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    Biology? Chemistry? English lit? Russian?
    Which is easier?
    Which is harder?
    Which is more interesting?
    Which opens options?
    Which is more respected?
    Studying with French and Politics. Can take 4 A levels.
    I don't know what I want to be when I'm older.
    Predicted A in bio, A Chem, A eng lit and don't do Russian but am predicted A*s in both French and German. Are 2 Lang A levels hard?
    Predicted 8A and 3A* at GCSE currently.
    Thanks in advance! 📚🎓📒🤔
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    Bio, Chem, and Lit together would keep the most options open.

    Science subjects really are fantastic for keeping options open - many subject require (two) science subjects, but few subjects say you need to have done something other than Science.

    And Lit is just better than Russian because it's an essay subject and there are few subjects which require you to have a Russian A Level.
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    Well to be honest, it's all down to personal opinion really... So I can only tell you from my perspective. I did chemistry, biology and English lit and I found chemistry to be harder than biology but again that's my personal opinion. To me, a lot of the content in biology for just memerisation of the facts and then applying it to the question whereas chemistry there's lot of calculations for a start, so being capable with maths helps! The questions also just seems to be harder as to me it requires much more application of knowledge than biology. I find difficulty comparing STEM and humanities subjects in difficulty but you really need to enjoy the subject as there is greater independent study, involving reading and investing the texts in your own time. I would say it was my hardest a-level to get consistent grades in due to the nature of the subject as it isn't right and wrong answers like in STEM subjects. It was my easiest to get a good grade in though surprisingly as I could never predict what I would get in those types of exams. I can't say much about languages as I did not study them but I know that they are meant to be one of the harder choices for a-level and the junk from GCSE to a-level tends to be quite significant compared to other subjects (from what I heard from other people)
    From your predicted grades it would seem you are capable of studying any of the subjects you have suggested but it all depends on what you have a preference for really.
    All of these subjects are well-respected and to be honest, I don't believe you should care about all that, just do whatever you want to do regardless of other people's opinions.
    I can't really answer the rest of your questions or this post would be far too long!!! Good luck with everything.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Bio, Chem, and Lit together would keep the most options open.

    Science subjects really are fantastic for keeping options open - many subject require (two) science subjects, but few subjects say you need to have done something other than Science.

    And Lit is just better than Russian because it's an essay subject and there are few subjects which require you to have a Russian A Level.
    Okay thank you so much! Will definitely do bio and maybe chem as well as French and idk what! 😃
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    (Original post by Lkathryn08)
    Well to be honest, it's all down to personal opinion really... So I can only tell you from my perspective. I did chemistry, biology and English lit and I found chemistry to be harder than biology but again that's my personal opinion. To me, a lot of the content in biology for just memerisation of the facts and then applying it to the question whereas chemistry there's lot of calculations for a start, so being capable with maths helps! The questions also just seems to be harder as to me it requires much more application of knowledge than biology. I find difficulty comparing STEM and humanities subjects in difficulty but you really need to enjoy the subject as there is greater independent study, involving reading and investing the texts in your own time. I would say it was my hardest a-level to get consistent grades in due to the nature of the subject as it isn't right and wrong answers like in STEM subjects. It was my easiest to get a good grade in though surprisingly as I could never predict what I would get in those types of exams. I can't say much about languages as I did not study them but I know that they are meant to be one of the harder choices for a-level and the junk from GCSE to a-level tends to be quite significant compared to other subjects (from what I heard from other people)
    From your predicted grades it would seem you are capable of studying any of the subjects you have suggested but it all depends on what you have a preference for really.
    All of these subjects are well-respected and to be honest, I don't believe you should care about all that, just do whatever you want to do regardless of other people's opinions.
    I can't really answer the rest of your questions or this post would be far too long!!! Good luck with everything.
    Thanks so much! Really helpful! Will do bio, still unsure about Chem. 😃
 
 
 

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