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    What A-Levels do you guys plan on picking and why?
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    History, Biology, English Literature and Philosophy & Ethics.

    History - I want to study history at university and I absolutely love it, have a scorching passion for the subject. Biology - it makes me more rounded and allows variety within my course; I also love it. English - I have struggled to get the A's and A*'s in English and really want to push myself and master it because I'm interested in and like it. Philosophy - I find this study incredibly interesting and it supports my other options.

    I would have been good in subjects like Sociology, English Language, Textiles Technology, Art, Politics, Law, etc. but they're not as highly regarded so I made choices based on that too but not so much. My options are sort of my best subjects!

    What about you?
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    (Original post by JayJay-C19)
    History, Biology, English Literature and Philosophy & Ethics.

    History - I want to study history at university and I absolutely love it, have a scorching passion for the subject. Biology - it makes me more rounded and allows variety within my course; I also love it. English - I have struggled to get the A's and A*'s in English and really want to push myself and master it because I'm interested in and like it. Philosophy - I find this study incredibly interesting and it supports my other options.

    I would have been good in subjects like Sociology, English Language, Textiles Technology, Art, Politics, Law, etc. but they're not as highly regarded so I made choices based on that too but not so much. My options are sort of my best subjects!

    What about you?
    Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Further Maths, although about 10% of me is considering swapping further for Biology in case i want to do Medicine instead of Engineering
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    (Original post by TheChemistryBoss)
    Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Further Maths, although about 10% of me is considering swapping further for Biology in case i want to do Medicine instead of Engineering
    Honestly, I would take Biology. You can keep your options open that way and you would still be eligible for Engineering without Further Maths but if you really wanted to do it, you could just do it at AS in Year 13 or take it as a 5th subject if you really wanted it but I'd say you were fine with just Physics and Maths and then Biology would keep things open.
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    (Original post by JayJay-C19)
    Honestly, I would take Biology. You can keep your options open that way and you would still be eligible for Engineering without Further Maths but if you really wanted to do it, you could just do it at AS in Year 13 or take it as a 5th subject if you really wanted it but I'd say you were fine with just Physics and Maths and then Biology would keep things open.
    Hmm, I guess I'll look at my grades and uni requirements before deciding.
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    (Original post by TheChemistryBoss)
    Hmm, I guess I'll look at my grades and uni requirements before deciding.
    Sure. Medicine at Cambridge prefers 3 sciences and maths but wouldn't discriminate over 2 but engineering i'm not sure. I think Cambridge is the only one with that preference though; good luck!xo
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    Im planning on taking Biology, Chemistry, PE and Maths. Im not sure whether to drop maths or PE at the end of AS because PE is considered a soft subject and I dont know how much an ALevel in PE will benefit me in my university application, especially if I decide to do medicine. However Maths seems very hard and im not sure if my sixth form will let me due to the timetabling it may not fit in. But I love chemistry and biology and im hoping i'll still like them by the end of ALevels :mmm::yep:

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    (Original post by J C)
    Im planning on taking Biology, Chemistry, PE and Maths. Im not sure whether to drop maths or PE at the end of AS because PE is considered a soft subject and I dont know how much an ALevel in PE will benefit me in my university application, especially if I decide to do medicine. However Maths seems very hard and im not sure if my sixth form will let me due to the timetabling it may not fit in. But I love chemistry and biology and im hoping i'll still like them by the end of ALevels :mmm::yep:

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    You will disadvantage yourself for medicine if you drop maths, especially if you want to go to Cambridge and such. It's of course very possible to still gain admission but MOST successful applicants normally have 3 science/maths subjects - good luck!
 
 
 
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