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    I'm not really sure how to word this question. I'm taking maths and social subjects (history,modern studies, geography) for my last year of high school, but I have a gut feeling I'm making the wrong choice about stepping away from science. This year I'm predicted all A's in maths, chemistry, biology, history and english. I would say overall I enjoy history the most and chemistry the least but I really don't want to make a mistake about what to take and then go on to study at uni.
    I'm not sure if this really makes sense, but I was wondering if anyone else had felt the same at some point, sciences seem more epiphanic almost, whereas social sciences just don't. but I enjoy them more.
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    Science subjects are very academically rigorous, but be mindful of how much you enjoy a subject before you commit to it. I should've taken History personally as opposed to 3 sciences and maths.
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    (Original post by lucy713)
    I'm not really sure how to word this question. I'm taking maths and social subjects (history,modern studies, geography) for my last year of high school, but I have a gut feeling I'm making the wrong choice about stepping away from science. This year I'm predicted all A's in maths, chemistry, biology, history and english. I would say overall I enjoy history the most and chemistry the least but I really don't want to make a mistake about what to take and then go on to study at uni.
    I'm not sure if this really makes sense, but I was wondering if anyone else had felt the same at some point, sciences seem more epiphanic almost, whereas social sciences just don't. but I enjoy them more.
    As someone who enjoys science (and did science subjects for A levels), I'd say the sciences are very fulfilling subjects. I see it as equipping you with the basic tools to make sense of the natural world especially when with the ever increasing amount of health scares on the news.
    But then social sciences are also important (eg: history, politics, economics, psychology) because it dictates all the human aspects of the world, why people/countries/governments/economies do what they do.

    The key is to strike a balance? Its all about doing the most to equip yourself to enter the real world.
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    Just do the subjects you like doing. You can always do a foundation year if you want to study science at uni

    But I feel you about chemistry. I do physics, chemistry, maths and history and chemistry happens to be the subject I hate the most. I like the other ones I do
 
 
 
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