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    I'm hoping to study medicine (preferably at a Russell group uni) and I'm choosing my a levels. I've settled on Maths, Chemistry and Biology. For my fourth subject should I do English Literature or RE (our school chooses the philosophy and ethics papers)
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    It doesn't matter. Go with what you prefer.
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    I re-affirm that you should go with what you enjoy/prefer. I would go with Eng Lit, because I think it's essay-heavy and some universities like to see that - in fact it could be good because a lot of Russell Group Unis are research intensive and they do a lot of reports and stuff - so if you're already familiar with writing a lot, then that could be a good thing. I would do psychology over RE but that's just me. Also RE can be good because ethics and morals are important in understanding patients better and how to do the right thing - because so many people are upset about how they've been neglected by medical practices, at least as far as I'm aware.

    Just do what you prefer. I mean you can argue all day about the benefits of each and look at all the different medical schools and their statistics regarding these subjects etc etc. or you can choose what you enjoy. I would choose something you're good at too. Usually if you enjoy something, you'll have a natural flair for it and thus you'll be quite good at it.

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    (Original post by Weirdowithnoname)
    I'm hoping to study medicine (preferably at a Russell group uni) and I'm choosing my a levels. I've settled on Maths, Chemistry and Biology. For my fourth subject should I do English Literature or RE (our school chooses the philosophy and ethics papers)
    Do whatever you enjoy. AS levels aren't even considered by 9/10 Med schools, so your grade in the end won't really matter.
 
 
 
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