Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta

opinion about A2 subjects watch

Announcements
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I recently got my results for my January exam results. I got an A for bio unit 2&4, chem unit 3 and physics unit 3. I got bs for bio unit 3, physics unit 2 and maths c34, but got a C for chem unit 2 and two Us for chem unit 4 and physics unit 4. it was a little bit disappointing but when I add up my marks for As level I got an A for physics and bio but got a b for chem. I am thinking of dropping physics for A2 as I feel like I need to focus more for my chem as it is an important subject for med school. So is it advisable to drop physics or?
    And sorry for the long post.
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by jasper???)
    I recently got my results for my January exam results. I got an A for bio unit 2&4, chem unit 3 and physics unit 3. I got bs for bio unit 3, physics unit 2 and maths c34, but got a C for chem unit 2 and two Us for chem unit 4 and physics unit 4. it was a little bit disappointing but when I add up my marks for As level I got an A for physics and bio but got a b for chem. I am thinking of dropping physics for A2 as I feel like I need to focus more for my chem as it is an important subject for med school. So is it advisable to drop physics or?
    And sorry for the long post.
    It depends on your uni options. Most people only take 3 A2s (and I believe you're taking four AS: physics, bio, maths, chem) so it wouldn't hurt to drop one. At the same time, I believe that chem is only compulsory for some med schools, and you seem to be doing worse in chem than physics. At the end of the day you need three good grades, not 4 average grades, and a C + U in chem (even if it's a B overall) would send my alarm bells ringing. Check what unis you want to apply for and their requirements - do they actually want chem, or would you be better off doing physics and getting a higher grade? If chem is required, then dropping physics is probs your best bet, because you'd need to pull the chem up a lot.
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by jasper???)
    I recently got my results for my January exam results. I got an A for bio unit 2&4, chem unit 3 and physics unit 3. I got bs for bio unit 3, physics unit 2 and maths c34, but got a C for chem unit 2 and two Us for chem unit 4 and physics unit 4. it was a little bit disappointing but when I add up my marks for As level I got an A for physics and bio but got a b for chem. I am thinking of dropping physics for A2 as I feel like I need to focus more for my chem as it is an important subject for med school. So is it advisable to drop physics or?
    And sorry for the long post.
    Chemistry is much more important for med school than physics. You need to drop a subject. Many med schools just need a sound AAA student with work experience, so spend your newly gained free time on chemistry and on helping in the community or in a hospital.
 
 
 
Poll
Do you like carrot cake?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.