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    hey,
    what are people opinions on these a level subjects:

    Maths and Geography (not changing, still have an AS and A2 exam)
    Biology and Chemistry (linear reform, so exam at the end of two years)

    Are these subjects too hard/time consuming?
    Anyone else studying this combination?

    What are your opinions on having JUST an AS level qualification then dropping geography for the last year?

    And also anyone else done an EPQ, what are the universities view on this?
    btw: wanting to study medicine if GCSEs go well
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    i studied the EPQ and whilst i think it's good to have done it , i don't even think my uni looked at my title , and i go to UCL to do law - if you do it , do it on something relevant to medicine and get a good grade , or don't do it , because i think they will notice a bad grade in an EPQ (they're not exactly hard)

    having an AS in geography all depends on if you like it - it is hard, but easier than maths, biology and chemistry in my opinion. if you love it, take it and drop it - the other ones are considered more 'core' and will be better looked upon by a uni for medicine

    however, maths, biology and chemistry aren't TOO hard - they're just a worthwhile A2 qualification , which means they're hard but no harder than other equally core A2s. A levels are hard at the end of the day , and the ones that are looked on with most favour (generally) are the hardest , but worth it
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    (Original post by hotliketea)
    i studied the EPQ and whilst i think it's good to have done it , i don't even think my uni looked at my title , and i go to UCL to do law - if you do it , do it on something relevant to medicine and get a good grade , or don't do it , because i think they will notice a bad grade in an EPQ (they're not exactly hard)

    having an AS in geography all depends on if you like it - it is hard, but easier than maths, biology and chemistry in my opinion. if you love it, take it and drop it - the other ones are considered more 'core' and will be better looked upon by a uni for medicine

    however, maths, biology and chemistry aren't TOO hard - they're just a worthwhile A2 qualification , which means they're hard but no harder than other equally core A2s. A levels are hard at the end of the day , and the ones that are looked on with most favour (generally) are the hardest , but worth it
    yeah, thanks for your advice! did you find maths science and geography hard at gcse, what were your grades like?

    i think epq is good to do and I've heard its viewed equivalent to an AS level.

    I will need to study chemistry and maths and biology kind of go hand in hand with that to study medicine
 
 
 
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