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    I'm currently taking Maths, Chemistry History and Economics. While its certain I'm keeping maths and chemistry, I really don't know which subject I should drop between History and Economics. I want to do Chemical/Biochemical Engineering in Uni, and I need help making my decision??
    The reason I took history was because it was an academic subject and really well respected by unis...but despite this I doubt it would be relevant for the course I wanna take...Plus, I do find the workload in History quite daunting, even though I'm performing quite well in it.
    The reason I took economics was because it was one of the subjects accepted for a levels by Imperial for chemical engineering...but considering how they've raised their entry requirements to A*,A*,A I don't think i'll be applying there anymore
    I think Economics is going to be easy given that I give in my time to the subject...
    Please help, any insights would be greatly appreciated!!
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    I'd say drop economics.
    History is extremely well respected AND it will show you have a wide breadth of skills.
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    (Original post by hostertully)
    I'm currently taking Maths, Chemistry History and Economics. While its certain I'm keeping maths and chemistry, I really don't know which subject I should drop between History and Economics. I want to do Chemical/Biochemical Engineering in Uni, and I need help making my decision??
    The reason I took history was because it was an academic subject and really well respected by unis...but despite this I doubt it would be relevant for the course I wanna take...Plus, I do find the workload in History quite daunting, even though I'm performing quite well in it.
    The reason I took economics was because it was one of the subjects accepted for a levels by Imperial for chemical engineering...but considering how they've raised their entry requirements to A*,A*,A I don't think i'll be applying there anymore
    I think Economics is going to be easy given that I give in my time to the subject...
    Please help, any insights would be greatly appreciated!!
    I would say definitely do History next year. It will be so helpful in your degree - it teaches you so many skills that you can apply. How to synthesis huge amounts of information analytically, practice extending writing skills, how to form an argument, how to interrogate sources of information and yes, manage a big workload. I am currently doing A2 History and I'm finding that it is developing me academically more than any other subject and I do use, and know that I always will use, the skills I have gained in History in all aspects of life!
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    Do economics if you find it easier.
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    (Original post by Coollad1999)
    Do economics if you find it easier.
    This is a good point...

    Personally, I think it is better to do what challenges you a bit more. Having said that, don't just do History if it means you'll get a D when you could get an A in Economics but if you think you could also get an A in History with a bit more effort then I would do that.
 
 
 
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