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    Basically, at the beginning of the year I had been studying Bio, Chem, Maths, Further Maths and Econ with the intention of studying Medicine (using economics as an alternative career path). Having then decided to do engineering rather than medicine, I dropped Econ to take up physics at the end of November and have since caught up.

    So here is my problem: do I keep Biology? I have kept on studying Biology up until now despite an AS in Biology adding virtually no value to an application for engineering. Rather, I feel that having already finished BY1 (WJEC) and started BY2, it would be a waste to drop it at this point. Furthermore, I find Biology very enjoyable, and my teachers are amazing. I feel I am in no way struggling with the work (yet), and my mock results were all solid. However, I fear that come summer I might buckle with all the extra modules. I'm fairly confident that I can still produce solid results, but I worry that the burden of Biology might drag me down, if only by a few UMS in each paper, as well as sucking up time that could be better devoted to reading up on engineering etc. If I haven't already dropped it at AS I plan to drop it for A2.

    Any advice?

    (If it helps here's what I got in my mocks - all but physics were made up tests as opposed to past papers, so didn't have UMS grades:
    Physics: full UMS (89% raw), Biology: 95%, Chemistry: 89%, C1: 90%, C2: 100%, M1: 93%, S1: 97%)
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    Why not? I want to do maths/physics but am studying an extra two A-levels in biology and chemistry because I enjoy the subjects. An extra AS isn't too much, especially at this point in the year after you've done a significant part of it already.


    A-levels: maths, further maths, biology, chemistry, physics
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    Thanks for the reply, nice to hear from another person doing the same crazy subject combination!
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    (Original post by Rozax)
    Thanks for the reply, nice to hear from another person doing the same crazy subject combination!
    So you have three options for biology. You could drop it now, drop it after the AS, or take it to A2.

    I would recommend at least finishing the AS.
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    Why not.

    I was wjec last year, By3 bleurgh
 
 
 
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