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    it has been my first week of sixth form and i am currently studying English Lit, R.S (philosophy & ethics) and Biology.
    So far i am finding Biology extremely difficult and i have no clue as to what is going on. i knew that biology would be hard but i'm seriously considering changing it for Psychology. Biology was my favourite subject at GCSE and i do enjoy it but i am afraid that it might just get too much for me and if i end up with a grade E or lower at AS then i have to re-take the entire year at sixth form. I am not sure what i would like to do in the future and tried to keep my subject choices as broad as possible whilst still choosing subjects that i enjoy.

    I'm torn between dropping biology and changing it for Psychology which is a new subject which i haven't tried before or just keeping biology. Any advice?
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    it has been my first week of sixth form and i am currently studying English Lit, R.S (philosophy & ethics) and Biology.
    So far i am finding Biology extremely difficult and i have no clue as to what is going on. i knew that biology would be hard but i'm seriously considering changing it for Psychology. Biology was my favourite subject at GCSE and i do enjoy it but i am afraid that it might just get too much for me and if i end up with a grade E or lower at AS then i have to re-take the entire year at sixth form. I am not sure what i would like to do in the future and tried to keep my subject choices as broad as possible whilst still choosing subjects that i enjoy.

    I'm torn between dropping biology and changing it for Psychology which is a new subject which i haven't tried before or just keeping biology. Any advice?
    Talk to your teacher.

    A-levels are hard. It makes perfect sense that you may struggle at first with it as the jump is so high.

    Still, tell your teacher that you are finding it difficult and ask thier advice. They may help go over the content with you which you dont understand or set you some work to help you understand it better. They may also suggest to you that maybe the A-level is not for you and you should consider other options. Ask the psychology teacher about their course and whether you would be suited too

    It is, however, your choice in the end. Only you can decide.

    I'm in my first week too btw, I know how you are feeling. I know a few people going through the same thing as you.

    Hope this helps! And remember, dont be afraid to ask if you are struggling!
 
 
 
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