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    Hey guys! By the end of this week, I have to confirm which subject I would like to drop in order to be entered for an AS exam.

    At the moment, I'm studying biology, chemistry, physics and psychology. I am looking to applying for biomedical science at university, in which mainly seems that biology and chemistry are a must have, but physics would be better alongside as a facilitating subject?

    The main issue is that I am the highest performing student in psychology, so my teacher is trying to encourage me to carry on. After all, i really enjoy the subject out of interest. However, I do find chemistry a bit difficult, but I have been offered one to one sessions ( unsure how often ) if i do continue to do four a levels. Although, would it be worth dropping psychology in order to spend more personal time to pull my chemistry grade up instead?

    I really don't know, i would appreciate if anyone could give advice or talk from experience of studying four a levels. Much appreciated
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    (Original post by CiCi18)
    Hey guys! By the end of this week, I have to confirm which subject I would like to drop in order to be entered for an AS exam.

    At the moment, I'm studying biology, chemistry, physics and psychology. I am looking to applying for biomedical science at university, in which mainly seems that biology and chemistry are a must have, but physics would be better alongside as a facilitating subject?

    The main issue is that I am the highest performing student in psychology, so my teacher is trying to encourage me to carry on. After all, i really enjoy the subject out of interest. However, I do find chemistry a bit difficult, but I have been offered one to one sessions ( unsure how often ) if i do continue to do four a levels. Although, would it be worth dropping psychology in order to spend more personal time to pull my chemistry grade up instead?

    I really don't know, i would appreciate if anyone could give advice or talk from experience of studying four a levels. Much appreciated
    If you are doing better at psychology than physics, drop physics.

    You don't need 4 A-levels, and you don't need 3 sciences (unless you are applying to Cambridge for medicine, which you aren't).
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    Even if you do apply to Cambridge, you either need Bio, Chem and either Phys/Maths
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    (Original post by mez_merising)
    Even if you do apply to Cambridge, you either need Bio, Chem and either Phys/Maths
    No. For medicine you *need* Chem, and 2 of Bio, Physics or Maths.

    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...y-requirements

    But this is moot, OP is applying for biochem not medicine. Biochem isn't offered by Cambridge.
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    you should only do 4 if you know you are capable of doing well in all of them.
    if you find psychology easy and not too much work then you could carry on with them all.
    im procrastinating a lot less with 4 a levels and i think im coping fairly well.
    only do 4 if you really want to do it.
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    Drop physics
 
 
 
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