have chosen to take forward the following to A-level:

    French
    history
    chemistry
    economics

    However I have a strong interest in neuroscience, and in order to do this at uni, I need biology. I have struggled with GCSE biology, but honestly, I could have put more effort in. I'm predicted an A*/A at double award science. So most likely physics A*, chemistry A*, biology B (possibly A).

    I think, If I put the effort in, I can do it, but that really depends on the difficulty of the course etc.

    Are you doing alevel bio? Did you struggle at gcse? Should I take it??

    The a-level board is edexcel.
    I'm currently doing SNAB too.
    I'll be honest, I struggled at GCSE biology but I ended up getting an A which I was really happy with.

    The change from GCSE to AS was hard, not gonna lie. I really enjoyed the content in biology no doubt, but I really struggled with Edexcel's exams, they are really pedantic in their marking, I think it depends also on what you're teacher is like too.

    However, I did manage to achieve a B in AS biology with a lot of effort, I will warn you the jump from AS to A2 is really challenging, if you enjoy the subject and find it interesting you have a good chance of doing well, be prepared to do a lot of exam practice
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    (Original post by yarshad)
    I'm currently doing SNAB too.
    I'll be honest, I struggled at GCSE biology but I ended up getting an A which I was really happy with.

    The change from GCSE to AS was hard, not gonna lie. I really enjoyed the content in biology no doubt, but I really struggled with Edexcel's exams, they are really pedantic in their marking, I think it depends also on what you're teacher is like too.

    However, I did manage to achieve a B in AS biology with a lot of effort, I will warn you the jump from AS to A2 is really challenging, if you enjoy the subject and find it interesting you have a good chance of doing well, be prepared to do a lot of exam practice
    'but I really struggled with Edexcel's exams, they are really pedantic in their marking' - I agree!
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    theres a lot of info to be memorised plus you really need to go into depth in almost everything
    (but some topics are interesting)
    im currently doing bio, art, maths and physics AS
    i just about managed to get an A in bio gcse last year overall
 
 
 
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