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    I'm not really sure of the a level cominbation I'd like to do or what type of career I'd like either but I've got a sixth form interview in a few weeks so I'm assuming I need some kind of idea.

    With my mocks and predicted grades they're all 7-9 besides English lit, Lang and French (I think 2 are a 6 and 1 is a 5) so they keep my options open enough for me. I do all the compulsory GCSEs which includes RE for my school as well as French, History and Business.

    I've always been certain about doing maths a level but constantly change my mind about everything else. Would it be bad to do further maths just because I've got no other options?

    Business is the other one I'm most considering but they said the first year of the course is the same as GCSE but in more depth so I thought I might've got bored? It's the same with History as well really.

    Generally I love health and fitness outside of school including learning about nutrition but I'm not sure if I'd enjoy that as a full time career. The sports course they offer is btec so I'd only do it in addition to three a levels but I don't want to be an idiot and be struggling with the work of everything after the first half term. I was thinking about doing biology alongside this but I only did combined science as I couldn't take French and triple science together. It's the same situation when I think about doing chemistry or physics.

    I'm probably just being fussy, I don't really know what I want but I'd appreciate any advice. Also really sorry this post was long.
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    not having taken triple science won't put you at a major disadvantage when doing a science a level, the a level content is all new and as long as you were comfortable with the combined science and are willing to work hard then a level biology (or any science) is a good option to take alongside maths. my best advice is to take what you feel will engage you, as you are more likely to want to put the effort in that you need to succeed.
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    hi, since you seem to be interested in maths a lot and considering a science, I'd recommend physics because it's very maths based - the whole course is 40% maths. it also goes really well with maths. business seems like a good a level to do with maths too - there are other maths based subjects too like statistics that might be worth looking at, and further maths if you really enjoy maths. Not doing triple science will leave you at no disadvantage at all when doing an a level science, I do all three and we have done barely any of the stuff we did in the triple science gcse.
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