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    I would really appreciate it if anyone could help me with an issue I have.
    I've just started college and I decided to study Maths, Further Maths, Accounting and Economics. However, recently I've decided to drop economics as I don't feel it is for me.

    Yet, I still want to do 4 a levels as I'm not sure that accounting will be considered academic enough to get in to a top university. Is it?

    As a possible replacement, I was considering physics (as you can tell I'm quite mathematically minded) but this would affect my whole timetable so I'd have new teachers and classmates. Or possibly chemistry (although I'm not as keen on this) which wouldn't affect my timetable.

    Open to other ideas as well and would be extremely grateful for any advice.

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    Hi
    I would really appreciate it if anyone could help me with an issue I have.
    I've just started college and I decided to study Maths, Further Maths, Accounting and Economics. However, recently I've decided to drop economics as I don't feel it is for me.

    Yet, I still want to do 4 a levels as I'm not sure that accounting will be considered academic enough to get in to a top university. Is it?

    As a possible replacement, I was considering physics (as you can tell I'm quite mathematically minded) but this would affect my whole timetable so I'd have new teachers and classmates. Or possibly chemistry (although I'm not as keen on this) which wouldn't affect my timetable.

    Open to other ideas as well and would be extremely grateful for any advice.

    Thanks
    What do you want to study at Uni? Maths/Further Maths are both facilitating subjects but for some courses they only count them as one (the most common example of this is medicine but there are others too). By taking physics (or chemistry) you are opening more doors as then you can take science degrees which may require 2 sciences (e.g. maths and physics). Now is the time to change as I guess you haven't really settled into to your classes quite as much yet as later in the year. Also you shouldn't really pick a subject based on timetable changes as you need to like and enjoy the subject to do well in it, so I would advise you to pick the one you enjoy most. Other suggestions for subjects you could take might be computing, geology or something more different like a language or humanity as it might make your application stand out more, it really depends on what you want to do afterwards.
 
 
 
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