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    Hey, I started Year 12 this year.

    My original options were:

    English Literature
    Religious Studies (Philosophy)

    I changed Economics to Sociology because I was struggling to follow the lessons and it wasn't interesting enough to try and follow. I know Sociology is regarded as a 'soft' subject, but I genuinely find it interesting so I don't care. Besides, I'm doing also English, Maths and Philosophy, which are all well-regarded subjects.

    My problem is that I'm finding my maths lessons very boring and I don't foresee myself achieving an A by the end of Year 13. Would I still stand an actual chance at going to top universities if:

    --I got AAA in my subjects, but continued Sociology and dropped Maths.
    --I got AAB in my subjects, the B being in Maths.

    I'm aiming for the top, top universities, so that includes Oxbridge and UCL etc.

    You preferably want to have two facilitating subjects - so I'd recommend keeping maths, especially if you're going for a top university. However, that being said, getting high results is the most important thing. If you genuinely feel you won't achieve well in maths, then drop it. Hope this helps X
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