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    I’m in year 11 and I’m starting to go to sixth form open evenings. I know I have to take Biology and Chemistry which is great because they’re my favourite subjects, but I’m scared that if I don’t do three or more sciences I’ll be at a disadvantage when I apply to medical schools.
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    (Original post by Mia Olagbaju)
    I’m in year 11 and I’m starting to go to sixth form open evenings. I know I have to take Biology and Chemistry which is great because they’re my favourite subjects, but I’m scared that if I don’t do three or more sciences I’ll be at a disadvantage when I apply to medical schools.
    Have you considered Maths? It complements Sciences well and is advantageous. However, Physics isn't necessary or even really advantageous when applying for medicine.
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    Will I be at a disadvantage if I don’t do three or more science a levels?
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    (Original post by Mia Olagbaju)
    Will I be at a disadvantage if I don’t do three or more science a levels?
    Only at 1 or 2 med schools (Cambridge for one).

    For most, your 2 sciences plus 1 other subject is absolutely fine.
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    Or more?

    lmao you only get 3 science options at a level top kek

    no you won't be at a disadvantage OP
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    I think you should take physics and maths too, physics is a science too and if you’re gonna take physics might as well take maths too.
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    no. you wont. unis look for A*AA typically and if you are doing bio and chem then you should be fine. I would suggest having a look at maths because it is helpful and isnt much harder if you are working at grade 7+.
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    Or more?

    lmao you only get 3 science options at a level top kek

    no you won't be at a disadvantage OP
    Maths counts as a science.
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    Maths counts as a science.
    Fair point, latter point still applies OP
 
 
 
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