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    I'm predicted to get 5 A* (chemistry, biology, physics, English lang, English lit) and 5 A (maths, history, business, French and RS). I've chosen AS chemistry, biology, Englsh lit and geography for year 12 this September, and I'm interested in degrees like nursing and paramedics. My school says I can study geography without the GCSE. Are these good choices, and if not, what would be? I really don't like maths and I don't think I could cope with it at A-level. Thank you
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    yeah they look good they're all 'hard subjects'.

    and you can always drop geo after AS if it's too difficult without the GCSE
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    (Original post by Tendon)
    I'm predicted to get 5 A* (chemistry, biology, physics, English lang, English lit) and 5 A (maths, history, business, French and RS). I've chosen AS chemistry, biology, Englsh lit and geography for year 12 this September, and I'm interested in degrees like nursing and paramedics. My school says I can study geography without the GCSE. Are these good choices, and if not, what would be? I really don't like maths and I don't think I could cope with it at A-level. Thank you
    There all well respected A-level subjects. I did Chemistry and Biology at A-level and I would advise you not to underestimate them, A* at GCSE does not guarantee A/A* at A-level so as long as you put the effort in it will pay off!
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    They sound great to me I did a similar combination (history instead of geography) and found they were excellent for leaving a lot of doors open

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    I just finished my AS levels and I did English Lit and it was great. Loads of work, but hopefully worth it when results come in august!
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    I have just finished AS and did the exact same combination as you are planning to do, i have found now i am looking at unis and different degrees there is such a wide range i am able to apply for with my subjects so its great if your not 100% on what you want to do. Good luck next year! its a really great combination to do, although chemistry gets pretty tough!
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    The only thing I would hesitate over is doing A-Level Geography without GCSE Geography. You will have to do some extra work to catch up, or work harder than the average student because a lot of what you will learn will be completely new. That said, it's not impossible and your subjects look fine.
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    Geography A Level isn't too bad without GCSE because it's just common sense with some new words thrown in.

    People in my school have done it without and are doing better than people who had done the GCSE!
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    I did Bio and Chem with English Lit and French for AS and English was just really boring and time consuming. It was frustrating because I needed to spend more time on my other subjects and now I wish I'd done something more relevant like Physics. Try a social science like Sociology or Psychology instead if you think you'll get bored of English like I did.
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    I did geography A level without taking it at gcse and completely floppped the first yr, but now its my favourite subject. Don't undermine the don't of work involved
    And why not attempt sociology/ psychology? They are much preferred for uni courses such as nursing/ paramedics
 
 
 
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