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    I just took the IGCSEs and got 9A*s and 2 As. I did three mother tongue exams - German, English and French. I got As in German and French.

    For the IB, so far I've picked:

    - High Maths
    - High Economics
    - High History
    - High Biology
    - Standard German A
    - Standard English Lit

    As you've probably noticed, this combination of IB subjects is extremely hard and demanding. Seeing as I'm not planning on pursuing German at university, I thought of perhaps switching Standard German A to High French B. The only problem with that is that throughout middle school and half of high school I've taken French mother tongue classes. I'm scared that Oxbridge and the Ivies might not be happy with me deciding to take High French B, even if it would mean that I would be taking 5 Higher Level subjects in the IB.

    What should I do? Take the bilingual IB with German A? Or take High French B? Any help would be much appreciated!

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