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    I'm currently taking Chem, Bio, Maths and Psychology AS levels and I'm looking to do Medicine at uni. I've started to think about what to drop at the end of the year and I really don't know what to do.

    At the moment, I will probably drop Psychology as it's the least useful for medicine.
    However, I really enjoy it and i feel like I could do quite well in it. Biology is a lot harder than I expected and I'm struggling to keep up, which is making me think that I should drop it instead.

    I don't want to ruin my chances of getting into med schools by dropping it so I'm wondering if I could get away with just Bio AS level, or should I carry it on? Are there many Uni's that require Bio at A level?

    I'm pretty much guaranteed A/A*'s in Chem and Maths but I'm not so sure about Bio or Psychology.
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    All med schools for undergraduate medicine require a level biology

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    I'm currently taking Chem, Bio, Maths and Psychology AS levels and I'm looking to do Medicine at uni. I've started to think about what to drop at the end of the year and I really don't know what to do.

    At the moment, I will probably drop Psychology as it's the least useful for medicine.
    However, I really enjoy it and i feel like I could do quite well in it. Biology is a lot harder than I expected and I'm struggling to keep up, which is making me think that I should drop it instead.

    I don't want to ruin my chances of getting into med schools by dropping it so I'm wondering if I could get away with just Bio AS level, or should I carry it on? Are there many Uni's that require Bio at A level?

    I'm pretty much guaranteed A/A*'s in Chem and Maths but I'm not so sure about Bio or Psychology.
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    You'll have to check entry requirements as different unis may have different requirements. Biology is very relevant to medicine and if you're struggling now maybe it's worth considering whether medicine is for you as there's a lot of biology involved. Is there something specific you're struggling with or that's making you struggle?
 
 
 
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