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    Hi everyone!
    My school sixth form offers you the choice of doing IB or three a levels. I'm in year 11 and need to make a decision soon, but I don't know what to choose

    For a level, could I get away with doing chemistry, biology, psychology and core maths? Or should I take maths instead of psychology?

    For IB, I was thinking of doing HL chemistry, biology and psychology, and SL Spanish, English and maths studies
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    (Original post by piece-of-cake)
    Hi everyone!
    My school sixth form offers you the choice of doing IB or three a levels. I'm in year 11 and need to make a decision soon, but I don't know what to choose

    For a level, could I get away with doing chemistry, biology, psychology and core maths? Or should I take maths instead of psychology?

    For IB, I was thinking of doing HL chemistry, biology and psychology, and SL Spanish, English and maths studies
    I have the same problem as you right now, I'm not sure if I should do A levels or IB, but I'm leaning more towards A levels. I know that in A levels there's less of a workload than in IB so you have more time to concentrate on the subjects required for medicine whereas in the IB you have 6 subjects + Theory of Knowledge, CAS and EE which makes you have less time to concentrate on the subjects you need for medicine. Also, if you're good at maths I would say that for A levels, math would be better than psychology since there is a math section in the BMAT and UKCAT.
    I think that IB is better if you're not sure what you want to study at uni or want to have more course options whereas A levels are better if you are sure of what you want to study.
 
 
 
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