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    I definitely want to do Physics, Maths and History at A-Level, but I am undecided on my 4th choice. I understand that Business is considered a "soft" subject, but think two sciences might be too much for me. If there are any added benefits for taking Chemistry and Physics together I would also like to know. If there are any other subjects that people would like to suggest, in I'm all ears.

    Here are the results from my recent mocks if they help,

    Physics - A*
    Chemistry - A
    Biology - A
    English Lang - C
    English Lit - A
    Business - A*
    History - A*
    Maths - B
    ICT - B

    Thanks for all the help in advance!!
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    Do business !!! chemistry is horrible


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    (Original post by CDin19)
    I definitely want to do Physics, Maths and History at A-Level, but I am undecided on my 4th choice. I understand that Business is considered a "soft" subject, but think two sciences might be too much for me. If there are any added benefits for taking Chemistry and Physics together I would also like to know. If there are any other subjects that people would like to suggest, in I'm all ears.

    Here are the results from my recent mocks if they help,

    Physics - A*
    Chemistry - A
    Biology - A
    English Lang - C
    English Lit - A
    Business - A*
    History - A*
    Maths - B
    ICT - B
    On the other hand, chemistry fits nicely between maths and physics, which you are definitely taking..
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    (Original post by alpha0)
    On the other hand, chemistry fits nicely between maths and physics, which you are definitely taking..
    Yeah you could say that.
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    (Original post by alpha0)
    On the other hand, chemistry fits nicely between maths and physics, which you are definitely taking..
    When you say Chemistry is horrible, do means in terms of difficulty, or is it just a bad subject altogether?
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    (Original post by CDin19)
    I definitely want to do Physics, Maths and History at A-Level, but I am undecided on my 4th choice. I understand that Business is considered a "soft" subject, but think two sciences might be too much for me. If there are any added benefits for taking Chemistry and Physics together I would also like to know. If there are any other subjects that people would like to suggest, in I'm all ears.

    Here are the results from my recent mocks if they help,

    Physics - A*
    Chemistry - A
    Biology - A
    English Lang - C
    English Lit - A
    Business - A*
    History - A*
    Maths - B
    ICT - B
    Depends, what you want to do at uni?
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    (Original post by CDin19)
    I definitely want to do Physics, Maths and History at A-Level, but I am undecided on my 4th choice. I understand that Business is considered a "soft" subject, but think two sciences might be too much for me. If there are any added benefits for taking Chemistry and Physics together I would also like to know. If there are any other subjects that people would like to suggest, in I'm all ears.

    Here are the results from my recent mocks if they help,

    Physics - A*
    Chemistry - A
    Biology - A
    English Lang - C
    English Lit - A
    Business - A*
    History - A*
    Maths - B
    ICT - B
    You already have 3 desirable subjects - so taking a "soft" subject will be good as you have already done well in Business at GCSE and likely to do well with not that much effort in ALevel too. So i would say give Business the go ahead. Chemistry takes ALOT of effort. Especially with maths AND physics on your timetable - you are better of with business.

    PS: Retake you English Language GCSE - Uni's want a minimum of B (Good Uni's)
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    Do chemistry unless you want to do business at uni... I dont remember the exact words but theres a richard branson quote that says 'take a good job opportunity now and learn how to do the job later'. Chemistry is a very valuable subject and you will be able to do well if you work hard enough youll do well. dont deprive yourself of opportunities because you think youre not good enough
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    I do Chemistry and it is the worst subject ever but I still enjoy learning it sometimes. It is so difficult. It depends on what you are thinking of studying at uni. I think you should have a look at the spec of the exam board for both subjects and choose which one you would enjoy learning the most. It is difficult to study an A Level subject if you don't like it that much, it pretty much makes it harder for you to understand things.
    Good Luck
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    (Original post by polerat)
    Depends, what you want to do at uni?
    Would prefer Physics and Astrophysics, but if my grades are not good enough in maths and physics than ill have to go with a history degree, probably ancient history. (most uni's want A* maths or/and physics and an A in another subject)
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    (Original post by anonest)
    I do Chemistry and it is the worst subject ever but I still like it a bit. It is so difficult. It depends on what you are thinking of studying at uni. I think you should have a look at the spec of the exam board for both subjects and choose which one you would enjoy the most.
    Good Luck
    To be honest, I don't think I'll be able to cope with two sciences but i do like chemistry and thanks
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    Thanks for all the help guys, means a ton!
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    (Original post by Joosofsucksess)
    Do chemistry unless you want to do business at uni... I dont remember the exact words but theres a richard branson quote that says 'take a good job opportunity now and learn how to do the job later'. Chemistry is a very valuable subject and you will be able to do well if you work hard enough youll do well. dont deprive yourself of opportunities because you think youre not good enough
    Thanks for the advice, and i agree with you that chemistry is a valued subject
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    (Original post by CDin19)
    To be honest, I don't think I'll be able to cope with two sciences but i do like chemistry and thanks
    Yh I agree, I'm doing Biology, Chemistry and Maths and I have no time to study Maths because I'm always studying the sciences.
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    Chemistry... do you want to die brah?
    With Chemistry the rule is : if you don't need it for your degree, don't do it
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    For physics degrees you might find that unis ask for physics and one other science, which is worth looking up on their websites. Some may and some may not count maths as a science


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    Chemistry... do you want to die brah?
    With Chemistry the rule is : if you don't need it for your degree, don't do it
    You are 100% right bruh
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    (Original post by z33)
    Chemistry... do you want to die brah?
    With Chemistry the rule is : if you don't need it for your degree, don't do it
    chat **** get banged
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    (Original post by Nat9393)
    For physics degrees you might find that unis ask for physics and one other science, which is worth looking up on their websites. Some may and some may not count maths as a science


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    Thanks for the advice, i will check the uni's i have in mind
 
 
 
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