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    Hi, I'm in year 12 and I'm currently taking 4 a - levels: Biology, Psychology, Geography, English literature. I want a drop 1 as I don't see the point in doing 4 however I'm not sure which one to drop. Biology seems too useful to drop and I quite enjoy it despite its difficulty. Psychology is somewhat interesting however the amount of memorisation is massive. English literature is enjoyable but I don't know whether I'll obtain a good grade in it. Geography is alright, I'm getting decent grades so far.
    Can you please help me to decide which subject to drop?
    Thank you.
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    Are you decided on what kind of course you would like to do at university?
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    (Original post by del1rious)
    Are you decided on what kind of course you would like to do at university?
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    Are you decided on what kind of course you would like to do at university?
    Well I'm contemplating a nursing degree at the moment. A psychology degree was on the table at one point, maybe even audiology. Tbh I'm not too sure which is why I'm taking 4 a levels
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    Which do you enjoy the least? Which would be of less use to you? Do you mean that one will be an AS or are you dropping it now?
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    (Original post by Josh_don)
    Well I'm contemplating a nursing degree at the moment. A psychology degree was on the table at one point, maybe even audiology. Tbh I'm not too sure which is why I'm taking 4 a levels
    If you aren’t sure then I would drop psychology or English lit as either of these can be applied to a broad range of topics whilst the others are more specialised
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    Although whichever you drop will still leave you with a good range of a levels, you have chosen very well in the first place! Hi
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    (Original post by del1rious)
    Although whichever you drop will still leave you with a good range of a levels, you have chosen very well in the first place! Hi
    Thank you, well is English lit more useful than psychology? Tbh I'm finding geography somewhat dull however the content isn't too difficult. Is geography more useful than either Psychology or English?
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    Definitely keep biology and psychology because they are the preffered subjects for nursing. English literature is alright so I'd say drop geography.
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    (Original post by Skeletonclique21)
    Which do you enjoy the least? Which would be of less use to you? Do you mean that one will be an AS or are you dropping it now?
    We don't have As levels anymore, I would probably drop a subject in the very near future, before the end of the year. We haven't done any essays in English for me to ascertain my progress, the results in English for my sixth form aren't the strongest either.
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    (Original post by Emerald777O)
    Definitely keep biology and psychology because they are the preffered subjects for nursing. English literature is alright so I'd say drop geography.
    Thanks, do you have any experience in a level English?
    Geography is apparently relatively easier than English I'm just worried that I won't achieve a good grade in a level English
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    Yeah, that's true. It's such a pain, I wish we had AS levels. I feel like our year group has suffered so much tbh. Maybe you could ask your teacher if she'll mark a test that you do yourself? It sucks that they aren't testing you, we've had our first set of mocks (although they weren't really in the hall or whatever) and we're waiting for our reports. I hope things go well.
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    It really depends what you want to do! English is a really good all rounder which can be applied to almost all disciplines, psychology is too. To be honest at A level I wouldn’t give it too much worry as unless you want to do a degree in something very specific (such as science or art etc) all of the A levels you have can be applied.
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    I am currently doing Geography for A level and its hard work. There is alot of content in this subject and some of it is very hard to grasp, especially in A2. But that's just me
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    (Original post by Skeletonclique21)
    Yeah, that's true. It's such a pain, I wish we had AS levels. I feel like our year group has suffered so much tbh. Maybe you could ask your teacher if she'll mark a test that you do yourself? It sucks that they aren't testing you, we've had our first set of mocks (although they weren't really in the hall or whatever) and we're waiting for our reports. I hope things go well.
    I mean I'm currently having exams for other subjects but for English we haven't covered enough of the book to be able to write a meaningful essay. I have a test on hamlet on Friday but we haven't really analysed the text, (we're basically reading through it - translating it) so a test seems somewhat pointless
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    (Original post by HarpalBasi)
    I am currently doing Geography for A level and its hard work. There is alot of content in this subject and some of it is very hard to grasp, especially in A2. But that's just me
    I see, is it a lot harder than as level geography? What topics are you doing? Do you enjoy geography?
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    (Original post by del1rious)
    It really depends what you want to do! English is a really good all rounder which can be applied to almost all disciplines, psychology is too. To be honest at A level I wouldn’t give it too much worry as unless you want to do a degree in something very specific (such as science or art etc) all of the A levels you have can be applied.
    I see, thank you for your advice, I have another set of mocks in January, I may drop a subject before then, only time will tell. Whatever happens, happens
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    (Original post by Skeletonclique21)
    Yeah, that's true. It's such a pain, I wish we had AS levels. I feel like our year group has suffered so much tbh. Maybe you could ask your teacher if she'll mark a test that you do yourself? It sucks that they aren't testing you, we've had our first set of mocks (although they weren't really in the hall or whatever) and we're waiting for our reports. I hope things go well.
    I'm studying the bloody chamber which is a collection of short stories, since we've only analysed 2 of the stories so far, my teacher said she can't set us a proper essay question since the questions revolve around making links between the short stories and comparing them
    I hope things go well with your mocks
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    (Original post by Josh_don)
    I mean I'm currently having exams for other subjects but for English we haven't covered enough of the book to be able to write a meaningful essay. I have a test on hamlet on Friday but we haven't really analysed the text, (we're basically reading through it - translating it) so a test seems somewhat pointless
    Fair enough! I really hope things get sorted though! Good luck
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    (Original post by Skeletonclique21)
    Fair enough! I really hope things get sorted though! Good luck
    Thank you, I hope so too
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