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jemimabrown11
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doing maths, english lit, biology, and chemistry
was persuaded into medicine - parents honestly said if I didn't have a passion I should do it since it's employable etc and let me pick English, keeps options open as essay subject etc
I was reluctant but giving into the fact that medicine might be it and I'm not awful at science.

But I've decided I really like philosophy. I know you don't need philosophy a level or RS (that's all my school offers) - should I just stick with the sciences (I like English and Maths I can't see giving up since I find it useful and different)? it's a lot of work to catch up on RS if I pick it up now and drop 1/both sciences?

I don't really like the sciences find Bio boring and chemistry just meh. I could tolerate One and maths and English, definitely dropping one. So drop both and do RS - CATCH UP - or drop 1, no catch up, less interesting, read more to make up for it (interviews etc)?

That was really long winded but if I could have any advice please help I've asked a lot of people and they aren't being that helpful
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(Original post by jemimabrown11)
doing maths, english lit, biology, and chemistry
was persuaded into medicine - parents honestly said if I didn't have a passion I should do it since it's employable etc and let me pick English, keeps options open as essay subject etc
I was reluctant but giving into the fact that medicine might be it and I'm not awful at science.

But I've decided I really like philosophy. I know you don't need philosophy a level or RS (that's all my school offers) - should I just stick with the sciences (I like English and Maths I can't see giving up since I find it useful and different)? it's a lot of work to catch up on RS if I pick it up now and drop 1/both sciences?

I don't really like the sciences find Bio boring and chemistry just meh. I could tolerate One and maths and English, definitely dropping one. So drop both and do RS - CATCH UP - or drop 1, no catch up, less interesting, read more to make up for it (interviews etc)?

That was really long winded but if I could have any advice please help I've asked a lot of people and they aren't being that helpful
Just drop Biol or Chem ...you could do an EPQ?
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As above. No need to pick up a new subject, keep going with the ones you'll get strong grades in, and do an EPQ as well as continued wider reading around your interests - that will be perfectly suitable for going on to apply for a philosophy degree.
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thanks for all the answers

unfortunately it's not viable at all to do an EPQ because my school does EPQs in the first and second terms of yr 12.

I will just focus on doing lots of extra reading with the time saved from doing an EPQ and 4th subject and maybe some online courses
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Do you even want to do medicine? My dads a surgeon and he strongly recommends people not to go into medicine
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I don't anymore
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