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    I know both are very different degrees but I urgently need help as I almost cry thinking about it. I am in yr12 and have chosen maths further maths biology chemistry and economics alongside general studies. Ever since I was little I wanted to be a dentist as its good pay and is in the medical career branch (both my parents are doctors). However I have a passion for maths and looking into economics I really enjoy it! My sixth form is basically saying it's too hard to do 5 a levels and encouraging me to drop one in a month after testing all the subjects, do I carry on doing all? do I go into dentistry and drop economics? Dropping both biology and chemistry is a really upsetting idea for me as I am quite good at them. So I need advice what is better please
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    (Original post by queenleelee)
    I know both are very different degrees but I urgently need help as I almost cry thinking about it. I am in yr12 and have chosen maths further maths biology chemistry and economics alongside general studies. Ever since I was little I wanted to be a dentist as its good pay and is in the medical career branch (both my parents are doctors). However I have a passion for maths and looking into economics I really enjoy it! My sixth form is basically saying it's too hard to do 5 a levels and encouraging me to drop one in a month after testing all the subjects, do I carry on doing all? do I go into dentistry and drop economics? Dropping both biology and chemistry is a really upsetting idea for me as I am quite good at them. So I need advice what is better please
    You don't need economics to study it at uni, but you do need bio and chem for dentistry (I believe), so you can keep both career paths open by dropping economics.

    ultimately, no one can make the decision for you. don't feel pressured by your parents to do what they want you to do, because it is always your choice. dentistry is a commitment but i doubt that you're committed if you're also interested in economics and seemingly money. Dentistry will provide you with stable and high income, but that is all. Economics, if you study at a very top uni, offers you the chance to make a lot of money if you make the right decisions.
 
 
 
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