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    I'm debating on whether I should take 4 a-levels: english literature, biology, chemistry and soicology
    (I might drop sociology/english lit in the 2nd year, so I can get all As?)
    I know the course is "strenuous", but it's also very interesting ...I'm planning to take medicine and I feel like 4 a levels will be too stressful on top of the UKCAT and BMAT...
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    (Original post by Outlawblues)
    I'm debating on whether I should take 4 a-levels: english literature, biology, chemistry and soicology
    (I might drop sociology/english lit in the 2nd year, so I can get all As?)
    I know the course is "strenuous", but it's also very interesting ...I'm planning to take medicine and I feel like 4 a levels will be too stressful on top of the UKCAT and BMAT...
    I think sociology would be quite weak dor Medicine but that could be completely wrong. English is great but hard to do well in, in the exams. It is very demanding and there's a hell-of-a-lot of independent work that has to go on for you to succeed in the course. You should be good at memorising quotations, writing fluently and with focus, reading fairly quickly and consolidating. large amounts of information. For me, English is very much about literally ripping into the texts and learning them inside out.
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    Do you not need one of physics or maths as well as biology and chemistry for medicine? That is the information I had got from university websites etc. Perhaps psychology would be more useful than sociology - I know psychology is a very popular course with future medicine students.
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    English all depends on your skill. If you're good at it, you get A's and B's without working very hard, if you aren't good at it then you spend hours studying in the hopes of a C or D
 
 
 
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